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Belleville, MI


Reports to: Director of Engineering

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform, recommend and develop preventative maintenance procedures for all plant welding equipment including robotic systems.
  • Evaluate processes and procedures to maintain or improve weld parameters and weld efficiency.
  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Take lead on new job startup and Engineering changes, involving all aspects from PPAP run, setting up spare parts inventory, PM program, documentation, and training.
  • Support new model launches and improvement teams.
  • Ensure process capability by setting up preventative maintenance programs.
  • Collaborates with Quality and Tooling engineers on FMEA's and control plans.
  • Perform machinist duties and responsibilities to support production as needed.
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and adjust.
  • Generate process parameter sheets (work standard and weld parameter sheets) for all new incoming programs.
  • Analyzes and resolves, or assists others, in solving chronic process and quality issues by actively participating in corrective action, 8D’s, and root cause analysis processes.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Perform weld inspection methods (cut & etch, ultrasonic and destructive testing).
  • Ensure utilization of continuous improvement of current processes.
  • Maintains clean and safe working conditions at work station and throughout plant.
  • Participate in continuous improvement and 5S activities.
  • Communicate optimally to provide accurate, necessary and timely information to all team members.
  • Maintain compliance with company policy, health and safety procedures, and programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in weld/robotics engineering or equivalent, CWI, CWE, or Master's Degree.
  • Six plus years of related technical, hands-on experience in manual and automated welding processes required.
  • Working knowledge of MIG welding processes.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, product design, safety, quality, and workflow.
  • Proficiency in welding and training skills required.
  • Working knowledge of robotic welding and material handling applications required.
  • Proficiency in robotic programming (ex. Motoman. Fanuc etc.) required.
  • Strong understanding of electrical/controls circuitry and schematics required.
  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office software required.
  • Requires collaborating with associates in multiple department within the organization and participating in a team environment.
  • Requires flexibility in schedule to meet a 24-hour business need.
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD and weld drawings required.
  • Knowledge in the following areas are strongly desired.
    • Weld power source, wire feeder, torch and reamer
    • Plasma cutting, grinding and rework application
    • Weld shielding gas technologies
    • Electrical enclosures and power requirements for welding
    • Customer welding specification and testing requirements
    • Gas metal arc welding, Resistance spot welding

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry accepted chemicals, and noise.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 75 lbs. assisted.
  • Able to stand on feet for 8 hours.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Reports to: Quality Manager

Position Summary:

    This role will support the APQP process with regard to new programs, outsourced programs, external and internal engineering changes. The QE also supports production in all areas of the production process from start to finish, including overseeing products received and shipped. This associate will have beginning to end responsibility for a specific product group(s) and will become the specialist for that product area, with an in-depth understanding of the full process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for planning and coordination of quality programs and activities to ensure the quality and reliability.
  • Provide quality support to Engineering, Tool Build, and Manufacturing, ensuring compliance with all quality requirements.
  • Maintain and control the Nonconforming Hold Area for timely and valid disposition of nonconforming or suspect material.
  • Analyze and revise control plans and inspection sheets considering tool design/build to determine characteristics that can actually change eliminating time wasted checking characteristics that cannot change.
  • Provide root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process related concerns.
  • Assist Quality Manager in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system.
  • Assists in the resolution of manufacturing quality issues and implementing the Quality System to achieve IATF 16949 and other required certifications.
  • Responsible for understanding the documentation and tasks of the APQP process and assisting as needed.
  • Develop, execute and/or monitor quality plans and quality engineering tasks, as well as, manufacturing process validations and controls to ensure compliance with established requirements and regulatory expectations.
  • Develop training and provide coaching to manufacturing associates to build quality awareness.
  • Interface with Engineering and Operations to ensure transfer to Production of new products are in accordance with approved data.
  • Provide process control measurement required by customer and manufacturing processes.
  • Support the Quality Auditors to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system and part specific customer requirements.
  • Evaluate returned product and provide appropriate corrective action.
  • Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc.
  • Continuously work towards improving QA receiving inspection process and procedures.
  • Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive actions.
  • Analyze and work to resolve customer complaints.
  • Responsible for the accomplishment of established quality goals.
  • Customer proactive/reactive visits (includes some travel).
  • Aide in the development of Standardized Work Instruction for consistent manufacturing methods.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or manufacturing engineering, with 3-5 years related experience strongly preferred, or equivalent experience with technical training in inspection policies, practices and objectives in a manufacturing environment.
  • BachelorLaunch experience preferred.
  • BachelorExperience with automotive production is required.
  • BachelorExperience in a stamping facility preferred.
  • BachelorDisciplined Problem Solving, PPAP, FMEA, and strong ITAF 16949 background required.
  • BachelorExperience as an internal auditor preferred.
  • BachelorMust have demonstrated ability to evaluate Control Plans, FMEAs, Process Flow diagrams, and conduct PPAPs.
  • BachelorStrong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, with the ability to learn and use our ERP system Plex required.
  • BachelorHands-on experience auditing and maintaining a robust quality system required.
  • BachelorAbility to read and interpret GD&T and engineering drawings is required.
  • BachelorExperience in PFMEA, process control plans and technical process documentation (Gage R&R's, Capability Studies, MSA, PPAP, Standardized Work Instructions) required.
  • BachelorTrained in and have working knowledge of root cause analysis and CI and CA processes.
  • BachelorMust be customer focused, able to prioritize and multitask. Experience working directly with customers is required.
  • BachelorRequires collaborating with associates in multiple departments within the organization.
  • BachelorASQ certification preferred, but not required.
  • BachelorValid driver’s license and vehicle required.

