Career Opportunities Since 1987, Thai Summit Group has built a strong stamping and assembly operation in the United States. Our success is attributable to our talented Associates who are committed to a tradition of excellence and craftsmanship. The mission of the Human Resources Department is to provide Associate services and programs aimed at attracting and retaining satisfied, quality Associates to continuously improve Thai Summit America Corporation’s competitive edge. These efforts are guided by equity and fairness for the benefit of all Associates and the company. We value diversity. Our workforce is comprised of many cultures, lifestyles, backgrounds and abilities. Thai Summit America Corporation’s careers include Sales, Administration, Engineering, Production, Skilled Trades, Finance, Quality Assurance, Purchasing, Information Technology and Human Resources. Associate development and career ambitions are important to Thai Summit Group, and developing employees in the context of changing business needs will help us stay competitive into the future.

Thai Summit America Corporation Human Resources
1480 West McPherson Park Dr. Howell, MI 48843
Phone: (517) 548-4900 Fax: (517) 545-3806
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits Our most valuable resource is our Associates. At Thai Summit America Corporation, our goal is to attract the best people, and keep them, with a very competitive total compensation package that includes industry-leading benefits. Thai Summit America Corporation’s benefits include:

  • Competitive Compensation Plan and Defined Career Paths
  • 401(k) Plan
    • Company Discretionary Contribution
    • Company Matching Contribution
  • Insurance Benefits
    • Medical, Dental, Prescription, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Accidental Death Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Vacation
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Supplier Discounts


Job Listing

 Job Opening: Program Manager – PDF

Full Time

Primary Job Function:

Manages and coordinates new programs including customer product requirements, project timing and facilitate customer engineering review meetings to secure future business.   The Program Manager coordinates all customer requirements & concerns with the plant after new business is awarded.  Bill of materials, feasibility studies, engineering revisions and project timing is created and maintained throughout the entire project life by this position.  Complete any and all work assignments as directed by management.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  1. Primary customer contact and manages customer satisfaction regarding:  Cost, Quality, Delivery and Concerns.  Manages and coordinates conflict resolution with customers and TSAC.
  2. Primary customer contact for new programs.  Initiates and updates BOM, development process, timing, and quality.
  3. Coordinates and manages feasibility & engineering changes.
  4. Coordinates and manages launch projects including APQP & PPAP.
  5. Establish and maintain project open concern matrix and seeks engineering support from Assembly and Stamping engineering after quote is completed, or as needed.  Meets periodically with the launch team to review the concern matrix.
  6. Coordinates and manages supplier and in-house coordination and follow-up.
  7. Coordinates and manages research and development/new technology assistance.
  8. Adherence to launch methodology process.


Budget Responsibilities:

Manage budget development process for area of responsibility and adherence to approved budgets.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have relevant degree or Journeyman or equivalent  (8 years) combined education/experience in tool & die with large body panels.  Must have a minimum of 2 years at Thai Summit or equal in relevant Engineering Program Management experience with a similar company with similar products.  Ability to interpret Engineering information, computer skills (Excel, MS Project, PPT.) and customer specific systems is expected.


Working Conditions:

Office environment with local, national and international travel as required per project and customer needs.

Job Opening: Machine Maintenance - PDF

Number of Positions: 1 Shifts: 2nd

Posted: 7/29/13

Job Description:

We are seeking individuals who have at least three years industrial plant-floor experience with machine repair and trouble shooting.  Your experience should include electrical, welding, hydraulics and pneumatics.   Formal education augmenting your experience, PLC and robotics experience a plus.  Positions are on 2nd shift (2:00 PM – 10:30 PM) and applicants must be able to work overtime and holidays as needed.  

Working Conditions: 

Office and Manufacturing environment with local, national or international travel as required per project and customer needs.

This is an At Will position.

 To apply: email resume to, fax to 517-545-3806 or mail to 1480 West McPherson Park Drive, Howell, MI 48843 (Attn: HR).  No agencies please.

