Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-
Work with development team/improvement team to engineer case goods and soft seating that is consistent with industry standards for construction techniques.
Effective leadership and time management skills to delegate and take projects from concept to completion in an orderly and effective manner.
Creating drawings and models necessary for prototypes
Understand how to engineer solutions that hit required cost targets, timelines, and maximizes efficiency in production.
Evaluate and identify cost savings for existing products through audits. Modify drawings / ERP System with changes needed from information gained
Support production with required documentation and ERP System programming
Effectively managing simultaneous projects while completing day to day tasks that need immediate attention
Work with production in a team environment to identify, evaluate, and implement cost reduction ideas.
Develop relationships with key suppliers to understand their skills and processes for the benefit of the company.
Effectively communicate activities and decisions throughout the organization
PROSPECTIVE APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS
Associates Degree in Mechanical / Design / Industrial Technology or proven experience of required activities in related industry.
Proven CAD experience on Auto Cad / Inventor with clear knowledge in 2D & 3D Auto Desk Inventor function
Experience and exposure to automated machinery used in case goods / woodworking production
Comprehensive understating of materials and construction methods used in case good / woodworking and furniture production
Strong organizational and leadership skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Support manufacturing processes through required engineering documentation.
Frequent interaction with operators on the floor, learning and developing relationships.
Positive attitude toward challenges and a respect for deadlines
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related activities as assigned.
Full knowledge of current and developing trends in the manufacturing industry.