Current Openings

Belleville, MI

Reports to: General Manager

Position Summary:

  • Responsibilities include ensuring continual quality improvement and engaging the organization to adapt a Quality focused culture./li>

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Direct, plan and monitor all Quality activities company wide.
  • Ensure a high level of internal and external customer service.
  • Investigate (and correct) customer issues and complaints relating to quality.
  • Supervise workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure high productivity and high technical integrity.
  • Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and to establish quality and reliability expectancy of finished products.
  • Develop metrics that encourage and promote continual improvement and support from all areas of the organization.
  • Formulate, document and maintain quality control standards and on-going quality control objectives.
  • Create, document and implement criteria and procedures.
  • Coordinate objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plant leadership to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
  • Provide training and coaching to associates in problem solving techniques to empower all associates to implement solutions.
  • Interact with vendors to ensure quality of all purchased parts.
  • Create and direct environmental test functions and applications.
  • Provide training, support and coaching of associates in the application of tools used in the area of Quality.
  • Design, develop and implement quality control training programs.
  • Maintain an active role on internal continuous improvement teams.
  • Maintain internal Layer Process Audit process and external audit preparations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical or manufacturing engineering along with at least 5 years of related experience in a manufacturing capacity.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a management or supervisory role.
  • Specialized training in manufacturing processes and problem-solving techniques such as PDCA, Kaizen, A3 etc.
  • Working knowledge of ITAF 16949 requirements and audit procedures.
  • Working knowledge of CMM processes.
  • Must be customer focused, able to prioritize and multitask.

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

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an effective department through the selection, training, compensation, and motivation of all personnel.
  • Direct operational objectives of the Tool room.
  • Prepare RFQ's for external quoting of tooling.
  • Place tooling orders and participate in design reviews internally and at external die making vendors.
  • Ability to work independently to repair and PM existing stamping dies.
  • Ability and experience working with stamping dies (progressive, transfer, compound and blanking tooling).
  • Monitor new build and existing tooling modifications for timely completion.
  • Establish and maintain an effective die repair program by supervising, assisting, and monitoring the repair and revision of existing tooling
  • • Manage equipment utilization.
  • Be available for Tool Makers, Die Repair personnel, and/or Press Room employees when they encounter difficulty troubleshooting production.
  • Perform annual reviews of Tool Room Department personnel.
  • Participate in Die Design Standards review.
  • Participate in APQP process for new programs.
  • Maintain a safe working environment.
  • Maintain a High standard of Quality.
  • Willingness to be a working manager.
  • Flexible to work off shifts as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • Minimum Journeyman Tool & Die Maker education / equivalent work experience and at least 5-10 years of experience with Metal Stamping – die, tooling, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with progressive and transfer dies.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience trouble shooting dies in presses.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing preferred.
  • Supervisory experience in a Metal Stamping Manufacturing Environment preferred.
  • Strong math, engineering, blueprint and CAD skills required, as well as the ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.
  • 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.
  • Experienced working with overhead cranes and lift trucks to transport dies in & out of tool room, separate and flip over tools to be serviced.
  • Extensive knowledge operating conventional equipment to include surface grinder, lathe, mill, drill, spotting both on bench and in press.
  • Strong math, engineering, blueprint and CAD skills required, as well as the ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.
  • 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: 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: General Manager

Position Summary:

  • The Buyer is responsible for purchasing all raw material, purchased parts and miscellaneous materials. They will help other department personnel to determine the most suitable product or service to meet their needs, considering the objectives of the entire organization. Supplier selection will be carefully considered through proper spend analysis, market analysis, quotations and negotiations. The Buyer is expected to negotiate the most favorable agreement possible and prepare the documentation for an agreement in accordance with all laws so that the agreement protects the organization’s interest within the limitations of authority of the Buyer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identify world class suppliers for products and services consumed. Perform analysis to secure the best possible supplier agreements with the most favorable terms and conditions.
  • Negotiate cost reductions from both current and new suppliers, including service contracts.
  • Establish supplier development plans.
  • Assess current orders and forecast future demand in order to provide adequate supplies.
  • Review and approve purchase requisitions, place purchased orders with selected suppliers.
  • Assist with the receipt and acknowledgment of materials and supplies along with maintaining purchasing records. Verify invoice/P.O. discrepancies and resolve differences to authorize payment.
  • Communicate with internal departments to ensure smooth flow of materials to support on time shipments of dies and stampings to BSP’s customers.
  • Work closely with sales and engineering to identify new sources needed to expand business growth.
  • Support Sales group in obtaining competitive pricing on components, sub-contractor, and raw material.
  • Visit suppliers to investigate facilities, capacity, and the ability to meet quality requirements, specifications, and delivery dates.
  • Work closely in supporting Quality Manager to ensure effective 8-D corrective actions are supplied timely to prevent repeat Quality concerns.
  • Operate within the functions of ISO/TS 16949.
  • Develop and maintain metrics reporting relating to purchasing/buying process.
  • Maintain all administrative duties related to the purchasing/buying process.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Skills Required:
  • Supply Chain/Purchasing degree preferred.
  • Requires three to five years’ experience in the purchasing function in a high volume, manufacturing environment with a working knowledge and background in production control, material control and shipping and receiving.
  • Automotive and Steel industry knowledge is preferred.
  • Experience in customer-facing position.
  • Demonstrated experience reducing cost or improving efficiency in previous jobs.
  • Must be highly organized, able to prioritize and multi task.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, able to learn and use our MRP system Plex.
  • General understanding of accounting concepts (some experience preferred) for cross functionality in the accounting department.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating with suppliers and ensuring better pricing and improved performance.

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: 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.