IMPERIAL DESIGN

Personnel / Recruiting DIVISION

Specializing in Engineering and Skilled Trades Personnel

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Product Designer

Seeking a Designer with 1-5 years of experience. Position will consist of detail and design of products, taking existing designs and making modifications, figuring out ways to make the product more cost effective, interacting with Customer Service, Purchasing, Sales, and the Lab on product related changes. Design is done on Solidworks. This is a long term position here in the Muskegon area.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-29 11:49:18.

Product Engineer

Seeking a Product Engineer with 2+ years of experience. Position will consist of concepting new designs, taking existing designs and making modifications, figuring out ways to make the product more cost effective, interacting with Customer Service, Purchasing, Sales, and the Lab on product related changes, and consulting with Chief Engineers and Project Managers to ensure products are meeting customer and regulatory standards. Design is done on Solidworks. A Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology is a plus but will consider candidates with an Associate's Degree. This is a direct position hire position here in the Muskegon area. Candidates that are entry-level with good internship experience will be considered.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-29 11:43:37.

Welder

Welder/Fabricator-Looking for an experienced Mig Welder with 5+ years of experience working in a fabrication type environment. Qualified welders must be able to pass a basic weld test. Position will entail fabrication of machines and conveyors, reading blueprints, operating basic shop equipment, and grinding as necessary. Must have prior fabrication experience to be considered. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 06:30:09.

Quality Engineer

Seeking a Quality Engineer with a background in the automotive industry. Qualified candidates will have experience in Supplier Quality, have an excellent understanding of TS-16949 requirements, have experience with high toleranced machine parts, have prior experience in writing PPAP's and controls plans, and have a willingness to travel up to 40%. This is a contract position with a chance to go direct here in the Muskegon area. Qualified candidates should have prior experience working with tier 1 customers.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 06:28:18.

Controls Engineer

Seeking an Electrical Engineer with 3 + years experience with PLC controls. Ideal candidate would have a Bachelors 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: 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 Holland.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 06:25:11.

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
-Analyzing production results
-Iean 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 2014-07-25 06:23:10.

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 lathe. 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 2014-07-25 06:21:26.

Civil Designer

Seeking a Civil Designer with 5+ years of experience in the construction industry. Qualified candidates will have 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. Only those with previous experience with either Civil 3d or Land Desktop will be considered.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 06:18:19.

Sales Engineer

Seeking a Sales Engineer to handle the initial calls from new customers and work with our regional sales guys If a new customer calls in or sends in an email request for information, this person makes the initial contact, gathers as much information as possible make suggestions on the product that would be the correct fit, and then work with the internal sales service folks and the regional sales group to get the order and the product manufactured. Very technical position. We are looking for a degreed engineer that is a good problem solver and can interact with the customer as well as the manufacturing engineers on the floor. The position is really working with the customer and analyzing what they are intending to do with the product, do strength analysis etc. Should be able to manipulate drawings in CAD. This individual really see's the project through from beginning to end. This is a long term position for us that offers a full benefit package along with a competitive salary and bonus incentives. Qualified candidates please reply with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 06:12:15.

Screw Machine Operator

Seeking a Screw Machine Operator with 10 + years experience in the set-up and operation of Acme-Gridley or New Britton screw machines. This is a 1st shift opportunity in the Holland, MI area. Knowledge of Davenport machinery is a plus. Must be willing to work 50 + hours a week and have a solid work history. Candidates must have experience with Acme-Gridley or New Britton's to be considered for this job. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 06:08:40.

Field Service Technician

Seeking an electrical and mechanical mechanic to install and support machines at customer sites. Some over night travel will be required, but should be home most weekends. The ideal candidate will have experience with PLC's and CNC's troubleshooting and programming. This is a great, long-term opportunity to learn all aspects of PLC programming and machine installation and support. This Grand Rapids, MI. based company is very stable, pays over time over 40 hours per week, offers full benefits and competitive wages.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 06:04:53.

Machinist

Seeking a 2nd shift Machinist for our build operations. Qualified candidates will have experience in:
-Manual Machining with both manual mills and lathes
-CNC Set-Up and Operations (Programming is not necessary)
-Reading blueprints
-Select, align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders and shapers.
-Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve.
-Fabricate tools and fixtures per print to maintain schedules.
-Verify conformance of finished work piece to specifications.

This is a long term position here in Kentwood and offers excellent benefits. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 05:56:06.

Mechanical Engineer

You will be responsible for machine design and documentation on a variety of custom projects. Each design will be managed to make sure the project fills within time constraints and within budget. Position will entail:

-Reviewing projects and product design requirements from Project Engineering.
-Creating concepts and submitting for approval
-Creating Bill of Materials, Sub-Assembly and Detail Drawings, and performing Design calculations.
-Developing machine concepts that meet customer requirements.
-Estimate costs of materials and labor
-Coordinate with the shop floor to make sure the project is meeting time requirements

Qualified candidates will have 3+ years working with Solidworks, have a background in Machine Design, and have excellent communication skills. This is a long term permanent position. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 05:54:05.

Controls Designer

Seeking a Controls Technician with 3+ years of experience in the Electrical drafting and PLC troubleshooting of HVAC/Oven type systems. Candidate will be responsible for making changes to existing drawings, creating bill of materials, ballooning of parts, troubleshooting PLC issues and interacting with Lead Designers and the shop floor on any issues. Candidate will be working on Autocad Electrical but someone with knows regular Autocad will be considered. This is a long term position here in the Grand Rapids area. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 05:51:03.

Buyer/ Planner

Seeking a Buyer/Planner for our facility here in West Michigan. Qualified candidates will have 8+ years of experience in:
-Lean, Kanban, and MRP systems
-Figuring out ways to lower costs on the shop floor
-Interacting with engineers on an everyday basis
-Purchasing of parts both domestically and internationally
Qualified candidates should be willing to travel up to 4 times a year at a week at a time. Those interested should send an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 05:47:07.

