Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Full Time

For over 50 years, Lacks Enterprises has been a privately held world leader in the automotive decorative trim business. We have designed and built millions of automotive component solutions that balance the needs of design and function-without compromise. With over 20 facilities and 3000 employees primarily in West Michigan our team continues to grow! We are seeking to add a highly motivated Mechanical Engineer to our cutting edge Lacks Carbon Fiber TM team. In this role you will be responsible for the following:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Manufacturing process development and testing
  • Ascertaining areas of improvement in carbon fiber composite wheel manufacturing
  • Design and test proof-of-concept solutions for manufacturing processes and automation equipment
  • Identify and document automation targets and process requirements
  • Work with internal and external chemistry and material experts to test new carbon fiber composite material systems
  • CAD modeling and performing CAE as necessary to design a production capable solution
  • FEA and hand stress calculations

Required/Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience working with carbon fiber or composites
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • CAD proficiency (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Experience working with cross functional teams

Lacks Enterprises offers a competitive wage structure and an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision insurance, tuition reimbursement and much more. If you are looking to join a team based culture and thrive in an environment of trust, dedication and loyalty we would love to talk with you! Please visit the Career Page of our website ( and apply today!

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