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Casting Engineer

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00020391
Date Posted:Apr 19
Salary:$115,000.00/Year
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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Our Client, a well established Manufacturing company in Buffalo, NY, is looking for a Casting Engineer to join their team. This is a full time, direct hire opportunity with competitive pay and benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Define and develop an Aluminum HPDC bill of process for A/C Compressor castings
  • Define and develop a bill of design for Aluminum HPDC production tooling relative to A/C Compressor castings
  • Provide expertise on design for manufacturing of aluminum housings to product engineers
  • Drive internal and external use of casting simulation software to improve quality and cost and mitigate tool alterations and modifications
  • Oversee the process and tool design of our casting suppliers and force adhesion to a process design best-practice
  • Support suppliers with regular reviews of designs, processes, and progress and help drive issue resolution
  • Diagnose and implement corrective actions for casting defects
  • Participate in product cost and quality improvement efforts
  • Travel to foundries when required for workshops, new supplier development, etc.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field; Masters preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in Aluminum High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC) preferably in automotive
  • Strong understanding of Aluminum HPDC process design
  • Knowledge of production tool design, aluminum material grades and properties
  • Ability to provide design for manufacturing support to guide product engineers during advanced engineering and design phases
  • Capability to run and analyze casting simulation software using PROCAST or equivalent
  • Ability to diagnose casting defects and provide corrective action
  • Good comprehension of die casting standards (NADCA)

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to bray@venteon.us.com.

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