Manufacturing Engineer



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Michigan Engineering - (USA) 2851 Charlevoix Drive Southeast Suite 323 MI Grand Rapids , MI 49546 Phone : 616-285-8967



Job Description

PURPOSE: To design, develop and evaluate welding consumables and associated processes; to conduct applied research into new areas of welding consumable design and/or on new welding processes.


Applies engineering and scientific principles in the design and execution of development projects.

Assignments are broad in scope, requiring originality and ingenuity within the specific field of specialization. Typically works as part of a cross-functional team on projects of larger scope and greater complexity. Develops new welding consumables, welding processes, and/or test methodologies in accordance with company policies/procedures and in consideration of market needs, requiring direct interface with customers, sales and marketing industry codes, standards, and specifications, and manufacturing process capabilities, requiring direct interface with manufacturing and methods personnel.

Establishes standards and methodologies for and conducts evaluations of product performance. Develops/refines test methods, as applicable, to support new product development and product evaluations.

Facilitates development of manufacturing process capabilities to support introduction of new products. Typically, works with minimal direct supervision, conferring with superiors as needed. Has appreciable latitude for independent action or decision.

May provide task oriented direction to Technicians, Technologists and/or Engineers Level 1/2 in the execution of development projects.

Structures projects for and provides supervision and mentoring to Engineering Interns.

Maintains records of all work in process and documents interim/final results in the applicable format. These include Project Definitions, Milestone Plans, ES Reports, Technical Reports, Project Tracking Progress Reports and presentations at meetings/seminars.

Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company's 2025 Strategy.


Bachelors of Science in Engineering

Minimum 3+ years engineering experience.

Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of engineering and scientific principles, practices and procedures, within the field of specialization, to the completion of difficult assignments.

Computer literate with working knowledge of MSWord, MSExcel, MSAccess and MSPowerPoint, as a minimum.

Working knowledge of Design for Six Sigma and statistical Design of Experiments methodologies.

Possesses and applies both practical and fundamental understanding of various arc welding processes.

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Works effectively in a cross-functional team environment.

May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives

Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience

Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions