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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Muskegon, MI 49442

Posted: 10/12/2018 Employment Type: Contract Category: Manufacturing Engineer Job Number: 78565

Major Functions:
  • Develop and document processes using equipment, tooling, and material handling (Internal and Purchased).
  • Create and maintain the layout of the work area.
  • Work with cross functional team to ensure processes to meet Quality, Cost, and Delivery metrics.
  • Document processes based on supplied documentation using equipment, tooling, and material handling (Internal and purchased).
  • Create and maintain the layout of the work area.
  • Evaluate work methods, prepare and / or modify documented work instructions
  • Specify tools, gages, fixtures and any related support equipment for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Interface with vendors on problem resolution, fixture design and build or rebuilding of tools and fixtures.
  • Train Team Leaders and UAW employees on proper execution of work instructions as needed.
  • Analyze new product quotes and provide cost estimates on tools, fixtures, machines, gauges and recurring labor.
  • Support production by resolving process, producibility and quality problems using Lean Sigma techniques.
  • Write Scopes of Work (SOW), detailed presentations, and financial justification for the procurement of capital equipment.


Bachelor' s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Technology with a minimum of 5 years of experience required or 21+ years of engine manufacturing experience.
  • Must have extensive hands on experience with machining equipment from 1950s to current (Manual, CNC and Automation).
  • Availability for occasional business travel.
  • Availability for casual overtime based on workload and/or urgency.
  • Must be able to move freely, with or without reasonable accommodation, throughout a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be familiar with, and able to utilize all Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Must have experience in working in a manufaturing machining shop, and experienced in the following.
  • Set-up and operation of manual and CNC machining equipment.
  • Process Planning Software.
  • Bill of Material structures.
  • Assembly fixture concepts & Design.
  • How to work with suppliers in the design and fabrication of fixtures, tools, parts or machines.
  • How to work within a union environment.
  • Must be able to read machining and assembly prints and correlate them with the Bill of Material and associated processes.
  • Must understand metric measurements and tooling.
  • Previously held security clearance preferred. Ability to get security clearance required.
  • Must be able to move freely, with or without accommodation, throughout the manufacturing environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Project Management experience, have used MS Project in the past and have developed Statement of Work, Work Breakdown Structure, and Schedules.
  • Understanding of Geometeric Dimensioning & Tolerancing techniques.
  • Working knowledge of using CAD models and programs in ProE and AutoCad.

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