Manufacturing Engineer

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00018377
Date Posted:Feb 16
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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Our client in Auburn Hills, Michigan is in need of a MANUFACTURING ENGINEER.


Responsible for developing processes and methods to improve existing product lines in the most effective manner with an emphasis on efficiency by analyzing layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. Determines parts and tools needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification.


  • Simplify and/or improve manufacturing processes to ensure best-practice and lean manufacturing concepts to archive or exceed quality and customer requirements and expectations.
  • Maintain equipment specifications and performance requirements for manufacturing equipment.
  • Work with skilled trades to make changes and see that the improvements are on track with predictions then read across to other equipment.
  • Maintain process documentation including process flow charts, characteristic matrix, process illustrations, PFMEA, control plans, process sheets, visual aids, gage instructions, control charts, capacity and utilization charts and others.
  • Perform tact and cycle time studies for all processes.
  • Utilize Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, TPM, problem solving, investigate and determine root cause for internal complaints, quality rejections and failures, formulate corrective actions, lead troubleshooting process and promote safety and cleanliness throughout the company.
  • Understand and comply with all OSHA, safety and PPE requirements.
  • Drive technical requirements, support sourcing decisions and manage equipment integrator and tool vendor activities for plant production equipment, gauges and tooling.
  • Assist with requirements and implementation of IATF. Ensure compliance with IATF / TS16949/ ISO14001 and customer specific requirements.
  • Support quoting and acquisition process for engineering changes.
  • Attend meetings and process reviews/audits.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Electrical Engineering or two (2) or more years of industrial experience; experience in a medium-to-high volume manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Hands on exposure and knowledge of the areas of manufacturing, mechanical engineering and product launch processes.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume in Word format to

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