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Belleville, MI


Reports to: President

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership strategy, direction, oversight and manage plant operations for production, tooling, quality control, human resources, IT, procurement, finance, maintenance, and shipping & receiving.
  • Coordinate plant activities through the planning with departmental managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Develop and control profits, plans, and budget.
  • Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.
  • Manage capital asset maintenance.
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production, safety, and quality standards.
  • Assures that an effective workforce is properly maintained, organized, and trained and that internal climate of the corporation is one that nurtures the success of its employees.
  • Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses.
  • Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment, replace or make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Maintains an effective and professional management staff by assigning responsibilities, delegating authority, recruiting talent, measuring key performance indicators, and appraising job results.
  • Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
  • Implement and maintain preventative maintenance programs.
  • Incorporate shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
  • Provide direction, development and leadership to production supervisors.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical field or business field.
  • Understanding of Stamping and Welding Operations, preferred.
  • 5 Years Managerial / Leadership experience in a production related environment.
  • Working knowledge of Lean Management, Continuous Improvement and change management techniques.
  • Aptitude to develop a High Performance Team environment.
  • Working knowledge and requirements of Quality Systems.

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

Reports to: Quality Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for APQP documentation/tasks as part of the APQP process
  • Responsible for planning and coordination of quality programs and activities to ensure the quality and reliability
  • 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 implement the Quality System to achieve TS 16949 and other required certifications
  • 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 coaching of 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
  • 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
  • Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc
  • Responsible for planning, organizing and managing the overall activities of receiving / outgoing quality functions
  • Continuously improving QA receiving inspection process and procedures
  • Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive actions
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Analyze customer complaints
  • Customer proactive/reactive visits (includes some travel with in US mostly)

Education and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree required, (Engineering or other technical field desired) with 3-5 years of experience, preferably with a launch
  • Disciplined Problem Solving, PPAP, FMEA, and strong TS 16949 background, experience as an internal auditor is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate Control Plans, FMEAs, Process Flow diagrams, and conduct PPAPs
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Word)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Hands-on experience establishing, audited, leading and maintaining a robust quality system
  • Ability to read and interpret GD&T and engineering drawings
  • Experience in PFMEA, process control plans and technical process documentation (Gage R&R's, Capability Studies, MSA, PPAP, Standardized Work Instructions)
  • Trained in and have knowledge of root cause analysis and CI and CA processes
  • Experience working directly with customers
  • ASQ certification preferred, but not required
  • Stamping experience is a must

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry-accepted chemicals and noise
  • 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.

Reports to: General Manager

Position Summary:

  • The Health and Safety Coordinator promotes a positive health and safety culture in the workplace. Responsible for ensuring that employers and workers comply with safety legislation and that safety policies and practices are adopted and adhered to. The Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for training, development, and support of the company’s safety policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Meet company objectives for productivity, quality, efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks could be reduced.
  • Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards.
  • Carry out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented.
  • Make changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation.
  • Prepare health and safety strategies and develop internal policy.
  • Lead in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks.
  • Train crane operator, Hilo, and scissor lift operator classes.
  • Train and observe APO safety classes. Train APO classes “hands on” training to assist operators in understanding equipment and set-up methods.
  • Perform accident review and follow-up on corrective actions for all accidents and near misses.
  • Conduct and schedule annual hearing tests.
  • Develop and maintain H&S Employee Handbook.
  • Assemble and report MIOSHA reports for accidents and injuries.
  • Review and assist in taking employees to Medical Center as required.
  • Conduct monthly safety committee meeting; publish minutes, follow-up on open items.
  • Maintain Accident Metrics chart, present progress on safety minutes as part of monthly Metrics process.
  • Maintain the company’s SDS sheets and monitor compliance.
  • Schedule Consultation, Education, and Training visits and audits of company’s safety programs.
  • Attend continuing education thru MIOSHA seminars and other related courses.
  • Provide annual Supervisor/Management training on safety observation and enforcement.
  • Maintain PPE inventory.
  • Maintain environmental compliance in regard to testing and reporting.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • A bachelor’s degree in the area of Industrial Safety preferred, 3-5 years health and safety experience required.
  • Proficient at multi-tasking, organization and working independently.
  • Proficient computer skills including use of Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Experience instructing and training associates in safety methods.
  • Attention of mental and visual demand required for sustained periods.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Familiarity with metal manufacturing methods and processes preferred.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong leadership ability.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to create and maintain positive working relationships with employees at all levels in the organization.