Maintenance

Seeking a Machine Repairman to work during our 1st shift operation. Qualified candidates should have experience working in either a Plastic Injection or Blow Mold facility including a knowledge of:
-Repairing hydraulic cylinders
-Troubleshooting PLC's
-3-phase electrical
-Basic Machining
-Welding
Candidate will be responsible for Keeping the molding lines in production and producing acceptable quality tanks at the specified weight, measurements and cycle speed, making the necessary adjustments as required to maintain acceptable material distribution throughout the cycle, and make the necessary changes to the material system on the machine to achieve a consistent mixture of Virgin, Color Concentrate and Regrind of material thru the extruder at all times.

This is a long term position that offers excellent benefits. Qualified candidates should start off by sending an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-25 05:44:44.

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 position on 3rd shift (11 p.m.-7 a.m.) that could end up going permanent in the future. Machines may include brake presses, stamping presses, wood working and secondary equipment. Qualified candidates should respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-24 13:13:05.

Machine Builder

Title: Machine Builder
Location: Holland
Pay-22-26 an hour
Job title: Machine Builder

Seeking a Machine Builder with 8+ years of experience. Position will entail:
-Building specialty machines.
-Having experience with pneumatics
-Having experience with hydraulics
-MIG welding
-Bending tubing
-Fabrication skills
-Reading drawings/prints
-Trouble shooting equipment
-Installation of equipment on site as necessary

This is a long term opportunity in the Holland area that offers competitive benefits and growth potential. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-24 12:57:27.

Production Supervisor

Seeking a Production Supervisor with a background working in powder coat operations. Position will entail
-Overseeing the daily activities of workers performing powder coat
-Ensuring that work is done efficiently according to daily and weekly schedules
-Training employees in the fundamental of powder coat including preparing surfaces for spray operations, applying paint, drying and bundling materials for shipping -Inspecting finished products for workmanship and quality prior to shipping -Troubleshooting complaints and resolving any paint issues -Assisting the plant manager with supervisory duties; assisting with interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning and making work assignments, assisting in appraising performance
This is a long term position here in the Grand Rapids area. Those who are interested please reply with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-08 06:44:27.

Electrical Supervisor

Seeking an Electrical Supervisor for our operation here in Holland. The qualified candidate will be hands on in the modifications to PLC's, leading panel builders, interacting with customers, making sure projects stay on schedule and within budget, and making sure each projects gets written up in the computer correct. This is a long term position and those with a background working in an Industrial or Machine Build type setting will be highly considered.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-08 06:42:42.

Product Engineer

Seeking a contract Product Engineer to help us thru the rest of this year. This project is for the furniture industry and the candidate will be responsible for:
-Ensuring production of profitable product desirable by customers.
-VA/VE of existing products
-Creating engineering change notices
-Development, and introduction of new products and production support for existing products and/or product line enhancements that fall within strategic direction of company
-Coordinating with the test lab on the testing of new and existing parts
-Ensuring performance (business, profit, product and functionality) to specifications.
-Conducting cost reduction activities to determine material, labor, and overhead costs.
-Investigating and analyzing competitive products to determine product performance, costs, and packaging methods.
-Providing technical direction to other staff members and interfaces at all organizational levels.
-Designing and developing solutions for new products, enhancements, and existing product lines through selection of materials, form, fit, function, design failure mode effect analysis and design reliability testing. Determines best practices and processes to minimize labor, material, and overhead costs, and assure manufacturability to increase market share and profitability.
-Participating in analysis of competitive products by evaluating materials, manufacturing processes, product performance, and packaging to determine competitiveness of product offerings.

Candidates with a background working in the furniture industry will be highly considered. Interested candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-08 06:41:07.

Quality Manager

Seeking a Quality Engineer with at least 5+ years of automotive Quality Management experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with:
-Managing quality control process systems, procedures and statistical techniques
-Inspection and testing, implementation and maintenance of the quality system, communication of quality issues both internally and externally.
-Assist in development and lead the implementation of product specific quality plans
-Provide daily communication to staff, company and suppliers on quality issues or concerns
-Plan, promote, and organize all quality related training activities within the plant.
-Assist the Business Units and sales teams with quality issues.

Successful candidates must possess an Associate degree with 5 years' experience. A Bachelor's degree in a technical field is preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business information, write reports, present information and respond to questions. Ability to work with mathematical concepts, proficient in problem solving techniques, ASQ certification preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Those with a background in CNC Machining or casting operations will be highly considered. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-08 06:40:46.

Plumber/ Pipefitter


We are currently looking for a 2nd shift Plumber for our Machine Build operation. Position will entail:
• Bending tubing with hand bender and power bender.
• Reading plumbing blue print schematics.
• Pipe threading and hose crimping experience
• Travel when necessary.
• Threading pipe and brazing as necessary

Candidates with 1+ years of recent experience will be considered.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-08 06:40:06.

Field Service Technician

Seeking a Field Service Technician with 1+ years of experience working with basic electrical and mechanical. Qualified candidates will have had some exposure to electronics or electrical, basic skills in hydraulics and pneumatics, exposure to Microsoft Office, and have a clean record. Candidates should be willing to travel up to 90% of the time including travel to both Canada and Mexico. This is a long term position here in Holland. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-08 06:39:50.

Preventative Maintenance

Seeking a Preventative Maintenance Technician to do basic troubleshooting of casting machines, oiling and greasing of machines as necessary, changing sprockets, and swapping out old and warn out parts. This is a 2nd shift Position that is intended to go long term.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-07-01 05:20:18.

Electrician

Seeking an Electrician with 1+ years of experience to work at our Machine Build facility. Position will entail
-Wiring machines
-Building electrical panels
-Reading blueprints
-Assisting Machine Builders as necessary

This is a 2nd shift long term position. Will consider those that are Entry-Level with an Associates in Electronics. Please reply with an updated resume!


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-06-26 08:22:02.

Plumber

We are currently looking for a 2nd shift Plumber for our Machine Build operation. Position will entail:
• Bending tubing with hand bender and power bender.
• Reading plumbing blue print schematics.
• Pipe threading and hose crimping experience
• Travel when necessary.
• Threading pipe and brazing as necessary

Candidates with 1+ years of recent experience will be considered.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-06-23 05:58:17.

