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MEC Inc. Manufacturing Engineer in Byron Center, Michigan

Why Work for MEC?

We don’t want to brag, but we are honored to be the largest fabricator in the nation for 10 years in a row. In fact, you can find MEC on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MEC). This would not be possible without the hard work and dedication from our 2,500 plus team members. MEC is employee-owned, meaning that what YOU do on an everyday basis impacts our success as a company. We’re also proud to be a company that is highly involved and actively supports the communities in which our facilities are located.

MEC also believes you should have a work life balance and offers vacation upon hire in addition to 10 paid holidays, quarterly profit-sharing bonus, and ESOP. At MEC we strive to develop our employees through training, apprenticeships, tuition reimbursement and prefer to promote from within whenever possible.

Founded in 1945, MEC is a manufacturer that provides a broad range of Prototyping, Metal Fabrication, Tube Bending, Machining, Welding, Coating, and Value-Added Assembly services to a variety of markets including Commercial Vehicle, Power Sports & Recreational Vehicles, Agriculture, Construction & Forestry, Military, Mining, Automotive, and Power Generation companies. We continue to have an aggressive growth plan, operating 20 manufacturing facilities that are strategically located near its customers in 7 states.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as deemed necessary

  • Is responsible for supporting launch teams for process development and delivery of trial event sample assemblies. Assures that robust manufacturing processes are developed and proven at mass production startup.

  • Has internal engineering responsibility for assigned production departments. Responsibilities include process reviews, process documentation, review of non-conforming material and product/process improvement activities, corrective actions both internal and external.

  • Serves as a liaison between the shop floor and the Program/Launch Engineer pertaining to customer requests and changes (ECN’S).

  • Participates in DFM (Design for Manufacturing) and DPAR (Design Process Assembly Review) activities as required.

  • Reviews blueprints, plans and other customer documents used to develop and prepare cost estimates or projected changes in production from customer’s use of MEC’s services.

  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.

  • Supports the CI (continuous improvement) activities related to a specific process.

  • Reviews and approves setup and process books for operations. These will be known as setup sheets, work instructions, process checklists, and run charts.

  • Perform workstation audits as assigned and drive corrective action where necessary.

  • Determine methods of rework when necessary.

  • Support Root Cause & Corrective Action efforts related to specific processes.

  • Identify and make proposals for new technology.

  • Develop ROI’s (Return on Investment) related to new technology recommendations.

  • Know and provide training related to specific processes.

  • Confer with Sales and Manufacturing to provide technical advice and problem resolution.

  • Recommend method revisions including process equipment, materials, and tooling to improve production performances and provide cost reduction opportunities.

  • Review and analyze customer part prints, specifications, and other documentation to develop production quotations covering a specific process. This will include production rates, set-up time, and tooling requirements.

  • Provide backup and/or cover other areas for Manufacturing Engineers as required due to vacation, illness, …etc…


Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Engineering, preferably Manufacturing from a four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferably in a metal fabrication environment.

ID: 2021-6476

Street: 990 - 84th Street S.W.

Shift: First

External Company Name: Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.