185891 - Controls Manufacturing Engineer II
Ann Arbor
$30 to $50.00 DOE
11 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Controls Manufacturing Engineer II for an opening in Ann Arbor, MI.

The Controls Manufacturing Engineer II is responsible for designing, developing and developing manufacturing methods, processes and procedures for the manufacture, assembly and testing of parts, components, assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.

The following statements of duties, responsibilities, frequency, are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. Actual duties, responsibilities, frequency may vary depending upon assignments and other factors.
• Identifies and implements equipment and process modifications to improve production efficiencies, manufacturing techniques and production yields for existing products using PFMEA, Kaizen, value stream mapping, process flows, etc.
• Designs and Develops software applications based on business needs and specifications.
• Understand business needs for GUI/communication interface, networking and create specific solutions.
• Review, repair and redesign legacy code, as necessary.
• Troubleshoot and maintain existing company installed systems.
• Create user manuals / documentation as necessary.
• Develop electrical design, schematics and drawings.
• Research supplier products for components, develop and improve BOMs.
• Develop, setup and maintain manufacturing infrastructure per requirements for new and legacy processes.
• Estimates manufacturing costs, evaluates time standards, and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines
• Suggests and implements continuous improvement initiatives to reduce cycle time, eliminate constraints, ensure production schedule compliance, and maintain / improve quality
• Analyzes and implements sequence of operations (line balancing) and specifies tools and process stream mapping, process flows, etc.
• Resolves production process problems using tools such as, fishbone diagrams, 5Y, and 8D
• Establishes poke yoke measures preventing reoccurring problems and issues
• Develops, compiles and presents key performance metrics
• Develops, updates and releases work instructions, workmanship standards, process documents, and visual aids. Trains operators on initial release of work instructions
• Assists production department in implementing efficient and ergonomically robust assembly processes
• Conducts tests and measurements throughout stages of production to determine control and capabilities
• Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations and or industry certifications and best practices
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office
• Cultivates a culture that assures effective cross functional team work
• Demonstrates ethical and professional behavior in accordance with company values
• Performs job duties in a manner that maintains compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations, policies and procedures

• Develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating and reporting data
• Interacts with design engineering in coordination with the release of new products and to provide guidance regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques
• Conducts cost justification for tools machinery and equipment; prepares tooling cost and labor estimates. Makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines
• Creates detailed Capital Expenditure Request requesting tooling and capital for new or existing product lines
• Familiarity with ERP (Enterprise, Resource Planning) software
• Familiarity with Visual manufacturing-centric software
• All other duties as assigned

• 2-4 years’ experience supporting opto-mechanical assembly operations
• Proficient in Design/Drafting Tools and PLCs
• Familiarity with Industry standards UL and CE etc
• Experience and skill in trouble-shooting control system and networking issues (Hardware and Software)

Adaptability – adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Analytical – synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
Cooperation – establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers, works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.

Frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques.

Problem Solving
Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Works under general supervision. Follows established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy.

Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects. Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays in program schedules and may result in the allocation of additional resources.

Primarily internal company contacts. Infrequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally life and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Communication – expresses ideas and thoughts verbally and in written form; speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; actively participates in meetings.
Problem Solving – identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Project Management – develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget.

Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a four-year college or university

9/80, 20-30week

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Christophor Long
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x179 or (800) 927-9318 x179

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.