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 LAUNCHING ANOTHER FACILITY NEXT TO OUR CURRENT BUILDING 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
E-Mail: Iwantajob@thaisummit.us
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 Opening: Facility Engineer

Number of Positions: 1

Shift: 1

Principal Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  1. Provide engineering support in the design, operation, and maintenance of plant processes, equipment and facilities.
  2. Maintain and update all drawings and product flow and location diagrams.
  3. Provide project management for facilities expansion/renovationprojects.
  4. Ensure on time completion of projects within budget.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed:

  1. 3-5 year experience in  Facility Engineering / Project Management
  2. Proficient in Excel and Auto Cad.
  3. Strong problem solving slills and ability to implement from concept through project completion.
  4. Excellent communication skills.
  5. Ability to prepare plans, specifications, cost estimates and schedules for moderately complex building construction, rearrangements and floor layouts.

 

To apply: Please include  salary requirements and  resume to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us, fax to 517-545-3806 or mail to 1480 West McPherson Park Drive, Howell, MI 48843 (Attn: HR).  No agencies please.

 


 

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,
safety practices in a

 

To apply: Please include  salary requirements and  resume to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us, fax to 517-545-3806 or mail to 1480 West McPherson Park Drive, Howell, MI 48843 (Attn: HR).  No agencies please.

 


 

Job Opening:Material Handler – Fork Truck Driver

Number of Positions: 1

Shifts: 3rd 

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  1. Supply proper amounts of product/racks to support production lines (using process standards)
  2. Verify rack/product quality
  3. Maintain/verify R/F labor movement transactions
  4. Adhere to scrap process
  5. Identification/containment of all NCM product
  6. Adhere/Maintain rack/stack carry heights
  7. Adhere to warehouse layout
  8. Maintain stock rotation standards
  9. Adhere/Maintain FIFO standards
  10. Inspect basket/rack condition (remove debris/tags)
  11. Commitment/Adherence to department cross training
  12. Participate/maintain TPM/5S objectives in warehouse and fork truck
  13. Maintain safety and housekeeping standard
  14. Additional duties as assigned by Facilitator/Manager

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed:

  1.  High School Diploma or equivalent.
  2. 3+ years experience in Shipping/Receiving – Fork Truck Driver.
  3. Must be able to work flexible hours and overtime as needed.
  4. Basic Computer Skills
  5. Knowledge of R/F Guns
To apply: Please include cover letter, salary requirements and  resume to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us, fax to 517-545-3806 or mail to 1480 West McPherson Park Drive, Howell, MI 48843 (Attn: HR).  No agencies please.

 

Job Opening:Logistics Planning Specialist 

Number of Positions: 1

Shifts: 1st  

 Job Description:

Packaging Cad design & procurement from concept design through build of shipping and in-plant packaging to meet internal and external customer needs.  Support/assist management in the planning and coordination of transportation needs and logistic projects. Ensure the timely preparation, continuous update and maintenance of reports and budgetary materials.  Accomplish any and all work assignments as directed by Management

Principal Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  1. Prepare and draw concept design on all required packaging.  Check all new part prints for new and existing packaging projects.
  2.  Coordinate packaging with internal departments for compatibility with TSAC processes.  Coordinate packaging with customers and suppliers.
  3.  Supervise prototype and builds for all packaging to meet TSAC and customer time schedules.
  4.  Work with Purchasing to negotiate quotes for best pricing for all TSAC packaging.  Oversee any outside design to schedule.
  5.  Meet with new and existing customers on new and existing programs with packaging needs.  In charge of handling all ECN, FEAS studies, modifications, rack or packaging changes with suppliers, customer and TSAC departments.
  6.  Work with all TSAC departments regarding packaging concerns, track repairs to maintain fleets, ensure schedules and communications are accurate and timely.  Coordinate work with Logistics project manager to ensure complete feasibility.
  7.  Work with Purchasing to manage and control all dunnage, dunnage tooling, dunnage cost for all packaging.
  8.  Manage packaging specifications and design to fit and cube transportation mode, truck, rail, air or sea, as requested by customer.  Cube containers to be used to hold maximum parts for transportation efficiency.
  9.  Monitor all internal in-process packaging to fit TSAC departments processes.
  10.  Support the improvement of safety, quality, productivity, cost, morale, housekeeping, teamwork, improvement activities, attendance and administrative procedures.  Coordinate dunnage scheduling, increase in outside storage facilities, modification of existing racks and temporary packaging for over build projects
  11.  Support company initiatives such as QS9000, ISO 14001, Thai Summit Production System, TPM, etc. in areas of accountability.
  12.  Additional projects may be assigned by manager.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed:

  • General Understanding of Manufacturing procedures and practices.
  • 3+ years CAD experience required, 5+ years preferred
  • Read, understand and simulate Draw information.
  • Able to work with customers and core manufacturing
  • Bachelor’s Degree desired (Logistics or Business related field)
  • Strong attention to detail, planning/organization and follow-up skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.

