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Manufacturing Engineer

Lapeer, MI 48446

Posted: 04/24/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: KB791319322

Job Description

  • Located in Lapeer
  • Direct Hire
  • $90-105k


Plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes in industrial plant.

  • Oversee entire APQP effort on all new product builds which will include the following:
  • Manage all new product kick-off meetings with pertinent departments
  • Complete and manage all levels of the APQP documentation requirements (PLEX)
  • Develop and finalize all process routings and applicable notations
  • Monitor the progress of new product launches to their timelines.
  • Develop program timelines and priorities workload to meet schedule needs
  • Report program status and action items to management on scheduled basis
  • Oversee and coordinate the manufacturing of all in-house machining fixtures. (Mill, Lathe, Hob, Grinding, etc.)
  • Design/Oversee all work piece holding fixtures for all processes in 3D CAD
  • Coordinate fixture reviews
  • Coordinate build efforts and manage to program timeline
  • Research and purchase required outside tooling when needed
  • Perform tooling studies and coordinate process improvements
  • Develop PFMEA’s for all new product launches and work with Quality Department to finalize control plans.
  • Develop all PFMEA’s in PLEX system per process routing
  • Work with departments to develop all inspection check sheets per operation
  • Final review and sign-off of all inspection check sheets
  • Developing work/set-up instructions for each manufacturing process and train personnel where applicable
  • Oversee outside manufacturing services and tooling builds on initial product launch (Including casting and forging tooling).
  • Complete design reviews with OVS tooling source
  • Complete drawing/CAD review and approval for OVS tooling sources
  • Coordinate review and approval of initial tooling samples
  • Process line-up’s and quality requirements with OVS sources
  • Develop supplier drawings for communication purposes
  • Participate in supplier quality audits
  • Participate in cost savings projects
  • Implement new tooling/fixture concepts to reduce product cost
  • Consolidate/Standardize department work holding concepts
  • Implement quick change over processes to reduce set-up times
  • Participate in corrective action meetings to investigate root causes and implement engineering changes where needed.
  • Assist engineering department with all data management, engineering changes, and all other related engineering documentation when needed.

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or equivalent from four-year college or university
  • One to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with Lean 6 Sigma methodologies, project management, metallurgy, CNC programming/machining and machine building/automation is preferred, but not required.
  • Willingness and cooperativeness with co-workers and supervisors; ability to accept constructive criticism.
  • Ability to search out new tasks and expand their ability to perform assigned tasks without direct supervision. 
  • The employee may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable inpiduals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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