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Product Engineer - Post Launch

United States - SC - Fountain Inn

Job Description

Product Engineer - Post Launch (Resident Engineer)

  • Provide Engineering support to products and programs currently in production at NA manufacturing sites in region 3.  Manage customer requests, address and support warranty/quality issues within the plants, and lead cost reduction (value engineering) activities.

  • Manage regular manufacturing plant interface to understand current production issues and how Engineering may lead or support.

  • Work with external customers and internal business units to assess requests for ongoing product changes.  Determine how to most effectively manage changes, either as a new product launch or as part of ongoing launch support.

  • Develop timelines to track and achieve Engineering deliverables.  Maintain timeline to track project status and ensure that deliverable timing obligations are met. Seek guidance and support if necessary to ensure schedule is maintained.

  • Identify and address issue root cause using problem solving skills such as KT and 5-Why analysis. 

  • Apply knowledge of plastic part design and injection-molding to design concepts.  Lead design team in developing 3D CAD models and 2D drawings.

  • Work with suppliers to acquire part data, samples and quotes as necessary and own supplier relationship for engineering deliverables, including drawings, CAD models and appropriate analysis.

Your Qualifications

  • BSME and 4+ years experience in automotive interiors.

  • Design and development expertise.

  • Knowledge of plastic part design for injection molding.

  • Knowledge of Injection Mold Tooling (gates, parting lines, action, etc.) as it relates to part design.

  • Plastic resin and materials selection knowledge as related to interior components.

  • Dimensional management and tolerancing experience.  Ability to develop component and sub-assembly GD&T tolerancing and tolerance stack-up studies in support of manufacturing & craftsmanship goals.

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner in a team environment.  Identify and address issues in a direct, “data driven” manner.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Self motivated and enthusiastic.

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Published: 06/08/2018
Job Field: Engineering
Location: United States - SC - Fountain Inn
REQ. NO.: 18001186
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