Careers

Current Openings


Belleville, MI


Reports to: Engineering Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an effective department through the selection, training, compensation, and motivation of all personnel.
  • Direct operational objectives of the Tool room.
  • Prepare RFQ's for external quoting of tooling.
  • Place tooling orders and participate in design reviews internally and at external die making vendors.
  • Ability to work independently to repair and PM existing stamping dies.
  • Ability and experience working with stamping dies (progressive, transfer, compound and blanking tooling).
  • Monitor new build and existing tooling modifications for timely completion.
  • Establish and maintain an effective die repair program by supervising, assisting, and monitoring the repair and revision of existing tooling
  • • Manage equipment utilization.
  • Be available for Tool Makers, Die Repair personnel, and/or Press Room employees when they encounter difficulty troubleshooting production.
  • Perform annual reviews of Tool Room Department personnel.
  • Participate in Die Design Standards review.
  • Participate in APQP process for new programs.
  • Maintain a safe working environment.
  • Maintain a High standard of Quality.
  • Willingness to be a working manager.
  • Flexible to work off shifts as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • Minimum Journeyman Tool & Die Maker education / equivalent work experience and at least 5-10 years of experience with Metal Stamping – die, tooling, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with progressive and transfer dies.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience trouble shooting dies in presses.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing preferred.
  • Supervisory experience in a Metal Stamping Manufacturing Environment preferred.
  • Strong math, engineering, blueprint and CAD skills required, as well as the ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.
  • Strong problem solving, and analytical skills required.
  • Excellent team building, and communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of Quality Control and SPC.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and provide corrective actions.
  • Experienced working with overhead cranes and lift trucks to transport dies in & out of tool room, separate and flip over tools to be serviced.
  • Extensive knowledge operating conventional equipment to include surface grinder, lathe, mill, drill, spotting both on bench and in press.
  • Strong math, engineering, blueprint and CAD skills required, as well as the ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to read B/P and knowledge of GD&T.

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry accepted chemicals and noise.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 75 lbs. assisted.
  • Able to stand on feet for 8 hours.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.
  • Must be able to work long hours, if needed.

Reports to: Quality Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for APQP documentation/tasks as part of the APQP process
  • Responsible for planning and coordination of quality programs and activities to ensure the quality and reliability
  • Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process related concerns
  • Assist Quality Manager in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system
  • Assists in the resolution of manufacturing quality issues and implement the Quality System to achieve TS 16949 and other required certifications
  • Develop, execute and/or monitor quality plans and quality engineering tasks, as well as, manufacturing process validations and controls to ensure compliance with established requirements and regulatory expectations
  • Develop training and coaching of manufacturing associates to build quality awareness
  • Interface with Engineering and Operations to ensure transfer to Production of new products are in accordance with approved data
  • Support the Quality Auditors to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system and part specific customer requirements
  • Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc
  • Responsible for planning, organizing and managing the overall activities of receiving / outgoing quality functions
  • Continuously improving QA receiving inspection process and procedures
  • Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive actions
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Analyze customer complaints
  • Customer proactive/reactive visits (includes some travel with in US mostly)

Education and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree required, (Engineering or other technical field desired) with 3-5 years of experience, preferably with a launch
  • Disciplined Problem Solving, PPAP, FMEA, and strong TS 16949 background, experience as an internal auditor is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate Control Plans, FMEAs, Process Flow diagrams, and conduct PPAPs
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Word)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Hands-on experience establishing, audited, leading and maintaining a robust quality system
  • Ability to read and interpret GD&T and engineering drawings
  • Experience in PFMEA, process control plans and technical process documentation (Gage R&R's, Capability Studies, MSA, PPAP, Standardized Work Instructions)
  • Trained in and have knowledge of root cause analysis and CI and CA processes
  • Experience working directly with customers
  • ASQ certification preferred, but not required
  • Stamping experience is a must

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry-accepted chemicals and noise
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Reports to: General Manager

