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(Archived) Manufacturing Engineer

Last Updated: 5/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

This Manufacturing Engineer will use Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering techniques to improve
production efficiencies and reduce costs. Develops, evaluates and improves new or
improved processes and manufacturing methods using continuous improvement
techniques to improve the quality of our products and processes. This position will
report to the Plant Manager with a dotted line to the VP of Manufacturing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and identify process improvement efforts to optimize quality and cost.
  • Develop / maintain Standard Work Instruction for all production processes
  • Investigate and determine root cause(s) for internal and external complaints
    and/or quality rejections. (8D Problem Solving).
  • Lead and/or assist with various related engineering functions such as mechanical
    design of fixtures, standardization of processes, cost reduction, and quality
  • Lead and/or support the selection and implementation of automation equipment
    and processes to increase output and reduce cost.
  • Provide technical support for manufacturing plants in machine troubleshooting,
    fabrication techniques, including cutting, punching, welding and painting.
  • Analyze reports and collect data to determine and recommend changes in
    methods, tooling, and/or equipment to more fully utilize manpower to increase
    productivity, quality, or reduce cost.
  • Work closely with Plant Supervision at all levels to propose and determine
    feasibility of improvement projects and provide data or information for accurate
  • Confers with vendors to determine equipment specifications and arranges for
    purchase of equipment to increase capability of production.


  • BSME or related bachelors degree in Mechanical or Industrial Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Three years experience as a manufacturing or process engineer in industrial
    manufacturing setting preferred.
  • Hands on experience and knowledge of metal cutting and forming and welding
    processes (robotic a plus)
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Auto Cad or other design software
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing methods and concepts, Six Sigma
    methodology, Green / Black belt certifications / training
  • Demonstrated knowledge of equipment controls/PLC required,
    automation/robotics experience is desired.
  • Must be able to work with minimal direct guidance or direction from others

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Great company with great benefits and an opportunity for growth!

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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