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Process Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Alabama
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/04/2019
  • Duration: perminant
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The Role:
Job Description Summary

Supports and coordinates the identification and implementation of improvement activities including product changes for manufacturing ability to reduce operation costs and maximize total manufacturing system effectiveness.
Job Description

Identify product changes required for existing designs for ease of manufacture and be able to modify CAD 3D models to communicate those designs needs.
Provide input to the foundry process development such as tooling plate layout. Recommended runner gate and riser configurations to ensure efficient and robust quality casting process.
Create CAD 3D models of casting tree as input into casting simulation process.
Assemble effective multi-discipline core team members and effectively lead team activities.
Coordinate the acquisition of data to initiate and complete improvement projects.
Perform ergonomic analysis, justify and implement improvement activities
Prepare presentations to customers on design needs for manufacturing and pertinent manufacture details and expectations as appropriate.
Evaluate equipment/system from design and implementation phase to ensure proper integration with human elements and budgetary compliance.
Evaluate material and information flow and identify areas of improvement.
Be proficient on time/motion methods and studies.
Interface with users of systems to identify current issues and identify/justify/coordinate improvement activities.
Standardize raw material, equipment and documents with objective of mitigating, reduction and prevention of variation within processes.
Supports and helps lead the training of associates in lean manufacturing.
Evaluate and implement proposed/required changes on manufacturing process related documents.
Develop visual systems to facilitate management by Visual Management.
Participates/leads proactive continual improvement efforts through the use of multi-disciplinary teams.
Lead/participate in corrective action activities.
Effectively apply PDCA (plan, do, check, action) in all aspects of job
Perform plant layout analysis by working directly with manufacturing on workplace layouts, manning requirements, material flow and various other activities.
Demonstrate leadership qualities that will both motivate and develop direct reports at all levels.
Utilize a mentoring approach that will foster a team spirit within the areas of responsibility for collective success.
Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering; Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial
A minimum of 5 years related experience
Foundry Manufacturing/Tooling experience
Driven and proven track record of results
CAD 3D Modeling and drawing experience

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