Skilled Trades & Manufacturing Jobs in Grand Rapids

DeWys Manufacturing continues to grow right here in West Michigan. To do so, we need dedicated team members who are capable of performing our style of precision manufacturing and fabrication. We need people for a variety of skilled trades occupations looking for an opportunity of growth, development, and advancement throughout their career.  Along with a wide range of growth opportunities, we offer a variety of benefits including flexible scheduling, air-conditioned shop, and the benefits listed on the right of the screen.

A list of open positions are included below. DeWys Manufacturing offers on the job training through DeWys University to help you grow in your careers here, as well as competitive pay up to $25/hr and full benefits.

Be sure to check back often for new openings at DeWys Mfg.. If you’re looking to get started in a new position or through DeWys University, please complete the application to get started.

DeWys Manufacturing is looking to add YOU to one of the following positions:
*We prefer NCRC Accreditations*


 

    Customer Service Representative/Inside Sales

    Our Inside Sales team is in immediate need of a skilled Customer Service Representative to assist with responding to quote requests, technical product support, order management, and customer concerns.

    Customer Service Representative Responsibilities:

    • Data entry
    • Communicating with customers on a regular basis
    • Management of new part numbers ensuring accurate pricing and drawing revisions are on file.
    • Facilitate customer expedite requests, order move out requests, and any order changes.
    • Initiate engineer change requests.
    • Collaborate with production team members to handle shortages, expedite requests, and tracking parts in production.
    • Assists quality assurance in rework, replacement, or credit of nonconforming products.
    • Responds to all customer complaints regarding billing, services rendered, or products received and referring complaints to designated internal department for further investigation.

    Customer Service Representative Qualifications:

    • Must have prior customer service experience preferably in a manufacturing company
    • Prefer an Associate’s degree in general business or equivalent
    • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, possess excellent typing skills and oral/written communication skills
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret sales forecasts, contracts, technical procedures, government regulations and legal documents
    • Strong attention to detail, customer servant attitude, and team player mentality

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    Automation Technician – 2nd & Weekend Shift

    We are currently seeking Automation Technicians to add to our 2nd and Weekend shift teams.

    Automation Technician Duties:

    • Monitor automation equipment to ensure production goals and quality standards are being met involving grinding, spot weld, press brake, CNC mill, paint, general machines, material handling, etc.
    • Create and maintain consistent and clear set up instructions
    • Conduct offline programming
    • Calibration of equipment
    • Work closely with cross functional teams to identify work and production needs to achieve cost effective processes

    Automation Technician Qualifications:

    • Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
    • 5 or more years of experience in manufacturing
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, work orders, engineering specifications, safety rules, work rules, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
    • Strong communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills

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    Production Manager – Powder Coating

    We are currently seeking a Production Manager to oversee our powder coat paint line operations.

    Powder Coat Production Manager Duties:

    • Leading day-to-day activities for powder coat operations to meet production and company goals
    • Coordinating work schedules and manpower needs across all shifts
    • Providing consistent leadership in the promotion of growth and development of the team, identifying training needs
    • Working closely with all departments to maintain Customer on-time rate of 97.5% or higher
    • Meeting or exceeding shop capacity goals to fulfill Customer needs

    Powder Coat Production Manager Qualifications:

    • Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
    • Previous manufacturing supervision/management experience
    • 5 or more years of powder coating experience
    • Comprehensive knowledge of powder coating systems- conveyors, pretreatment chemical wash, wash and curing ovens, parts hanging techniques, proper powder coat paint spraying
    • Strong communication, organizational, problem solving, and leadership skills

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    General Machine Operator – 1st, 2nd, & Weekend Shift

    We are seeking individuals with strong critical thinking skills to join our team as a General Machine Operator. 1st, 2nd, and Weekend shift available.

    General Machine Operator Duties:

    • Read customer blueprints and diagrams
    • Will be trained to operate Haeger, Spot Welder, and other equipment
    • Maintain a clean and organized workspace

    General Machine Operator Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Good communication and teamwork skills
    • Willing to work overtime as necessary

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    Manufacturing Manager – Fabrication

    We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Manager to add to our Operations team to oversee all aspects of our fabrication areas.

