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Manufacturing Engineer

YETI Coolers

YETI Coolers

Posted on Saturday, February 25, 2023

At YETI, we believe that time spent outdoors matters more than ever and our gear can make that time extraordinary. When you work here, you’ll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you’ll help our customers get the high-quality gear they need to make the most of their adventures. We are BUILT FOR THE WILD™.

The Manufacturing Engineer plays a key role in the product lifecycle by owning the qualification of the manufacturing process to the required technical specifications, efficiency and quality. This individual participates in the specification review, engineering build (EB), manufacturing build (MB), pilot production (PP) process, partnering with manufacture partners, YETI design engineers, quality engineers to create process validation plan (PVP), production part approval process (PPAP), and working with engineering, operations, test lab, and category management to ensure that manufacturing process are fully validated and ready for mass production.


  • Part of the YETI’s Manufacturing Engineering Team to review drawing, product specification, work with manufacture partners for production feasibility
  • Review production process flow and assess PFMEA document
  • Work with validation engineer on DVP&R (design validation plan and report)
  • Create PVP to validate process capability and stability
  • Oversee Engineering build, develop a robust production flow and meet DVP requirement
  • Oversee Manufacturing build, run products in mass production condition and meet PVP requirement, identify keep process parameters window
  • Collaborate with quality engineer for PPAP approval and sign PSA (production start approval) from ME aspect
  • Work with manufacturing partners and YETI internal partners at production ramp up phase, deliver products at right time, right place and right quality
  • Solve process issue at product lifecycle period

Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or similar area of study
  • At least 4 years of manufacturing qualification experience, project management or quality experience is a plus
  • Proficient in reading drawings, identifying components, and component values via CAD design tools (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Knowledge of fabric, coating, sewing, RF welding, assembly process. Chemical, injection, stamping, heat treatment knowledge is a plus.
  • Experienced in problem solving methodology and statistic tools
  • Excellent interpersonal, and presentation/communication skills
  • Technical writing skills a must
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and similar products (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, etc.)

YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.