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Northern Star Industries MANUFACTURING ENGINEER in Iron Mountain, Michigan

As Manufacturing Engineer, you will support our Manufacturing, Design, and Engineering Teams in our world-class facility.

  • Collaborate and support manufacturing process improvements within area of responsibility.

  • Assist with leading weekly improvement meetings focused on safety, quality, and productivity.

  • Troubleshoot production issues escalated from supervision.

  • Implement temporary and permanent countermeasures to address root cause.

  • Design and manufacture internally unique improvement solutions (i.e. Jigs, fixtures, tools, etc.)

  • Track improvement savings within the area of responsibility on a weekly/monthly basis.

  • Develop A3 justifications for small capital improvement projects (<$50k).

  • Develop and execute all required process change documentation to include safety, quality and production for implemented projects.

  • Work with production to reduce or eliminate production flow impacts from ECNs and New Customers.

  • Collaborate with design, engineering, drafting and materials to make process improvements.

  • Participate as an active member in Safety and Quality problem solving teams.

  • Participate in Kaizen teams and other Lean initiatives to improve business metrics.

  • Participate as an active member of in an internal Safety System team.


  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing support role

  • Hands-on experience with manufacturing processes


  • Fundamental knowledge of solid modeling software (Creo preferred), 2D AutoCAD and MS Office Suite

  • Practical application of engineering tools

  • Hands-on problem-solving skills (Lean Manufacturing experience a plus)

  • Demonstrated self-initiative while working independently and in a team environment

  • Creativity in design and process development

  • Ability to take work on multiple projects simultaneously

ID: 2021-1377

External Company Name: Systems Control

External Company URL: https://www.systemscontrol.com/

Telecommute: No