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.

WE ARE GROWING!!! 
THAI SUMMIT IS IN LAUNCH  MODE AND WE ARE LOOKING FOR 
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS TO HELP US MAKE OUR COMPANY A  CONTINUED SUCCESS! 
PLEASE REVIEW POSITIONS LISTED BELOW AND APPLY TODAY.
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.
 Thai Summit America is an at will 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, Voluntary benefits (Long Term Disability, Term Life, Accident and Critical Illness)
    • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
    • Discounts through BCBS
  • Paid Vacation
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Supplier Discounts
  • Prescription Safety Eyeglasses
  • Safety Shoe Allowance

 

 


Job Openings: Layout Technician    

Number of Openings: 2

Shifts: 2nd and 3rd

Job Responsibilities:

  • CMM Programming
  • White/Blue light scanning
  • Reverse Engineering Die’s, Tools and sections
  • Capability Studies
  • Manufacture Section Template and various Jigs
  • Coordinate with Department Management Staff status/activities associated with ECN’s, Project Launches, and Yearly Requirements
  • Instill good communications between shifts during meetings and line up activities
  • Operating Crane/Fork Truck, unload/load CMM
  • Housekeeping – including scrap panel removal, garbage, general floor cleanliness including but not limited to feet, planks, dirt, etc…and your designated 5S area

Qualifications:

  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • SPC/MSA – Measurement Systems Analysis
  • 3+ years Programming experience
  • Crane/Fork Truck experience
  • Strong Computer Skills
  • Must have completed the required preliminary classes or have significant work experience that would take the place of the required classes
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed

To apply: Email resume to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us PLEASE INCLUDE SALARY EXPECTATIONS.

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Job Openings: Layout Facilitator
Number of Openings: 1
Shifts: 1st
 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Administer company policies, procedures, and practices in a consistent manner.
  • Using core values, the Facilitator should initiate coaching and problem solving activities that will maintain a productive relationship with Associates.
  • Remain accessible to Associates the majority of the time and respond to Associates concerns, complaints, problems, suggestions, etc. and provide information, answers, and assistance in a reasonable time period.
  • Using leadership and motivational techniques, maintain a productive and satisfied department work group.
  • Selection, training and development of Associates/team through the use of Skill Assessment and coordination of training resources.
  • Plan and execute daily activities according to departmental production requirements.
  • Plan short-term activities to meet departmental goals and objectives.
  • Manage efficient utilization of manpower, equipment and materials to promote/improve safety, housekeeping, quality, and reduce scrap.
  • Maintain/improve customer service through use/participation of Concern/Resolution Request Form (CRRF), 8-D’s, concern summary resolution teams and ensuring correct implementation of ECN’s and ISO processes.
  • Develop/initiate timely, accurate, cost effective improvement plans utilizing Associate resources.
  • Plan and execute company initiatives (TPM, suggestion program, etc.).

Basic Education, Experience and Training Requirements:

  • 3-5 Years manufacturing production experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills required.
  • Associate degree or enrollment in classes towards an Associate degree preferred.
  • General knowledge of personal computers is expected.

To apply: Email resume and salary expectations to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us

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Job Opening: Tool Crib Attendant

Number of Openings: 1

Shifts: 2nd

Job Requirements:

  • Maintain accurate records/inventories on all tool crib items
  • Coordinate with Purchasing & Departments of all incoming shipments of new and repaired crib items
  • Ensure accurate inventory levels and cycle counts on specific spare parts inventories for dedicated production (assembly/press) lines
  • Ensure all associates are provided with necessary supplies to perform their job functions
  • Maintain stock rotation standards
  • Proficient in computer/technical skills (Excel, Plex, Email)
  • Understanding of the metric system
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Understanding of Tooling items (punches, buttons, etc.)

Flexibility in shift is desirable.

Qualifications :

  • High School/GED

At Will Employer. EEOC.

To apply: Email resume and salary expectations to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us

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Job Openings: APQP Coordinator     

Number of Openings: 1

Shifts: 1st

Job Responsibilities:

  • Experience with PFMEAS and control plans for all programs
  • Be expedient and consistent with PPAP Package Coordination
  • Complete CM4D Inputs
  • Knowledge of ECN tracking and Project tracking
  • Knowledge of U55X programs a plus
  • Knowledge of JL Liftgate
  • Strong Computer Database skills
  • Knowledge of PLEX inputs a plus

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or 1 year work experience

To apply: Email resume to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us PLEASE INCLUDE SALARY EXPECTATIONS.

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Job Opening: Senior Controls Engineer

Number of Positions: TBD

Shifts: 1st   

Requirements:

At least 10 years engineering experience with a broad knowledge of the functional areas in automotive engineering.  The engineer should have a thorough understanding of PLC, ladder logic, electrical drawing, Allen Bradley, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics, panel layouts, operator interface, operator display, robot programs and machine power distribution.  Die experience is required.

  • A machine or tool background.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong GD&T knowledge along with Dimensional Control strategy.
  • Relevant degree or Journeyman or equivalent (10 years), combined education/experience in skilled trades or relevant field (design, stamping, process, QA, CAD, or assembly).
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years at Thai Summit or equal in relevant Engineering experience with a similar company with similar products.
  • Ability to interpret Engineering information.
  • Experience with Vehicle Body in White construction.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

To apply: Email resume and salary expectations to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us

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Job Opening: Quality Engineer

Number of Positions: 1

Shifts: 1st

Support the new vehicle development of TSAC programs by exchanging technical information with the customers. Support material, equipment, and product specifications and process requirements without or with minimal direction from a more senior Engineer or management. Provide the customer with design alternatives that facilitate manufacturing feasibility. Assist and/or lead in research & development activities. Provide training/mentorship to less experienced Engineers. Accomplish any and all work assignments as directed by Management.

Requirements:

  • Strong Mechanical aptitude
  • Strong knowledge GD&T
  • Dimensional Control Strategies
  • Knowledge & Experience of Body in White Construction
  • Statistical background, SPC, PP/PPK, CP/CPK, Process control
  • Analyzing data results & base decisions from data; Knowledge of Quality core tools (APQP, MSA, Control Plan, FMEA, SPC, PPAP);
  • Able to design process/product control plans
  • Understanding of Customer Specifics related to PPAP (Ford, FCA, GM, Toyota, Nissan, etc.)
  • Understanding of advanced metrology equipment (CMM, Optigo, Laser)
  • Capable of using taper gauges, scales, calipers, micrometers
  • Knowledge of car coordinate system
  • Basic CAD experience (capable of viewing product, GD&T files)

To apply: Email your resume to iwantajob@thaisummit.us  PLEASE INCLUDE SALARY EXPECTATIONS

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Job Openings: Stamping Engineer

Number of Positions: 2

Shifts: 1st

Requirements:

At least 4 years engineering experience with a broad knowledge of the functional areas in automotive Stamping Engineering dealing with Class A and structural components comprised of various steels or aluminum. The Stamping Engineer should:

  • Understand customer engineering requirements, costs-assembly, timing and quality
  • Die experience is required
  • Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Job experience in tool shop at least 10 years.
  • Design skill either2D, 3D
  • One of Cad Skill, Auto Cad, Catia, NX, AutoForm
  • Eng. Study Skill (See product shape then can be make process sheet include die size and FCR)
  • T/O attendance and trouble shoot.
  • Knowledge of die build process
  • Forming analysis skill

To apply: Email your resume to iwantajob@thaisummit.us  PLEASE INCLUDE SALARY EXPECTATIONS

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Job Openings: Account Manager – Tool & Die

Number of Openings: 2

Shifts: 1st

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage commercial issues on new die projects.
  • Key customer contact for tooling projects being build mostly overseas.
  • Follow new die business from quote to final buyoff at customer home line.
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings either on-line or face-to-face at customer locations (mostly in SE Michigan region).
  • International travel will be required only when customers want to attend final die reviews and/or buyoffs (Overseas travel required).
  • Have full understanding of customers’ scope of work requirements including but not limited to die standards, early build support, project timelines, die delivery terms and conditions and invoicing procedures.
  • Work closely with Die Engineer to ensure quality of dies and quality of stamped parts meet customer’s requirements. Generate concern matrix, work with die engineer to analyze root cause and direct people on how to fix die quality or stamped part quality when it does not meet customer requirements.
  • Knowledge of the following computer programs: CAD software, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.

Education/Training:

  • 2 year college degree (Bachelor’s preferred) or 4 years experience working in Tooling and Engineering
  • Tool & Die background a major plus
  • Automotive or other related manufacturing business experience at a minimum

To apply: Email resume to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us PLEASE INCLUDE SALARY EXPECTATIONS.