Position Summary:

  • A Supply Chain Specialist ensures the performance of a supply chain from order to shipment to billing and customer service. This requires the Supply Chain Specialist to track inventory and orders as well as forecast future supply needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Procures materials for manufacturing and shipment of the final product. This includes identifying and ordering the proper quantity, negotiating pricing and shipment terms and overseeing the timely delivery of materials needed to fulfill customer orders.
  • Maintain adequate inventory, scheduling and receiving shipments of raw materials as well as scheduling manufacturing. Physically receive and organize inventory shipments.
  • Assess current orders and forecast future demand in order to provide adequate supplies. When something significant changes in the supply chain and demand, the Supply Chain Specialist is responsible for responding to these changes in demand and solving any supply chain problems that arise. They communicate regularly with customers in order to avoid unforeseen changes or surprises in orders.
  • Input and process all orders, complete and submit all necessary documentation from both suppliers and customers.
  • Oversee the billing process and paperwork.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Skills Required:
  • Supply Chain/Purchasing degree preferred.
  • Purchasing and inventory control experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in customer-facing position.
  • Demonstrated experience reducing cost or improving efficiency in previous jobs.
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented, able to work quickly, efficiently, and independently.
  • Ability to read, write, understand and speak English is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, able to learn and use our MRP system Plex.

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry-accepted chemicals and noise
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Reports to: Quality Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for APQP documentation/tasks as part of the APQP process
  • Responsible for planning and coordination of quality programs and activities to ensure the quality and reliability
  • Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process related concerns
  • Assist Quality Manager in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system
  • Assists in the resolution of manufacturing quality issues and implement the Quality System to achieve TS 16949 and other required certifications
  • Develop, execute and/or monitor quality plans and quality engineering tasks, as well as, manufacturing process validations and controls to ensure compliance with established requirements and regulatory expectations
  • Develop training and coaching of manufacturing associates to build quality awareness
  • Interface with Engineering and Operations to ensure transfer to Production of new products are in accordance with approved data
  • Support the Quality Auditors to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system and part specific customer requirements
  • Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc
  • Responsible for planning, organizing and managing the overall activities of receiving / outgoing quality functions
  • Continuously improving QA receiving inspection process and procedures
  • Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive actions
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Analyze customer complaints
  • Customer proactive/reactive visits (includes some travel with in US mostly)

Education and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree required, (Engineering or other technical field desired) with 3-5 years of experience, preferably with a launch
  • Disciplined Problem Solving, PPAP, FMEA, and strong TS 16949 background, experience as an internal auditor is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate Control Plans, FMEAs, Process Flow diagrams, and conduct PPAPs
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Word)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Hands-on experience establishing, audited, leading and maintaining a robust quality system
  • Ability to read and interpret GD&T and engineering drawings
  • Experience in PFMEA, process control plans and technical process documentation (Gage R&R's, Capability Studies, MSA, PPAP, Standardized Work Instructions)
  • Trained in and have knowledge of root cause analysis and CI and CA processes
  • Experience working directly with customers
  • ASQ certification preferred, but not required
  • Stamping experience is a must

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry-accepted chemicals and noise
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to attend all scheduled shifts and to arrive on time.
  • Ability to follow all quality inspection procedures.
  • Available for overtime on short notice.
  • Willing to work in a repetitious manner.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and keep up with production.
  • Able to learn and use our MRP system Plex.
  • To maintain maximum production efficiency in a manner consistent with the highest quality and minimizing downtime.
  • Responsible for following all lock out/tag out procedures.
  • Responsible for logging production in writing and in our computer system.
  • Responsible for loading parts and operating resistance welders.
  • Responsible for restocking area and accounting for all scrap material.
  • Maintaining a clean work station.
  • To maintain compliance with Company policy, health and safety issues, procedures, and programs.
  • To maintain the quality of the parts produced by following established procedures.
  • To perform any other duties and assignments as instructed.

