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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

United States, Kentwood
June 14, 2023
General Information

Country: USA

State: Michigan

City: Kentwood

Office Location: 4380 52nd street - - - - -

Date posted: 14-Jun-2023

Business Function: Engineering

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

We are hiring Associate- Sr. Manufacturing Engineers to lead and provide ongoing support through our manufacturing life cycle!
What You Will Be Doing:
With general direction, will lead the introduction of new products into the facility, improve productivity and profitability of existing production procedures, and provide ongoing support through the manufacturing life cycle. Acts as a technical expert in process technology
New Product Introductions: Leads project(s) with overall responsibility for the implementation and monitoring of new product(s) of broad scope/impact into he plant. Assures that new products meet the established cost/profit targets, that they are implemented per schedules and on budget, and they conform to manufacturing capabilities. Coordinates the establishment of economical processes for new products with other technical areas. Evaluates whether to make or purchase parts/products.
Improvements: Independently, with innovation and creativity, evaluates manufacturing processes to ensure optimal labor and material costs to increase productivity and profitability. Through justifications and evaluations, identifies prime areas for improvement. Tracks expenditures to ensure outlays are within budgeted amounts. Identifies, reduces, and eliminates worker exposure(s) to ergonomic stress(es) in the work place.
Floor Support: Provides timely product and process support for any manufacturing area to diagnose problems and implement solutions to minimize interruptions to production.
Special Projects: Leads the implementation of significant product, process, or other corporate change initiatives being introduced into the plant.
Strategic/Manufacturing Planning: Provides advanced research to introduce/integrate new processes, equipment, and technologies into the company
Your future team:
You will be part of large and collaborative operations network at Steelcase.
Who You Are:
Preferred Skills and Competencies
  • Very strong analysis skills: process, capacity, cost/benefit, waste stream, and quality tools.
  • Knowledge in lean manufacturing techniques: flow, PQ, equipment reliability, and set up reduction.
  • Facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of material handling
  • Productivity improvement techniques: RCI's
  • Behavior sciences (logic, sociology, etc.)
  • Economics and financial analysis
  • Work measurement
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills; advanced level required to utilize Excel and Access programs
  • Experience in design, specification, purchase, and installation of new equipment
  • Experience in the Engineering Design Process
  • Knowledge of simulation, process modeling, and value stream mapping
  • Project management and leadership ability
  • Occupational Bio Mechanics/Human Factors Engineering
  • Strategic planning
Required Skills and Competencies
  • 4 year technical degree or equivalent education
Why People Choose to Work with Us:
At Steelcase, we put people at the center of everything we do. We understand the role of work and believe that it can bring meaning and purpose to the lives of our customers and our employees. We prioritize supporting our employees both in and out of work, in all aspects of their lives. When we bring our talents together, we make a positive lasting impact through our work and communities.
Who We Are:
Organizations around the world trust Steelcase to help them create places that help people work better, be inspired, and accomplish more. We design, manufacture, and partner with other leading organizations to provide architecture, furniture, and technology solutions- accessible through a network of channels, including over 800 Steelcase dealer locations. Steelcase is a global, industry-leading, publicly-traded company with fiscal year 2021 revenue of $2.6 billion.
What Matters to Us:
More than qualifications, we're looking for talent and potential. We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to improve our global community. We value applicants who are comfortable interacting with people different from themselves, building mutual respect and positive relationships. We invite people from all backgrounds and genders to apply. If we can make the application process easier through accommodation, please email us at myhr@steelcase.com. Steelcase provides employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or veteran status and bases all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. We are proud to be recognized for our inclusive workforce by the Corporate Equality Index for the past nine years.
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