Assembly Process 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:

Develop concepts and estimate costs for assembly process.

 

 

Requirements:

  1. Develop and quote processes for welded assemblies, primarily new business applications, but also for engineering changes
  2. Review and complete quotes with engineering and program management
  3. Interface with tooling integrators, CAD designers, engineering, etc.

 

COMPETENCIES

  1. High technical aptitude
  2. Engineering skills requiring 3D spatial relations
  3. Create process flows for assembly operations

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITY

None

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

 

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 5 years working with assembly processes and integration
  • Knowledge of resistance and arc welding

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Cost estimating of assembly systems

 

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. 

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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.