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Company Overview

When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you’ll find a culture of collaboration and innovation that provides our members meaningful work and development opportunities.

HAWORTH is a global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. As a valued member of our team, you’ll become an integral part of a family-owned organization, where your contributions truly matter. 

Job Overview

We are currently looking for an Engineering Technician I to join our team in Big Rapids, MI.


As a Engineering Technician I, you will:

Assist with project design, development, installation, problem solving, and documentation of new and/or existing processes, equipment, and tooling. Meet established quality and performance standards by applying engineering principles and low cost manufacturing processes.  Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, knowledge of manufacturing systems and processes, tool design industrial engineering studies, automation studies, plant layout, safety, and process audits.  Program Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) equipment.

Do you have these required qualifications?

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field with 2 years product/process application development experience OR 4 years fabrication/forming operations experience


  • Associate’s degree in technology/engineering field with 6 years product/process application/development experience OR 8 years fabrication/forming operations experience


  • No degree and 10 years product/process application development experience OR 12 years fabrication/forming operations experience


  • Ability to lift/move products and parts weighing up to 50 pounds and climb/bend/balance in manufacturing environment.  Ability to use power and manual hand tools

Do you have these preferred qualifications?

  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GDT) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) 

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:

  • Must be knowledgeable of basic engineering principles and practices
  • Knowledgeable of manufacturing processes, systems, and environment
  • Working familiarity with CAD, PC design, and/or CNC programming
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.  


We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.


Join the Haworth family. Apply for this job, or learn more about the many possibilities at Haworth, at www.Haworth.com/Careers.

Job Competencies

Entrepreneurial Thinking
Delivering High Quality Work
Driving for Results
Learning Quickly
Thinking Broadly

Cultural Competencies

Acting as a Champion for Change
Supporting Coworkers
Navigating Organizations
Pursuing Self-Development
Serving Customers
Adapting to Others

EEO/AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 

Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

Haworth, Inc. is a Federal Contractor and required to comply with Executive Order 14042. This means that all employees of Haworth must (a) be vaccinated, (b) have a medical exemption, or (c) have a religious, moral or ethical exemption that meets EEOC requirements. As a condition of employment, you must meet one of these three requirements at the time of hire or within 60 days of your initial employment date.

If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at careers@haworth.com or (616)-393-1600.



Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

Job Segment: Technician, Maintenance, Application Developer, CNC, Fabrication, Technology, Manufacturing

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