Lead the design installation and improvement of production systems requiring the integration of people equipment and materials for company products. To continually improve the quality through-put and cost to meet or exceed customer requirements.
Requires extensive interaction with Application and Product Engineering Quality Assurance Manufacturing Sales and Finance as well as heavy involvement with Product Associates.
Responsibilities: • Responsible for creating implementing maintaining and improving capable production processes methods and sequences to achieve quality through-put and cost targets. This includes working with Production Associates to optimize productivity through efficient ergonomic and safe work station designs man-machine interfaces and assembly line layouts for current and new products. • Project management of new equipment including evaluation design specification selection justification (AFE’s) acquisition installation proofing and operation for manufacturing. Environmental and energy considerations are part of this responsibility. Participate in Simultaneous Engineering to assure manufacturability and cost effectiveness. May lead Process FMEA’s and participate in Design FMEA’s with cross-functional groups including Quality Product Engineering Customer Centers Logistics and Suppliers. • Actively involved in IATF 16949:2016, processes including Control Plans PPAP’s Process Capability Studies (Cpk) Statistical Process Controls Gauging and Testing Techniques. • Maintenance and application of the production standards system utilizing work measurement techniques such as time/motion studies work content studies etc. Analyze production costs to identify and implement improvement efforts. • Coordinate with product engineering personnel and external tool suppliers to develop production tooling in the best interest of Company with regard to quality and price. • Create and maintain manufacturing documentation as required by the various Operating procedures such as Manufacturing Bills of Material Labor Routings Manufacturing Process Documentation etc. • Understand implement and maintain Company principles. • Remain current in new manufacturing engineering technology new manufacturing techniques and new equipment. Recommend new approaches where feasible. • Train others and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization to implement changes. • Demonstrate successful Project Management techniques and abilities by combining Engineering skills and people skills. • Utilize Company Project Management Techniques to manage Company projects. • Conduct supplier visits both domestically and internationally. • Willing and able to operate production equipment if required.
Requirements: • BS Manufacturing Engineering or BS Manufacturing Technology/Industrial Technology • Five to seven years of experience in a manufacturing environment. • Must be experienced in manufacturing processes production tooling fixture design work station design line layout and balancing OSHA and safety regulations and hazardous materials management. • Must have experience in Management and Mentoring of employees. • Working knowledge and experience with IATF 16949:2016, processes including control plans. • PPAP’s Process Capability Studies (Cpk) Statistical Process Controls Gauging and Testing Techniques required. • Ability to analyze troubleshoot and fix manufacturing equipment and machinery. • Willingness and ability to operate production equipment if required. • Project management experience including evaluation design specification selection justification (AFE’s) acquisition installation proofing and operation for manufacturing. • Create implement maintain and improve production processes methods and sequences to achieve quality through-put and cost targets. • Six-Sigma. Certification • Lean Manufacturing • Experience in a heat transfer business. • Knowledge or working experience of Thermodynamics. • Experience in heat exchanger products and processes. • Automotive supplier experience a plus. • Experience with Tier I or Tier II Companies. Education:
• EDUCATION: BS Manufacturing Engineering or BS Manufacturing Technology/Industrial Technology