• - Shelby Township (Shelby Parkway)
  • Full Time

SUMMARY:  The Manufacturing Engineer's primary responsibilities include evaluation of manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, secondary tooling, material flow racks and materials, conferring with equipment vendors, soliciting observations from operators. Reports to the Director of Quality.



  • Focus on the design and operation of integrated systems for the production of high-quality, economically competitive products. These systems may include computer networks, robots, machine tools, and materials-handling equipment.
  • Communicates manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, or other information to facilitate production processes. They apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness.
  • Maintains current AutoCAD plant drawings and updates accordingly.
  • Design and procurement for material flow racks.
  • Institutes TAKT studies (takt time study)
  • Work with program team to front-load and optimize all aspects of the manufacturing process on each assigned program.
  • Assist the program team in the implementation of the APQP process.
  • Support the customer, manufacturing and quality in the launch of new programs.
  • Support manufacturing and quality in the resolution of customer concerns.
  • Responsibilities include all, but are not limited to only, those listed above.
  • Support and maintain compliance of TS 16949 / ISO 9001 / ISO 14001.

 Follows all safety, housekeeping and company policies and procedures.

 Coordinates and maintains all job responsibilities in a continuous and flexible manner and performs other related duties and job assignments as 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE  Bachelors Degree or equivalent job experience in Manufacturing.  Engineering / Industrial Engineering.  Experience in Secondary Tooling. Minimum of three years' experience working in the automotive industry with injection molded parts and assemblies.  Experience in AutoCad. Basic understanding of the injection molding process and secondary processes.  Minimum of two years' experience working with GD&T.  Hands on tooling and processing experience beneficial.  Strong leadership and problem solving skills.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Competent PC skills (i.e. Windows, Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Projects and Outlook.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear, and walk.  Occasionally bend, squat, reach, twist/turn and lift up to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

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