Manufacturing Engineer

Herman Miller | Zeeland, MI

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Posted Date 1/14/2022

About this Opportunity
As an Manufacturing Engineer, you'll apply basic engineering principles, concepts, theories, and techniques in support of business objectives, in a developing capacity and under direct supervision. You may provide fundamental engineering leadership and expertise. You may also conduct feasibility studies, determine manpower and cost estimates, and develop engineering criteria. You'll perform primary analyses to develop design options or recommendations for structures, systems, and components. You may also apply originality, ingenuity, and knowledge of other disciplines in solving basic technical issues. Emphasis in your work will be placed on team participation, your ability to plan, and your ability to achieve results on assigned projects.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you . . .

  • Take good notes, showing your work and assumptions.

  • Use originality and ingenuity to apply solutions.

  • Apply basic engineering skills to work assignments.

  • Apply basic problem-solving skills and execute solutions to basic problems.

  • Apply basic supply chain cost, value stream capabilities, and economic principles.

  • Complete engineering tasks under the direction of leadership.

  • Follow engineering and quality processes.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.

  • Seek and receive mentoring from senior level and engineering leadership.

  • Seek approval of the budget owner using the appropriate request process.

  • Work under direct supervision. Your work will be reviewed after completion to evaluate the soundness of judgments involved.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we’re looking for if you have . . .

  • An Engineering/Technical degree from an accredited program, or a two-year Technical degree in a related field with three years of applicable engineering experience.

  • Zero to two years of professional engineering experience.

  • Exposure to project management concepts (may be essential for some assignments).

  • A basic knowledge of Lean principles and their application.

  • The ability to assess process concepts and determine where continuous improvement opportunities exist.

  • The ability to communicate effectively with people at various levels including Production, Engineering, and management. You'll also need the ability to work well with and develop a partnering relationship with other team members.

  • Basic knowledge in the use of common office automation, communication, software, tools, Herman Miller mainframe applications, and engineering-related software.

  • Basic problem-solving skills and the ability to apply engineering expertise to solving problems.

  • The ability to effectively react to changing priorities and workflow at the direction of supervision and the ability to anticipate, recognize, and respond effectively to changes which affect project plans.

  • An overall basic business sense and an understanding of how decisions impact business results.

  • The ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations.

Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs. They describe how we live our purpose through the way we lead, the way we see one another, and the way we approach our work.

We are difference-makers reflects our commitments to creating places that matter, to being a good neighbor in our communities, and to using business as a force for good.

We are all extraordinary is our statement about the worth of individuals and our commitment to help everyone reach their full potential.

We are better together demonstrates how challenging one another, making room for everyone, and working and winning as one makes us stronger.

Who We Hire
Simply put, we hire everyone. MillerKnoll is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We’re committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities.

Job Type
Full time

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