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Humphrey Products is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, nestled in the southwestern part of the state -- just a short drive from Lake Michigan, Grand Rapids and Lansing. The area is home to great schools, including the Kalamazoo Promise, reputable universities, two nationally recognized healthcare systems, affordable housing, many parks, lakes and golf courses. For more information about Kalamazoo, please visit City of KalamazooKalamazoo Chamber of Commerce, or Kalamazoo County Convention and Visitor Bureau.

As an industry leader, Humphrey is a dynamic and rewarding place to work. We value an open exchange of ideas, innovation and teamwork. In return, we offer a competitive salary and incentive program. 

In 2011, Humphrey Products, along with 25 other manufacturing companies in the Kalamazoo area joined forces with Kalamazoo Valley Community College, the Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Agency and Michigan Works to create the Kalamazoo Advanced Manufacturing Career Consortium. Read more about this group.

Current Job Opportunities

Humphrey Products Company is a Kalamazoo based manufacturer of pneumatic control components used in industries such as medical, agriculture, transportation, distribution and microelectronics has several opportunities for Mechanical Engineer Product Design Interns.

We are seeking part-time interns to join our engineering group. We are seeking full-time students at junior level in an accredited engineering program.  The intern will work a set schedule of approximately 15 - 20 hours per week coordinated with each semester’s classes and approximately 40 hours during summer and winter school breaks

Internship will provide students with hands-on engineering experience in a variety of engineering functions progressive with skills, software and laboratory work is included.

Candidates should have strong technical and problem-solving skills with an interest in industrial automation.  CAD experience and SolidWorks or Solid Edge knowledge is desired.  Entry level employment opportunities are based on intern’s proven ability.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in becoming a team member of a progressive, growing company dedicated to continuous improvement, please respond by completing our online application.

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Humphrey Products—a private, mid-size, Kalamazoo-based designer and manufacturer of precision pneumatic valves and fluid control systems—is seeking a full-time intern to join its Supply Chain team.

The intern will learn the fundamentals of Supply Chain Management through a combination of tactical support assignments (approximately 25%) and project oriented assignments (approximately 75%). S/he will gain the communication and etiquette skills required in business while sharing knowledge gained from recent course work.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Full-time student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Major/minor in Business or Business related area of study.
  • Basic knowledge of Supply Chain Management via course work and/or work experience.

Position Criteria:

  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data
  • Collaborative and results driven
  • Customer service orientation
  • Affinity to continuous improvement
  • Interpersonal savvy

If you are interested in becoming a team member of a progressive, growing company dedicated to continuous improvement, please respond by completing our online application.

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Humphrey Products is offering a limited number of Assembly positions. 

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • have graduated from high school.
  • have a valid driver's license.
  • be able to work 40 hours per week, from 6:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Thursday.

If you are interested in becoming a team member of a progressive, growing company dedicated to continuous improvement, please respond by completing our online application.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university and three (3)+ years relevant work experience -OR- seven (7)+ years
    relevant work experience.
  • Two (2)+ years supervisory experience at a machine shop / machined parts manufacturer.
  • Collaborative and results driven; finds innovative solutions to solve problems.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent conflict resolution capability and interpersonal savvy.
  • Willing and able to be the sole supervisor of plant and people during second shift operations.
  • Able to competently interpret engineering drawings and other technical documents.
  • Intermediate+ skill using Microsoft Excel for practical application.
  • Trustworthy; capable of maintaining confidentiality related to business activities.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of principles related to machined parts manufacturing:
    • Safety and ergonomics (hazards and preventions);
    • Shop mathematics (arithmetic; algebra; geometry; statistics);
    • CNC machine controls (motion and position; coordinates; offsets);
    • metal cutting (tools; processes; chip formation; fluids; speed and feed)
    • work holding devices (chucks; collets; vises; clamping; supporting and locating)
    • GD&T (geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing);
    • blueprint reading (drawing, dimensions and notes);
    • measurement devices (common gaging and inspection tools);
    • hole, thread and surface finish standards and inspection methods;
    • troubleshooting and root cause corrective action methodologies.
  • APICS CPIM (Certified in Production & Inventory Management) or equivalent professional credential.
  • Experience using IBM iSeries or an equivalent Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform.
  • Comfortable using business intelligence software to create virtual dashboards from data warehouses.

 

Job Description 

General:

With and through his or her Team Captains, the Production Supervisor (Fabrication - 2nd Shift) leads and manages
the hourly workforce to effectively and efficiently meet manufacturing work-flow requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with the first shift Senior Production Supervisor to properly deploys resources to efficiently execute
    the production schedule.
  • Enacts and monitors workplace safety and housekeeping measures; ensures proper response to and logging of safety incidents.
  • In the event a security alarm is triggered, serves as first level EPS emergency contact.
  • Accountable for adherence to plant shutdown (end of shift and end of week) procedures.
  • Cross-functional leadership: works with/through support functions to eliminate constraints and to achieve business results.
  • Interprets and analyzes data to discover insights; utilizes performance metrics in decision making process.
  • Predicts and resolves labor issues effectively, knowing when to escalate vs. defuse; properly and privately handles conflict resolution and other highly confidential employee information.
  • Approaches performance management as an ongoing process (clear expectations; timely feedback; regular coaching; performance check-ins; conducts formal performance reviews; etc.).
  • Leads regular communications with team pertaining to corporate and departmental performance.  Serves as a link between subordinates and upper management.
  • Review training of workforce to ensure they are properly trained, prior to assigning quality related tasks.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Production Manager.

If you are interested in becoming a team member of a progressive, growing company dedicated to continuous improvement, please respond by completing our online application at:

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CNC Computerized Machining

Set-up and Operation/Milling and Turning

Humphrey Products Company, a Kalamazoo-based manufacturer of fluid-control products and custom engineered solutions, has openings in their machining department’s 2nd shift operation which consists of four 10-hour days (M-Th/3:30 PM to 1:30 AM). 

All candidates must have a HSD or GED, be able to operate multi-axis CNC equipment, read blue prints, use basic machining gages, and understand standard machining terminology and principles.  Candidates must also demonstrate good judgment in decision making and problem solving.  Candidates interested in highest level work must also demonstrate machine set up capabilities.  Extensive knowledge of cutting tool technology, speed and feed selection, process control techniques and GD&T will merit special consideration.  Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of experience. Leadership experience will also warrant special consideration.  Humphrey specializes in short run production so candidates must also enjoy a variety of work.          

In addition to a competitive wage structure, benefits include: 401k with employer match, medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, bonus program, short and long term disability and life insurance. 

If you meet these requirements and are interested in becoming a highly appreciated team member at a progressive and growing company, dedicated to ethical operations and continuous improvement, please respond by completing our online application including salary history and references.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and an ISO 9001:2015 Registered Company.