Job Opening: Accountant (Sr.) – PDF

Job Description:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities Include: Treasury Administrator – Processes debt payments, arranges for foreign currency transactions and initiates electronic funds transfers to external parties.  Prepares general journal entries pertaining to debt and banking transactions.  Analyzes interest expense/income, debt balances and associated interest and finance expenses, and foreign exchange gains/losses.  Prepares and maintains debt amortization schedules.  Prepares and follows-up on audit confirmation letters for banks, lenders, related parties and attorneys.  Maintains corporate cashflow projections.   Accounts Receivable – Records, applies and reconciles all monetary receipts.  Performs preliminary investigation of discrepancies between amounts invoiced and payments received.  Analyzes miscellaneous expenses to be billed to related parties and provides information to invoicing clerk.  Maintains accounts receivable payment documentation.   Accounts Payable – Reviews, codes and inputs vendor invoices.  Insures that Company policy for payment approval is followed.  Prepares weekly payment proposal for management review.  Processes accounts payable checks.  Maintains accounts payable document files.  Researches vendor inquiries.  Maintains Company petty cash fund.  Maintains operating lease schedule and related documentation.  Prepares monthly Use tax returns and annual 1099 forms.   Capital Assets – Records additions, disposals and depreciation of Property, Plant and Equipment and maintains related documentation.  Insures appropriate and consistent use of depreciation methodology.  Performs reconciliation of detailed capital asset ledgers to the General Ledger account balances.  Prepares monthly reporting of capital asset transactions including analysis of budget variances.   Inventory and Cost Analysis – Analyzes inventory balances and cost of goods sold.  Calculates standard labor and burden rates.  Maintains standard costing information in ERP system.  Assists in annual physical inventory.   Project Profitability Analysis – Prepares monthly analysis of project-to-date revenues and costs for open projects.  Gathers documentation to support accounting recognition of project revenues and costs.   Financial Reporting – Assists Controller in preparing monthly and annual financial reports, including financial statements, budget reports and various special use reports.   Governmental Reporting – Prepares various required governmental forms.   General Accounting – Participates in month-end accounting close. Performs monthly account reconciliations, analysis and reporting as assigned.  Provides and explains information to auditors during annual financial audit.  Participates in identifying and implementing process improvements within the Finance Department.  Participates in cross-functional teams within the Company as appropriate.  Assists in other Finance duties as needed.   Budgetary Responsibilities: Provides information to management during budget preparation relating to future debt and interest payments, capital acquisitions and depreciation


  • Four-year degree in Accounting or Finance with an Accounting concentration and minimum.
  • 2+ years working in an accounting department with broad exposure to corporate accounting topics.
  • CPA or CMA a plus.
  • Ability to work and problem-solve independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of financial information.
  • Above-average computer skills.
  • High ethical standards, flexibility, dependability, initiative, analytical thinking, and desire for career growth.

To apply: email resume to, fax to 517-545-3806 or mail to 1480 W. McPherson Park Dr, Howell, MI 48843 (Attn: HR).  No agencies please.

Job Opening: Die Finishers - PDF

Number of Positions: TBD

Shifts: primarily 2nd and 3rd

Posted: 7/19/13 Job Description:

  • Coordinate with Dept. Management Staff status/activities associated with ECN’s, Project Launches, and assigned die repair/modification.
  • Instill good communications between shifts during meetings and line up activities.
  • Help with training of Die Finisher personnel.


  • Must be able to Weld (Tig,Arc,Mig)
  • Spotting and Tryout skills
  • Must have 2 years of Tool & Die experience.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and overtime as needed.
  • Must have completed the required preliminary classes or have significant work experience that would take the place of the required classes.

To apply: email resume to, fax to 517-545-3806 or mail to 1480 West McPherson Park Drive, Howell, MI 48843 (Attn: HR).  No agencies please.


Resumes for future opportunities can be submitted to