Electrician

Seeking an Electrician with 1+ years of experience to work at our Machine Build facility. Position will entail
-Wiring machines
-Building electrical panels
-Reading blueprints
-Assisting Machine Builders as necessary

This is a 2nd shift long term position. Will consider those that are Entry-Level with an Associates in Electronics. Please reply with an updated resume!


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-06-20 12:38:42.

Engineering Assistant

Seeking an Clerical/Engineering Assistant for a local Machine Build company. Position will entail entering in sales orders into the computer, closing out orders, sending out part quotes to the customer, working with suppliers on part returns, and interacting with Machine Builders and Field Service Technicians on any issues. Qualified candidates must be very detail oriented, have an excellent understanding of word and excel and be open to working full time. This is a 1st shift long term position that offers benefits.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-06-18 07:14:05.

Manufacturing Engineer

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with 2+ years of experience.
Position will entail:
-Improving processes on the manufacturing floor
-Participating in Kaizen events
-Setting up work cells
-Root cause analysis
-Creating work instructions
-Optimizing the plant layout of new machinery
-Applying lean manufacturing principles
-Support Process Service activities as they relate to specific projects, or new areas of interest.
-Direct new product introductions and improvements to existing products in production.
-Troubleshoot process and equipment problems as they arise.

This is a long term position here in Muskegon. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or 5+ years of experience working as a Manufacturing and/or Process Engineer.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-06-09 09:01:47.

Manufacturing Engineer

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with 2+ years of experience.
Position will entail:
-Improving processes on the manufacturing floor
-Participating in Kaizen events
-Setting up work cells
-Root cause analysis
-Creating work instructions
-Optimizing the plant layout of new machinery
-Applying lean manufacturing principles
-Support Process Service activities as they relate to specific projects, or new areas of interest.
-Direct new product introductions and improvements to existing products in production.
-Troubleshoot process and equipment problems as they arise.

This is a long term position here in Muskegon. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or 5+ years of experience working as a Manufacturing and/or Process Engineer.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-05-28 12:02:05.

Field Service Technician


Seeking a Field Service Technician with 1+ years of experience. Qualified candidates will have had some exposure to electronics or electrical, basic skills in hydraulics and pneumatics, exposure to Microsoft Office, and have a clean record. Candidates should be willing to travel up to 90% of the time including travel to both Canada and Mexico. This is a long term position here in Holland. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-05-06 06:49:00.

Production Supervisor

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Location: Grand Rapids
Pay:60-70k


PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE JOB: This position is responsible for assisting in the supervision and production within the manufacturing facility to insure that all product meets both the company's and customer's quality and delivery standards. This includes assisting in coordinating activities of all departments, monitoring production effectiveness and enforcement of company policy and quality standards while being a positive company representative.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Analyze processes and paperwork to attain process improvement
2. Assist department lead people with monitoring and reviewing employees performance, skill level, training needs
3. Determine labor requirements and make recommendations for effective utilization
4. Assist with coordination of new projects
5. Assist with development of procedures to accomplish manufacturing goals
6. Investigation of time exceptions on jobs
7. Assist in future planning
8. Coordinate workload between departments
9. Process Change Notices through the shop and Customer Service
10. Monitor hot customer orders
11. Process customer schedules for manufacturing information
12. Provide supervision and direction to department lead person
Ideal candidates will have a background working in a sheet metal, machine build, or job shop type of environment. This is a hands on position where you will be continually interacting with the shop floor on any issues, assisting floor supervisors with issues or needs that they have, and continuously mentoring those that report to you. This is a long term position that offers salary + bonus potential.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-05-06 06:48:40.

Electrical Engineer

Seeking an Electrical Engineer with 3 + years experience with 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 20%
Electrical Engineer

Job Summary: Responsible for controls design for a company that produces special machines, fixtures, and gages. Assists manufacturing and participates in house build and field support of installed machines needed. Responsibilities include design (according to customer specifications), detail work, PLC programming, HMI programming, coordination and supervision of machine installations as necessary.

Job Specifications: BSEE with emphasis on controls or systems design as well as three to 5-10 years relevant work experience is preferred. Those without a Bachelors but applicable job experience will be considered. Position requires experience with AutoCAD, machine control design, troubleshooting, implementation utilizing 480VAC and 24VDC control panel design, variable frequency drive experience; Mainly Allen Bradleys. Individual must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and work within a cross-functional team environment. Experience designing with and using variable frequency and servo drives is needed. Experience in programming PLC controls. Proficient in using Microsoft Office products. Self-starter and self-motivated individual who understands the importance of being a team player to achieve organizational goals.

Primary skills and responsibilities: (Others may be assigned.)
• Create system design in AutoCAD.
• Program and troubleshoot control systems by close interaction with assembly and engineering team.
• Ensure effective communication with customers, product and project managers, and team members in defining system requirements, system operation, and schedule planning.
• Provide support of new and existing equipment by providing on-site or phone support by use of analog and digital circuit as well as computer hardware knowledge and troubleshooting skills.
• Assists with machine start-ups and assists with coordination of installation services.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-05-06 06:45:58.

Project Engineer

Seeking a Project Engineer with 4+ years of experience working in the Automotive Industry. Position will entail leading projects from concept to completion including dealing with product engineers on design issues, visiting the customers, overlooking builds, expediting samples, and launching of products. Those with experience with injected molded parts will be highly considered. This is a contact position with the possibility of going long term in the future. Degree isn't mandatory.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-05-05 12:01:28.

Project Engineer

Seeking a Project/Product Engineer with 10+ years of experience working in the Automotive Industry. Position will entail leading projects from concept to completion including dealing with product engineers on design issues, overseeing designers, visiting the customers, overlooking builds, expediting samples, and launching of products. Those with experience with injected molded parts will be highly considered. This is a long term position here in the Grand Rapids area. Those with experience with Honda or Chrysler will be highly considered. This is a permanent position here at our Grand Rapids office. Interested candidates should please send a resume thru the Craig's list site.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-05-05 11:59:29.

