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Process Engineer (Injection Molding)

Date:  24-Jul-2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  LOUISVILLE FIS
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  34162

Title: Process Engineer

Standard Job: Process Engineer

Department: Manufacturing Engineering

Directly Reporting: UAP Manager

Functionally Reporting: Plant Maintenance & Engineering Manager

 

Position Summary:

The main role of the Process Engineer is to verify quality, safety, and equipment uptime in their designated area. They provide engineering support to the assigned UAP and assists maintenance in supporting the plant through trouble shooting / problem solving methodologies to eliminate down time and decrease quality defects to the customer.

 

Responsibilities:

• Ensure that series production meets customer requirements

• Support to the continuous improvement process

• Ensure the plant readiness to launch successful new programs

• Manage and report key ME indicators

 

Series production

• Procurement of manufacturing equipment under consideration of demanded security, quality and environmental protection and their preservation

• Equipment and tooling follow-up

• Support the engineering change management process

• Update manufacturing routines and work instructions

• Keep processes (machines, tools, procedures) at best possible level in compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental regulations and Quality, Cost & Delivery

(QCD)

• Build the engineering budget and the plant CAPEX; and ensure their application

• Monitor capacity utilization

• Plan, monitor and coordinate the work of external companies

• Create and introduce procedures regarding the tasks of his field of responsibility

• Support problem solving initiatives

• Participate to the plant PDP

 

Continuous improvement process:

• Support the continuous improvement process in following:

• Labor,

• Quality,

• Equipment and tooling,

• Space,

• Work conditions

 

Plant readiness to launch new programs

• Participate in the definition of the production process and selection of machines and equipment

• Define plant layout to support new products launches

• Lead the installation process of new machines and equipment

• Support production in the start of new processes to ensure a successful SOP (initial samples, run @ rate, work instructions) People Management

• Staff, train coach, assess and develop the plant manufacturing engineering team

(direct or dotted line)

• Support and train other networks/functions

• Participation in the management of the expertise network (knowledge capitalization)

• Comply and reinforce the Code of Management and Code of Ethics as it applies within the perimeter of Human Resources

• To uphold and reinforce the Code of Ethics and the Code of Management as it applies within Human Resources• Comply with and reinforce the appropriate Code of Ethics as it applies to the confidentiality of employee’s personal data and the protection of HR related documents

 

Reporting

• Manage ME key indicators (TRS: change over, cycle time, reliability…)

• Other

• Assist with additional tasks as assigned by company

• Follow values established within Being Faurecia. Act with an entrepreneurial mindset as well as with autonomy and accountability

• Act in accordance with the behaviours as established in Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management

• Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to

Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management

 

Position Specifications

 

Authorities

• Authority to enter purchase requestisitions for area

• Authority to communicate with vendors for support

• Make machine changes as needed

 

Knowledge / Skills

· Prior experience in robots including programming and trouble-shooting preferred.

· Prior Injection Molding processing and troubleshooting experience.

· Experience with PLC programming and/or troubleshooting a plus.

• Trained in Faurecia Excellence System and Program Management System

• Basic financial skills (costing, budget, investment)

• Leadership skills and international mindset

• Ability to interface with other functions - Networking capabilities.

• Fluent in English

 

Education / Experience:

• Minimum 1-5 Years Manufacturing, Prior Injection Molding Experience Preferred

• Minimum education level: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

 

 

 

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