    Manufacturing Manager Duties:

    • Responsible for the growth and development of team members on all shifts, identifying training needs
    • Working closely with Master Scheduler to maintain Customer on-time rate of 97.5% or higher
    • Evaluating & identifying capacity needs to meet Customer demand
    • Meeting or exceeding shop capacity goals that fulfill Customer needs
    • Forecasting future equipment needs and incorporating department layout into overall material flow

    Manufacturing Manager Qualifications:

    • Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
    • 5 or more years of experience in manufacturing
    • Metal fabrication background preferred
    • Previous supervision/management experience
    • Strong communication, organizational, problem solving, and leadership skills

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    Warehouse Laborer – 2nd Shift

    We are currently seeking a Warehouse Laborer to join our Shipping & Receiving team on 2nd shift.

    Warehouse Laborer Duties:

    • Pulling and packaging orders
    • Loading and unloading trucks
    • Staging orders to be loaded
    • Transferring product and adjusting inventory

    Warehouse Laborer Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Able to obtain a Hilo license through DeWys
    • Previous shipping & receiving experience preferred
    • Experience in ERP systems a plus!

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    Robotic Weld Operator – 2nd Shift

    We are currently seeking mechanically inclined individuals to join our welding team on 2nd shift.

    Robot Operator Duties:

    • Set up, adjust, and operate robotic welder
    • Read customer blueprints and work instructions
    • Troubleshoot issues to eliminate causes of rejected parts
    • Grind parts as needed
    • Maintain a clean and organized workspace

    Robot Operator Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Previous welding experience or training preferred
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and work instructions
    • Ability to perform mathematical calculations
    • Willing to work overtime as necessary

    For information on DeWys University training click here.

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    Press Brake Operator – 1st, 2nd, & Weekend Shifts

    We are currently seeking detail-oriented individuals to join our team on 1st, 2nd, and Weekend shifts.

    Press Brake Operator Duties:

    • Set up, adjust, and operate press brake
    • Read customer blueprints and work instructions
    • Troubleshoot issues to eliminate causes of rejected parts
    • Perform periodic quality inspections throughout shift
    • Maintain a clean and organized workspace

    Press Brake Operator Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Previous metal fabrication experience preferred
    • Ability to perform mathematical calculations
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and work instructions
    • Willing to work overtime as necessary

    To find out more information about DeWys University Press Brake training click here.

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    Powder Coat Team Member – 1st, 2nd, & Weekend Shifts

    We are currently seeking team-oriented individuals to join our powder coat paint line on 1st, 2nd, & Weekend shifts.

    Powder Coat Team Member Duties:

    • Read customer blueprints and diagrams
    • Prep all parts for painting by plugging and racking parts
    • Load and unload sheet metal parts to conveyor paint line
    • Assembly and packaging of finished parts
    • Troubleshoot issues to eliminate causes of rejected parts
    • Maintain a clean and organized workspace

    Powder Coat Team Member Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Previous powder coat experience preferred
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and work instructions
    • Good communication and teamwork skills
    • Willing to work overtime as necessary

    For more information on powder coating, click here.

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    Welder – 1st & 2nd Shift

    We are currently seeking motivated Welders for our 1st and 2nd shift teams with the drive to expand their MIG, TIG, & Robotic Welding skills through the DeWys University training program.

    Welder Duties:

    • Set up welding equipment for MIG welding on a variety of products and parts
    • Lay out, position, align, and fit metal components to weld per customer specifications
    • Read customer blueprints and work instructions
    • Finish grinding and spot grinding of parts
    • Perform maintenance on welding and grinding machines

    Welder Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Previous welding experience/training, Certified Welding Technician is a plus!
    • Good working knowledge of metals, welding robots, and welding & grinding equipment
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and work instructions
    • Willing to work overtime as necessary

    To find out more information about DeWys University Welding training click here.

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