Graphic Designer

Seeking a Graphics Designer to help us out for the next 4-5 months. Position will entail working here on site in Muskegon updating electronic catalogs with new products to give the catalogs an updated look. Qualified candidates must have a background in InDesign and preferably 2+ years of experience working as a Graphics Designer. Essentially this individual will be grabbing the old images of parts and putting them into InDesign. Those with some familiarity with either Solidworks or Photoworks will be highly considered. This is a contract position. Interested candidates should respond with a resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-04-16 13:42:59.

Plant Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE JOB: This position is responsible for assisting in the supervision and production within the manufacturing facility to insure that all product meets both the company's and customer's quality and delivery standards. This includes assisting in coordinating activities of all departments, monitoring production effectiveness and enforcement of company policy and quality standards while being a positive company representative.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Analyze processes and paperwork to attain process improvement
2. Assist department lead people with monitoring and reviewing employees performance, skill level, training needs
3. Determine labor requirements and make recommendations for effective utilization
4. Assist with coordination of new projects
5. Assist with development of procedures to accomplish manufacturing goals
6. Investigation of time exceptions on jobs
7. Assist in future planning
8. Coordinate workload between departments
9. Process Change Notices through the shop and Customer Service
10. Monitor hot customer orders
11. Process customer schedules for manufacturing information
12. Provide supervision and direction to department lead person
Ideal candidates will have a background working in a sheet metal, machine build, or job shop type of environment. This is a hands on position where you will be continually interacting with the shop floor on any issues, assisting floor supervisors with issues or needs that they have, and continuously mentoring those that report to you. This is a long term position that offers salary + bonus potential.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-03-31 07:48:48.

Packaging Engineer

Seeking a Packaging Engineer with 3+ years of experience. Qualified candidates will have experience in developing new packaging solutions, VAVE, have prior knowledge of FDA requirements, executing and coordination of new launches, design and launch of new lines, dealing directly with customers and suppliers, and being involved in packaging validation. This is a long term opportunity here in the Kentwood area. Qualified candidates should respond with a resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-03-31 07:48:09.

Laser Operator

Seeking a CNC Laser Operator with 3+ years of experience to set-up and operate lasers. Individual must have prior experience running a laser, be able to read blueprints, have decent math skills, and have a solid work history. This is a 1st shift position in the Grand Rapids area. Interested candidates should email resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-03-28 06:16:50.

Quality Inspector

Seeking a Quality Inspector with 2+ years of experience. This position will entail visual inspection of metal painted parts looking for cracks, overspray etc. Having experience using micrometers and calipers, reading blueprints, and be able to read an spc chart is a plus but not absolutely necessary. Need to have prior quality inspection experience to be considered. This a contract position with the potential to go direct. This is a first shift position. Pay is in the 12-15 an hour range.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-03-13 12:15:22.

Product Designer

Seeking a Product Designer for our Grand Rapids office. Candidate will be responsible for:
-Concept & design, product development, prototypes, production release and ECRs.
-Deal with PDFs and proto rendered type files (JPEGs) of models and drawings for customer and sales approval.
-Work with molded plastic, die & sand cast, machined and sheet metal parts
-FEA analysis as required
-Design is done on either Solidworks or Unigraphics. Candidates must be fluent in one of the two packages to be considered.

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


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-03-06 05:44:55.

Architectural Drafter

Seeking an Architectural Drafter to join our team. Position will entail doing building layouts of our stores on AutoCAD along with fixture layouts. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years in either architectural, construction, or cabinetry type drafting and have experience on Autocad. This is a long term position here in Kentwood Michigan. Interested candidates should apply with a resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-27 06:10:42.

Machine Designer

Seeking a Solidworks Designer with 5+ years working as a Machine Designer. Position will entail design of equipment from scratch, ballooning of parts, have an excellent understanding of mating conditions, interact with the guys on build floor with any problems or concerns, and make sure designs on done on time within the overall schedule. This is an immediate 6-12 month contract position here in the Muskegon area. Interested applications please forward resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-25 05:26:27.

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 2014-02-25 05:26:09.

Project Engineer

Basic Description:
Seeking a Product/Project Engineer with 3+ years working in the furniture industry in a related capacity. Position will be responsible for:
-Ensuring that the product is made to customer specs
-Coordinating with overseas suppliers in China on specifications
-Assisting the Quality Manager with quality issues
-Using Solidworks to manipulate/modify drawings and evaluate customer supplied files
-Leading projects from start until completion

Those with a knowledge of metal parts and assemblies will be highly considered. This is a long term position here in the Grand Rapids area.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-21 13:30:10.

Electrical Supervisor

Seeking an Electrical Supervisor for our operation here in Holland. The qualified candidate will be hands on in the modifications to PLC's, leading panel builders, interacting with customers, making sure projects stay on schedule and within budget, and making sure each projects gets written up in the computer correct. This is a long term position and those with a background working in an Industrial or Machine Build type setting will be highly considered.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:57:26.

Project Manager

Seeking a Project Manager with 2-5 years of experience. Position will entail quoting of projects, acting as the main customer contact, scheduling and ensuring projects are done on time and within budget, travel to the customer as required, have the ability to understand a variety of designs and drawings, and have the ability to handle multiple projects at one time. This position is a Machine Build facility. Those with a background in working around weld cells, assembly lines and robotics will be highly considered. This is a permanent position here in Grand Rapids.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:54:43.

Quality Engineer

Seeking a long term Quality Engineer to work in our Aerospace group. Position will be responsible for:
-Writing control plans
-Assisting Process Services manager in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system
-Interfacing with Customers and Operations to ensure transfer to production of new products are in accordance with approved data.
-Ensuring timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive actions
-Analyzing failure, corrective and preventive action to respond to customer complaints.
-Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for Process Services related concerns.
-Supporting the Quality Inspectors to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system.
-Continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, Kaizen lean methods, etc.
-Developing training to build quality awareness.
-Conducting audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventive actions.
-Preparation of QA reports.

This is an immediate position. Bachelor's Degree is preferred.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:53:27.

Project Engineer

Seeking a contract Project Engineer to help us thru the rest of this year. This project is for the furniture industry and the candidate will be responsible for:
-Ensuring production of profitable product desirable by customers.
-Development, and introduction of new products and production support for existing products and/or product line enhancements that fall within strategic direction of company
-Leading project teams for designated ('B' level or less) projects.
-Ensuring performance (business, profit, product and functionality) to specifications.
-Conducting cost reduction activities to determine material, labor, and overhead costs.
-Investigating and analyzing competitive products to determine product performance, costs, and packaging methods.
-Providing technical direction to other staff members and interfaces at all organizational levels.
-Designing and developing solutions for new products, enhancements, and existing product lines through selection of materials, form, fit, function, design failure mode effect analysis and design reliability testing. Determines best practices and processes to minimize labor, material, and overhead costs, and assure manufacturability to increase market share and profitability.
-Participating in analysis of competitive products by evaluating materials, manufacturing processes, product performance, and packaging to determine competitiveness of product offerings.

Candidates with a background working in the furniture industry will be highly considered.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:52:11.

Machine Operator

Seeking a 2nd shift Turret Operator for our Sheet metal Fabrication operation. Qualified candidates will have 2+ years in the operation and set up of turrets, understand blueprints, and have decent match skills. This is a long term permanent position here in Grand Rapids.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:49:24.

Machine Builder

Seeking a Machine Builder/Conveyor Assembler with 5+ years of experience to work at our location near Allendale. Position will entail:
-assembling conveyors, specialty conveyors, specialty machines.
-Assisting in directing support staff
-Panel building if
-Experience with pneumatics
-Experience with hydraulics
-MIG welding
-Fabrication skills
-Experienced with lathe, end mill, and general fabrication equipment
-Capable of reading drawings/prints
-Capable of assembling equipment within tolerance and specifications as stated on drawings
-Capable of trouble shooting equipment
-Installation of equipment on site as necessary

This is a long term position.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:48:05.

Engineering/ Maintenace Manager

Seeking an Engineering Manager for our Operations here in West Michigan. The qualified individual is responsible for all Maintenance activities which include the day to day operations and efficiencies of the plant. Responsibilities also include conducting engineering assessments, cost estimates, design requirements and execution of capital projects that will improve productivity while assuring highest levels of safety, quality, sanitation and regulatory compliance. Other responsibilities include:
-Working closely on a daily basis with Plant Management to oversee and direct all maintenance activities in the plant.
-Developing strategies to increase plant efficiencies, reduce downtime and evaluate effectiveness of preventive maintenance in running the plant at peak performance.
-Working on ways to make the plant run more efficiently
-Working closely with Plant Management on the development of project scope, process design, capital and expense estimates, contractor/vendor selection, equipment specifications and purchases, implementation timelines and coordination of execution plans.
-Overseeing the fabrication and manufacturing of equipment for production needs; product and process piping, sanitary equipment, steam lines, chemical lines, pneumatic lines, etc.
-Overseeing plant projects, and provide support, guidance and direction to the plant in new installations.

This is a long term permanent position that offers competitive benefits. A Bachelor's Degree is required.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:47:50.

Quality Engineer

Seeking a Quality Engineer with at least 3+ ears of automotive QE experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with:
-Designing and installing quality control process systems, procedures and statistical techniques
-Writing controls plans
-specifying inspection and testing mechanism and equipment
-analyzing production limitations and standards
-recommending revision of specifications when indicated
-Participating in development and implementation of new and existing programs through APQP process
-Evaluating and maintaining the company quality program for compliance to customer standards and leading efforts to exceed expectations
-Assisting team members in cross functional teams as required

ASQ or CQA certifications are preferred. This is a great long-term direct hire opportunity in the Muskegon area and offers full benefits and competitive pay. Those with a background in CNC Machining or casting operations will be highly considered.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:47:31.

Process Engineer

Seeking a Process Engineer to work in an automotive type setting. Position will be responsible for:
-Assisting with the management of new programs
-Developing and maintaining timelines, monitoring program milestones, tracking and reporting tooling & capital spending, and coordinating launch meetings
-Advance Quality Planning (AQP) processes
Developing and Optimizing casting processes; develop specific casting process / parameters to meet customer and HLI requirements, document parameters, developed procedures.
Continuous Improvement; Lead and/or participate on teams, provide engineering support.
Problem Solving; Implement quality and productivity improvements using basic and advanced problem solving methodology, document sample plans & results, maintain a current status of programs an identify corrective actions to be taken.

Candidates for this position should have a background in Casting processes in order to be successful in this type of position. This is a long term position here in the North Muskegon area.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:47:10.

Electrical Engineer

Responsible for controls design for custom automotive equipment, including high and low voltage control panel design and layout, analog and digital circuit design, and communications. Responsibilities include design (according to customer specifications), detail work, PLC programming, HMI programming, control panel, machine assembly, coordination and supervision of machine installations, as well as field support and troubleshooting both on-site and remotely by phone. Position requires significant experience with AutoCAD, machine control design, troubleshooting, implementation utilizing 480VAC and 24VDC control panel design, variable frequency drive experience; AB, GE, Siemens, Mitsubishi family PLC systems, DeviceNet design and programming experience. Individual must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and work within a cross-functional team environment. Experience designing with and using variable frequency and servo drives is needed. Experience in programming PLC controls. Proficient in using Microsoft Office products. Effectively works under pressure and is task-oriented. Is willing and able to travel as necessary (up to 30%). This is a long term position here in Grand Rapids. A Bachelor's Degree is preferred but not absolutely necessary.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:46:52.

Process Technician

Seeking a 3rd shift Process Technician to join our team. Qualified candidates will be responsible for the overall performance of the Molding Department including start up, shut down, and maintenance of molding equipment and process that achieve production, quality, and scrap standards. They are responsible for the effective evaluation of the machine, mold and material for any established process. They are also responsible for effectively training, assigning and evaluating appropriate personnel to achieve competent employee performance. This is a long term position here in the Muskegon area


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-18 12:46:35.

