Manufacturing Engineer


Roseville, CA, US


Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.

Are you looking for a company where you can start to grow your CAREER?  Where you can have a sense of job security and a true opportunity for internal advancement and career development with amazing retirement options?  Basalite Building Products, LLC is the place for you!


Salary Range: $65-85K DOE


Basalite Provides GREAT Benefits!

  • Competitive Wages
  • Family Owned/Oriented
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401K and Profit Sharing
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Vacation Pay (Up to 80 hrs. the first year!)
  • Medical, Dental, & VSP Plans available
  • Employee Discounts & more  



Under the supervision of the Director of Manufacturing Services, this role is needed to drive continuous improvement in our factories. The Manufacturing Engineer develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods utilizing knowledge of: product design; process manufacturing; material handling methods, process instrumentation and automation; modern-day quality management principles and practices; and safety and environmental compliance; and is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Performs other related duties as assigned.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Conducts engineering design and plant performance review, reviews engineering documents, and provides guidance to management on project requirements
  • Design, set up, and programnew equipment and processes for manufacturing
  • Propose changes to improve processes
  • Applies lean manufacturing principles to improve yield, efficiencies, and quality
  • Create, review, and update specifications for procedures of building materials manufacturing
  • Correct product or process problems
  • Set up and program equipment for new processes
  • Schedule and test new processes
  • Monitor production performance data for new processes
  • Train employees on new processes
  • Prepare documentation on new processes
  • Determines the specifications for the solution and develops conceptual design for new or replacement equipment
  • Reviews, evaluates and implements new technologies that support best practices in manufacturing
  • Uses logical thought processes to analyze information and draw conclusions
  • Maintains accurate filing and records system for projects from initiation to project close out
  • Conducts preliminary engineering studies
  • Determines project requirements and estimates resource required
  • Conducts economic analyses to determine optimum plan
  • Creates and manages effective project plans
    • Prioritizes tasks
    • Create milestones
    • Proactively engages with all stakeholders – operators, maintenance, and managers
  • Anticipates project constraints and creates alternative plans
  • Monitors project status against the plan and reports on the results
  • Provides input into the preparation of contracts
  • Performs construction inspections for projects
  • Acts independently on technical matters in the assigned field of expertise and recommends approval of professional services, materials & construction procurement contracts
  • Ensures correct material is available and expedited for the construction of the project
  • Interprets and explains plans and contract terms to administrative staff and workers
  • Takes actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site
  • Inspects and reviews projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations
  • Studies job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods
  • Develops and implements manual and automated test plans for equipment
  • Conducts engineering analysis and develops recommendations to maintain and improve plant and system efficiency, reliability, safety, environmental compliance and cost performance
  • Recommends equipment, new concepts and techniques to improve performance, simplify construction, reduce costs, correct design or material flaws, or comply with changes in codes or regulations
  • Understands the requirements of other disciplines, such as electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering
  • Is able to seamlessly integrate new technologies with legacy technologies without compromising safety or reliability
  • Applies a basic understanding of finance and engineering economics
  • Is able to clearly and effectively communicate with corporate managers and engineers
  • Understands the basics of systems engineering, IT fundamentals, communications systems basics to help bridge the gaps across disciplines to avoid engineering redesigns
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Predictable, and Regular attendance is required.


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Bachelor’s degree or  2+ years’ experience in manufacturing or engineering-related field
  • Skilled in the use of AutoCAD, Solidworks, Draftsight, or other design software.
  • Understands and able to produce engineering drawings.
  • Must be able flexible and ready to adapt to changing requirements, customer needs, and scope changes.
  • Must have and maintain valid driver’s license and passport.
  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication and mathematical skills.
  • Predictable and Regular attendance is required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk and listen; Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Up to 40% travel time required.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Predictable, and Regular attendance is required.
  • Must be able to travel by air to facilities outside of California
  • Must be able to drive a vehicle to California Facilities


Selected candidate is subject to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


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This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento