Manufacturing Engineer

MANN+HUMMEL Portage, MI

Job ID: 1555

Position Description:
The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the injection molding process and blow molding process setup using scientific molding principles.
  •  Responsible for the effective launch of new products and seamless transition of current products from advanced engineering to operations.
  •  Develops injection molding process using principles of scientific molding.
  •  Develops end of arm tooling and programs end of arm to remove parts from press.
  •  Assists production with troubleshooting process, equipment, or tooling related issues.
  •  Actively engages line side production boards to identify opportunities for improvement.
  •  Maintains, updates, and audits Visual Work Instructions and Standard Work for operators in assigned production cells.
  •  Originates statements of work specifications for changes to existing machines and fixtures.
  •  Attends new design proposal reviews and makes recommendations regarding manufacturability and compatibility with current manufacturing operations.
  •  Attends layout reviews for new products and makes recommendations for process flow, product assembly, and equipment.
  •  Performs internal process development of new and existing tooling.
  •  Reviews the performance of any process changes or machine improvements with the Quality department to ensure compliance with customer requirements.
  •  Performs revisions to the process FMEA, control plan, and production flow for design change.
  •  Maintains required skills through training and studying of engineering and technical publications to keep current on technological changes and developments in the industry.
  •  Performs Investigation and implementation of counter measures to any internal and external quality or safety concerns.


Position Requirements:
  •  A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Plastics engineering preferred) or a 2 year technical degree plus 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  •  Knowledge of mechanics of machines and motion, heat transfer, fluid dynamics and strengths and mechanics of material, injection molding and plastics processing required
  •  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.


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status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal,
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