Manufacturing Engineer

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00018414
Date Posted:Aug 13
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
Metro Area:


A growing and profitable Automotive Supplier in the Hillsdale, Michigan area is in need of a Manufacturing Engineer. This is a Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Position offering Competitive Compensation, Bonus Potential, Good Benefits, Paid Holidays and Vacation.


Responsible for planning designing, arranging, changing, optimizing, and supervising a manufacturing process. Must create, document, develop, and implement procedures required to assemble, test process, and manufacture products.


  • Associate's Degree in Engineering and two to four years of experience in the manufacturing field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) and CAD/SpinFire software
  • GD&T Training
  • Must be able to prioritize and learn new technologies
  • Excellent time management, communication, analytical, problem solving, and record keeping skills
  • Knowledge of Customer Specific Requirements
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001/IATF 16949


  • Develop, evaluate, improve, and document manufacturing processes for the enhancement of quality, cost reduction, and throughput
  • Develop and implement process control techniques and procedures into manufacturing environments
  • Meet on location at integrators to ensure that design and build are going according to plan and on time for given targets
  • Make recommendations to management for changes to parts and processes to optimize throughput
  • Monitor OEE and address areas for improvement to current processes to increase efficiency
  • Complete Gate Review Process as designated by corporate completing work within given timelines and update at each future Gate Review
  • Process includes PFMEA, DFMEA, APQP, manufacturing issues, equipment tracking, tooling tracking, price log, component tracking, quality lessons learned, contract review, team feasibility, risk assessment, and plant layout
  • Confer with vendors when determining product specifications and arrangement of equipment, parts, and material purchases, and evaluate products accordingly to quality standards and specifications
  • Communicate engineering changes from customer to plant personnel and integrators
  • Meet with designated die ship, weld cell, and gage shop integrators to ensure all dies, weld cells, and gages are made to MRE expectation to ensure that a quality part is made
  • Ensure that the manufacturing process does not present any safety issues, and make changes should any arise
  • Create work instructions for operators, and verify that those instructions and the part flow are being followed
  • Make changes to plant layout to ensure that incoming equipment will fit the floor plan
  • Work as a team with production and quality personnel to manage current processes and launch new ones
  • Support all company goals and objectives, and good manufacturing practices
  • Any other duties or responsibilities assigned by the Engineering Manager
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Employee Handbook

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with Company Match
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage
  • Safety Shoe and Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement
  • Training & Advancement Opportunities Available



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 submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to:

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today.