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Technical Services & Product Development Assistant

BORIDE Engineered Abrasives in Traverse City Michigan is seeking applicants for a first shift Technical Services & Product Development Assistant.  This person will assist the engineering department with development, design and testing of new products. 

A technical degree or certification and/or five years of manufacturing/production related experience is highly preferred.   Must have an excellent attendance record.  We offer a fun and ethical work environment with competitive pay and benefits.

Key responsibilities:

  • Uses grinding equipment, hand tools, testing equipment and other manufacturing tools/equipment and follows manufacturing processes
  • Assists with corrective actions to solve product issues such as defects, wear and unbalance as needed and assists with implementing changes
  • Verifies engineering applications by conducting tests and inspections
  • Performs quality assurance tests
  • Assists in documenting new product manufacturing processes and work instructions to implement in operations
  • Follows procedures and methods used for recording and charting observations; uses appropriate software to record and report
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Maintains equipment and material inventory associated with product development
  • Interacts with customers on technical specifications/requirements and visits customer sites to test new products occasionally
  • Regular and consistent attendance is an essential responsibility of every job at BORIDE


  • Able to synthesize complex and/or diverse information
  • Makes good observations and can articulate technical information
  • Pays attention to details, is accurate, precise
  • Able to effectively manage and organize multiple projects at a time
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Can lift 50 pounds
  • Follows safety procedures

To apply for the position, please click here. Only qualified applicants will be considered.