IMPERIAL DESIGN

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Manufacturing Engineer

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with 3+ years of experience. This is a permanent position here in the Aerospace industry and will consist of:
-Writing all the process sheets that need to happen in order to make the part.
-Being involved in the quoting process in order to help sales figure out an end figure
-Improving processes on the manufacturing floor
-Lean manufacturing
-Creating process sheets
-Dealing with customer on engineering changes
-Understanding GD&T
-Working with AS 9100 requirements

This is a an excellent position for someone who is detail oriented and enjoys working with tight tolerances. Average work week is 7-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and the position offers excellent benefits. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated industry.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-25 10:09:47.

Machine Designer


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 2015-06-19 12:03:57.

Machine Builder

Looking for a Machine Builder with 3+ years of experience. Potential candidates should 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 Grandville. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 12:03:27.

Quality Technician

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 15 an hour range.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 12:00:51.

Manufacturing Engineer

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with 3+ years of experience. This is a permanent position here in the Aerospace industry and will consist of:
-Writing all the process sheets that need to happen in order to make the part.
-Being involved in the quoting process in order to help sales figure out an end figure
-Improving processes on the manufacturing floor
-Lean manufacturing
-Creating process sheets
-Dealing with customer on engineering changes
-Understanding GD&T
-Working with AS 9100 requirements

This is a an excellent position for someone who is detail oriented and enjoys working with tight tolerances. Average work week is 7-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and the position offers excellent benefits. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated industry.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:58:55.

Machine Build Supervisor

Seeking a Machine Build leader to run our first shift operations. We are a special machine building facility and we are looking for someone who can take care of the up front paperwork, scheduling for the Machine Builders on the floor, provide the technical expertise on questions that come up, work in a hands on role building equipment and making sure projects are done on time and within budget. This is a long term need. Qualified candidates should have 5+ years of experience working for a machine build company. Interested candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:57:36.

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
-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 2015-06-19 11:55:53.

Electrician

Location: Grand Rapids
Job Title: Electrician
Pay: 22-28 an hour

Knowledge of 3 phase motors and pumps is highly preferred.

Seeking a 3rd shift Electrician that has experience in the following areas:
1. Running electrical wiring per the National Electric Code (less than high voltage) and performs minor repairs at the board level.
2. Planning layouts and wires electrical for updates on machinery and follows projects through to
completion. Updates minor changes on electrical prints.
3. Troubleshooting machinery with or without the use of control prints. (where applicable)
4. Writing small computer program additions and implements. (where applicable)
5. Recognizing safety hazards on equipment and initiates corrective actions.
6. Providing training for other Maintenance personnel.
7. Following lockout procedures and safety rules in the plant.
8. Handling and labels hazardous and/or non-hazardous chemical containers properly.
9. Calibrating machine controllers. (where applicable)
10. Performing preventative maintenance on all equipment. buildings, and machines as assigned and applicable.
11. Operating cutting torch and welder as assigned.
12. Performing other tasks assigned by designated Supervisor.

Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:53:45.

Controls Engineer

Location: Grand Haven
Job Title: Controls Engineer
Pay: 70-90k

Requirements:
-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 2015-06-19 11:46:47.

Machine Builder

Looking for a Machine Builder with 3+ years of experience. Potential candidates should 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. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:44:51.

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer
Location: Holland
Pay: 65-75k

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% (mostly local)
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 2015-06-19 11:42:52.

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. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:41:12.

Screw Machine Operator

Seeking a Screw Machine Operator with 3+ years of experience in the set-up and operation of Davenport screw machines. This is a 1st shift opportunity working 10 hour shifts Monday thru Thursday. Must have a solid work history. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:38:21.

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. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:36:44.

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 2015-06-19 11:33:17.

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 2015-06-19 11:30:12.

Controls Engineer

Seeking an Electrical Engineer with 5+ years of experience to work in our industrial facility. Qualified individuals with have experience:
-Working in a Manufacturing environment
-Various PLCs and controls (FANUC, ALLEN-BRADLEY,SIEMENS, BOSCH/REXROTH
-Cognex vision cameras, Visual Basic programming, C # programming, SQL programming,
-Ability to read and create electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics.
-High level of competence in the use of Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint,
-AutoCad
-Analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and establish quality and reliability of the finished product.

This is a long term position here in the North Muskegon area. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:24:02.

Machine Designer

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 2015-06-19 11:21:46.

Software Engineer

Software Engineer
Seeking a Software Engineer with 0-2 years' experience to design and implement software for custom machinery unique to the automotive industry. Individuals will actively participate in the development and the field support of these machines. A BSCS or BSEE or BSCE is required with equivalent programming experience. Exposure to equipment integration, buy-offs and installations in the automotive field is a plus. Candidates should have had exposure to C and C++ and it would be a definite plus to have an understanding of Unix, Linux and Object oriented programming. This opportunity is located in Grand Rapids, MI, USA. Must be willing to travel up to 30%/ Position offers excellent benefits and earning potential. Interested candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:18:41.

Electrical Engineer

Seeking an Electrical Engineer with 0-4 year of experience to work at our operations here in Grand Rapids. Position will entail:
•  Implement overall planning and direction of engineering functions
• Provide interpretations of all external codes, regulations, and specifications
• Insure required certificates, permits, stamps, etc. are secured and maintained in accordance with company, client and/or government authority
• Provide value-engineering direction for company engineering activities
• Provide lighting selection, layout, and control
• Provide emergency lighting plots and calculation submittals
• Generate engineered product development and quality assurance
• Provide project technical direction
• Attends and participates in design/engineering meetings with clients, vendors and/or other trades as required
•  Design and draft as needed: power and lighting drawings, single line diagrams, equipment layout, conduit layout, motor control schematics, miscellaneous control schematics, panel layout, wiring diagrams and associated schedules
•  Provide load calculations to determine service, circuit breaker, conduit and conductor sizes
• Perform QA/QC checks for design and drafting throughout the project to ensure premium quality
• Interface with client and vendors to obtain all pertinent project information.
•  Provide technical engineering input for estimating and bid proposal requirements

Those with a BSEE in Engineering and interested in working for a commercial construction engineering firm please respond with an updated resume!


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:15:48.

Product Engineer

Location: Muskegon
Pay: 60-75k
Job Title: Product Engineer
Seeking a Product Engineer with 2+ years of experience to work in our construction equipment division. Candidates will be responsible for:
-Design of product using 3-d Solidworks
-Performing design calculations
-Quoting of product
-Dealing with customers on product needs
-Interacting with vendors

Qualified candidates will have had some prior solidworks knowledge. A background in weldments, thermoforming, hydaulics, and electrical is a definite plus. This is a long term permanent position here in Muskegon. A Bachelor's Degree in an engineering discipline is required. Qualified candidates please respond with an updated resume.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-19 11:13:59.

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 Bradley's. 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 2015-06-19 11:12:02.

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 15 an hour range.


Please forward resumes to llubben@imperialdesign.com.
Job Posted 2015-06-17 05:16:39.

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 2015-06-09 05:47:21.