Manufacturing Process Engineer

  • Atlas Copco
  • New Hudson, Lyon Charter Township, MI, USA
  • Oct 06, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description


The Manufacturing Process Engineer will be responsible for delivery, installation, monitoring, process improvement, preventative maintenance of the various manufacturing processes, including Forging, Heat Treat, Plating and Sorting/Collation.  He/she will serve as an expert and resource to the Operations team, understanding the specifications and requirements for our production equipment.  This position will also work closely with our U.K. process engineering team to ensure consistency and common methodology across the organization.


What you can expect from us? 

Our employees love working here and we think you will too! We focus on contiously improving in every area and that includes how we work with each other and our work environment. At our New Hudson facility you will find a team that enjoys working together and is focused on adding value for our customer. We also focus on you! We celebrate our successes as a team and provide opportunites to work and play together. We appreciate diversity and embrace our differences.

More reasons you will love working here include:

  • Climate controlled work, well-lite environment. It's alway bright and 72 degrees at Atlas Copco!
  • Marketplace cafeteria with complimentary hot beverage kiosks
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Generous vacation time, up to 80 hours after 30 days of employment
  • Paid Holidays
  • Additional paternity and materinity leave benefits after
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Short and Long-Term disaiblity
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401K with company match and defined contribution
  • Discounts, rewards and perks on thousands of brands you love
  • Hybrid work schedules for many roles
  • Life Coach available 24/7 through confidential Employee Assistance Program for all family members
  • Covid safe work plans that include socially distant machines and departments
  • Shift start times that avoid most commute traffic
  • 4-6 week training program to insure you are well prepared for the job
  • Promotional opportunities
  • Employee referral program
  • Internal global opportunities and within the United States.


What we expect of you? 


  • Always operate, utilize and maintain the equipment in a safe manner, and comply with related company policies and procedures. 

  • Oversight of operations to identify opportunities for improvement in productivity, waste reduction, safety/ergonomics, etc. 

  • Investigation and resolution of process and product deviations. 

  • Development of process changes to accommodate new products and improvements to existing products. 

  • Design and support development of tools and fixtures to support lean manufacturing. 

  • Interface with Design Engineering, Product Development, and Purchasing teams to develop products for manufacturability.  

  • Interface with manufacturing personnel to develop process and procedural documentation. 

  • Works with Design Engineering during the component design phase to ensure the design can be manufactured in a cost effective manner.  

  • Prepares technical procedures and documents to support improvements, processes and changes. 

  • On site resource to solve manufacturing process problems. 



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Ability to share knowledge and teach proper methods and procedures. 

  • Computer skills to include (Microsoft Office products and local touch screen systems) 

  • Ability to adapt and adjust priorities as necessary to support operations. 

  • Ability to travel locally and internationally periodically as needed. 



  • B.S. in Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ hands-on experience as a forging tooling engineer, or technical expertise in heat treat and/or mechanical plating processes. 



  • Ability to safely move about a large production facility as needed, on a regular basis.