Manufacturing Engineer V plans and designs manufacturing processes for a production facility. Analyzes assembly, fabrication, machining, and other processes. Being a Manufacturing Engineer V maximizes efficiency by optimization of layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. Determines the parts, equipment, tools, and processes needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specifications. Additionally, Manufacturing Engineer V directs time and cost analysis of processes. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a manager. The Manufacturing Engineer V works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. To be a Manufacturing Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience.