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Manufacturing Engineer

United States - MI - Highland Park

Job Description

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with Experience Supervision of Engineering Team that is willing to be part of a team of a competitive fast paced facility. Able to follow and provide direction.  



Main Responsibilities:


The individual must be able and willing to take on challenges in all aspects of an Injection Molding & Assemblies operation, applying himself to be part of the team that provides continuous positive results, by using best practice techniques of the industry and applying these to coordinate the efforts of the team, identifying opportunities that improve the quality, production, delivery to our customer while reducing waist.

The individual must have interpersonal skills be able to manage multiple projects at the same time to Coordinate, motivate and mentor.

Must be computer literate, proficient in MS Office products and E-mail.

Able to identify unstable process windows and target improvement on any aspect or equipment and generate a concise report using corresponding software to convey the necessary steps for improvement.

Able to compile monthly report for issues causing waist, contribute to the solution and gathered information of improvements and coordinate the Process engineering team into following month plans

Mentor, motivates, directs, and evaluates, Manufacturing Engineers and Maintenance Technicians for adequate training, knowledge, performance and efficiency that align with the best practices and company’s performance requirements and goals.

Identifies Continuous improvements project with supporting data in order to assure a sustainable benefit.

Compiles data and analyzes past and current information in order to assist in the preparation of the budget, Purchase orders, Capital investments, and other projects.

Maintains documentation closely following necessary timelines on specific projects

Able to adapt to YFAI Safety policies, and enforce them at all levels.

Additional duties may apply depending on the facilities needs and requirements.

Performs process and material flow analysis. Develop manufacturing process techniques, and equipment to improve productivity.

Specification, installation, and implementation of plant machinery, tooling, and equipment

Facilitate ergonomic improvements within facility


Project management of MIS, maintenance, and engineering projects ensuring commitment and deadlines are exceeded

Development and implementation of formal training and a development program for subordinates

Facilitate continuous improvements in 5-S within functional areas and entire facility

Provide engineering assistance in quality problem solving activities

Oversee equipment modifications and design

Perform project and plant management activities

Manage purchase burden accounts to meet or exceed monthly budgets

Assist facility in obtaining and maintaining QL and QS9000 status

Manage the maintenance and improvements of all facility PCs, PLCs and all other MISs

PLC mentoring to Industrial Engineer and Maintenance technicians

Oversees costs associated with manufacturing and those opportunities to reduce them

Your Qualifications

Education: BSME in Industrial or
Manufacturing Engineering

Work Experience: Tooling and fixture
design experience, manufacturing experience, and automation or robotics

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Published: 06/18/2020
Job Field: Engineering
Location: United States - MI - Highland Park
REQ. NO.: 20001126
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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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