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Manufacturing Engineer

Caledonia, Michigan 49316

Job ID: 10229 Category: Professional

Job Description

  • Provides engineering support for quality initiatives, new product development initiatives, production problem solving, and Value Improvement Projects (VIP)
  • Process owner responsible for providing technical expertise and support related to manufacturing
  • Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, and cost-effectiveness
  • Performs data collection for analyzing VIP’s and manufacturing process efficiency
  • Researches the development of equipment performance goals and standards
  • Researches, analyzes and recommends methods and processes to improve safety, cycle time, labor hours, scrap, product quality and output
  • Completes required documents needed in closing Corrective Actions, Engineering Change Orders, and Customer Complaint
  • Troubleshoots and assists in repairing fixtures and equipment used in manufacturing
  • Performs project responsibilities as assigned for process changes, improvements and implementation of new product manufacturing processes
  • Researches, plans and recommends new tools, equipment, fixtures and methods including costs and cost estimates for process changes, improvements and implementation of new product manufacturing processes
  • Develops and conducts test protocols and reports for equipment qualification and process validation
  • Prepares proper documentation for processes related to equipment, maintenance, and other relevant procedures
  • Partners with Quality team to address and resolve manufacturing or product quality issues       



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or closely related 4 year Technical degree is required with 2 or more years of Engineering and Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Regulated industry experience that includes FDA and ISO requirements preferred
  • Able to develop technical solutions to complex technical problems where analysis of situations or data require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Able to apply ingenuity and creativity regularly in order to develop the proper solution
  • Aware of cultural difference that may exists in business and technical practices and applies them effectively in global interactions and projects
  • Successfully network with key contacts outside own area of expertise
  • Ability to lead projects within a multi-functional team with proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with the methods of Risk Management and FMEA’s preferred
  • Teamwork, communication, positive attitude required to support the manufacturing environment
  • Problem Solving – able to perform root cause analysis and implement effective corrective actions
  • Project Management – able to effectively manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in 3D modeling, Solidworks preferred
  • Computer Skills – Excellent computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite           
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