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Manufacturing Engineer (Weekend Shift) 

Division Extang  
Location Ann Arbor, MI - Extang  

About us:

Extang, a Truck Hero company, is the number one selling truck bed cover brand in North America. Extang was first to introduce many of the styles and features evident in the truck bed cover market today. Since 1982, Extang continues to lead the industry with innovation, quality products, our Maximum Strength warranties and the best customer support. Every product we offer is built with pride in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Extang Engineered - it really means something and it’s who we are. It began when our values and integrity met bold engineering excellence. A product that is so well designed, and built to such demanding exact standards, that it performs beyond the truck owner's highest expectations. Engineering is at the heart of why Extang is the number one selling truck bed cover brand in North America. Extang holds more patents than any other truck accessories company. We’ve perfected nearly every aspect of the truck bed cover and we refuse to leave well enough alone!

We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer interested in working on our innovative and award winning team. Our engineers work closely with operations and management to ensure a quality product that our customers want.  

Position Requirements

Position Requirements

  • Proactively help to identify projects that generate cost savings and waste reduction  that align with the goals of the company.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify process improvement projects, employ the DMAIC process of problem solving and produce measurable results.
  • Work with Quality Control to determine root cause of non-conformances and implement corrective actions and maintain and audit current production SOP’s.
  • Initiate product trials, document process improvements and provide training materials to the production team.
  • Partner with raw material suppliers to validate / maintain quality, reduce cost and optimize products for better performance internally.
  • Work with plant personnel to specify layout of, and program, controllers and other instrumentation for process monitoring, data collection, and improvement projects.
  • Serve as technical resource for other plant personnel including maintenance, to drive efforts toward the goals of the company.
  • Work proactively on the production floor with operators, technicians, maintenance personnel, supervision and other team members to drive results.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering/Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Entry level, developmental opportunity, recent graduates welcome. Intern experience preferred.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Solidworks or CatiaV5
  • Experience in Six Sigma and TPS preferred

Pay and Benefits:

  • Extang offers competitive pay; along with comprehensive medical, dental, and vision  coverage
  • A matched 401k savings program to plan and save for retirement
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays to ensure time with your family and work/life balance
  • Educational assistance to continue in college or pursue other skills to further your career
  • Discounts on great Truck Hero products for you, your family, and friends

What’s next?

Please take a moment to provide us your resume and/or complete our online application. You will quickly receive an acknowledgment that you applied, and we will follow up with again shortly.

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Open Date 10/21/2021  
Req Number ENG-21-00063  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Weekends  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

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