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry accepted chemicals and noise.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Position Summary:

    The Press Operator will be capable of operating all production machines and feed equipment, including transfers, according to specifications, machine operating instructions and the Part Control Plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lift, load and unload parts in a manufacturing machine, utilizing proper containers and packaging according to the Part Control Plan.
  • Operate press equipment according to specifications and operating instructions.
  • Observe machine operations, for position of work pieces and abnormal movements or sounds which may indicate a process or equipment problem.
  • Understand and know how to stop machine with Emergency Stop Buttons and Main Power, and procedure for reporting malfunctions.
  • Assist in the set-up of dies, fixtures or tools at the assigned work center.
  • Set up production machines and support equipment in accordance with the Part Control Plan and Set-up Sheet.
  • Check parts for non-conformance in accordance with the Part Control Plan.
  • Request and verify the proper raw material according to Part Control Plans.
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, quality of product, and safety.
  • Conducts first piece and parts in process inspections for non-conformance according to Part Control Plans.
  • Troubleshoot machines (using Smart Pac, sensors, and controls) to ensure both quality and maximum levels of production.
  • Identifies and reports needed maintenance.
  • Performs changeovers according to written procedures.
  • Maintain press fluid levels.
  • Interpret CMM reports.
  • Use calipers, micrometers, height gages, protractors, and ring gages to assure quality parts.
  • Fill out hourly check sheets with accuracy and problem identifying information.
  • Inspects joined components for defects.
  • Perform rework/sort assignments as needed.
  • Responsible for following all lock out/tag out procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining all required documentation, both in writing and in Plex.
  • Responsible for restocking area and accounting for all scrap material.
  • Maintains clean and safe working conditions at work station and throughout plant.
  • Participates in continuous improvement and 5S activities.
  • Participates in overall machine effectiveness efforts and waste reduction.
  • Works in the most efficient manner to meet and exceed all established corporate goals.
  • Maintains the quality of the parts produced by following established procedures.
  • Maintain compliance with company policies, health and safety procedures, and programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Completion of our Press Operator training, or 3-5 years’ experience operating stamping presses.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret drawings, use simple math and basic hand-held measuring tools.
  • Ability to read gages, calipers and blueprints.
  • Must be able to communicate and interface well with shift leaders on a routine basis and be conscious of the effect’s responsibilities have on other departments.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet production requirements.
  • Must have basic computer skills and ability to learn and accurately use our ERP system, Plex.

