Hands-on technical professional who develops and improves manufacturing processes to increase efficiency, quality, and safety. This position is responsible for providing the overall process design and suggesting measures for improvement of manufacturing, thereby increasing productivity and improving manufacturing costs.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities (*identifies Essential Functions)
Accountable for safety, costs and quality targets for assigned areas.
Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.
Write clear, detailed job instructions
Create and implement process control plans
Lead 1st article manufacturing validation activity for design changes
Work with Product Engineering to identify and correct product related issues on the line
Must have strong on-the-fly problem solving skills
Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements and workflow, and design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency
Strong voice for new product design for manufacturability
Confer with vendors and engineering to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials or parts, and evaluate products according to specifications and quality standards
Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions
Confer with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes
Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential
Research and purchase enabling manufacturing technology
Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience
BS in Engineering (mechanical, electrical or industrial) plus a minimum of 3+ years related work experience in automotive manufacturing environment
Green Belt/ Black Belt certification preferred
Design for manufacturing experience required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
GD&T knowledge required
Process design & layout experience
Knowledge of basic Hydraulic, Pneumatic, electro-mechanical systems required
Knowledge of APQP, PFMEA, Process Flow, Control Plan
Knowledge of ISO/ TS required
Self-starter and works with minimum supervision
Knowledge of Solidworks and Microsoft products is essential
Essential Physical Functions
Ability to work in manufacturing environment. (Exposure to extreme temperatures, chemical fumes and fiberglass.)
Must be able to wear steel-toe shoes
Must be able to work any shift as needed. Hours will vary based on production needs.
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