IMPERIAL DESIGN

Personnel / Recruiting DIVISION

Specializing in Engineering and Skilled Trades Personnel

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Fabricator

Looking for an individual with 1+ years of experience in the sheetmetal industry. Position will entail operating roll formers, brake presses, Mig Welding, reading blueprints, and soldering as needed. This position will entail building and rebuilding coils that will go into the chambers and vacuum furnaces that we build. This is a long term position. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-28 12:29:11.

Estimator/ Sales Engineer

Seeking an Estimator/Sales Engineer for our operations here in Grand Rapids. Qualified candidates should have a background in the conveyor industry including experience in:
-Writing up proposals
-Quoting of systems
-Dealing with customers
-Interacting with leaders on the shop floor in regards to timing and proposals
-Knowledge of AutoCAD to do basic layout drawings

This is a long term immediate position here in Grand Rapids. Qualified candidates please send an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 07:00:58.

Manufacturing Engineer

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with 5+ years of experience that is strong in lean manufacturing including organizing kaizen events and six sigma. Position will entail:
-Streamlining our operations which includes 5 plants here within the Grand Rapids area
-Improving processes on the manufacturing floor
-Instituting the lean manufacturing philosophy to our skilled workforce
-Leading continuous improvement projects
-Facilitating value stream mapping events
-Setting up Kaizen events
This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to make an impact and can see the big picture of untapped potential. Those with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and a Black Belt will be high considered. We offer excellent benefits including a competitive wage and bonus potential. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 07:00:39.

Purchasing/ Engineering Assistant

Seeking a Purchasing/Engineering Assistant for our build operation here in Holland Michigan. This position is responsible for:
-Negotiating contracting with our sub-contractors
-Seeking out new suppliers as necessary
-Researching pricing for our fleet vehicle needs
-Lining up and negotiating rates for apartments or hotels to assist our engineers and service technicians on the road. -
-Tracking down contractor time cards each week so suppliers can get paid
-Developing new processes within our team to make tasks more efficient

Qualified candidates should be fluent with Microsoft Word and Excel and be an excellent communicator. This position offers excellent benefits and bonus potential. Interested candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 07:00:22.

Quality Manager

Seeking a Quality Manager for our facility near Cedar Springs, MI. Position will be responsible for:
Quality Manager:
-Implementing ISO/TS 16949 quality management system (QMS) requirements for the design, development, production, and when relevant, installation and service of automotive-related products.
-Implementing and maintaining a Quality improvement process including establishing multi-year targets for achieving the company's overall strategic quality objectives.
-Mentoring both Quality Engineers and Quality Technicians
-Monitoring and analyzing effectiveness of quality system.
-Analyzing internal quality defect data to define and resolve root causes.
-Managing quality processes and functions including but not limited to Nonconforming Material, CAPA, Incoming, Metrology, Calibration, Product Hold, Product Release and Temporary Deviations.
-Traveling to customer facilities as needed
Qualified candidates should have 5+ years working in the automotive industry and have some college education (preferably a BS in an engineering related field) . Interested individuals please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 07:00:03.

Quality Engineer

Seeking a Quality Engineer for our Operations near the Cedar Springs area. This position will be responsible for:
-Handling quality issues on the manufacturing floor
-Mentoring Quality Technicians
-Understanding TS-16949 requirements
-Functioning as a project team member in matters relating to Quality Engineering.
-Ensuring effective and efficient use of Quality Engineering techniques such as risk analysis, test methods, statistical data analysis, statistical process control, and sample plans.
-Executing internal and external audits.
-Ensuring the validation of appropriate test methods for product and process performance.
-Simultaneously manage multiple projects.
-Customer and supplier quality as needed

We offer extremely competitive benefits and a comfortable work environment. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 06:59:19.

Welder

Seeking a welder with a minimum of 2 years experience in manual and robotic mig welding. It is required to read blueprints and ability to us all types of measuring equipment. This is a 1st shift position available immediately in the Grand Rapids area. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 06:59:04.

