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Belleville, MI


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: Director of Engineering

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage, coordinate, evaluate and execute all Advanced Program activities involved in the manufacturing of metal stamped components and modular assemblies
  • Determine program timing and resources by studying customer program plan and product specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing program elements
  • Communicate all internal and external activities and build milestones with the program team, effected departments and executive management
  • Coordinate, lead, and schedule weekly APQP / Advanced Programs meetings that track and assign tasks using internal planning systems
  • Control program by continually reviewing design, specifications, schedule changes; and implementing the appropriate recommend actions
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Coordinate the build, signoff and shipment of customer pre-production components built off prototype or hard tooling
  • Maintain tool and gage build schedule by monitoring supplier progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems
  • Manage and implement engineering changes from the customer (ECN)
  • Manage and submit engineering change requests or design deviations to the customer (ECR)
  • Coordinate the completion of APQP activities such as Process Flows, PFMEA, Controls Plans, etc.). Ensure requirements meet every gate review
  • Develop and implement the production launch plan
  • Manage and maintain program budget to be in line with approved spending
  • Ensure all customer concerns have responses and containment statements
  • Develop capital expenditure request with the executive team for new capital
  • Ensure team is following purchasing standards, approve all purchasing requisitions and ensure they are being issued in a timely manner
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with all levels of the organization.
  • Adherence to all company policies and procedures (e.g. Quality Policies, Employee Handbook, etc.)
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations
  • Maintain Company ERP system with the most up to date information
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent is required
  • 7-10 years’ experience in automotive program management or engineering preferred
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Familiarity with metal manufacturing methods and processes preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Good multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Proficient computer skills, including the use of MS Office (including Project & Visio, Office365), and CAD/CAM/CMM
  • Strong knowledge of GD&T, APQP process, and problem solving processes
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • 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
  • Ability to read and interpret customer drawings and specifications
  • Experience in Safety management preferred

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:

  • Meet company objectives for productivity, quality, efficiency and customer satisfaction
  • Maintain compliance with company policies, health and safety procedures and programs
  • Set tools in the press in a safe and proper way
  • Provide suggestions to the supervisor for ways to continually improve die setting efficiency
  • Maintain the quality of the parts produced by following established procedures and instructions
  • Check with the Production Supervisor or Production sheet for work assignments
  • Maintain up-to-date required information relative to job books, production reports and SPC sheets
  • Keep production areas clean at all times
  • Perform die repair assignments as instructed
  • Operate press equipment as instructed
  • Perform other duties and assignments as assigned by supervisor

Education and Skills Required:
  • High school diploma preferred
  • 1 year of overhead crane experience preferred
  • 1 year of hi-lo experience required
  • 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: 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



Kinsman, OH


Reports to: Engineering Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing acceptable parts
  • Recommend changes in tooling prior to release of tool
  • Recommend changes to design department during development
  • Establish and maintain required documentation of die development process
  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance to develop an acceptable part
  • Run samples until production efficiency and quality requirements are achieved
  • Identify part development problems and recommend design changes to tooling or part processes
  • Maintain detailed and contemporaneous reports of tooling changes for tool design
  • Assemble working tooling which may include setting up dies
  • Make minor changes in tooling during development stage and contemporaneously document all changes
  • Request major changes and coordinate with Engineering Department and tool room
  • Troubleshoot, change and correct, or adjust, production tooling and document all such changes
  • Design short-run tools for salvage operations

Education and Skills Required:
  • High School Diploma
  • 3+ years as set-up or die maintenance
  • Knowledgeable of machinist skills and machinist equipment
  • Ability to provide quick fixes
  • Experience in the following equipment: Grinders, lathe, drill press, hand tools, mechanical punch press and all measuring instruments

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