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Manufacturing Engineer - Automotive

Company: Michael Page
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Manufacturing Engineer will be critical to improving production capabilities at our client's Downers Grove facility. This role will be heavily project based, and will be highly visible in a company that is part of a leading global manufacturer of automotive couplings and bearings. Join a thriving company with a great culture, offering dynamic training and excellent internal advancement opportunities. Client DetailsOur client based in Downers Grove is a manufacturer of couplings and bearings, serving customers in the automotive space. Recently purchased by a top global manufacturing company, our client has been given the resources to truly ramp up production and explode their production capabilities. They maintain the warm culture and work environment of the original business, but now with the resources of a worldwide corporation, serving some of the most recognizable names in the auto industry.Description

  • Observe manufacturing processes and identify areas for process improvement, cost reduction, waste elimination, etc.
  • Lead Lean events such as Gemba Walks, Kaizen events, etc. to optimize production capabilities
  • Develop and implement CapEx projects based on needs for new machinery and plant equipment
  • Observe the CNC manufacturing process and work with machine operators and other engineering personnel to improve processes
  • Troubleshoot on the floor as issues arise with machines and machine personnel
  • Operate company's ERP system to serve customer needs and communicate effectively with clients
  • Occasionally travel to the client's South Haven, MI facility Profile
    • Experience working with CNC machines/general exposure to the CNC manufacturing process
    • Working knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma principles is a must
    • Experience leading/working on Capital Expenditure projects
    • Background in an industrial environment is a plus
    • Knowledge of ERP systems is a plus
    • Must be open to occasional travel to South Haven, MI facility (2 hours from Downers Grove)Job Offer
      • Base salary $80,000-95,000 based on level of experience
      • 3 weeks PTO
      • 10 company holidays
      • Robust health benefits plan
      • 401k match
      • Internal advancement opportunities in a global organizationMPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Keywords: Michael Page, Downers Grove , Manufacturing Engineer - Automotive, Other , Downers Grove, Illinois

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