Estimator

Seeking a Fabrication Estimator with 2+ years experience quoting sheetmetal fabrication jobs. Should have experience in:
-All aspects of the sheetmetal fabrication process and the amount of time it takes to complete each step.
-Dealing with customers
-Interacting with the shop floor
-Reading blueprints
-Working in a job shop type of environment

Our company offers excellent benefits with bonus potential. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 06:58:47.

CNC Turret Operator

Seeking a CNC Turret Operator for our sheet metal operations. This person will be responsible for modifying and editing cnc programs, dealing with the tooling, and running the turrets. Currently we have a 1st and 2nd shift position available. Qualified candidates should be have decent math skills and be able to read blueprints. We offer excellent benefits including bonuses. Interested individuals please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 06:57:51.

Senior Mechanical Engineer


Seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer for our Grand Rapids operations. Position will entail:
-Developing innovative mechanical design concepts resulting in a new or an improved product or system
-Research and analysis of data.
-Aiding sales and Application Engineers with proposals specifications
-Assuring that designs meet customer and industry specifications
-Design of machinery (Solidworks or Inventor preferred)
-Originating and preparing proposals concepts, models, drawings and technical support documentation.
-Executing machine design calculations and analysis including finite element analysis as needed.
-Designing all structural components including weldments and machined components.
-Reviewing machine manuals for technical content and coordinate with technical writers.
-Providing manufacturing requirements, work instructions, control plans, and other required data to Manufacturing.
-Willingness to travel up to 5%

A Bachelors Degree in Engineering is required along with a P.E. License. We offer competitive benefits and a dynamic work environment. Qualified individuals please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 06:57:16.

Maintenance

Seeking a Machine Repair candidate with 6 + years of experience working in an industrial manufacturing facility. Candidate must have a Journeyman's card in Machine Repair either from the union or United States Department of Labor and have experience in hydraulics, pneumatics, mig welding and basic machining of parts as necessary. This is a contract to direct position on 3rd shift (11 p.m.-7 a.m.). Machines may include brake presses, stamping presses, wood working and secondary equipment. Position offers excellent benefits and a clean work environment. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 06:56:54.

Robotics Engineer

Seeking an experienced Robotics Engineer that is excited about automation and is detail orientated. The candidate be working with a team of other Electrical Engineers in our build facility. We are seeking someone with strong robotic and vision (camera) skillset to complement our other Electrical Engineers. Will be responsible for:
-Developing robotic weld solutions
-Vision systems
-Traveling to customers up to 15% of the time. Typically not alot of travel involved. When travel is needed, day and one-night trips are the norm with four-day trips worst-case
-Participating in recommending ideas related to productivity and improvements to the product
Qualified candidates will have 5+ years in robotic and vision systems, have a strong knowledge of machine safety best practices, have strong written and verbal communication skills and be knowledgeable in machine build and design. This is an excellent opportunity along with great earning potential. interested candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-06-06 06:56:28.

Production Supervisor

Seeking a 3rd shift Production Supervisor with 5+ years of experience working in an automotive type setting. Candidates should have an understanding of lean manufacturing, scheduling, ensuring product is shipped on time, working with production personnel on any issues, and have a strong background in conflict resolution. Those with a background Associate's Degree or above will be highly considered. This is a long term position here in the Cedar Springs area that offer competitive benefits and an excellent work environment. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-13 06:17:08.

Mechanical Designer

Seeking a Machine Designer with 7+ years in the design of special machines. Qualified candidates will have
-Experience designing weld cells that integrate with robotics fixtures and be fluent with Solidworks.
-Microsoft office 2010
-Design of manual work stations (Work performed by an individual)
-Design of automatic stations (Work performed via Robot or combination of linear actuators)
-Familiar with design integration of pneumatic cylinders, linear bearings, clamps and electrical devices
-Design of manual gages (sheet metal, castings, weld components)
This is a direct hire position here in the Rockford area. Interested candidates please reply with a resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:50:39.

