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Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Jan 4, 2023

Location: Weidman, MI, US, 48893

Company: unifiedbra

Unified Brands is a leader in professional foodservice equipment design, manufacture and service. With an extensive portfolio of premium branded product lines to include Groen, Randell, Avtec, A la Cart and Power Soak, Unified Brands offers foodservice operators the essential equipment needed to support the varied menus of today's commercial kitchens. With an emphasis on custom fabrication and comprehensive foodservice preparation solutions, Unified Brands is a single source for cooking equipment, Sous Vide/cook-chill production, refrigeration, ventilation, utility distribution, conveyor, continuous motion washing, and meal delivery systems - with the ease of a single integrated business platform for sales, support, service, manufacturing, and business operations.


              • Develop and maintain standard work processes for manufacturing assembly lines.
              • Coordinate engineering change management activities for manufacturing; including but not limited to labor routings, tooling and equipment requirements, and work instructions.
              • Support prototype builds and pilot launches for New Product Development projects.
              • Conduct Job Safety and Ergonomic assessments and create innovative solutions to high-risk job functions.
              • Participate in ensuring product quality both in day-to-day assembly and overall reliability.
              • Design jigs/fixtures that ensure materials are produced efficiently and conform to print specification.
              • Interface with Production Engineers to ensure that best manufacturing practices, current machine capabilities, and materials are understood and used where possible.
              • Research, justify and implement equipment and/or tooling projects.


  • Knowledge of ‘Lean Manufacturing’ principles at a basic level.
  • Ability to read blue prints at an advanced level.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Must have proven experience in performing time studies and setting routing standards.
  • ERP system knowledge at a basic level.
  • CAD or 3D modeling system operation knowledge at an intermediate level.
  • Knowledge of refrigeration systems and applied technology at a basic level.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems and applied technology at a basic level.
  • Ability to think spatially and creatively at an advanced level.
  • Knowledge of sheet metal uses and formation, sheet metal working, and sheet metal applied technology at an intermediate level.


  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or related engineering.
  • 3+ years of manufacturing engineering or design experience preferred.


  •  General office environment with several hours daily in the manufacturing plant.


Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by team members, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of team members so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

All qualified applicants will consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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