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Automation Engineer General

Company: Altair
Location: Troy
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Transforming the Future with Convergence of Simulation and Data

Automation Engineer General

Job Summary:

Our client in Sterling Heights, MI is looking for an Automation Engineer General. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

Engineering Specialist - Process (Fastening), we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

Position Duties:

  • Support Manufacturing Process Engineering activity for Final Assembly.
  • Drive continuous improvement in safety, quality and productivity.
  • Apply engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continuously improve manufacturing processes and products.
  • Develop action plans as required to investigate and prioritize quality concerns and verify corrective actions on internal processes and supplier processes.
  • Lead and conduct process audits to ensure process discipline is consistent with Vehicle Operations guidelines.
  • Conduct job ergonomic evaluations and deliver corrective actions as required.
  • Analyze vehicle inventory root causes; engage in mapping and corrective actions to reduce vehicle inventory.
  • Create process and instruction sheets supporting quality methods and processes.
  • Deliver capable processes and tools for Trim and Chassis Assembly operations.
  • Lead role in resolving assembly related concerns. Lead variability reduction and lean manufacturing initiatives and best practices.
  • Ensure compliance to Plant, Corporate, Governmental and Environmental standards.
  • Support ISO 14001 compliance and support internal ISO auditing and compliance as required.
  • Support continuous improvement in safety, quality and productivity in Chassis and/or Trim areas.
  • Identify throughput constraints and drive root cause improvements. Basics:
    • High School Diploma.
    • Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience.
    • 8D and 5Why corrective action and problem solving skills.
    • Lean Tools - 5S, Kanban, Poka-yoke, and Value Stream Mapping.
    • DMAIC and DMADV (DFSS) Project Methodology experience.
    • TQM and Kaizen Methods.
    • FMEA, PPAP, and DOEs experience.
    • Visual Factory Management.
    • Ergonomic analysis knowledge and experience. How You Will Be Successful:
      • Envision the Future
      • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
      • Seek Technology and Business "First"
      • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks What We Offer:
        • Competitive Salary
        • Comprehensive Benefit Package
        • 401(k) with matching contributions
        • Paid Time Off
        • Employee Discounts
        • Free training on all Altair products
          Why Work with Us:

          Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer's toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today's problems into tomorrow's opportunities.

          Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.

          For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit

          Ready to go? #ONLYFORWARD

          At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world's most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer's toughest challenges.

          Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair's history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

Keywords: Altair, Troy , Automation Engineer General, Engineering , Troy, Michigan

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