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Posted on 7/2/2024

Challenge Manufacturing

Challenge Manufacturing

1,001-5,000 employees

Global Tier 1 supplier of automotive structures

Automotive & Transportation

Mid, Senior

Pontiac, MI, USA

Product Engineering
Quality Assurance
Engineering Management
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years’ experience in a supervisory role
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • Automotive manufacturing industry experience preferred
  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Manage processes with detailed accuracy and discipline
  • Coaches and assist all employees with problem solving and personal issues
  • Train team members on various processes, procedures, and job tasks within their work zone
  • Certify team members on individual workstations to satisfy each level of progression on the skills matrix
  • Ensure quality standards are met
  • Ensure on-time delivery is met according to customer demands and scheduling
  • Pay close attention to detail including safety, housekeeping, quality, performance, instructions given by management, and employee well-being
  • Incident reporting and investigation of root cause for injuries, near misses, and manufacturing equipment incidents
  • Monitor employee attendance and discipline accordingly
  • Monitor production quality and throughput
  • Work with support groups to return processes to standard when abnormal conditions occur
  • Direct team leaders, material handlers, operators, and support groups on daily tasks
  • Conduct toolbox talks daily to remind employees of all categories listed on the check sheet
  • Follow Company procedures for production identification & traceability, containment of nonconforming material, inventory movements, and production reporting
Challenge Manufacturing

Challenge Manufacturing


Challenge Manufacturing, a leading global Tier 1 supplier of automotive structures, excels in employing advanced automated assembly, high-speed progressive stamping, and various welding techniques. These technical proficiencies ensure high-quality production, making it an exemplary workplace for those interested in cutting-edge manufacturing processes and technological advancements in the automotive industry. The company's leadership in these key production areas highlights its commitment to excellence and innovation, providing a dynamic and forward-thinking environment for its employees.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth