Packer - Stamping Press

Location : 2501 Centerpoint Parkway, Pontiac, MI 48341

Who We Are:

Challenge is a leading employee-owned tier 1 supplier of complex metal assemblies for the global automotive industry. Challenge fosters a culture of collaboration, diversity, and innovation. We believe the best ideas come from individual unique perspectives. These ideas combined with the teamwork of industry experts allow us to accomplish any challenge. Our team members take pride in the work we do every day and they are the true driving force in our operations.

Challenge is proud to be one of the largest employee-owned automotive companies in North America. One of the many benefits of joining the Challenge team is the ESOP program. This program allows Challenge to give shares of the Company to all employee-owners annually. These shares are an additional retirement benefit that will continue to grow during your time at Challenge. Being part of an ESOP means our employee-owners share in Challenge’s success!

Challenge is #PeoplePowered and #EmployeeOwned !


The position of Packer within the Stamping Press room is responsible for the placement of completed metal stampings in the appropriate storage container, while performing visual inspection of the parts for any defects or abnormalities.  The position is a fast paced role, at the "end of line", working to ensure quality parts are produced and stored properly.  The position is working on the following shift: 5AM-5PM Friday and Saturday and 5 PM-5AM Sunday and Monday with occasional overtime. Typically 40-60 hrs on a weekly basis.

What You'll Do:

  • Primary responsibility to perform initial visual quality check on metal stampings, while efficiently packing stampings in appropriate containers in order to ensure a quality product is available to internal and external customers.
  • Performs additional quality checks as necessary, records information in PLEX (ERP - enterprise resource data planning system) and performs general utility work to ensure production schedules are met. 

What You Need to Have:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED (preferred)
  • Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal workplace instructions. 
  • Work overtime as needed. 
  • Six-month manufacturing experience (preferred). 
  • Able to stand for 8-10 hours a day and be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to lift 20-30lbs consistently. 

What 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.

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. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.