Education and Skills Required:
  • High school diploma preferred.
  • Minimum one year factory related experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization.
  • Ability to use basic math, including units of measurement, fractions and decimals.
  • Basic problem solving techniques.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions including written, oral, diagramed or schedule formats.

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry-accepted chemicals and noise.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 75 lbs. unassisted.
  • Able to stand on feet for 8 hours.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move around the facility.

Reports to: Tool Room Supervisor

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and troubleshoot tooling that is not performing to standards
  • Maintain tools per defined blueprints and work effectively on tooling to support the production schedule
  • Maintain job books to confirm repairs for tooling
  • Surface grinding for PMs and Continuous Improvement projects
  • Notify supervisor of inventories of perishable details and necessary supplies required
  • Recommend changes in tooling, methods or materials for cost effectiveness and to avoid production delays
  • Make necessary adjustments to tooling; ability to read and understand blueprints and drawings
  • Ability to order details and update Plex system on tooling updates/status
  • Keep benches and work areas clean and presentable at all times
  • Comply with Employee Conduct and Safety rules
  • Must have own tools
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Education and Skills Required:
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with high-level stampings
  • Must work quickly, efficiently and independently
  • Basic computer skills required, able to learn and use our MRP system Plex

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry-accepted chemicals and noise
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 75 lbs. unassisted
  • Able to stand on feet for 8 hours
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move around the facility

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To promote and maintain maximum production efficiency in a manner consistent with a quality operation and minimizing downtime.
  • To maintain inventories on shop supplies as required.
  • To provide the Production Supervisor with information daily, relative to press status, parts, and components.
  • To assure that material is available for the production schedule as provided by the Production Supervisor or the Production Control Department.
  • To assure that all material, parts, and components are properly identified with weights, lot numbers, size, and supplier information. Items that are rejected or returned to stock will have similar information.
  • To recommend changes in equipment, methods, or materials to effect conservation in cost and avoid production delays by working with the Production Supervisor and Shipping/Receiving.
  • To maintain compliance with Company policy, health and safety issues.
  • To maintain a current HI/LO and overhead crane operators permit and operate the HI/LO and overhead crane in a manner consistent with regulations and Company policies.
  • To ensure that the press areas are clean and presentable at all times.
  • To perform other duties and assignments as instructed.

Education and Skills Required:
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must pass fork truck written and driving test during interview process.
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year HI/LO experience required.
  • Minimum 1 year Overhead Crane experience preferred.

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry accepted chemicals, and noise.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 75 lbs. assisted.
  • Able to stand on feet for 8 hours.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.

Reports to: Tool Room Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promote and maintain maximum efficiency in a manner consistent with a quality operation by coordinating the tool making operations to achieve desired results.
  • Make details and tools per defined blueprints or drawings, and update prints as required.
  • Notify the Tool Room Team Leader/Manager of inventories on tool room supplies as needed.
  • Provide information relative to the progress of new tooling and foreseeable problems.
  • Recommend changes in tooling, equipment, methods, or materials to effect conservation in cost and avoid tooling delays.
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Read blue prints and drawings.
  • Operate mill, lathe, grinder, and other tool room equipment, as needed.
  • Open, wash and move dies as needed.
  • To ensure that the tool room area is clean and presentable at all times.
  • Comply with Employee Conduct and Safety rules.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Skills Required:
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Minimum 1-year experience surface grinding strongly preferred.
  • Ability to profile grind.
  • Ability to open, wash and move dies.
  • Minimum 1-year Hilo experience preferred.
  • Minimum 1-year overhead crane experience preferred.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardizations exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Must work quickly, efficiently, and independently.
  • Ability to read, write, understand and speak English is required.
  • Basic computer skills required, able to learn and use our MRP system Plex.

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry accepted chemicals, and noise.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 75 lbs. assisted.
  • Able to stand on feet for 8 hours.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.



Kinsman, OH