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Industrial Engineer

Date:  26-Jul-2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Highland Park
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  29060

Overall responsibilities and duties:

The main purpose of the Industrial Engineer is to ensure engineering changes are entered in SAP, communicated to all applicable personnel, implemented on time within PC&L, quality and production processes


The main missions of the role are:


  • Attend several meetings regarding each platform and line of assemblies produced for the customer.
  • Plan and implement new products and/or changes to the manufacturing process
  • Provide manufacturing engineering support to assigned UAP
  • Provide support to Quality Department and UAP Quality Engineer as required
  • Review processes and procedures on an on-going basis for safety, quality, and production efficiency
  • Assist in other UAP support as assigned
  • Participate in Hoshin and Continuous Improvement events as assigned
  • Plan and implement new products and/or changes to the manufacturing process
  • Develop plans in accordance with customer requirements using value analysis, and other techniques including PFMEA and control plans
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts of the company through value analysis, maintaining up to date knowledge of manufacturing/tooling techniques
  • Develop and implement manufacturing documentation and other operator instructions


  • Coordinate customer, internal, and supplier released engineering change activities by plant processes
  • Function as the liaison between internal departments (Corporate, plant Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Logistics).
  • Function as the liaison for the plant between the Customer and Supplier, while maintaining company confidentiality.
  • Leads plant through weekly engineering change meetings.
  • Provide direction for build events, and functional trials.
  • Audits plants process and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Work with Bill of Materials (BOMs), scheduling and material ordering planners to ensure smooth transitions.
  • Conduct BOM Audits personally where applicable.
  • Schedule, train and manage conducting of BOM audits by internal cross-functional teams.
  • Be able to make solid decisions for the plant regarding engineering changes.
  • Participate in 5 S, implement 5S improvements.
  • Participate in Hoshin and Continuous Improvement Events as assigned by management.  Participate in and promote the goals of the Ideas Improvement Program.
  • Stay informed of quality issues and opportunities as relates to position and or department.
  • Stay informed of environmental aspects, follow procedures and work to eliminate or reduce the FMEA ratings as relates to position and or department.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management.
  • Complete all other duties and tasks as assigned by management.




Minimum education level:  Bachelor’s degree (US/Canada) / Ingeneria (Mexico)




  • 3-5 years engineering related experience in automotive environment


Skills & Competencies:


  • SAP experience required
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement processes and lean manufacturing
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good understanding of BOM, MRP and ECN - Intermediate or higher Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent MS Office skills 


The Employee is aware and ensures the respect of the Internal Rules, Code of Ethics and Management Code applicable in the establishment to which she/he is assigned.


As an employee, you are also required to:


  • Secure internal control with the support of financial controller and finance network
  • Abide by the Faurecia Code of Ethics. The code is summarised as below:
    • o Respect for fundamental rights.
    • o Development of economic and social dialogue.
    • o Development of skills.
    • o Ethics and business conduct.


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