Manufacturing Engineer | Automotive

Downers Grove Permanent USD80,000 - USD95,000
  • Fantastic benefits package
  • Emphasis on access to upper management

About Our Client

Our client based in Downers Grove is a leading manufacturer of couplings and bearings, serving customers in the automotive space. Recently purchased by a top global manufacturing company, our client has been given the resources to truly ramp up production and explode their production capabilities. They maintain the strong culture and work environment of the original business, but now with the resources of a worldwide corporation, serving some of the most recognizable names in the auto industry. This is a massive opportunity to get into a thriving organization that can help take your career to the next level.

Job Description

  • Observe manufacturing processes and identify areas for process improvement, cost reduction, waste elimination, etc.
  • Lead Lean events such as Gemba Walks, Kaizen events, etc. to optimize production capabilities
  • Develop and implement CapEx projects based on needs for new machinery and plant equipment
  • Observe the CNC manufacturing process and work with machine operators and other engineering personnel to improve processes
  • Troubleshoot on the floor as issues arise with machines and machine personnel
  • Operate company's ERP system to serve customer needs and communicate effectively with clients
  • Occasionally travel to the client's South Haven, MI facility

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

  • Experience working with CNC machines/general exposure to the CNC manufacturing process
  • Working knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma principles is a must
  • Experience leading/working on Capital Expenditure projects
  • Background in an industrial environment is a plus
  • Knowledge of ERP systems is a plus
  • Engineering degree preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

What's on Offer

  • Base salary $75,000-90,000 based on level of experience
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • 10 company holidays
  • Health/dental/vision
  • 401k match
  • Company prioritizes internal promotion
Cameron Heppeler
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
Downers Grove
Contract Type
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Cameron Heppeler
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