In-Plant Resident Support

Huppert Engineering’s Resident Supplier Quality Liaison’s and Engineers are our clients representative within a customers facility. Being the “eye’s and ear’s” to minimize issues and implement solutions.

Huppert Engineering has been providing resident in-plant support for decades within the USA, Canada and Mexico.

Huppert Engineering has just implemented engineering support and plant support in the Kalamazoo, Portage and Three Rivers, Michigan area. Area of expertise include, plant liaison activities, troubleshooting, casting/machining support and any other support that relates to the automotive, commercial truck, diesel / gas engine, body/chassis and electronics industries.

Huppert Engineering also supports many plants around the globe.  An example of facilities supported in the USA are FCA-Stellantis Sterling Heights, FCA-Stellantis Auburn Hills, General Motors Pontiac, General Motors Warren, Ford Dearborn, Ford Lima Ohio, General Motors Lake Orion Assembly, General Motors Romulus, General Motors Lansing Grand River and many others. For a list of facilities, please see the map below. Should a facility not be located on the interactive map, please inquire directly with Huppert Engineering personnel at the contact information on the website.
Examples of the customers supported in Mexico are FCA-Stellantis Ramos Arizpe / Saltillo, American Axle Guanajuato, Linamar Gomez Palacio, General Motors Ramos Arizpe, General Motors Salitillo, General Motors Silao Engine Plant and Silao transmission plant, General Motors San Luis Potosi, Borg Warner San Luis Potosi, Borg Warner Irapuato, Volkswagen Silao Engine Plant, Volkswagen Puebla and many others.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Building relationships at the “plant level”
  • Working with Supplier Quality, Engineering, Launch, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Logistics within a supplier plant
  • Mechatronic assemblies, electronic actuators
  • Casting, machining and various other processes
  • Scrap reporting and real time data communication
  • Managing sorting/containment companies and also performing sorting and containment
  • Product re-work

Resident In-Plant Locations

•Borg Warner Seneca, S. Carolina
•FCA Dundee Engine Plant, Michigan
•FCA Trenton Engine Plant, Michigan
•FCA Sterling Heights, Michigan
•Detroit Diesel / Daimler Truck USA, Michigan
•GM Lansing Grand River Assembly, Michigan
•GMPT Tonawanda, New York
•GMPT Spring Hill, Tennessee
•GM Warren, Michigan (VEC)
•GMPT Pontiac, Michigan
•GMPT Flint Engine Plant, Michigan
•Volkswagen Chattanooga, TN
•Nissan Decherd, TN
•Ford Dearborn, Michigan
•GM Romulus Engine Plant, Michigan
•GM Lake Orion Assembly, Michigan
•FCA CTC
•GM VEC, Warren, Michigan
•Chassix
•AAM Three Rivers North

  • Borg Warner Irapuato, Mexico
  • Borg Warner San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • FCA Toluca Assembly Plant, Mexico
  • GMPT Silao Engine/Transmission, Mexico
  • GMPT Toluca Engine Plant, Mexico
  • Lear Silao, Mexico
  • Macimex Ramos Arizpe, Mexico
  • Macimex Tenango, Mexico
  • GMPT San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • GMPT Ramos Arizpe, Mexico
  • Magna Formex, Ramos Arizpe, Mexico
  • Magna Stamping, Ramos Arizpe, Mexico
  • Seohan
  • Hyundai Mobis
  • GM Oshawa 1 and 2 Assembly, Canada
  • GMPT St. Catharine’s, Canada
  • Linamar / Exkor

In-Plant Resident Benefits

Cost Savings / Advantages

  • Ability to support additional plants expeditiously.
  • Face-to-face liaison communication with Plant Operations (quality and line personnel)
  • Fast response 24 hours / 7 days per week if needed
  • Oversee production, troubleshooting, resolving and minimizing disruptions, mitigating problem reports and resolutions (PR&R’s), negotiating scrap
  • Working with plant staff to determine root cause of quality problems
  • Support with Product Launches, PPAP, PTR’s and material scheduling
  • Savings in travel costs for the supplier

    Real-Time problem solving equals timely solutions

We are always looking for qualified candidates to add to our team. 

Please submit resumes in confidence to CADUSA@HUPPENG.COM