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Manufacturing Engineer Automotive

Pinconning, MI
May 26, 2020

Posted By Premium Recruiter


Reports to: Engineering Supervisor



Performs senior engineering work and coordinates a variety of engineering duties. Independently performs the planning and design of production tools/machines, improving manufacturing methods, developing solutions to production problems relating to materials, processes or tooling; supports new programs by developing new processes, designing tooling or machinery and developing production controls to maintain cost effectiveness. Oversees the set up of new equipment and optimum operation, teaching proper usage.

SCOPE: Provides senior manufacturing engineering support


1.Designs and implements complex improvements to manufacturing process, tools, machines, or production design and establishes procedures to ensure maximum manufacturing capability.

2.Develops, coordinates and maintains secondary, value added, and specific capital equipment specifications, overseeing design, fabrication or initial run-off of equipment recommending improvements in equipment, design or methods.

3.Provides detailed costs for purchase of new or revised equipment, including alternative options and comparisons to maintain opium cost savings.

4.Develops and implements programs or processes to improve quality, productivity, safety and cost within the manufacturing area.

5.Establishes or interprets process procedure for secondary processes to maintain value added processes.

6.Investigates Engineering Changes to determine if the change(s) meet customer requirements, standards, is feasible, is justifiable or accurate and recommends or rejects change based on all of the above.

1. Develops process for FMEA’s and Flow charts for new and revised programs.

8.Investigates and resolves customer concerns or problems related to manufacture product, ensuring customer satisfaction.

9.Coordinates transfer of major programs between Dura divisions or between Plant and competitors.

10.Contributes high level of engineering experience in achieving company goals and objectives managing the completion of some large and small projects in manufacturing engineering.


1.Completes and performs other duties/tasks as may be assigned.

2.Act as a resource for engineering technical support.


Education:Bachelor’s Degree in a Scientific field

Experience:Five to eight years of related experience.

Additional education may be substituted for experience and vice versa.



Assignments require considerable knowledge of management practice and policy interpretation or a combination of education and experience that develops technical capability to independently evaluate, select and apply techniques and standards.