Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Rochester Hills, MI 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description

Your Job

We are looking for an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer to be a core member, and technical project leader on New Product Development teams. The Advanced Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for leading the overall manufacturing strategy, providing coordination, and overseeing manufacturing technical disciplines. The Advanced Manufacturing Engineer will be empowered to lead and drive resources to overcome barriers and to achieve financial and technical assumptions of the program.

What You Will Do

  • Serves as the leader between the Product Development Team (PDT) and manufacturing Subject Matter Experts to ensure products are Designed for Manufacturing and can be produced economically
  • Partners with Procurement, Quality, and Product Engineering as an advocate for both the design center and the manufacturing plants
  • Responsible for the overall manufacturing processes from concept to production hand-off
  • Responsible for developing alternative strategies for manufacturing and leading the quotation process with input from various manufacturing groups
  • Partner with and lead technical Subject Matter Experts in process development through designing, leading and analyzing trials and experiments
  • Leading technical manufacturing investigations and develop solutions through collaboration and direct hands-on involvement
  • Travel globally 10-20%

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree in applied science or mechanical engineering or Industrial Engineering, or Skilled Through Alternative Routes
  • Strong intrinsic leadership within multidisciplinary teams
  • Is data-driven with experience in Leading systematic process trouble shooting, and continuous improvement using various tools such as Hypothesis Testing, DOE, 5-Why, 8D, DMIAC, Shainin Red X, etc.
  • Experience working with manufacturing plants and engineering- performing feasibility and process capabilities as part of New Product Development
  • Able to effectively compile, analyze and communicate data results/conclusions and making decisions/recommendations accordingly

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Demonstrates courage in dealing with unknown and challenging situations (problems, change, new opportunities)
  • Always push to find new and better ways to do things. Focus on results and outcomes.
  • Experience in connector/header production processes (stamping, plating, molding, and/or assembly)
  • Direct operations experience within a manufacturing facility

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

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Our Benefits

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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