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.
  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
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Vacation
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Supplier Discounts





Job Opening: Senior Accountant

Number of Positions: 1

Shift: 1st

Job Description:

Financial Reporting – Assist Controller in preparing monthly and annual financial reports, including financial statements, budget reports, analysis and various special use reports. Compile and analyze financial information to support financial statements and management reporting. Support financial audit requirements. Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures; research accounting and reporting issues. Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met. Prepare financial reports for management and third-parties.

General Accounting – Maintain the Company’s general ledger. Review and analyze ledger balances for reasonability and investigate unusual items. Coordinate departmental activities for month-end accounting close. Perform monthly account reconciliations, analysis and reporting as assigned. Provide and explain information to auditors during annual financial audit.  Participate in identifying and implementing process improvements within the Finance Department.  Participate in cross-functional teams within the Company as appropriate.

Treasury – Analyze interest expense/income, debt balances, and prepare and maintain debt amortization schedules. Maintain corporate cash projections. Prepare reconciliations of bank accounts to general ledger balances.

Sales, Inventory and Cost Analysis – Analyze sales, inventory balances and cost of goods sold. Analyze variances from standard product costs and determine root cause. Maintain standard costing information in ERP system.

Governmental Reporting – Prepare various required governmental forms.

Budget Assist management in compiling annual corporate operating budget and updates as required. Prepare monthly analysis of actual results to budget.



Four-year degree in Accounting, or Finance with an Accounting concentration, and minimum 3-5 years progressive financial and/or manufacturing accounting experience. CPA or CMA preferred. Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting. Ability to work and problem-solve independently with minimal supervision. Above-average computer skills, including advanced Excel. High ethical standards, flexibility, dependability, initiative, analytical thinking skills and desire for career growth.


To apply: email your resume to  MUST INCLUDE SALARY EXPECTATIONS



Job Opening: Tool Crib

Number of Positions: 1

Shifts: 2nd 

Job Description:

  1. Maintain accurate records and inventories on all crib items
  2. Coordinate with Purchasing & affected Departments of all incoming shipments of new & repaired crib items
  3. Ensure accurate inventory levels on specific spare parts inventories for dedicated production (assembly/press) lines
  4. Ensure that all associates are provided with necessary supplies to perform their job functions
  5. Ensure proper communication to associates of non-stock items in the crib
  6. Operate as a cooperative cohesive team to perform effectively and efficiently
  7. Maintain stock rotation standards
  8. Commitment/Adherence to department cross training
  9. Participate/maintain TPM/5S objectives in warehouse and fork truck
  10. Maintain safety and housekeeping standard
  11. Additional duties as assigned by Facilitator/Manager



  1. Must have High School Diploma equivalent
  2. Must have 3+ years experience in shipping and receiving in Manufacturing environment
  3. Experience in Tooling Items, die punches, buttons, etc
  4. Ability to work flexible hours and overtime as needed
  5. Good Computer / Technical Skills
  6. Understanding of EAM System
  7. Understanding of Metric System
  8. Understanding of RF System
  9. Basic Blue Print Reading
  10. Must have good oral and written communication skills.


To apply: email your resume to



Job Opening: Automotive Engineering Positions

Number of Positions: TDB

Shifts: 1st   

Control Engineer:   At least 8 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.


Stamping Engineer:  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.


Tooling Engineer: At least 8 years of engineering experience with broad knowledge of tool and die making. The Tooling Engineer should understand customer engineering requirements, costs-assembly, timing and quality. Die experience is required.


Assembly Engineer:  At least 4 years engineering experience with a broad knowledge of the functional areas in automotive Assembly Engineering dealing with various assembly operations relating to various steels or aluminum.  The Assembly Engineer should understand customer engineering requirements, costs-assembly, timing and quality. Die experience is required.


To apply: email your resume to  MUST INCLUDE SALARY EXPECTATIONS


Job Opening: Security – part time (approx 24 hours a week – Monday – Sunday)

Number of Positions: 2

Shifts: Various – (must be able to work both 2nd / 3rd shift)

This position is responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of assets, personnel, customers and all visitors in either the lobby or outside gate. Other duties as requested by management.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities Include:
• Perform security patrols of the perimeter and inside buildings.
• Maintain composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
• Monitor entrances/exits. Prevent unapproved or unlawful entry – inbound traffic must stop to check for employee pass, vendor pass or visitor sign in.
• Acknowledge/sign out employees, visitors, vendors as they leave.
• Log in/out commercial carriers.
• Monitor video cameras for scrap removal.
• Write up accidents, damage to building/grounds.
• Drug/Alcohol screens as needed.
• Answer and redirect phone calls to proper personnel as needed.
• Distribute upcoming visitor log to appropriate parties.
• Must open/close North Gate at designated times.
• Prepare logs/reports as required by position.
• Sort and distribute mail.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed:

High School Diploma or equivalent. Good working knowledge of security operations,
and safety practices.


To apply: click here


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.


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: 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


  • 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.


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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.


  • PLC interfacing – make physical connections to interface between the computer and a variety of PLC’sPerform program downloads (PLC to computer) and uploads (Computer to PLCPLC Programing – Troubleshoot a basic PLC logic circuit
  • Ability to change out or add a card to a rack or remote and configure.
  • Pneumatics / Hydraulics – Read basic pneumatic / hydraulic diagram.
  • Touch Screens – Familiar with basic use
  • Motors / Motor Controls – Wire a 2- or 3- phase motor.
  • Electrical- Read an electric circuit diagram
    • Able to identify the different componets in a cabinet
    • Install a sensor or photoswitch, includinf switches with amplifiers.
    • Install a mechanical limit switch
    • Wire or modify a hardware safety circuit
    • Install control devices (push buttons, selector switches, etc.)
    • Install switching devices (relays, contactors, etc.)
    • Use a meter to troubleshoot a hardwired circuit.
    • Use a meter to read current
    • Use a digital or analog meter, a clamp on ammeter, or a voltage checker.
    • Check a circuit for continuity.
    • Mechanical – Read and interpret blueprints
  • 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. Enrolled in or completed the classes required for the skilled trades trainee program. Other requirement any equivalent combination of education and experience in machine/equipment maintenance. Knowledge skills and abilities electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical principle, systems, troubleshooting and repair: robotics and computer controlled and assisted automation and mechanical handling systems. Must be able to work overtime as needed.


To apply: 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 

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!