Physical Demands:
  • Exposure to industry-accepted chemicals and noise
  • Attention of mental and visual demand required for sustained periods
  • 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

Reports to: Human Resource Team Lead

Position Summary:

  • Human Resource Generalist with experience in a manufacturing environment. Strong recruiting experience, as well as experience in the daily administrative duties of an HR office are required. Candidate must be available to work flexible hours, as needed for a 24 hour business, and must have the ability to drive between multiple, local locations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assists with the implementation of human resource programs by providing human resource services; including but not limited to: talent acquisition, full cycle staffing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations.
  • Oversees worker comp, assisting employees and third party with the proper paperwork.
  • Administer FMLA and short-term disability paperwork as needed.
  • Completes all new hire information into Plex, ensuring new hires have what they need when starting.
  • Tracks and ensures all performance appraisals are issued and return. Assist with feedback as needed. Process performance appraisals, including administering pay increases.
  • Completes background checks on potential new hires and ensure all new hire paperwork is completed and to payroll.
  • Complete and updates new hire packets.
  • Updates job descriptions to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintains relationship and records with temporary agencies. Administers and submits temporary employee payroll, ensuring accuracy.
  • Maintain all training records and monitor training expirations (hilo, CPR, etc.).
  • Assists in the planning and execution of all employee engagement activities, including company barbecues, holiday party and recognition events.
  • Maintains company bulletin boards and regular associate activities.
  • Updates and streamlines HR record keeping processes, including, filing, maintaining hard copies, entering information into Plex, maintaining OSHA logs, creating controlled documents, and ensuring that all HR files remain legally compliant.
  • Recruits for all hourly positions, including the posting, sourcing, and selection process.
  • Completes special projects by clarifying project objective; setting timetables and schedules; conducting research; developing and organizing information.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising leadership on needed actions.
  • Performs new hire orientation.
  • Spends time at each plant to properly support the workforce.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, or Organizational Development or equivalent. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Three to five plus years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions.
  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations, preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification, or equivalent industry certification, preferred, not required.

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

Reports to: Tool Room Supervisor

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and troubleshoot tooling that is not performing to standards
  • Maintain tools per defined blueprints and work effectively on tooling to support the production schedule
  • Maintain job books to confirm repairs for tooling
  • Surface grinding for PMs and Continuous Improvement projects
  • Notify supervisor of inventories of perishable details and necessary supplies required
  • Recommend changes in tooling, methods or materials for cost effectiveness and to avoid production delays
  • Make necessary adjustments to tooling; ability to read and understand blueprints and drawings
  • Ability to order details and update Plex system on tooling updates/status
  • Keep benches and work areas clean and presentable at all times
  • Comply with Employee Conduct and Safety rules
  • Must have own tools
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Education and Skills Required:
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with high-level stampings
  • Must work quickly, efficiently and independently
  • Basic computer skills required, able to learn and use our MRP system Plex

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

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uses computer assisted design/drafting (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Visi etc.) equipment and software.
  • Creates and revises production part prints as instructed.
  • Drafts detailed multi-view drawings of dies (details and assemblies), fixtures and products.
  • Drafts details on CAD system from sketches.
  • Create and maintain CAD library of die designs and part prints.
  • Makes copies of drawings and maintains information regarding changes to database.
  • Load and maintain part prints, models and other engineering information to the ERP system (Plex).
  • Data entry as instructed.
  • tilizes knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials and other physical sciences to complete drawings.
  • Makes simple decisions but refers most questions/problems to engineers or designers.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Skills Required:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Training certificate in computer aided drafting and/or equivalent experience.
  • Experience to be at least one of the following:
    • One year of full time stamping plant employment.
    • One year of full time assembly plant employment.
    • One year of full time die maker/maintenance employment.
  • Basic skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to multitask by handling diverse assignments concurrently.
  • Ability to work well with others, exhibiting teamwork skills.
  • Able to take direction and finish task in a timely manner.
  • Possesses mechanical aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.

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

Reports to: General Manager

Position Summary:

  • The Purchasing Coordinator position is responsible for purchasing all raw material, purchased parts and miscellaneous materials. The duties required for this position must be completed in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Adheres to all local and Company safety, GMP, ISO, TS 16949, Quality, housekeeping policies and procedures (e.g. work rules, safety rules, and instructions).
  • Assists in negotiating raw material pricing contracts as well as service contracts.
  • Creates and updates purchase orders using PLEX system. Ensures orders adhere to supplier agreements and contracts and identifies any non-conformance/discrepancies.
  • Functions within the ISO/TS 16949.
  • Tracks and updates material changes timely on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis as necessary. Reviews all purchase orders until they are closed out. Resolves discrepancies.
  • Properly maintains tracking reports, including but not limited to track and report monthly and quarterly rebates.
  • Interacts with suppliers regarding material issues as necessary.
  • Prepares order projections on monthly, quarterly and annual basis as necessary.
  • Promptly completes assigned paperwork and daily tasks timely and efficiently.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned including receipting of materials in Plex.
  • Quotes spot buy material for new/service orders including estimates and quotes.
  • Participates in events for cost savings by preparing all necessary reports and analysis including supplier interaction.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Skills Required:
  • A Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent purchasing experience in the automotive stamping industry.
  • General understanding of accounting concepts (some experience preferred) for cross functionality in the accounting department.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of PLEX software or other major ERP software is required.
  • Advanced Excel skills are required – aptitude test will be required.
  • Experience in all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent math skills are required.
  • Submit to and pass drug screen and background test.
  • Strong inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information/respond to questions from managers timely.

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



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