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Manufacturing Engineer

companyNEAPCO Holdings LLC
locationBelleville, MI 48111, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Named as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine and Crain’s Fast 50, Neapco designs, manufactures and distributes OEM driveline products for automotive and non-automotive applications throughout the globe. To guarantee high-performance but competitively priced products, we combine low-cost sourcing of materials, innovative in-house design, efficient production and quality assurance processes with high quality people. Neapco is currently seeking to fill a full-time position of Manufacturing Engineer for our South East Michigan manufacturing facility. Compensation dependent on qualifications.



  • The manufacturing engineer will be responsible for launching new products.
  • Review component and end item prints with Product Engineering for manufacturing feasibility issues.
  • Develop quotes and specifications for new equipment and tools; write Capital Budget Requests.
  • Redesign equipment and tooling for improved efficiency, life, or reduced overall total cost.
  • Provide concepts of fixtures and tooling and work with designers and toolmakers for fabrication and tryout.
  • Lead layout of new cells or modification of existing cells for new product launches.
  • Develop and maintain Production Validation Plans, Flowcharts, PFMEAs, Control Plans, Process Sheets, and all documentation required to satisfy the AIAG PPAP requirements.
  • Measurement System Analysis on new or changed equipment and annual recertification as required.
  • Support troubleshooting, corrective action, and maintenance for equipment and fixtures at launch and for day-to-day operations.
  • Provide root cause analysis and corrective actions for internal concerns and external customer concerns.
  • Ensure documentation meets ISO/TS 16949 requirements.
  • Apply Advanced Design of Experiments, Statistical Process Control, Root Cause and Prevent Recurrence Analysis as needed.
  • Teach and train hourly operators and new hires the process steps and operations.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Electrical Engineering required.
  • Experience with Friction, GMAW, and MIAB welding processes preferred.
  • Experience with Propshafts and High Speed balancing operations a plus.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Minitab (or other statistical package).
  • Leadership role in the use of the APQP process to drive for successful launches with no customer concerns, on-time delivery, and no customer disruptions.
  • Use of the Plan, Do, Check, Act disciplines for continuous improvement and meeting commitments.
  • Must be able to take a team oriented leadership role working with Hourly Operators, Product Development, Maintenance, and Material Planning and Logistics when developing processes, using their ideas to help implement optimal and efficient process designs.
  • Must be able to use the 8D problem solving approach to understand root cause and implement corrective actions.
  • Good technical and interpersonal skills for interfacing with customers.

Neapco recognizes our employees are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to providing them with a safe, drug-free workplace fostering respect and ethical treatment. Unlawful discrimination in employment decisions based on race, color, religion, ethnic/national origin, age, sex, veteran status, disability or any similar protected status is strictly prohibited.

In return for their expertise and shared commitment to our goals, we offer our employees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

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