Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Location : 2501 Centerpoint Parkway, Pontiac, MI 48341


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 an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer at our facility in Pontiac, MI.  Advanced Manufacturing Engineers work as part of a launch team and follow automated assembly equipment from the quoting phase to the production phase to ensure that all internal and external customer requirements and timelines are met.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline or Project Management preferred
  • 1+ years of project management experience working for a Tier 1, Tier 2 supplier, or an integrator managing automation and robotic weld cells
  • 1+ years of experience of experience and understanding of GD&T and NAAMS assembly
     tooling standards 
  • Robotics programming is a plus (Fanuc and ABB)
  • Basic controls knowledge (Allen Bradley)
  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. 

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. 




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.