Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Hudsonville, MI
Date Posted: 10-16-2018
We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our Assembly team!  The ME will be responsible for continuous improvement activities, plant layouts, managing multiple projects and promoting a safe working environment.  Successful candidates will have a hands-on approach, a strong lean background, and at least 3 years prior experience.

  • Analyze manufacturing equipment / process flow and utilize continuous improvement methods to meet safety, quality, delivery, and efficiency goals.
  • Develop manufacturing processes for new products, product changes, enhancements to related fixtures / tools that are consistent with zero defect level and low product cost
  • Utilize 8D problem solving techniques to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems
  • Validate equipment function, repeatability, reliability, and process controls prior to production approval
  • Lead continuous improvement projects, using Lean Manufacturing techniques, ranging from material presentation improvement to launching automation initiatives
  • Develop and maintain Standardized  Work Methods and additional process documentation
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering – mechanical, manufacturing, industrial or similar
  • Three+ years of experience as a Manufacturing Engineer, automotive experience preferred
  • Proven experience in lean project implementation
  • Experience working with new designs, equipment fabrication, line layouts, and line balancing
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Highly organized with a proven ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, root cause analysis, and corrective action implementation
  • Proven experience with Lean activities including Kaizen, time-studies, PDCA, A3, and 5S methodologies
About Royal:

Royal is a diverse manufacturer of injection molding, urethane foam and assemblies. We serve the automotive, furniture, and consumer products industries. We are growing and looking for talented engineers to join our team!
People who succeed at Royal are those who share the values of our company: Integrity. Stewardship. Teamwork. Hard work. Excellence.

We're committed to being the employer of choice. Our goal is to build a culture of commitment where everyone is respected and valued. Where everyone participates. Where everyone matters. We give our employees the responsibility -- and the authority -- to make decisions. We try to provide the best possible work environment. We encourage creativity. We applaud ingenuity. We reward problem solving. And we recognize that we are only a part of our employees' lives. Our culture embraces the family. We celebrate accomplishments -- both inside the workplace and out. We aim to replicate the family structure on the manufacturing floor by establishing work teams committed to one another -- and to our customers.

Are you ready to make a difference? Apply today! Royal offers a competitive wage and benefit package - including quarterly bonuses based on profitability, ownership in the company through our ESOP (retirement) plan, outstanding health insurance, an onsite wellness center, and much more.
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