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Engineer II

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0001134
Date Posted: Mar 7, 2021
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Throughout its’ history, Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc., now Hitachi ASTEMO, has been synonymous with safety, quality, growth, and continuous improvement.  Adhering to these core values has enabled us to succeed as a Tier 1 supplier of world-class products to the global automotive market.  We are dedicated to ensuring the expectations of our first-rate automotive customers are consistently exceeded.   

                                                                         

Our expansion has afforded us a unique opportunity to look for a strategic, dynamic, and forward-thinking Production Engineer looking to “shift gears” and join the team in our Monroe, GA facility.  You offer us your determination and work-ethic; we offer you very competitive pay and top-notch health benefits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
  • Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of buildings and equipment.
  • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
  • Creates manning plans based on volume forecasts for new programs.
  • Gives input to product design based on design for manufacture/design for assembly philosophy.
  • Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
  • Develops and documents quality system for new programs (control plan, PFMEA, process flow, work instructions, and inspection plans.)
  • Coordinates and documents all Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) activities.
  • Calculates required dunnage usage. Design, test and order all necessary dunnage for new programs.
  • Develops and maintains documentation such as downtime, scrap, and efficiencies.
  • Utilizes data such as downtime, scrap, efficiencies, etc. to plan and strategize countermeasures for equipment and process problems.
  • Leads or participates in Kaizen activities to ensure continuous improvement in processes, products, components, raw materials, and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field with five (5) years Engineering experience.  Experience in automotive manufacturing industry is preferred.
  • Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods including flow, layout, assembly and production equipment.
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution.
  • Familiarity with current automotive standard and OSHA regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to motivate team efforts to accomplish goals.
  • Must be proficient in MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint. Some Access experience preferred.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Required to sit or stand and move about the facility.  Occasional lifting of items not to exceed 50 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Combination of office and plant environment.  May be required to use safety glasses and wear steel toe shoes while performing specific tasks or while in specific manufacturing areas.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks. Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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