About this Opportunity
As an Engineer, you'll apply standard engineering principles, concepts, theories, and techniques to routine assignments in support of business objectives and be responsible for providing fundamental engineering leadership and expertise. You may conduct feasibility studies, determine manpower and cost estimates, and develop engineering criteria. You will perform primary analyses to develop design options or recommendations for structures, systems, and components. You may also apply originality, ingenuity, and knowledge of other disciplines in solving basic technical issues. Emphasis in your work will be placed on team participation, your ability to plan, and your ability to achieve results on assigned projects.
What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you . . .
Apply basic supply chain cost, value stream capabilities, and economic principles.
Apply learned engineering skills to your work assignments.
Apply problem-solving skills and execute solutions to problems independently.
Coach basic engineering tasks to others.
Complete engineering tasks within the oversight of leadership.
Follow engineering and quality processes.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Seek and receive mentoring from senior level and engineering leadership.
Seek the approval of the budget owner using the appropriate request process.
Take good notes, showing your work and assumptions.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have . . .
An Engineering/Technical degree from an accredited program or a two-year Technical degree in a related field with five years of applicable engineering experience.
Two to four years of professional engineering experience, or zero to three years of specialty engineering experience, applicable internship/co-op experience, or experience with participating in and leading projects.
Project management experience (may be essential for some assignments).
Knowledge in Lean principles and their application.
The ability to assess process concepts and determine where continuous improvement opportunities exist.
The ability to communicate effectively with people at various levels including production, engineering, and management, and the ability to work well and develop a partnering relationship with other team members.
Knowledge in the use of common office automation, communication, software, and tools, Herman Miller mainframe applications, and engineering-related software.
Problem-solving skills and the ability to apply engineering expertise to solving problems.
The ability to assess priorities and determine a course of action with minimal day-to-day supervision, and the ability to anticipate, recognize, and respond effectively to changes which affect project plans.
An overall business sense and an understanding of how decisions impact business results.
The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Our values speak to our shared beliefs. They describe how we live our purpose through the way we lead, the way we see one another, and the way we approach our work.
We are difference-makers reflects our commitments to creating places that matter, to being a good neighbor in our communities, and to using business as a force for good.
We are all extraordinary is our statement about the worth of individuals and our commitment to help everyone reach their full potential.
We are better together demonstrates how challenging one another, making room for everyone, and working and winning as one makes us stronger.
Who We Hire
Simply put, we hire everyone. MillerKnoll is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We're committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities.
MillerKnoll, Herman Miller's parent company, is a federal contractor and is subject to the requirements of Executive Order 14042. As such, we are requiring all of our U.S.-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4, 2022.
Travel:Yes, 10 % of the Time
Primary Location:United States-Michigan-Zeeland