Advanced Quality Engineer

Location : 3200 Fruit Ridge Ave, Walker, MI 49544


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:

Challenge Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. seeks an Advanced Quality Engineer at our facility in Walker, Michigan. Duties: handles all quality related activities for plant and serves as the voice of the plant’s manufacturing organization; prepare all APQP and PPAP documentation for part files on new and existing products; work with Quality and Engineering departments on new part programs to verify customer requirements are met; communicate PP issues to suppliers; supports Safe Launch process. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 5 years’ experience in manufacturing engineering
  • Requires knowledge of GD&T training, PPAP process, and APQP process. 



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.