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Engineering Assistant

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Phillips Service Industries Livonia , MI 48151

Posted 4 months ago


This position is for a Engineering/Buyers assistant. Primary responsibilities will be to assist engineers and senior buyers with their daily activities, perform cycle counts as needed and other various duties. Engineering duties will be to assist engineering staff with new designs, test stand assembly/wiring, and part fabrication.


Daily duties may include:

  • Assists with purchase orders for parts, services and/or tools.

  • Inventory cycle count duties

  • Credit Card Statement Reconciliation

  • Work with engineering, project managers and suppliers, to ensure deliverables are met.

  • Facilitate and manage any supplier issues (i.e. cost, quality, delivery)

  • Vendor/Supplier order follow-up via E-mail and phone

  • Support Engineering Team in supplier selection and approval process

  • Establish and maintain sound professional relationships with suppliers.

  • Maintain current accurate records of all vendor related procurement records

  • Ensures that all necessary quotations are processed and assumptions are accurate from an Engineering/Supply standpoint

  • Assisting Engineers with new designs

  • Fabrication of prototype parts using basic machine shop equipment (manual mill, lathe, band saw, drill press, etc.)

  • Writing test procedures and processes

  • Assemlby and wiring of test stands or test fixtures


Associates degree.

  • Experience with MS Word, Excel and Outlook is required

  • Must be able to work in a team or independently

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Experience filing documentation/paperwork

  • Professional communication skills, including in-person, phone and e-mail

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Experience with MS PowerPoint, Visio, Access, OneNote, etc.

  • Experience in purchasing or related field and/or Electronics field

  • Knowledge or experience with Epicor

  • Ability to read blueprints or technical documents is a plus

  • Prior interdepartmental and/or supplier communication experience is a plus

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Engineering Assistant

Expired Job

Phillips Service Industries