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Process Engineer - Ventrac

Production Engineering

Orrville, Ohio

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Who Are We?  

Ventrac, located in Orville, Ohio, is a division of The Toro Company. Ventrac is a premier innovator of equipment for turf and landscape grounds management, sidewalk snow removal, and specialty grounds care maintenance. Built for performance with quality to last, Ventrac equipment is ideal for golf course turf management, sports fields, collegiate campuses, residential and commercial property maintenance, and public green spaces. 

This process engineer assesses VPI production processes at all levels, identifies & researches opportunities for improvement, reviews the costs & benefits of these opportunities with relevant managers (e.g. production leaders, I.T. persons, Facilities & Equipment Engineering, etc.), and serves as (co-) project manager for implementing these projects.

What Will You Do?

In order to grow and build a successful career with The Toro Company, you will be responsible for:  

  • Design, implement, & refine both new & current VPI production processes. 

  • Identify & assess improvement opportunities in VPI manufacturing processes.

  • Research and present proposed changes for approval 

  • Plan and coordinate the implementation of approved project. 

  • Interface with other departments to accomplish project goals.

  • Help setup and/or perform maintenance on said processes (which may include working with contractors to repair CNC machine, or assessing & installing software revisions, etc.).

  • Other tasks as assigned

What Do You Need?

To be considered for this role, an individual should meet the following minimal requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Industrial or Mechanical, preferred)

  • Strong process, problem solving and organizational skills.

  • Self-motivated with excellent project and time management skills

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team

  • Strong interpersonal skills – professional, courteous, friendly and helpful

  • Successfully demonstrated strong verbal communication 

  • Excellent computer and keyboarding skills (Microsoft Office, Internet)

  • Physically able to safely operate machinery and equipment, including power tools, forklifts and scissor lifts

  • Ability to occasionally lift 50 lbs. 

Engineer I-0-2 years of experience in manufacturing environment.

Engineer II- 2-4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

Engineer IIII-5-7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects

  • Experience performing cost benefit analysis for project proposals

  • LEAN and/or Six Sigma manufacturing training

  • Experience using Solid Edge or CAD 3D software

  • Comprehension of PLC’s (programmable logic controllers)

  • MIG welding experience and basic metallurgy

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What Can We Give You?   

At Ventrac we are always working to make sure our employees know just how valued they are. In addition to a competitive salary, an affordable and top tier medical/dental/vision plan, 401k, and many other great benefits – Ventrac offers employees at our Orrville, OH location a variety of perks, including:  

Dress for your day - We know you're more productive when you're comfortable, which is why employees are encouraged to take advantage of our casual, office-plant blended environment. 

Location – Located in the heart of Orrville, a small town with a busy manufacturing industry, we have a family-like work atmosphere. We are around 10 minutes from U.S. Route 30 and Route 585 for easy travel.  

Onsite amenities – With two onsite cafes and large break rooms, we have a convenient and comfortable area for breaks and lunches. We have around 350 employees and are always growing. We have newer, high-quality facilities (built from 2014-2018) and an exceptionally clean manufacturing work environment. 

Wellness - In addition to physical wellbeing, The Toro Company offers a variety of mental health, financial health, and other types of resources to every full-time employee. 

Volunteerism - The Toro Company is proud to provide employees 20 hours of paid time to volunteer in the community. 

Growth Opportunities – TTC prides itself on giving our employees the chance to grow their careers. Tuition reimbursement, opportunities to move into new areas of interest, and promotion opportunities are a few examples.  

Competitive Salary – Salary will be determined by experience and qualifications. If you need to, you can access your pay early with the One@Work app, formerly the Even app.

At The Toro Company, we are committed to fostering a secure and trustworthy recruitment process for our Applicants.  Recruitment fraud is a potential threat to job seekers, so please be aware that throughout our recruitment process, you’ll never be required to pay any fees or disclose personal financial details when applying to TTC opportunities

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  

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  • Benefits

    We offer a full range of benefit options for your present and future needs including competitive salaries, 401(k)s, paid vacation days, and more.

  • Sustainability

    Sustainability is not a new concept for The Toro Company. It is deeply rooted in our purpose—to help our customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land.

  • Community

    Volunteering is an important part of our culture. We believe that a satisfying life comes from contributing at work and giving back to the community.

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