To apply: Please include cover letter, salary requirements and  resume to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us, fax to 517-545-3806 or mail to 1480 West McPherson Park Drive, Howell, MI 48843 (Attn: HR).  No agencies please.

 


 

Job Opening: Stamping Engineer

Number of Positions: 1

Shifts: 1st  

Posted:4/1/15

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. Regular attendance is required

Job Description

Summary: We are looking for candidates that can look at part data, decide on a process and press assignment, approve the process from a die build supplier, approve die designs either 2D or 3D, follow die construction, approve the Tools to Ship, and then be the Launch Leader for Homeline Tryout to bring the parts to specification and coordinate ECN’s.

Customer and Supplier Interaction

– Cost, Quality, Delivery, Concerns/Conflicts

  1. New Business Inquiries

–  Quotes, Develop Process, Timing, Quality, Capacity

  1. Feasibility and Engineering Change processing/implementation for checking fixtures.
  2. Process & Design
  3. Launch Projects

–  APQP, PPAP

  1. Establish and Maintain project timelines for fixture design and build.
  2. Supplier and In-house Coordination and Follow-up.
  3. Research and Development/New Technology Assistance
  4. Develop and maintain Engineering Specifications
  5. Training/Guidance involvement with level B Engineers

Qualifications:

  • Previous Experience with stamping processing, progressive dies, transfer dies, line dies.
  • Simultaneous Engineering, feasibility, Autoform, die follow-up, Die Buyoff, Homeline Tryout.
  • CAD experience, Autocad, CATIA, or both. Good computer skills
  • Die design or die build experience.
  • A machine or tool background.
  • Project Manager skills in a manufacturing.
  • Strong GD&T knowledge along with Dimensional Control strategy.
  • Relevant degree or Journeyman or equivalent (8 years), combined education/experience in skilled trades or relevant field (design, stamping, process, QA, CAD, or assembly).
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years relevant Engineering experience with a similar company with similar products.
  • Ability to interpret Engineering information.

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

 


Job Opening: Machinist

Number of Positions: TBD

Shifts: 2nd  / 3rd

Posted: 1/1/15

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.

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 to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us, fax to 517-545-3806 or mail to 1480 West McPherson Park Drive, Howell, MI 48843 (Attn: HR).  No agencies please.


 

Job Opening: Material Planning  Analyst

Number of Positions: TDB

Shifts: 2nd  / 3rd

Posted: 4/1/15

Primary Job Function:

Efficient conversion of customer demand into production and/or shipping requirements in a JIT environment; review and analysis of production and/or shipping data; continuous improvement activities.  Represent department on launches and other major special project teams.  Accomplish any and all work assignments as directed by Management. Regular attendance is required. 

Job Description:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  1. Scheduling:
  2. Ship Scheduling:  Assure accurate customer demand data within computer-based planning system.  Determine and arrange truckload scheduling to assure JIT delivery to customer.  Monitor customer shipments and inventory levels to assure 100% requirements compliance with minimum inventory levels.
  3. Press Scheduling:  Convert customer demand into press schedules.  Develop and distribute raw material supplier releases to support production schedule.  Monitor assembly requirements, customer shipments and inventory levels to assure 100% requirements compliance with minimum inventory levels.
  4. Assembly Scheduling:  Convert customer demand into assembly schedules.  Develop and distribute raw material supplier releases to support production schedule.  Monitor customer shipments and inventory levels to assure 100% shipping compliance with minimum inventory levels.
  5. Maintain all computer-based planning files and databases as required.
  6. Facilitate ECN implementation and coordination.
  7. Represent department on appropriate launch or other major special project teams.
  8. Review, develop, and manage all activities related to production capacity management.
  9. Produce planning reports, analyses, and illustrations as required.
  10. Provide training as required in development of other departmental associates, or to others as required.

Qualifications:

Associate’s degree or equivalent training or education desired.  Two years experience in Planning or 3+ years in Materials department using QAD or similar system, or 5+ years’ experience with QAD in production or related area.  Must have good oral and written communication skills.  Able to perform standard and routine functions with limited supervision.  Individuals must have a positive attitude, be enthusiastic and have negotiation skills. Must be able to work overtime as needed.

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


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 to Iwantajob@thaisummit.us, fax to 517-545-3806 or mail to 1480 West McPherson Park Drive, Howell, MI 48843 (Attn: HR).  No agencies please.


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:

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

  

THAI SUMMIT AMERICA IS AN AT WILL EMPLOYER

Resumes for future opportunities can be submitted to IwantAjob@thaisummit.us