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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Gestamp North America
Location: Troy
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

With over 20 years' experience, Gestamp remains a leader in the European automotive industry. Dedicated to the design, development and manufacturing of metal automotive components, Gestamp focuses on innovative development to produce safer and lighter vehicles.
At Gestamp, we believe people are the architects of our company's success. This mindset is an essential asset for the organization. We welcome talented, motivated and team-based individuals who want to assemble their next career with Gestamp!
THE OPPORTUNITYThe Manufacturing Engineer will work alongside a Director and be responsible for coordinating with the design, sales, business development and operations teams to develop manufacturing plans for new products to achieve corporate cost and quality objectives. Work with the Cost models to understand Financials and create an environment of commercial expertise. Additionally, the responsibilities will include leading the manufacturing processes with the goal to define the Gestamp "Factory of the Future" utilizing collaborative robots, AMR's/AGV and Industry 4.0.

  • Assist in developing and designing robust manufacturing concepts to simplify/improve manufacturing processes to ensure best-practice and lean manufacturing concepts to archive or exceed quality and customer requirements and expectations.
  • Establish and maintain equipment specifications and performance requirements for manufacturing equipment (SOR).
  • Create and maintain process documentation including process flow charts, characteristic matrix, process illustrations, PFMEA, control plans, process sheets, visual aids, gage instructions, control charts, capacity and utilization charts and others.
  • Perform tact and cycle time studies for all processes.
  • Conduct regular project meetings with management and team members to track project status and progress.
  • Assist in supporting the development of budgets for all aspects of the project
  • Understand and comply with all GHSI, MiOSHA, safety and PPE requirements.
  • Help drive technical requirements, support sourcing decisions and manage equipment integrator and tool vendor activities for plant production equipment, gauges and tooling.
  • Will also provide support for all manufacturing sites within the NAFTA regions including plant engineering teams and business units.
  • Assist with requirements and implementation of TS16949/ ISO14001. Ensure compliance with TS16949/ISO14001 and customer specific requirements.
  • Attend customer meetings and customer process reviews/audits.
  • Supports VA/VE DFM/DFA and related activities to facilitate design alternatives that improve product manufacturing feasibility, efficiency and effectiveness. Provides launch support.
    • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent level of experience.
    • Understanding of manufacturing engineering with respect to one or more of these areas: automated assembly equipment, complex product assemblies, tooling, fixtures and gauges.
    • Understanding of lean manufacturing, Kaizen, TPM, corrective action and root cause analysis programs or tools.
    • Understanding of FMEA and GD&T.
    • Some knowledge of SAP and/or Captor
    • Some exposure/experience in a medium to high volume manufacturing environment preferred.
    • Results orientation, self-starter with strong written and oral communications skills.
    • Motivated, assertive personality, willingness to learn, seeks opportunities for improvement.
      • Technical Skills: Possesses, acquires, and maintains the technical/professional expertise required to do the job effectively and to create client/customer solutions.
      • Collaboration: Builds constructive working relationships with clients/customers, suppliers, other departments, organizations to meet mutual goals and objectives. Behaves professionally and supportively when working with individuals from a variety of ethnic, social and educational backgrounds.
      • Candidate must be willing to have the flexibility to provide support to a continuous operations product environment.
      • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% of the time and work extended hours based on customer demand and production schedule.
      • Basic understanding of Allen Bradley and/or Siemens controls strongly desired.
      • Proficient in AutoCAD.
      • Strong computer skills in MS Office. ISO/QS knowledge is a plus.
        EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYGestamp North America, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
        This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Gestamp North America, Troy , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Troy, Michigan

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