Location: St. Joseph, MI

Status: Full-time

Posted: July 16, 2015

Edgewater Automation designs and builds custom automation equipment for assembly and test applications. We have experience in a broad range of industries including energy, life sciences, transportation, consumer goods, and electrical. As our business continues to grow, we have an immediate need for a full-time Mechanical Machine Builder to join our team.

This position is at our headquarters in Saint Joseph, Michigan – a spectacular vacation community on sparkling Lake Michigan, where swimming, fishing, water sports, and beach volleyball are abundant. Vineyards, orchards, glistening rivers and inland lakes surround us. A short 90-minute drive from Chicago, Southwest Michigan is also home to a new Jack Nicklaus signature golf course called Harbor Shores, 17 other public golf courses, nearly 20 wineries, six microbreweries, two art districts, many seasonal festivals, outdoor concerts and events all year long.  Become part of a team in an area like no other.

Scope:  Manage the build of custom machine projects from release of prints, machining, fabrication, assembly, debug and installation. Machines are unique one of a kind special assembly, inspection and test machines for high volume manufacturing industries.

Skills: Good background in blue print reading, machining, machine assembly, trouble shooting and problem solving.  Part of a self-directed work force requiring minimal supervision, must have good communication, organizational and time management skills.

General: Projects range in size from $100,000 to 2 million dollars. Lead a staff of 1 to 4 technicians depending on job size. Travel will be required approximately 20% of the time. Report to Director of Manufacturing.

Requirements: High School Degree, DOL Journeymen Certificate, 10 years of experience as machine builder.

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