Marketing and Communications Specialist-Graphic Design

Location : 3079 Three Mile Road, Walker, MI 49534


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 are looking for a graphic designer to join our marketing team to focus on the creation of a wide variety of media types. This role will help ideate, collaborate, and design for a wide range of projects including digital ads, social media, print, events, mailers, and internal projects. This role will also own the photography & videography production and development needs. This role will work closely with the Social Media Manager and Marketing Manager to ensure that all business needs are covered from a content development standpoint.  


  • Bachelor’s degree related to Graphic Design, Marketing, Advertising, Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Strong portfolio showcasing creative and design abilities
  • Previous experience with the use of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and Photoshop) or other graphic design software
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a global manufacturing environment
  • Authorized to work in the US

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


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.