Manufacturing Engineering Technician 3

Herman Miller | Zeeland, MI

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Posted Date 3/12/2019
Description You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as an Engineering Technician 3 at Herman Miller and make both.

About this Opportunity
As an Engineering Technician 3, you'll apply advanced engineering skills, knowledge, and techniques to products, tools, materials, and/or equipment to provide engineering support and documentation. You may adapt procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet special needs. You'll also perform highly technical tasks, referring only the most complex problems to higher levels.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
  • Coach, mentor, and assist in the training of new Engineering Technician staff as needed.
  • Create, update, and maintain required documentation as required (Bill of Material [BOM], Quality Systems, or other information specific to your work area).
  • Participate in and may lead continuous improvement processes, project teams, and related initiatives.
  • Participate in continuous learning opportunities such as educational and training opportunities. You will retain an open attitude toward new engineering ideas, methods, and technologies.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
  • Perform all work in a team environment and ensure all work is completed 100 percent on time.
  • Perform engineering tasks, including measuring, testing, documenting, and creating/modifying drawings based on sound engineering principles. You may also adapt procedures to meet special needs using your skills and experiences.
  • Read, create, and modify drawings to support the product/layout requested by the customer.
  • Work cross-functionally with colleagues in Purchasing, Manufacturing, Applications, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Order Administration, Facilities, Quality, etc.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we’re looking for if you have...
  • An Associate's degree in Engineering Technology. A strong mechanical aptitude with a minimum of seven years of proven work-related experience in the Engineering Specialist field may be considered. A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field is preferred.
  • Five to seven years of applicable engineering support experience.
  • A familiarity with basic measuring equipment (calipers, comparator, etc.).
  • The ability to read, understand, and apply blueprints, manufacturing routings, geometric dimensioning and tolerances (GD&T), and work-specific codes (inventory, P/C unit of measure, etc.).
  • The ability to effectively use the office automation, communication, software, and tools used in the Herman Miller office environment. You will also need a basic understanding of the current CAD system(s) used within the functional area.
  • A knowledge of and ability to apply engineering procedures and practices.
  • The ability to achieve deadlines and completion dates.
  • The ability to be detail-oriented and ensure accuracy.
  • The ability to be a team player and to understand Herman Miller's values, goals, and objectives, as well as key financial drivers such as EBITDA.
  • The ability to be self-motivated and manage your workload.
  • Good listening, writing, and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain technical matters to non-technical audiences.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations.
Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.
Job Type
Full time

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