Manufacturing Engineer

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00019860
Date Posted:Dec 16
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
Metro Area:


A growing and profitable Automotive Supplier in the Westland, Michigan area is in need of a Manufacturing Engineer. This is a Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Position offering Competitive Compensation, Bonus Potential, Good Benefits, Paid Holidays and Vacation.

Essential Functions:

Assume leadership role for training and implementation of equipment and process.
Insures each work station is set up / and developed using the Lean Manufacturing method.
Inform CFT Team of any new materials or process.
Have open issue on second equipment closed out before PPAP. New issues after PPAP must be closed out within 60 days of PPAP.
Once equipment is in the plant, hand over operation manuals, back-up program and spare parts to Maintenance Manager.
Maintain standard component list for future secondary equipment.
Maintain Quotes on any production E.C. and Maintain File for Record. Use Cross Function Team to get all Cost Covered.
Assist the manufacturing and engineering activities in the justification of cost Savings for post mold equipment.
Maintain list Plant press specifications
Insures that new equipment meets or exceeds all internal and governmental safety requirements and complete JSA with no issues. Build equipment up front to exceed JSA requirement
Report any unsafe conditions to your supervisor immediately
Promptly addresses any and all scrap related issues involving secondary equipment with less than .05% scrap issue.
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develop mistake proofing methods and efficiency enhance nets for new and existing processes using Lesson Learned and Build Standards.
Actively participate in New Product Development. Assist teams in development of process workflow, documenting the work flow diagram, the work cell layout and for projects utilizing post mold equipment.
Budgeting of projects and control of costs within set budgets and timing
Review all new molds on 2nd Equipment Design. Ensure they meet Standards and 20% better than Quoted Cycle Time prior to kicking off tool build. Preliminary-Intermediate-Final designs.
Must be willing to work unscheduled overtime and up to being called in on the off shift so the company meets production requirements.
Receiving of equipment for projects in production area.
Training of personnel for operating and set-up.
Write instructions for set-up and operation of equipment implemented.
Track performance of equipment for production use.
Involvement in 8-D teams for quality issues.
Hand in Cost saving ideas that exceed goal established by C.I. Manager.
Attend any training required by his/her supervisor.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as required by supervisor to maintain and operate a safe, efficient, and quality conscious operation.
Supervisory Responsibilities- In the event that this position becomes vacant, the Production Manager will resume responsibilities.
Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for leading project activities related to new product and process of product which leads to improved productivity and reduced cost.


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