Our mission is to provide manufacturing solutions through education and professional growth opportunities for current and future members.


Our vision is to be the most sought after manufacturing resource for our Chapter members, community, and SME organization. 

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  • Gentex Corporation

    Gentex is hosting open interviews on Wednesdays from 7 to 4 at the ​58 E. Riley St. location in Zeeland.    You can also apply online at gentex.com/careers to check the positions that are available.
  • Job Posting - Application Engineer

    Insight Global is looking to fill a position for an Application Engineer in Grand Rapids. We are looking to have this person ASAP. The interview is scheduled for Monday at 10:00 am. Below is the skill set that we are looking for! Please let me know how I could get this out. 

    Must haves:
    Minimum 4 Years of experience with: Solidworks, Microsoft Office
    Ability to solve design flaws and meet unique customer requests, mechanically inclined.
    Knowledge of manufacturing processes, principles, design and analysis simulations, material science, strength of materials and machine design.
    Strong communication skills, customer facing, MUST be well spoken (cool calm & collected/customer is always right mindset).
    Comfortable working in a fast paced environment and working 9 hour days
    Associate degree and/or bachelor’s degree in engineering technology or closely related field
    Insight Global is looking for two Applications Engineers for one of the premier seating companies based out of Grand Rapids! These cross functional Applications Engineers will work jointly with other areas such as tooling, manufacturing, and quality engineering as well as purchasing representatives to implement product into manufacturing. They will generate product documentation (CAD drawings) using Solidworks for use in manufacturing the product as well as for determining product cost complete with detailed drawings with bill of materials, parts, sub-assemblies, and overall assemblies. Basically, they need to know how to build a chair and put it together and take it apart and put this into a document. First shift M-F 8ish-5ish, OT if needed, based on ship dates. Limited to no travel required. 2 weeks PTO upon acceptance as well as many other company benefits!

    Cory Cook |Recruiter | Insight Global, LLC
    O: 616-323-2550 ext. 27015
    45 Ottawa Ave. SW, Suite 501 | Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Chapter Chair
Bryan Albers 

Richard Birchen


Wanda E. Falk

Program Committee
James Scarlett

Membership Committee
Wanda Falk

Student Chapter Advisor
Lynn Siebers

Board Member at Large
Michael Wells

Dean Paul Plotkowski