Automatician (Maintenance) - MAN17017

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: Mexico - San Luis Potosi - San Luis Potosi
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 12th June 2019
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.  Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth.

Our North American Seating Division is looking for an Automation Engineer to be based at its FAS Plant in SAN LUIS POTOSI, MEXICO.  The responsibilities of the Automation Engineer is to provide engineering support to the production line efforts within the plant.  The main missions of the role are to:
  • Responsible for control systems planning and implementation into production and/or changes to the manufacturing processes

  • Develops control systems according to production requirements using VA/VE analysis and other applicable techniques

  • PLC Programming

  • Develops and maintains PLC programs

  • Develops plans for new products including manufacturing technologies and available alternatives, investment requirements etc

  • Develops and implements control system schedules for each project

  • Contributes the to company continuous improvement efforts through va/ve analysis, maintaining up to date knowledge of manufacturing

    control systems and develops process improvement opportunities

  • Responsible for all changes to control systems from Engineering changes

  • Responsible for final approval of equipment control systems and turn over of projects to manufacturing/production

  • Provide manufacturing engineering support to assigned production unit
  • Provide support to Quality Department and Production Quality Engineer 
  • Review processes and procedures on an on-going basis for safety, quality and production efficiency
  • Participate in Hoshin and Continuous Improvement events as assigned
  • Participate as TS and/or ISO 14001 Internal Auditor as assigned
  • Review machine takt times and evaluate capability to meet takt times.  Implement corrective actions when takt times not achieved
  • Coordinate with Maintenance to minimize down-time.  Coach and teach Maintenance personnel in control systems technology 
  • Lead CAT Team activities, as assigned. Document meeting minutes and action plans
  • Maintain PFMEA and all downstream documents for minor changes
  • Provide input into PFMEA generation for new programs
  • CRCN's - ERC
  • Program documentation maintenance
  • Provide input into EO meetings
  • 5-S of plant
  • Provide justification of major purchases for Core Group to management.
  • Train appropriate personnel on new processes, process improvements, failsafe features, program changes.
  • Follow procedures and corrective action assignments as required to eliminate or reduce PPM's or improve PPH



The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Minimum BS Degree in Engineering or Technical discipline Degree or concentration in an Engineering Discipline
  • Must have thorough knowledge of PLC Programming  (Siemens) and Computer Applications

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of manufacturing control systems including PLC's, Robotics and Computer applications, assembly

    techniques, FMEA 

  •  Must be capable of working without supervision and with a wide variety of people from the shop floor to senior managers, vendors, suppliers
  • Minimum 3 years automotive manufacturing  experience
  • Experience with PLC's for Process Flows,  Welding, Assembly, Staking equipment

  • Excellent communications skills

  • Proficient in MS Excel, Power Point, Project

  • Ability to train others

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