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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Quality Metalcraft, Inc.
Location: Livonia
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

For 60 years, Quality Metalcraft (QMC) and Experi-Metal Inc (EMI) have been leaders in innovative structural solutions for the mobility industry. Joining forces, QMC-EMI makes the production and prototype parts that could be used in the next airplane you take or the next car you buy.
We are small enough that YOU can make an impact in your day-to-day work through ensuring quality, engineering a new process, or securing our next sale. You will be able to see your contributions at work in real-time, making a difference in how we operate. At the same time, we are large enough that you will have excellent room for career growth, working as a team with a talented group of people.
The Manufacturing Engineer will implement innovative manufacturing solutions for continuous improvement projects, product changes and new products across multiple facilities and product lines. Ensures the identification and implementation of advanced manufacturing technologies and process to improves the manufacturing operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Report on Key Performance Indicators to management in support of the business operating systems.
  • Continues to monitor latest manufacturing technology techniques to ensure that manufacturing processes can be optimized. This could include welding technologies, information technologies, assembly techniques, tooling development.
  • Develops, or facilitates the development of, manufacturing plans for complex changes and new products.
  • Prepares, or ensures that prepared, manufacturing plans will meet throughput, cost, and quality targets and include: time calculations, equipment concepts, capital and tooling cost estimates, labor estimates, process flow diagram, plant layout, and error proofing required.
  • Participates with cross-functional teams to ensure that product changes and new product launches are successful.
  • Directly assists design engineering with issues on new and existing products.
  • Reviews product designs for manufacturability including: location surfaces, tolerances, assembly order and ease of assembly, etc.
  • Specifies and manages special machine suppliers to ensure the equipment provided meets the safety, throughput, cost, and quality requirements.
  • Develops manufacturing processes and best practices that are structured, well managed, prioritized, documented, transparent and customer focused
  • Improves manufacturing processes utilizing automation. Researches, develops, evaluates, and implements automation in all aspects of manufacturing.
  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods.
  • Confers with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, product design, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Interfaces with customer representatives when required
    • Bachelors Degree in mechanical engineering or other technical degree. Masters Degree a plus.
    • Minimum five (5) years automotive manufacturing engineering experience.
    • Knowledgeable in a CAD modeling environment
    • Skilled in Data Analysis using Excel
    • Detailed understanding of general assembly processes, tools, and hardware.
    • Working knowledge of DFM, DFA, QS/ISO/TS, PFMEA, APQP and PPAP
    • Demonstrated process improvement through application of Lean Systems, Six Sigma, and Problem Solving Techniques
    • Automotive equipment experience preferred.
    • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to influence others to meet objectives.
    • Strong project management skills and ability to handle multiple assignments and changing priorities.
    • Proficient in using MS Office
    • Leadership and Communication Training
    • Deep understanding of AS9100 requirements
      Other:Sponsorship, now or in the future, is not available for this position.Relocation Assistance is not available for this position. QMC-EMI is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members. To find out more about QMC-EMI, visit or search "QMC-EMI" on LinkedIn, YouTube.

Keywords: Quality Metalcraft, Inc., Livonia , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Livonia, Michigan

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