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Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

Senior Advanced Manufacturing
Engineer (AME)

 

Summary:

The
Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (AME) is responsible to plan, direct and
coordinate the implementation of safe manufacturing process(es) into an
industrial plant.  The AME works to
develop and implement manufacturing strategies by utilizing their knowledge of
product design, materials, tooling and equipment capabilities, assembly
methods, quality control standards and product safety requirements. They create
plans that optimize work force utilization, space requirements, workflow and
product traceability. The AME uses product & customer requirements to
create specifications for tooling and equipment and then works with vendors to
procure, install and implement into the manufacturing facility. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide
    direct input to the Simultaneous Development Team (SDT) by doing the following:
  • Provide
    manufacturing feasibility assessments for product design, engineering changes,
    scope changes and quality concerns.
  • Develop
    process flow and plant layout requirements.
  • Review
    product gaging and packaging strategies and assess the impact of those
    assumptions on the overall manufacturing strategy.
  • Define
    capital equipment and tooling required and manage/adhere to the budget of the
    program.
  • Project
    manage the procurement and acceptance of required equipment & tooling.
  • Facilitate
    the implementation of production equipment/tooling into the manufacturing facility
    and any corresponding technical training and ensure spare parts for new
    equipment.
  • Complete
    Process FMEA and manage RPN risks.
  • Assess
    the product, process, equipment and tooling strategies for potential ergonomic
    concerns and manage action items to resolve.
  • Support
    customer part needs through pilot, testing, run-at-rate and internal process
    sign offs.
  • Provide
    input and present status of project to management at specific SDT/launch
    milestones.  Provide action
    plans/solutions to any open items/issues to stay “on track”.
  • Create
    and support continuous improvement projects.
  • Be
    flexible for any changes in business needs.

Your Qualifications

 

Education:  Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical Engineering, Plastics or Engineering Technology required (BSME or BSMET or similar)

 

Work Experience:

  • Experience in Automotive/Manufacturing (Tier One Automotive interiors experience preferred, not required)
  • Candidates must demonstrate solid skills in communication, interpersonal relations, and ability to inspire individuals to improve performance.
  • High level of mechanical aptitude and analytical problem solving
  • Work flow, line balance and takt time
  • Experience with AutoCAD (line/plant layouts -2D)
  • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering, advanced manufacturing, process engineering, tooling, or similar
  • DOE and data driven studies experience
  • Six Sigma (greenbelt), Lean, Continuous Improvement training or experience preferred
  • 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: 03/02/2020
Job Field: Engineering
Location:
REQ. NO.: 20000528
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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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