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Manufacturing Engineering Technician (Technician I)

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0008966
Date Posted: May 28, 2022
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. merged to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a world-leading mobility solutions provider focusing on advanced mobility technologies within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort.  The name "Astemo" is derived from the words "Advanced Sustainable Technologies for Mobility" and describes the mission of the integrated company to "provide a safe, sustainable and comfortable mobility life through technologies that contribute to an advanced and sustainable society". Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team.  We have a current career opportunity as a Manufacturing Engineering Technician.

Shift/s available for this position:

B Shift (Monday through Friday) 2:50 p.m. to 11:10 p.m.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products/ process including training team members and evaluating production results (KPIs).
  • Develops process documentation and operator work instructions (OWIs) to facilitate operator training on equipment operation, part processes and part quality inspection.
  • Manages the production training process to improve skill level of new and current Operators, Line Assistants, Group Leaders, and Supervisors.
  • Manages the daily production scrap review process for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency activities.
  • Utilizes production and machine data for driving scrap reduction and process efficiency improvement projects.
  • Participates in Kaizen activities to ensure continuous improvement in processes, products, components, raw materials, and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods including flow, layout, machining, assembly, and production equipment.
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • 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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