Solidworks Designer

Seeking a Solidworks Detailer/Designer with 1-4 years experience to work at our machine build facility. Candidate will be responsible for:
-Creating Sales Drawing
-Creating bill of materials
-Assisting lead Designers on layouts and balooning of parts
-Developing piece part drawings and assembly drawings for new products.
-Interacting with customers, suppliers, and Field Service Technicians on any issues
-Making sure timelines are met

Qualified candidates should have experience with Solidworks, Microsoft word applications, and have an Associates in Mechanical or Product Design. This is an excellent long term opportunity that offers a competitive wage and benefits. Interested candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:49:48.

Manufacturing Engineer

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to work in an automotive type setting. Position will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating manufacturing processes, improving processes on the manufacturing floor, lean manufacturing, participating in Kaizen events, 5s, utilizing knowledge of product design, material and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, manufacturing methods and quality control standards. Qualified candidate will assist in the project management of new program launches, develop and optimize new processes, estimate production times, and apply statistical methods to analyze manufacturing processes. A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is preferred. This is a long term permanent position here in the North Muskegon area. Those with a background in machining processes will be highly considered. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:48:09.

Solidworks Detailer

Seeking a Solidworks Detailer with 1+ years of experience to assist our Designer in the detailing of plastic parts. Position will be responsible for:
-Coordinating with the shop floor on design issues
-Detailing and ballooning of parts
-Creating bill of materials
-Taking direction from lead designers on new designs

This is a long term opportunity here is Muskegon that offers an excellent benefit package. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:47:16.

Estimating / Quote Engineer

Seeking an Estimator/Quote Engineer with 3+ years of experience. This is a permanent position here in Zeeland area and will consist of:
-Working with customers to gather information needed to quote and manufacture the product
-Analyzing design requirements
-Modifying designs as needed to ensure manufacturability of the product
-Creating bill of materials
-Coordinating with manufacturing engineers on an optimal assembly process
-Creating work instructions as necessary
-Troubleshooting customer or manufacturing issues

A Bachelor's of Science in engineering is preferred along with the ability to read mechanical designs. An exposure to Autocad and Solidworks is a definite plus. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:38:19.

Machinist

Seeking a 1st shift and 2nd CNC Programmer for our Machine Build facility here in Holland. Qualified individuals will have a prior background in programming CNC's and have a background operating a manual mill and lathee. This person needs to be able to Set-Up, Program, run and check for quality parts. Those with a background working in a Machine Build or job shop type of environment will be highly considered. This is a contract to direct position here in the Holland area. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:36:52.

Product/ Project Engineer

Seeking a Product Engineer for our Holland operations. This position will be responsible for designing and developing a product/product family. Develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls. Participates in manufacturing launch for new or revised products. Product Engineers are responsible to coordinate all aspects of APQP. This individual will prepare quotations for labor, tooling and equipment, lead product analysis, be the primary contact with the customer, write the PPAP's, and modify designs on Pro-E as necessary. Those with a background in office furniture will be highly considered. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:36:35.

Machine Builder

Seeking a seasoned Machine Builder for our Holland operations. Potential candidates should have past experience in the assembly of machinery, welding, reading blueprints, and piping (bending tubing) would be a plus. Only those with prior Machine Building knowledge will be considered. This is a long term opportunity here in the Holland area that offers excellent benefits and growth potential. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:36:18.

Welder

Welder/Fabricator-Looking for experience Stick/Arc Welders with 5+ years of experience working in a fabrication type environment. Qualified welders must be able to pass a flat and verticle up weld test with 1/4 inch mild steel(3 pass fillet) and be able to read blueprints. Position is located in Whitehall Michigan. Must have prior fabrication experience to be considered. Come join our dynamic team. Qualified individuals please respond with an update resume today!


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:35:12.

