Manufacturing Engineer | Automotive | Hillside, IL

Hillside Permanent USD80,000 - USD100,000
  • Global Manufacturer working with some of the top OEM's in the Auto industry
  • Opportunity to grow into a leadership position at a Fortune 250 Company

About Our Client

Our client is a multinational manufacturer in the automotive space that works with some of the top OEM's. This is organization is a Fortune 250 company that has been experiencing incredible success, allowing them to add to their total headcount. They are seeking a driven manufacturing engineer to join their growing team and be well positioned to advance to senior leadership after receiving top class training. This will be a critical hire as this individual will ideally play a paramount position in the advancement of key product lines.

Job Description

  • Primary focus on Safety
  • Oversee a variety of automated equipment and processes, such as Welding (SPot, MIG / TIG, Vibration, Laser, Ultrasonic, and Plasma) and Stamping (Transfer, Progression and Blanking)
  • Prepare / design (both by hand and CAD) sketches and blueprints of machinery, fixtures, and layouts
  • Calculate and analyze lead, takt, and cycle times to optimize production
  • Analyze layouts of equipment, workflow, and assembly needs to devise methods to maximize efficiency
  • Program, monitor, and modify Programmable Logic Controllers (e.g. -Mitsubishi PLC, Allen Bradley, and Omron) to meet safety standards and production goals
  • Coordinate with production personnel, vendors, and external contractors to implement process improvements
  • Complete supporting documentation, such as poka-yoke, changeover procedures, and welding conditions to comply with TS requirements
  • Work with robotic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and HMI systems to meet safety standards and customer requirements

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-10 years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to metal fabrication or welding
  • Understanding of basic lean/six sigma principles
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Has a desire to learn new skills and constantly improve
  • Familiarity with CAD software such as Solidworks from a 2D/3D standpoint
  • Familiarity with PLC Programming / Automation

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary between $80,000 and $100,000 dependent on experience
  • 20 days of PTO
  • 7% 401k Match, 1% health contribution
  • 100% Healthcare coverage after screening
  • Best in class training and support from experienced engineers and management
  • Opportunity to work with some of the largest names in automotive manufacturing
  • Internal growth potential at a Fortune 250 company
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Daniel Smith
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