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Process Engineer/Technical Operations Specialist

  • Location
    • Brownstown Township, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


On - Site:  This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

The Role

This is a hands-on opportunity in a state-of-the-art automated facility. The process engineer/tech ops specialist will maintain equipment while developing and physically implementing improvements. This role will be responsible for consulting on future equipment where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised. The process engineer/tech ops specialist will also perform a supervisory role within an engineering and maintenance team. This role will be assigned to weekend or off-shifts on a shared and rotating basis in alignment with other members of the technical team that supports business needs. 

What You'll Do (Responsibilities)

  • Support production operations and operators, systems & tools to enable the organization to own the process and achieve team / plant metrics

  • Assume mechanical and electrical responsibilities for Plant Floor Systems (PFS)

  • Organize, plan and execute maintenance and process projects including system upgrades and new installations thru design, build & debug concept

  • Provide technical support in a complex production assembly environment

  • Technical SME (Subject Matter Expert) advising on planning and scheduling predictive, preventative, and reactive maintenance activities 

  • Maintain, troubleshoot and perform maintenance tasks on equipment

  • Support PFMEA, TPM and TIP processes within the plant

  • Develop spare parts strategy for equipment

Additional Description

Your Skills and Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • 2-year technical degree or strong hands-on troubleshooting background

  • At least 3 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong knowledge of electrical or mechanical systems (Robotics, Electricity and PLCs, Servos, Mechanical Drives or Tooling)

  • Working knowledge of process equipment operations, sequence, error proofing and diagnostic capabilities

  • Knowledge of Preventative Maintenance and Predictive Maintenance principles

  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to multitask and work with others in a highly flexible environment 

  • Hands on engineering mindset

  • Ability to work off shift and OT

What Can Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • 4-year technical degree preferred (BSME, BSEE) or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of experience in engineering field

  • Experience as a process engineer

  • Strong computer skills

  • Knowledge of Test Systems

  • Metal fabrication/machine shop/welding skills are a bonus

  • Background in fluid dispense equipment

  • Background in Allen Bradley Logix PLC controllers for: search and find troubleshooting


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