Solidworks Designer

Seeking a Solidworks Detailer/Designer with 3+ years of experience to detail and modify parts on Solidworks, create bill of materials, and support work instructions. Position will also entail:
-Performing all design work in accordance with applicable Engineering Standards.
-Utilizing basic knowledge of manufacturing and engineering practices, mathematics, material properties & other physical sciences to create, modify or complete engi-neering models and drawings.
-Revising and updating Engineering design documentation relative to approved Engi-neering Change requests.
-Applying advanced skills and product knowledge while preparing final drawings from proposals or sketches, checking dimensions of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project. Responsible for determining all necessary details, views, dimensions and notes required for manufacturing and inspection.
-Interpreting 3D models and applies 3-D da-tum and geometric dimensioning tolerancing schema to applicable production drawings.
-Layout, design, update and release any engineering product models, special products or modifications to standard products as requested by the responsible Engineer.
-Answering and/or investigate technical questions from internal and external customers in a timely manner.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-02-06 13:52:31.

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.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-01-22 05:33:25.

Machine Builder

Looking for a Machine Builder with 3+ years of experience. Potential candidates MUST have experience in assembly of machinery, welding, reading blueprints, drilling and tapping, and fabrication as needed. Those with a background in Machine Building, Tool and Die, and Machine Repair will be considered. This is an immediate 1st shift position here in the North Muskegon area.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-01-22 05:33:00.

Plant Manager


PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE JOB: This position is responsible for assisting in the supervision and production within the manufacturing facility to insure that all product meets both the company's and customer's quality and delivery standards. This includes assisting in coordinating activities of all departments, monitoring production effectiveness and enforcement of company policy and quality standards while being a positive company representative.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Analyze processes and paperwork to attain process improvement
2. Assist department lead people with monitoring and reviewing employees performance, skill level, training needs
3. Determine labor requirements and make recommendations for effective utilization
4. Assist with coordination of new projects
5. Assist with development of procedures to accomplish manufacturing goals
6. Investigation of time exceptions on jobs
7. Assist in future planning
8. Coordinate workload between departments
9. Process Change Notices through the shop and Customer Service
10. Monitor hot customer orders
11. Process customer schedules for manufacturing information
12. Provide supervision and direction to department lead person
Ideal candidates will have a background working in a sheet metal, machine build, or job shop type of environment. This is a hands on position where you will be continually interacting with the shop floor on any issues, assisting floor supervisors with issues or needs that they have, and continuously mentoring those that report to you. This is a long term position that offers salary + bonus potential.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2014-01-10 05:12:51.

Granite Installer

Looking for an experienced Granite Installer that is willing to travel 80% of the time installing products for customers (no overnight work). Successful candidates will have experience in doing seams, grinding, polishing, and sealing, when not installing. We need someone ASAP working Monday through Friday. To be considered please send in a resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-12-10 12:19:13.

Manufacturing Engineer

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with 2+ years of experience.
Position will entail:
-Improving processes on the manufacturing floor
-Participating in Kaizen events
-Setting up work cells
-Root cause analysis
-Creating work instructions
-Optimizing the plant layout of new machinery
-Applying lean manufacturing principles
-Support Process Service activities as they relate to specific projects, or new areas of interest.
-Direct new product introductions and improvements to existing products in production.
-Troubleshoot process and equipment problems as they arise.

This is a long term position here in Muskegon. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or 5+ years of experience working as a Manufacturing and/or Process Engineer.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-12-06 08:21:08.

Production Supervisor

Seeking a Production Supervisor with 5+ years of experience in overseeing production operators. Position will entail:
• Developing and supervising direct reports
• Plans resource utilization
• Implements plant policies, procedures and practices
• Solves operational problems
• Mentoring operators on the floor
• Supporting and enforcing work rules
• Work closely with continuous improvement efforts

This is a long term position here in the automotive industry. Currently we have a 2nd and 3rd shift position available.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-12-06 07:29:55.

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.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-12-06 07:29:38.

Solidworks Detailer

Looking for and Entry-Level Solidworks Detailer that could still be a student or a recent graduate that can work 30+ hours a week. The job would consist of detailing up our confectionary food machines, creating bill of materials, ballooning of parts, and assisting in the purchasing of parts and following up with your suppliers to make sure the parts come in on time. This is an immediate need at our Grandville location. Must be fluent in working with the solidworks commands.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-12-06 07:11:58.

Quality Engineer

Seeking a Quality Engineer with 3+ years of experience. Position will entail creating documentation of ISO procedures, writing control plans and handling quality issues on the floor. Other responsibilities include:
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Root cause analysis & implementation of corrective actions for process related concerns including
customer returns
•Assist Quality Manager in establishing, implementing, and maintaining the quality management system
per ISO 9001:2008 standards
•Create, implement, and train inspection (visual and dimensional) and testing criteria including methods,
materials, SPC charts, and documentation
•Analyze, chart, track trends and report out on production inspection results to implement corrective
actions as necessary for continuous improvement
•Create PPAP's for customers along with review and disposition of supplier submissions
•Conduct Internal Audits including create reports, help determine proper corrective/preventive actions
and closing out findings
•Create, maintain and train visual standards, master samples, and poke yoke verifications
•Create , maintain, and prepare quality documentation
•Create, implement, and maintain receiving inspection functions
•Support and assist with training activities and implementing tools to build overall quality awareness
•Support and build a supplier development process including conducting audits/assessments
•Create, validate, and implement gages including methods and instructions

This is a long term position here in south Grand Rapids.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-11-15 07:50:57.

Maintenance/ Millwright

Needs to go under manufacturing on Craig's list
Seeking a Maintenance/Millwright to help with the installation of equipment into a new plant here in Zeeland. Position will entail rigging of equipment, leveling of machines, machine installation, troubleshooting of equipment and basic fabrication of guardrails, catwalks etc. This is 6+ month contract position. Qualified candidates should have 5+ years of experience in the Maintenance field. Position is 40-45 hours a week and is a 1st shift position.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-10-16 08:17:49.

Product Engineer

Seeking a Senior Product Engineer. Position will entail concept and development of products thru project launch, designing and manufacturing processes for producing precision components, dealing with plastics and die-cast parts, prototype engineering, and managing multiple projects. Those with a background in LED lighting will be highly considered. This is a long term position here in the Holland area.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-10-16 08:10:51.

