Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Location : 1401 S. Washington, Holland, MI 49423


Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   


What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.


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Position Summary:

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer at our Holland MI location.  Our Manufacturing Engineers are responsible for developing and implementing optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. They also recommend and implement improvements to production processes, methods and controls, and coordinate manufacturing launch for new or revised products. Priorities include process improvement, problem resolution, project management and employee training.


B.S degree from a 4-year college or university in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, etc.) or equivalent experience, and 3-5 year's manufacturing engineering experience with demonstrated knowledge of:

    • Automated assembly experience
    • Cell layout experience
    • MS Office experience
    • BIW product understanding & experience
    • Sheet metal fabrication and assembly experience
    • Auto Cad
    • Plexus (preferred)
    • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. 


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

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Benefits We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.