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Manufacturing Engineer

Walled Lake, MI

Posted: 07/10/2024 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Industry: Automotive Job Number: 24-00321

Job Description

Job Posting: Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Walled Lake, MI
Salary: Up to $130K

Position Summary:
Our client is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to become the in-house expert on their manufacturing equipment across all production lines. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience and a hands-on approach, ensuring the optimization of processes and compliance with safety standards. This role involves cross-functional collaboration with Sales, R&D, Production, Quality, Plant Engineering, Maintenance, and Customer Service teams.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate, define, and document existing manufacturing processes and workflows
  • Perform continuous risk assessments and cost-reduction exercises
  • Assist in developing processes for new products
  • Troubleshoot and optimize manufacturing processes to improve efficiency
  • Create work instructions for change-overs and manufacturing
  • Educate operators to improve and define manufacturing processes
  • Maintain and update the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Collaborate with Plant Engineer, Maintenance, and vendors on projects
  • Assist with the installation of new equipment
  • Conduct Value Stream Mapping
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience:
  • BS in Engineering –Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Chemical
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Technical knowledge of pumps, mixing equipment, and filtration
  • Extensive knowledge of production principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of industrial electronics
  • Proficiency using MS Office and MS Project
  • Proficiency using SolidWorks, AutoCAD, data analysis programs, and related software
Education and Experience Preferences:
  • Experience with chemical handling or thermal drying
  • Experience with web handling and roll-to-roll coating, glass manufacturing, or float glass manufacturing
  • Experience with LEAN manufacturing (Green Belt)
  • Project management skills
What We Are Looking For:
  • Experienced or seasoned professionals
  • Individuals who can "live on the line"and become the go-to expert on manufacturing equipment
  • Generalists who understand the big picture, not specialists
  • Those who have evaluated manufacturing lines, taken projects from planning to optimization, defined processes, created control plans, and educated team members
  • Candidates who proactively prevent issues rather than just addressing problems as they arise
Join our team and be part of a dynamic, hands-on environment where your expertise will directly contribute to our success!

Meet Your Recruiter

Chris Ingersoll
Technical Recruiter

With over two decades dedicated to talent recruitment and staffing management within dynamic agency settings, Chris possesses extensive experience across diverse industries. Throughout her career, her primary focus has always been on prioritizing the delivery of high-quality staffing solutions.

Chris consistently strives to match the right talent with the right opportunities, ensuring that both clients and candidates benefit from a seamless and mutually rewarding experience. This commitment to excellence has been the cornerstone of her approach in facilitating successful placements and fostering long-term professional relationships.

Chris's journey has sharpened her ability to handle intricate staffing needs while nurturing strong connections with clients and candidates. As always, she is committed to offering tailored solutions that contribute to organizational growth.

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