Do you want to work for a leading automotive supplier?

For 50 years the automotive industry has depended on Creative Foam. We design and manufacture cellular and non-cellular foams and plastics for the automotive industry.

Key ingredients in our success are innovative people, a passion for quality and an unwavering commitment to the customer.

Our Dowagiac, Michigan location is currently looking for an individual with the same commitment to join our team as a Process/Tooling Engineer.

The Engineer's main responsibility will be to interface inside the process team for all engineering aspects on the production floor. He/she will have a strong working knowledge of the equipment and processes. The engineer will also work to identify/correct problems, suggest, support and implement cost and continuous improvement items. He/she will also develop improvement plans regarding labor and material efficiencies.


  • Knowledge of Thermal Vacuum forming processes and tooling.
  • Knowledge of compression molding and tooling.
  • Detail analysis, troubleshooting skills, 5S, Kaizen training
  • Ability to review CAD and software tool designs
  • Auto CAD experience

Job Duties:

  • Work with venders on tool build and development
  • Develop and document Thermal Vacuum form processes and tooling requirements.
  • Program/Project management
  • Create processes and procedures to help the company meet budgetary goals.
  • Continuous improvement event leader.

Education and Experience:

  • Manufacturing experience 8 to 10 years
  • 5-8 years of related experience in a production environment.
  • Knowledge of 2D/3D CAD modeling.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have knowledge of Lean manufacturing and basic manufacturing techniques and equipment.
  • Self-motivated and results orientated. Proactive with outstanding planning and follow up skills.
  • Green Belt Six Sigma
  • Program/Project Management
  • Detail analysis, troubleshooting skills, 5S, kaizen training
  • Creative Foam offers an outstanding compensation package, including medical, dental 401K and tuition reimbursement

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