Technical Support Technician

Seeking a Field Service Technician to do Technical Support of our customers. This position will primarily be working in the office and is an excellent opportunity for prior Field Service candidates that would like to get off the road. Skills required include:
-Reading and understanding mechanical & electrical drawings
-Drive assemblies & reducers
-Comprehend & follow electrical adjustment procedures
-Operate various test equipment (VOM, Amp Meter, Oscilloscope, etc.)
-Troubleshoot wiring problems
-Troubleshoot to printed circuit broad level, replacement and set-up
-Comprehend & troubleshoot PLC logic, able to make minor code changes
-Work experience (maintain & repair) with various electrical & electronic devices
-AC and DC motors
-Servo drives
-Variable frequency drives
-Photo eyes
-Discrete control devices (encoders, relays, proximity switches, sensors, etc.)

This is a long term permanent position here in Grand Rapids, MI.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-10-16 06:12:18.

Field Service Technician

Seeking a Field Service Technician with 1+ years of experience. Qualified candidates will have had some exposure to electronics or electrical, basic skills in hydraulics and pneumatics, exposure to Microsoft Office, and have a clean record. Candidates should be willing to travel up to 90% of the time including travel to both Canada and Mexico. This is a long term position here in Holland.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-10-16 05:43:18.

Lead Electrician/ Panel Builder

Seeking an Electrician to work in a machine build facility with experience in building control panels, taking a print from engineering and laying out the job with hosing and valves, electrical wiring of machinery, leading two other electrical assemblers, terminating of wires
hooking up devices, running conduit and assisting with mechanical machine build as needed. Qualified candidates should have 7+ years of experience. Hours are 1st shift working 6:30-5 p.m. This is a long term position here in the Jenison area.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-10-16 05:25:31.

Electrical Engineer

Seeking an Electrical Engineer with 3 + years experience with 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 20%
Electrical Engineer

Job Summary: Responsible for controls design for a company that produces special machines, fixtures, and gages. Assists manufacturing and participates in house build and field support of installed machines needed. Responsibilities include design (according to customer specifications), detail work, PLC programming, HMI programming, coordination and supervision of machine installations as necessary.

Job Specifications: BSEE with emphasis on controls or systems design as well as three to 5-10 years relevant work experience is preferred. Those without a Bachelors but applicable job experience will be considered. Position requires experience with AutoCAD, machine control design, troubleshooting, implementation utilizing 480VAC and 24VDC control panel design, variable frequency drive experience; Mainly Allen Bradleys. Individual must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and work within a cross-functional team environment. Experience designing with and using variable frequency and servo drives is needed. Experience in programming PLC controls. Proficient in using Microsoft Office products. Self-starter and self-motivated individual who understands the importance of being a team player to achieve organizational goals.

Primary skills and responsibilities: (Others may be assigned.)
• Create system design in AutoCAD.
• Program and troubleshoot control systems by close interaction with assembly and engineering team.
• Ensure effective communication with customers, product and project managers, and team members in defining system requirements, system operation, and schedule planning.
• Provide support of new and existing equipment by providing on-site or phone support by use of analog and digital circuit as well as computer hardware knowledge and troubleshooting skills.
• Assists with machine start-ups and assists with coordination of installation services.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-10-16 05:24:54.

Process Technician

Seeking a Process Technician with 5+ years of experience working in the plastic injection industry. Position will entail setting molds, and troubleshooting machinery, utilizing current programs and set-up sheets, verifying all changes with quality to ensure product specifications haven't been compromised, adjusting and modifying robots, adjusting chillers and temperature control settings, and P.M. on machinery as necessary. Both 2nd and 3rd shift positions are available.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-10-16 05:17:29.

Welder/Fabricator

Seeking a Welder / Fabricator for a company that makes Special Machines. This is a great contract opportunity with a chance to direct for custom fabricator to build very unique machines. The ideal candidate will have Mig and Tig experience, be able to read blue prints, and have worked in a Machine Building environment. Both 1st and 2nd shifts available. This Grand Rapids based company is very stable, pays over time over 40 hours per week, offers full benefits, and competitive wages


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-10-16 05:17:07.

Pro-E Designer

Seeking a Pro-E Designer with 4+ years of experience. Qualified individuals will have experience in the design of Die-Cast and machine parts, know wildfire 3.0, Intralink, and be a proficient solid modeler. Will be responsible for:
-Supporting design engineers through design and project engineering capabilities.
-Creating, Modifying and Maintaining designs in ProE and other CAD tools
-Developing design concepts
-Developing mechanical/electromechanical/pneumatic control systems designs.
-Preparing new designs consistent with planned analysis tools
-Assisting with development of design/performance specifications for internal departments and suppliers
-Recommending, planning and implementing component or system product improvements
This is a 12 month contract position with a chance to go direct down the road.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-10-14 06:08:52.

Welder

Looking for a Welder with 0-4 years of experience. Position will entail reading blueprints, Mig and Tig welding of sheet metal parts, assisting with robot welders, and fabrication of parts and equipment. Applicants should have some vocational classes or welding classes in college if they lack actual on the job experience. This is a long term position on 2nd shift.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-10-07 12:06:57.

Project Manager

Title: Project Manager
Location: Muskegon
Pay: 30-40 an hour
Seeking a Project Manager to act as a liaison between engineering and the outside contractors on machine installs. Position will entail:
-Scheduling of contractors
-Overseeing the installation of a manufacturing line
-Coordinating with engineering on any issues
-Coming up with ideas on making the line more efficient
-Making sure the project stays within budget

Those with a background leading machine build projects or machine installations will be highly considered. This is a contract position wrapping up the first couple of months of 2014.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-09-17 08:30:40.

Mechanical Engineer/ Machine Design

Seeking a Machine Designer with 5+ years of experience in the design of special machines. Qualified candidates will be responsible for:
• Machine design and development.
• Being proficient with AutoCAD 2D.
• Working with sales to develop products to meet our customers' needs.
• Some phone contact with customers and occasional local travel to customer site.
• Responsible for BOM, designing and releasing machines, updating prints, and answering machine builder's questions.
• BSME and minimum 5 years of experience designing complete industrial machines.

Excellent benefits, salary commensurate with experience.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-13 07:02:59.

