Senior Manufacturing Engineer

We are engaged with a global company who has many years of success and experience designing and manufacturing quality and innovative products in NA and abroad.  Working as a Tier one Supplier, in collaboration with OEM’s to develop new technology components that will be a part of the next generation’s products!  Join a collaborative work environment that has a visionary leader and a strong, engaging culture that will have future career opportunities beyond this position.

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Job Description

Provide manufacturing engineering support for new product introduction, continuous improvement, waste reduction, problem solving, and cost reduction activities in support of company goals and objectives.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Scopes, designs, documents, deploys and qualifies new equipment / fixturing to support new products
  • Champions projects to optimize / improve throughput, yield and ergonomics with an emphasis on reducing operating expenses through automation, error proofing, and waste reduction in a fast moving regulated (ISO 9001 / 16949) manufacturing environment.
  • Provides direction to engineers and technicians assisting in the construction, commissioning, maintaining, troubleshooting, and documentation of equipment.
  • Develops plant area expertise and provide skilled troubleshooting by participating in cross-functional teams. Provides leadership in new product launches and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Identifies, justifies, and submits capital project documentation for approval, and coordinates the purchasing, installation, and testing of equipment and machinery prior to release to production.
  • Participates in problem solving and development teams, working as a liaison between the factory floor and Development Engineering. Participates in APQP teams representing the plant.
  • Provides leadership in safe plant operations. Participates on safety or ergonomics committee to provide input and solutions in problematic areas.
  • Generates, maintains, and monitors process operating parameters, capacity and utilization data, routing and bills of material information, as well as TS16949 manufacturing and production documentation.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Possess plant maintenance and operation knowledge along with technical skills to perform assigned duties.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet demanding deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member to accomplish objectives
  • Must be proficient using 3D CAD Software
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated success in managing and leading both long-term programs/projects, as well as address shot-term operational issues.
  • Knowledge of APQP (or equivalent) quality systems - PPAP, DFMEA, PFMEA, MSA, SPC, 8D, RCA, CAPA, Control plans etc.
  • Automotive Industry experience is a plus
  • Familiarity with SAP is a plus
  • Bachelors or better in Manufacturing Engineering Technology or related field.
  • 5-7 years: Manufacturing engineering experience


About Versique

Versique is one of the largest recruiting firms in the Midwest and specializes in both consulting and permanent placement. With a valuable blend of functional, industry and recruiting experience, our award-winning team of headhunters has a proven track record of delivering exceptional talent acquisition solutions. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.

Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.



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