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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

United States - MI - Holland

Job Description

Plans, directs and coordinates manufacturing processes
in industrial plant: Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods,
utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication
processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and
quality control; standards. Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space
requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and work space for
maximum efficiency. Confers with vendors to determine product specifications
and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts and evaluates products
according to specifying actions and quality standards. Estimate production
times, staffing requirements, and engineering and other staff regarding
manufacturing production processes. Applies statistical methods to estimate
future manufacturing requirements and potential.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Support the comprehensive continuous
    improvement philosophy for all YFAI disciplines.
  2. Directly input the Simultaneous
    Development Team (SDT )through:
    1. Process Flow and Plant requirements
      /layout
    2. Defining Capital Equipment and
      Specifications
    3. Facilitate "Brainstorming" of
      DFAM (Design for Assembly Manufacturing)
    4. Complete Machine/Process FMEA and manage
      RPN reductions
    5. Project Manage the procurement and
      acceptance of required equipment & tooling
    6. Ensure initial Engineering assumptions of
      product manufacturability, relating to equipment and tooling, through a
      First-Run-Yield (F-R-Y) assessment.
    7. Support customer part needs through pilot,
      testing, run-at-rate and PSO
    8. Ensure a smooth transition to the
      manufacturing site.
    9. Provide drafts of Operator Description
      Sheets (ODS) for coordination of operators, maintenance and
      facilities.
  3. Continually monitor performance
    to the budget constraints of the      program, reporting any potential deviations to
    plan.
  4. Review and understand Product Gaging,
    Packaging Requirements and their impact on the manufacturing process

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in
    Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical Engineering, Plastics or Engineering
    Technology required (BSME or BSMET or similar)
  • Experience in
    Automotive/Manufacturing
  • Candidates must
    demonstrate solid skills in communication, interpersonal relations, and ability
    to inspire individuals to improve performance.
  • Mechanical Aptitude
    and Analytical problem solving
  • Work flow, line
    balance and take time
  • Experience with AutoCAD
    3+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering,
    advanced manufacturing, process engineering, tooling, or similar
  • DOE and data driven studies experience highly
    desired
  • Six Sigma, Lean, Continuous Improvement
    training or experience
  • Tier One Automotive interiors experience
    helpful (not required)
  • Candidates must demonstrate technical and
    project management skills
  • Familiar with entire product life including
    development, launch and production.
  • Understands and demonstrates ability to work
    with and improve documented manufacturing standards.

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Published: 02/21/2018
Job Field: Engineering
Location: United States - MI - Holland
REQ. NO.: 18000488
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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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