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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: Production Manager

Position Summary:

    This role is responsible for coaching and directing production associates in a welding environment. This position plans and assigns work, enforces policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Able to execute all Machine Operator and Production Leader duties and responsibilities.
  • Enforce safety and PPE policies.
  • Provide training to new hires in the department; as well as, ongoing training for all associates.
  • Coordinate team to maintain maximum production efficiency in a manner consistent with the highest quality and minimizing downtime.
  • Mentor and motivate team via communication, training and leadership to meet or exceed documented standards while maintaining quality.
  • Lead team effectively to continuously improve in all areas with focus on the measurable you are accountable for.
  • Responsible for maintaining updated process control documents.
  • Monitor usage of production supplies and order as needed.
  • Ensure that overall quality is maintained, and quality control systems and procedures are being used.
  • Ensure that your team is accountable for their job description responsibilities.
  • Assign tasks as needed.
  • Maintain Plex tracking records.
  • Direct operational objectives of the Production Area for your shift.
  • Support company leadership in decisions relating to policy, procedure and culture.
  • Be available for production associates when they encounter difficulty troubleshooting production.
  • Perform full cycle leadership duties for direct reports, including hiring decisions, annual reviews, corrective action and training.
  • Flexibility to support a 24-hour department and staff.
  • Collaboration with associates in multiple departments and at multiple levels within the organization required.
  • Participate in continuous improvement and 5S activities.
  • Communicate optimally to provide accurate, necessary and timely information to all team members.
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product through team involvement.
  • Maintain compliance with company policies, health and safety issues, procedures, and programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with in fast paced production environment required, production welding preferred.
  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, understand and speak English is required.
  • Ability to read and interpret equipment manuals and blue prints.
  • Strong computer skills required, ability to become proficient with our ERP system. (Plex).
  • Maintain active hi lo license.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing preferred.
  • Strong problem solving, and analytical skills required.
  • Excellent team building, and communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of Quality Control and SPC.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and provide corrective actions.
  • Ability to read B/P and knowledge of GD&T.

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.
  • Must be able to work long hours, if needed.

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.

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs stamping machinery, robotic systems, pneumatic and/or hydraulic systems; harpoon systems and/or conveyors; overhead cranes; machining centers; and robotic welders.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance inspections and perform required preventative maintenance actions such as lubrication, cleaning, filter changes, alignments, etc.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs heat exchange equipment.
  • Ability to utilize meggers, voltmeters, multi-meters, etc.
  • Performs plumbing and hydraulic hose repairs.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs basic electrical issues.
  • Safely operates fork-lifts, hoists and cranes.
  • Utilizes safe rigging and lifting techniques.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on stamping machinery, mechanical systems, controls, and operating systems as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Responds to and provides service and feedback to the customer on all work orders while assuring compliance to codes, regulations and industry standards.
  • Recommends activities to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Understands company policies and enforces safety regulations.
  • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.
  • Operates various measuring, diagnostic and testing instruments to help provide energy efficiency solutions.
  • Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, laptop computers and diagnostic hardware to perform work.
  • Maintains a strict schedule in order to be successful in the assignment, yet demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.

Education and Skills Required:
  • High School Diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Five years of experience as an electrical and/or mechanical maintenance technician troubleshooting and repairing production equipment and systems in an industrial setting, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.
  • Must be willing to work an alternate work schedule if required.

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.