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Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

Process Engineer

United States - MI - Monroe

Job Description

Set your career in motion

 

Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

 

You will be part of a global, diverse team. A team that is truly dedicated to anticipating and re-imagining how society will live and work inside the vehicles of tomorrow. You will build strong, personal relationships as you work together to push the boundaries of innovation. The environment will be fast-paced, exciting, challenging. But you will be inspired to adapt and evolve.

 

Opportunity is yours. Are you ready for the challenge?

 

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors – your career in motion

 

The role of the Process Engineer drives activities of technical team to achieve continuous improvement of injection molding processes within the Monroe, MI facility. Works with production management production, quality control, and maintenance reports and statistics to plan and modify process activities to support customer requirements. Implements new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of labor and materials.  Responsible for participating in the development of new injection molding tools and processes that received by the plant.  Receives hand-off from the launch TE and transfers teams and owns production processes.

  • Responsible for injection molding related continuous improvement (e.g. cycle times, scrap, quality, material cost reduction, regrind implementation, etc.)
  • Develops plans for injection molding process improvement and will have specific areas of accountability in its execution
  • Provides support on new product launch tooling, providing the manufacturing input for development of new process and improvements to existing processes and tooling.
  • Takes hand-off of tools/processes from launch team and ensure smooth execution in operations.
  • Responsible for the group’s execution of assignments related to processing, materials and related equipment; including preventive maintenance, process improvements. Self-execution.
  • Organizing and execute Red, Yellow, Green (RYG) testing for all the injection molding equipment within the facility as required by the Technical Manager.
  • Responsible for the maintenance, monitoring and auditing of the Process Tool Books.
  • Responsible for Weekly/Monthly/Yearly Cycle Time improvement goals, set by the Technical Manager.
  • Responsible for Weekly/Monthly/Yearly process improvements goals, set by the Technical Manager, which include but not limited to (Process Timing, Part quality, Robot program.
  • Responsible for promoting a safe work environment and preventing injuries through the use of, but not limited to, 5S, job rotation, and ergonomic work practices.  Safety auditing, tracking of audit closure, participating in incident reviews along with writing or assisting in the 8D process and aiding in corrective action closure.  

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Plastics Processing or Mechanical Engineering
  • Three to Five years or more experience in injection molding processing required.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt.
  • Superior injection molding processing skills.
  • Thorough understanding of scientific molding concepts (e.g. RJG Master Molder)
  • Mechanical Aptitude for problem solving
  • Experience with various injection molding technologies (e.g. mold behind, two shot, gas assist, insert molding, robot programming, etc.)
  • Experience with injection molding processes.
  • Ability to work in a team for continuous improvement efforts and problem solving.
  • Time Management skills and ability prioritize.
  • Basic Microsoft programs (Excel, Outlook and Word).

 

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is the world’s leading supplier of instrument panels and cockpit systems, door panels, floor consoles and overhead consoles. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has more than 105 manufacturing and technical centers in 17 countries and employs over 29,600 people globally. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Johnson Controls a global multi-industrial company. For more information, please visit http://www.yfai.com/

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Published: 11/21/2016
Job Field: Engineering
Location: United States - MI - Monroe
REQ. NO.: 16000533
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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