AJM Packaging Corporation

Design Engineer

Position Type
Full Time
Location : Location


AJM Packaging Corporation is seeking a Design Engineer to join our team in Detroit, MI.  As the Design Engineer on our engineering team, you will be responsible for manufacturing enhancement projects for a multi-plant, high-speed, US based manufacturing company.  This role will be assigned projects including engineering, project management, budget, costs procurement, vendor management and scheduling.


Benefits: At AJM, our comprehensive benefits package truly sets us apart.  This position is eligible for company paid medical insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield), dental insurance, vision insurance, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K matching plan, tuition reimbursement and employee referral programs.  Plus, AJM provides company paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays.


• Designs, develop, test and install high-speed machines and equipment enhancement designs
• Maintain project timelines for each design
• Works with engineers and vendors to implement, build, and set-up equipment to be designed and built in-house
• Tracks projects and update Project Report, on a regular basis
• Works with engineers to ensure proper design for ease of maintenance and production efficiency
• Provide training and support to plants for newly implemented equipment designs
• Provides technical support for continuous improvement of production equipment and processes
• Works with outside vendors on tolerances and material specifications
• Manage multiple complex projects at the same time
• Process engineering change requests for accurate drawings, bill of materials, and product specifications
• Assist the activities of mechanical engineers, machine shop and quality department as required


• Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
• 10 + years of directly related experience in a high-speed multi-location manufacturing environment
• Design experience with CAD software
• Mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical aptitude
• Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and create technical documents, engineering drawings, engineering documentation.
• Proficient in the use of software such as Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Ability to travel as required

About Us

About AJM Packaging Corporation: AJM Packaging is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of disposable paper products including paper plates, cups, bowls, and bags. For more than 60 years, we have invested in our company and our people. We are proud to create over 3,000 jobs in our eight manufacturing plants strategically located across the USA, and our corporate office in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Despite our growth, we are still a family-owned and operated business and we remain committed to providing the reliable service and quality that has been important to AJM since the day our founders started the business.

Career Development: At AJM, we realize we will only go as far as our employees take us and, for that reason, we invest millions of dollars every year on both classroom and on-the-job training to develop our employees’ skills and promote a culture of learning and continuous improvement. There are no barriers to impede your progress here and no ceilings to halt your advance. You’ll control your own destiny and we will help you reach your full potential with both in-house development programs and tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate level college studies. See where your AJM journey will take you.

Working at AJM during COVID-19: AJM is proud to have been designated a critical infrastructure employer and, as such, has remained open throughout the global pandemic supplying disposable paper products and packaging to supermarkets, club stores, restaurants, pharmacies and other retailers, wholesalers, distributors and institutions. In order to fulfill our customer commitments and our obligation to the country, we had to, first, ensure the health and safety of our dedicated employees while they were on the job. Towards that end we quickly developed and installed a robust Coronavirus containment and mitigation program employing all the tools at our disposal, including, but not limited to, face masks, gloves, daily temperature checks and questionnaires, common touchpoint sanitation, testing, contact tracing and quarantine.

Application Process: For immediate consideration, apply directly, send your resume/information to greatjobs@ajmpack.com, or call us at 833.562.7256.

AJM Packaging Corporation is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and as an equal opportunity employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin or other legally protected status


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