Maintenance

Seeking a Machine Repair candidate with 6 + years of experience working in an industrial manufacturing facility. Candidate must have a Journeyman's card in Machine Repair either from the union or United States Department of Labor and have experience in hydraulics, pneumatics, mig welding and basic machining of parts as necessary. This is a long term contract position on 3rd shift (11 p.m.-7 a.m.). Machines include brake presses, stamping presses and secondary equipment.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:34:41.

Controls Engineer

Seeking an Electrical Engineer with 3 + years experience in the programming of both robots and PLC controls. Ideal candidate would have a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and have a solid work history. Must have experience in electrical design and a knowledge of programming Allen Bradley PLC's Job requirements: This job requires 5+ years of experience. Should be willing to travel up to 15% of the time. Travel is mainly local travel and very minimal overnight travel. This is a long term permanent position. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:34:23.

Civil Designer

We are currently seeking a Civil Designer or our engineering operations here in Grand Rapids. Qualified candidates will have experience 3+ years of experience in either Civil 3d or Land Desktop in the design of storm, sewer, water, and grading details on construction plans. This is a long term position here in Grand Rapids. Come join our team today. We offer excellent benefits along with a comfortable work environment.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:34:04.

Product Engineer

We are seeking a Mechanical/Product Engineer for your Spring Lake Operations. Position will entail:
-Design of our products thru the use of engineering formulas, programs, and concepts.
-Design of products from concept to completion
-Coordinating with the customer on design specifications
-Utilizing both Autocad and Soldworks to create designs
-Having a knowledge of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

Qualfied candidates will have a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and 2+ years of experience. Come join our team today. We offer a quality benefit package and exellent work environment. Interested individuals please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:33:47.

Architectural Designer

Seeking a long term Autocad Designer to be a part of our dynamic team. Candidates will be responsible:
-For laying out of racking systems for big box stores including the automotive industry
-Design of racks
-Creating assembly drawings
-Coordinating with the customer on current projects
-Interacting with the manufacturing floor as necessary

This is a long term position that offers competitive benefits. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:33:27.

Product Engineer

We are seeking a Mechanical/Product Engineer for your Spring Lake Operations. Position will entail:
-Design of our products thru the use of engineering formulas, programs, and concepts.
-Design of products from concept to completion
-Coordinating with the customer on design specifications
-Utilizing both Autocad and Soldworks to create designs
-Having a knowledge of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

Qualfied candidates will have a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and 2+ years of experience. Come join our team today. We offer a quality benefit package and exellent work environment. Interested individuals please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:33:07.

Project Engineer

Seeking a Project Engineer to work in our Grand Rapids location here in the Conveyor and Material Handling industry. Qualified candidates will have 5+ years of experience working in the conveyor industry and will be responsible for:
-Creating purchase orders for parts, equipment and/or services
-Managing small custom systems which consisted of PLC's, photo electric's, proximity switches, AC/DC drives & pneumatic devices ranging to $3,000 1 million
-Maintaining a complete project file
-Preparing system proposal & installation drawings
-Creating project schedules
-Commissioning systems
-Editing designs as necessary
-Maintaining customer contact from the initial kick-off meeting though the customer sign-off phase of the project
Issuing supplier invoices
-Preparing written proposals and proposal drawings on some major projects.
-Approving customer purchase orders and acknowledgements on major projects.
-Approving supplier invoices on major projects.

This person will gather technical information, write orders, layout the conveyor system using Autocad, and place orders for electrical and mechanical Hydralic equipment needed to build the system. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:32:24.

Controls Engineer

-2 year Electrical Engineering degree or other equivalent training or experience
-Highly developed computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
-Good oral and written communications skills

Preferred Skills/Experience:
-Experience in electrical controls design
-Experience in AutoCAD 2012
-Experience in DFMA and FMEA processes
-Proven ability to organize tasks and manage complex projects

Responsibilities:
-Designs electrical control schematics
-Writes electrical control software
-Inputs design into CAD system
-Creates PLC/HMI programs based on company standards with Rockwell Software RS Logix 5, RS Logix 5000 and Factory Talk View Studio Machine edition
-Develops Bills of Material (BOM)
-Completes necessary documents to release designs to production
-Assists in machine start-up and run-off
-Assists level 2 and 3 Electrical Engineering Professionals as needed
-May participate in multi-function design teams
-Occasionally troubleshoots performance programs with machines or processes in the field

Should be willing to travel up to 25% of the time to commission new machinery in the field. This is a long term position here in the Grand Haven area. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:31:44.