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry accepted chemicals, and noise.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 75 lbs. assisted.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required in performing normal job duties, with continuous mental and visual attention to perform machine operations, inspections and measurements requiring constant alertness and activity. Continuous heavy lifting may be required.
  • Able to stand on feet for 8 hours.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Position Summary:

    The Press Operator will be capable of operating all production machines and feed equipment, including transfers, according to specifications, machine operating instructions and the Part Control Plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lift, load and unload parts in a manufacturing machine, utilizing proper containers and packaging according to the Part Control Plan.
  • Operate press equipment according to specifications and operating instructions.
  • Observe machine operations, for position of work pieces and abnormal movements or sounds which may indicate a process or equipment problem.
  • Understand and know how to stop machine with Emergency Stop Buttons and Main Power, and procedure for reporting malfunctions.
  • Assist in the set-up of dies, fixtures or tools at the assigned work center.
  • Set up production machines and support equipment in accordance with the Part Control Plan and Set-up Sheet.
  • Check parts for non-conformance in accordance with the Part Control Plan.
  • Request and verify the proper raw material according to Part Control Plans.
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, quality of product, and safety.
  • Conducts first piece and parts in process inspections for non-conformance according to Part Control Plans.
  • Troubleshoot machines (using Smart Pac, sensors, and controls) to ensure both quality and maximum levels of production.
  • Identifies and reports needed maintenance.
  • Performs changeovers according to written procedures.
  • Maintain press fluid levels.
  • Interpret CMM reports.
  • Use calipers, micrometers, height gages, protractors, and ring gages to assure quality parts.
  • Fill out hourly check sheets with accuracy and problem identifying information.
  • Inspects joined components for defects.
  • Perform rework/sort assignments as needed.
  • Responsible for following all lock out/tag out procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining all required documentation, both in writing and in Plex.
  • Responsible for restocking area and accounting for all scrap material.
  • Maintains clean and safe working conditions at work station and throughout plant.
  • Participates in continuous improvement and 5S activities.
  • Participates in overall machine effectiveness efforts and waste reduction.
  • Works in the most efficient manner to meet and exceed all established corporate goals.
  • Maintains the quality of the parts produced by following established procedures.
  • Maintain compliance with company policies, health and safety procedures, and programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Completion of our Press Operator training, or 3-5 years’ experience operating stamping presses.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret drawings, use simple math and basic hand-held measuring tools.
  • Ability to read gages, calipers and blueprints.
  • Must be able to communicate and interface well with shift leaders on a routine basis and be conscious of the effect’s responsibilities have on other departments.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet production requirements.
  • Must have basic computer skills and ability to learn and accurately use our ERP system, Plex.

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry accepted chemicals, and noise.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 75 lbs. assisted.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required in performing normal job duties, with continuous mental and visual attention to perform machine operations, inspections and measurements requiring constant alertness and activity. Continuous heavy lifting may be required.
  • Able to stand on feet for 8 hours.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to attend all scheduled shifts and to arrive on time.
  • Ability to follow all quality inspection procedures.
  • Available for overtime on short notice.
  • Willing to work in a repetitious manner.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and keep up with production.
  • Able to learn and use our MRP system Plex.
  • To maintain maximum production efficiency in a manner consistent with the highest quality and minimizing downtime.
  • Responsible for following all lock out/tag out procedures.
  • Responsible for logging production in writing and in our computer system.
  • Responsible for loading parts and operating resistance welders.
  • Responsible for restocking area and accounting for all scrap material.
  • Maintaining a clean work station.
  • To maintain compliance with Company policy, health and safety issues, procedures, and programs.
  • To maintain the quality of the parts produced by following established procedures.
  • To perform any other duties and assignments as instructed.

Education and Skills Required:
  • High school diploma preferred.
  • Minimum one year factory related experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization.
  • Ability to use basic math, including units of measurement, fractions and decimals.
  • Basic problem solving techniques.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions including written, oral, diagramed or schedule formats.

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry-accepted chemicals and noise.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and 75 lbs. unassisted.
  • Able to stand on feet for 8 hours.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move around the facility.