Talent Attraction is a big part of what we do here at DISHER, because passionate people are a central piece of the puzzle in making any organization work and perform well. It is our goal for you to obtain a rewarding career whether it’s at DISHER or with one of our partnering companies. Take a look at our complete list of job openings here at DISHER and with other appealing companies we work with.



Technical Production Manager

Location: Holland, Michigan
Date Posted: 12-28-2017
Technical Production Manager – Holland, Michigan

DISHER is currently partnering with an overseas manufacturing company that is opening a facility in Holland, Michigan to fill their Technical Production Manager role in their first manufacturing facility in the United States. In this role, you will help launch the West Michigan location for an international company specializing in office furniture, injection molding and mechanisms. This will include the responsibility of the production facility, being a technical resource for the team and managing relationships with local tool and repair shops.

What it’s like to work here:
This international family-owned business is expanding to Holland, Michigan to support increasing business in the office furniture industry. The company owner takes pride in getting to know his employees, and keeping strong values and people at the center of what they do. For those who are committed and work hard, there are great opportunities for growth and development here. There will also be opportunity to train and travel to their headquarters in Europe.  

What you will get to do:
  • You will be responsible for the production facility, including 5+ people
  • Lead the US operation’s technical responsibilities, including equipment installation, trial runs, processing and troubleshooting, and jumping in when needed on extra maintenance or tool changes
  • Manage relationships with local tool and repair shops
  • Support all aspects of starting up this new facility
  • Work with new equipment (650 and 850 ton presses), new tools, and ensure a smooth launch
What will make you successful:
  • Plastic injection molding experience and experience troubleshooting plastics processing
  • Knowledge of the process and technology needed to run a plant
  • Experience in tooling including plastic channels and venting
  • Hands-on skills will be very important
  • A desire for growth and learning.
    • If you're currently a Process Engineer with the desire for growth, this is a management position 
    • If you're currently a Manager with the desire for growth, this role will play a significant role in the success of this company’s expansion into the US  
  • Self-motivation to learn, especially during the start-up phase
  • Previous experience maintaining relationships with local tool and repair shops
  • Willingness to travel to Italy for training and other opportunities
What’s next?
Apply for this position here: www.disher.com/careers
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
Learn about other DISHER opportunities here: http://DISHERdesign.catsone.com/careers
Keywords: Process Engineer, Plastics, Plastic Injection Molding, Plant Management, Tooling, Italy. 
this job portal is powered by CATS