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Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Grand Haven, Michigan
Date Posted: 10-15-2018
Manufacturing Engineer – Grand Haven, Michigan

DISHER is currently partnering with a lighting design and manufacturing company in Grand Haven, Michigan to fill their Manufacturing Engineer position. In this role, you will support new product development and the development of a lean culture with robust problem solving in all plant operations.

What it’s like to work here:
This small company focuses on lighting solutions primarily with the office furniture industry. They prioritize team work and encourage cross-functional teams in their projects. They also are highly focused on providing flexibility in their work and giving their employees a work life balance.
What you will get to do:
  • Provide engineering direction for the new product launches and existing product changes
  • Lead and support cross functional teams to completed priorities
  • Integrate material and process with the Operations team
  • Take Bill of Materials (BOM) with prints or drawings and integrate them into shop floor operations
  • Lead internal tooling, fixtures, equipment, product design
  • Prioritize meeting or exceeding Key Performance Indicators (KPI) 
  • Plan and review activities and help adjust processes, environment, tools, etc. to help make teams more effective and produce higher quality deliverables
What will make you successful:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of automotive or furniture industry manufacturing experience
  • Product Development and launch experience including DFA/DFM, PFMEA and capacity planning
  • Expereince with tooling, fixture and equipment design for assembly
  • Exposure and experience with agile product management (Scrum)
  • Cradle to grave manufacturing launch experience
  • Exposure to oversight of assembly cell and how assembly works
  • Humble, hungry and smart mindset
  • Leadership mentality and ability to communicate with cross-functional teams
  • Comfortable taking risks and working within ambiguity
  • Must have the current and continuing right to work in the United States of America without sponsorship
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:  Manufacturing Engineer, DFA, DFM, PFMEA, Product Launch, Scrum, Agile Product Management.
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