LOC Performance Products, Inc Manufacturing Engineer Manager (Plymouth) in Plymouth, Michigan


Loc Performance Products; Michigan's premiere full service manufacturer of large CNC machined components and assemblies for military and commercial applications.

Loc Performance is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Manufacturing Engineer Manager to join our Engineering Department!

This opportunity is great for those who thrive under pressure and have a passion for engineering management in a manufacturing environment.

The Manufacturing Engineer Manager plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes in the industrial plant.

If you are interested in a work environment that provides support, encouragement and development then we want you!

Come join our Loc family!


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Oversee scope of department responsibilities and support assigned engineers with technical direction and prioritizing

Breakdown program requirements and assign tasks to department engineers along with continuous program status

Oversee planning of product tooling/fixture designs to ensure efficient production methods and maintain schedule.

Attend daily shop meetings to assist in resolving manufacturing and/or quality issues

Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, work flow and design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.

Confers with management and production staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness and customer demand for new and existing product.

Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations and/or inter-department relations.

Oversee all process engineering requirements for customer RFQ’s Provide direction on processing methods and verify feasibility.

Participate in corrective action meetings to investigate root causes and implement engineering changes where needed.

Participate in continuous improvement initiatives by researching efficient improvements and developing proposals; Includes the oversight and implementation of improved procedures and new equipment installations.

Communicate with customers and suppliers as needed to support sales, program timing or quality concerns

Engineering Manager is expected to fulfill the Manufacturing Engineering responsibilities themselves along with department oversight. Their engineering tasks are as follow:

Develop, evaluate, improve, and oversee efficient manufacturing process.

Design and build work holding fixtures for all assigned product

Develop in-process check procedures, work instructions and tooling reviews

Train operators per work instructions and oversee manufacturing process to ensure efficient equipment utilization

Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.

Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.

Maintain all required department documentation including APQP checklists and timesheets

Maintain a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations and develop recommendations accordingly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university, five years related engineering experience and five years related management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experiences.

Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Inventory software; Speadsheet software; Internet software; Word Processing software and Adobe Acrobat software. Knowledge of Solid Edge software (CAD) is highly desired.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Loc Performance is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Salary Range: Negotiable

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, 401(k), Bonus Incentives

Employment Type: Full Time

Department: Engineering

Location: Plymouth, Michigan