Mechanical Designer

Seeking a Mechanical Designer with 5+ years of experience in Solidworks to assist our organization in the transition from Autocad over to Solidworks. Position will initially entail taking 2-d drawings and converting them over to Solidworks, assisting and mentoring our Designers on questions they may have in learning 3-d solidworks, design of material handling systems including conveyors, creating bill of materials, and interacting with customers as necessary. This is a full time position here in Kentwood.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-13 07:02:17.

Quality Inspector

Seeking a Quality Inspector with 2+ years of experience. This position will entail visual inspection of metal painted parts looking for cracks, overspray etc. Having experience using micrometers and calipers, reading blueprints, and be able to read an spc chart is a plus but not absolutely necessary. Need to have prior quality inspection experience to be considered. This a long term position here in Kentwood. Currently multiple 2nd shift positions available. Pay is in the 12-15 an hour range.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-13 07:01:12.

Maintenance Electrician

Seeking a Maintenance Electrician to work our weekend shift of Friday-Monday on 1st shift. Position will entail:
-Running electrical wiring per the National Electric Code (less than high voltage) and performing minor repairs at
the board level.
-Checking motor connections
-Preventative maintenance
-Planning layouts and wires electrical for updates on machinery and follows projects through to
completion. Updates minor changes on electrical prints.
-Troubleshooting machinery with or without the use of control prints. (where applicable)
-Writing small computer program additions and implements. (where applicable)
-Basic fabrication as needed
-Replacing limit switches.

This is a long term position that offers excellent benefits here in Kentwood, MI.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-13 07:00:14.

Machinist

Seeking a Machinist with 5+ years of experience in the operations of manual mills and lathes, drill presses, and grinders. The qualified candidate will be making parts for machines that we build and will be assisting the Machine Builders on occasion as well. A background in CNC's is a definite plus but not necessary. This is a long term position here in the Holland area. Both 1st and 2nd shift available.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-13 06:59:57.

Product Designer

Seeking a Product Designer with 5+ years of experience in the design of wood products (preferably furniture). Position will entail taking concepts and putting them into 3-d Inventor. Other responsibilities include:
-Developing wood furniture casegoods for Healthcare, University and Government contracts.
-Receiving concept or product sketches and creating detailed drawings of the completed product.
-Depicting various viewpoints and including dimensions and other specifications.
-Determining components needed to construct a product sample.
-Creating drawings, bills of material, and routings.
-The ability to develop wood furniture with appeal for design and innovation. -Being familiar with woodworking equipment capabilities and limitations.

This is a contract position with the potential to go permanent in the future.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-13 06:59:26.

Product/ Project Engineer

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.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-13 06:59:11.

Controls Engineer

Seeking a Controls Engineer with Electrical Engineering Degree or 10 years of equivalent experience. Will perform a variety of supportive Controls Engineering functions including coordination of controls activities on simple controls projects or non-project oriented department activities. Position requirements include:
-A background in Allen Bradley or Siemens S7 PLC's
-Excellent analytical skills
-Completing the design of complex systems that integrate both hardware and software
-Electrical Design on AutoCAD
-Dealing with customers as necessary
-Ordering of purchased parts
-Traveling to the customer as necessary (minimal)

This a long term position here in Grand Rapids that offers an excellent benefit package.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-13 06:58:18.

Brake Press Operator

Seeking a CNC Press Brake Operator with a minimum of 1 year experience in operation and set-ups. It is required to read blueprints and ability to us all types of measuring equipment. This is a 2nd shift position available immediately in the Grand Rapids area with excellent benefit package. Ideal candidates will be familiar with Amada and Cincinnati CNC Brakes.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-13 06:57:41.

Machine Builder

Seeking a Machine Builder/Conveyor Assembler with 5+ years of experience to work at our location near Allendale. Position will entail:
-assembling conveyors, specialty conveyors, specialty machines.
-Assisting in directing support staff
-Panel building if
-Experience with pneumatics
-Experience with hydraulics
-MIG welding
-Fabrication skills
-Experienced with lathe, end mill, and general fabrication equipment
-Capable of reading drawings/prints
-Capable of assembling equipment within tolerance and specifications as stated on drawings
-Capable of trouble shooting equipment
-Installation of equipment on site as necessary

This is a long term position.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-12 12:51:11.

Industrial Electrician

Currently seeking an Electrician for the night shift (8 p.m.-6 a.m.) shift at the Kentwood facility. This will be a direct hire position and the job details are:
-At least 4 years' experience with industrial controls and be willing to work the night shift.
-An Electrical Journeyman's card and working knowledge of CNC or Screw machines is a plus.
-Extensive PLC knowledge and the ability to perform mechanical repair and installation functions and participation on a preventive maintenance team.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-08-12 12:48:36.

Technical Writer

Looking for a Technical Writer with 0-3 years of experience. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelors Degree related to writing (Professional Writing, English, or Technical Communications) This individual will be writing operator manuals for machinery used in the medical, automotive, furniture and food industries. This is a long term position here in Holland.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-07-24 06:42:38.

Maintenace/ Millwright

Seeking a Maintenance/Millwright to help with the installation of equipment into a new plant here in Zeeland. Position will entail rigging of equipment, leveling of machines, machine installation, troubleshooting of equipment and basic fabrication of guardrails, catwalks etc. This is 6+ month contract position. Qualified candidates should have 5+ years of experience in the Maintenance field. Position is 40-45 hours a week and is a 1st shift position.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-07-11 08:58:16.

Civil Designer

Seeking a Civil Designer with 5+ years of experience in the construction industry. Qualified candidates will have experience in either Civil 3d or Land Desktop in the design of storm, sewer, water, and grading details on construction plans. This is a 6 month contract with a chance of going permanent down the road. Only those with previous experience with either Civil 3d or Land Desktop will be considered.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-06-13 12:14:59.

Electrician/ Controls Technician

Seeking an Electrician with 5+ years of experience. Position will entail troubleshooting electrical issues on machines, troubleshooting PLC's and modifying existing PLC programs. Those that can program from scratch will be highly considered and a background in 2-d Autocad is considered a plus. This is a long term position here in Grand Rapids.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2013-05-29 05:21:12.