Inventor Detailer

Seeking an Inventor Detailer/Designer. Position will entail detailing of products, modeling and assembly fit verifications of 3d models, creating bill of materials, and modifications to existing drawings. Qualified candidates must be fluent using Inventor. Excellent position for a candidate that has recently graduated with his Associates Degree in Drafting or someone up to 5 years of experience. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:31:19.

Product Engineer

We are seeking a Mechanical/Product Engineer for your Spring Lake Operations. Position will entail:
-Design of our products thru the use of engineering formulas, programs, and concepts.
-Design of products from concept to completion
-Coordinating with the customer on design specifications
-Utilizing both Autocad and Soldworks to create designs
-Having a knowledge of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and 2+ years of experience. Come join our team today. We offer a quality benefit package and excellent work environment. Interested individuals please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:30:57.

Manufacturing Engineer

We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to work at our automotive plant here in Holland, MI. This position will be responsible for:
-Troubleshooting equipment/manufacturing/facility problems
-Installing of new systems
-Purchasing of equipment
-5s, lean manufacturing, and kanban systems
-Analyzing production results
-Lean manufacturing
-Implementing and improving manufacturing methods and processes,
-Interaction with internal customers and external vendors to solve urgent and complex problems by identifying and evaluating alternatives to provide support of all in-plant production as required.

Qualified candidates will have a B.S. in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, or related), 2+ years of experience in complex mechanical assembly, tooling, and manufacturing in a highly automated and/or automotive engineering environment, and a knowledge of robotics is a plus. Interested candidates should respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:30:39.

Maintenance

Seeking a 1st shift Maintenance Mechanic for our job shop operations. Position will entail working on Lasers, turrets, brake presses and secondary equipment. Other responsibilities include:
-Preventative maintenance on machinery
-Facilities maintenance
Performing emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production hours.
-Mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and troubleshooting.
Diagnosing problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
Using a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
-Contacting outside contractors as necessary

This is a long term position that offers excellent benefits and competitive pay. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:30:21.

Electrical Service Manager

Seeking an Account Manager for our Electrical Service Department. Position will entail:
-Setting up service contracts with many of our current customers
-Maintaining assigned clients as well as pursuing additional clients
-Preparing estimates.
-Preparing promotional materials
-Preparing, managing, and delivering quotes to clients
-Qualifying new leads as well as ensure proper follow up is completed with existing clients

Qualified candidates will have a background as a Journeyman Electrician. Those that have owned a small business in the past will be highly considered. This is a long term position here in Grand Rapids. Interested candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:30:03.

Mechanical Engineer

Seeking a Mechanical Engineer for our Grand Rapids firm. Position will be responsible for:
Researching, designing, and evaluating equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements
-Participate with installation, operation, maintenance and repair of machinery
-Identify all equipment failures and implement corrective actions
-Diagnose potential faulty operation and initiate corrections 95% of the time before failure
-Make recommendations to maintenance crew on repairs
-Participate in all customer corrective actions
-Provide feedback to customer problems and needs
-Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation, and performance of equipment and systems once per quarter

Qualified candidates should have:
-A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
-3-10 years of manufacturing experience preferred
-A background in packaging equipment is a definite plus
-Knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures, and machinery required
-Experience in Lean Manufacturing preferred (Kanban, 5S, Visual Factory, Six Sigma).
-Demonstrated experience with developing and maintaining systems such as: predictive maintenance

This is a long term position here in Grand Rapids. Come join our dynamic team! Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2016-05-03 11:29:40.