Job Opening: Program Manager

Number of Openings: TBD

Shifts: 1st

Job Description:

  • Primary customer contact and manages customer satisfaction regarding: Cost, Quality, Delivery and Concerns. Manages and coordinates conflict resolution with customers and Thai Summit
  • Primary customer contact for new programs. Initiates and updates BOM, development process, timing, and quality.
  • Coordinates and manages feasibility & engineering changes.
  • Coordinates and manages launch projects including APQP & PPAP.
  • Establish and maintain project open concernmatrix 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.
  • Coordinates and manages supplier and in-house coordination and follow0up.
  • Coordinates and manages research and development/new technology assistance.
  • Adherence to launch methodology process.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or Journeyman or equivalent (10 years) combined education/experience in tool & die with large body panels.
  • Must have a minimum of 4 years 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 (Ford -WERS; GM; Chrysler)

To Apply: Email resume to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us PLEASE INCLUDE SALARY EXPECTATIONS.


Job Opening: Machinist

Number of Positions: TBD

Shifts: 2nd  / 3rd

Job Description:

  • Operate the following machines: Double column vertical CNC large mill, Kitamura CNC small mill, CNC lathe, Bridgeport, Surface grinder, Drill press, and Radial drill.
  •  No job set up will be exactly the same. One will have to be able to set up jobs utilizing cranes and various machine set up equipment.
  • Offer input for jobs to be as efficient as possible while maintaining a high quality standard.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Instill good communications between shifts and Departments for Tooling Services Division activities.
  • Specific Die and Mold Machining experience required.

Qualifications:

Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. 3+ years of Machinist skills as outlined above in duties/responsibilities. Must be familiar with CNC “G” code programing, and have a good understanding for general shop math and also trigonometry. Some window based computer knowledge is preferred. Must be able to work overtime as needed.

To apply: Email resume and salary expectations to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us or click here

 


Job Opening: Die Finisher

Number of Positions: TBD

Shifts:  2nd and 3rd 

Job Description:

  1. Die repairs and/or model changeovers, including press T/O and production repairs
  2. Coordinate with Dept. Management Staff status/activities associated with ECN’s, Project Launches, and assigned die repair/modification.
  3. Instill good communications between shifts during meetings and line up activities.
  4. Help with training of Die Finisher personnel.
  5. Operating Crane, unload/load die cart & trucks, Flip Dies, Pull Pads
  6. Die tear down/set-up
  7. Die washing
  8. Housekeeping-including scrap panel removal, garbage, general floor cleanliness including but no limited to feet, planks, oil, rags, dirt, etc…and your designated 5S area

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to Weld (Tig,Arc,Mig)
  • Spotting and Tryout skills
  • Must have 5 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.
  • Travel domestically and internationally may be required
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed.

 

To apply: Email resume and salary expectations to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us or click here


Job Opening: Machine Maintenance Technician

Number of Positions: TBD 

Shifts:2nd and 3rd

Job Description:

  • Performing emergency repairs of machine and equipment during production.
  • Performing PM’s on machine/equipment.
  • Perform work on new machine/equipment.
  • Provide support in supplying quality parts for customers.
  • Working on problem solving teams.
  • Working with Production Engineering.
  • Working with Quality Assurance
  • Working with Production.
  • Required electronic tracking matrix /work logs to be completed daily or as required by department needs.
  • Training : For new type of equipment used for production and maintaining equipment. Training of production, maintenance and engineering associates on equipment.

Qualifications:

  • Experience should include electrical, welding, hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Formal education augmenting your experience
  • PLC and robotics experience a plus.
  • Applicants must be able to work overtime and holidays as needed.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Must have at least four years of experience in machine maintenance, and or, two year degree in electronics, machine maintenance with electrical and PLC classes or machine maintenance field.

 

To apply: Email resume and salary expectations to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us or click here

 

Job Opening: Production Positions (NOT DIRECT HIRE POSITIONS)

Number of Positions: TBD 

Shifts:1st, 2nd, 3rd 

We partner with Action Associates and Qualified Staffing to fill all our open Production Operator Positions: Press / Machine Operators, Hi-Lo Drivers and Quality Inspectors.  

To apply: e-mail your resume to iwantajob@thaisummit.us 

These are “Temp to Hire” positions. We invest a lot of time, money and training our temps to hire, and our intent is to hire you as a full time Thai Summit America Company Associate.

 

 


 

 

We Thank You for your interest in our company and wish you the best of luck with your employment search!