Advance 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:

Support multiple departments with product related information.






  1. Review incoming RFQ’s and comprehend all customer provided information
  2. Prepare technical presentations covering all pertinent package content
  3. Provide technical support to Estimating, Program Management, Finance, etc. relating to product information and CAD data management



  1. High technical aptitude
  2. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  3. Ability to quickly learn more in depth workings of available tools
  4. Engineering skills requiring 3D spatial relations, database functionality and relationships






This job operates in a professional office environment. This role primarily involves the use of a computer to complete job functions.




This position requires sitting at a desk / computer for over 95% of the day.  May involve infrequent visits to manufacturing floor.



  • Bachelors of Engineering



  • Product design and / or manufacturing experience


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. 




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.