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Manufacturing Specialist Lead

St. Joseph, MI 49022

Employment Type: Permanent Hire Industry: Engineering & Technology Job Number: 8557 Pay Rate: 65,000 Years of Experience Required: 1

Manufacturing Specialist – Production Lead

Progressive and growing precision machining/assembly manufacturing company, located in the St. Joseph, MI area is currently seeking an Manufacturing Specialist Lead to join their assembly operations.  This role will assist the Operations Manager and other Leads to instruct and lead a group of employees on obtaining production, quality, and safety goals in accordance with overall plant goals.

This is a training opportunity to segue into other senior level engineering and/or operation roles in the next 2-3 years.


  •     Assist assembly operations to ensure a safe and accident free work environment.
  •     Supervise and motivate a team of 15-20 employees through training and coaching and assign tasks, directing employees work.
  •     Become a subject matter expert on equipment and help maintenance staff trouble shoot any issues.
  •     Identify process improvement opportunities, lead projects, and help with the implementation of new projects coming online.
  •     Help coordinate the flow of production between shifts, communicating relevant information about production activities and potential issues.
  •     Act as a liaison between team and senior management to maintain good working relationship.
  •     Work closely with quality on LEAN and continuous improvement initiatives.


Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred with 2-3 years of applicable experience in manufacturing.  Sorry, No Sponsorship offered.

Background in machining and assembly environments.  Able to multi-tasks and work under pressure and work independently with a minimum amount of oversight.  Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Knowledge of Microsoft Business Application software and ERP software.  High degree of mechanical aptitude.  Experience with Lean Systems, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, etc.

Send resume to Dan Witters at

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