Advanced 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.


Challenge is #PeoplePowered!


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. #LI-KR1 #ZR

Pay Band: 75,000 -115,000$ a year



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.