Job Description

Job LocationsUS-MI-Grand Rapids
Posted Date1 week ago(7/28/2020 7:45 AM)
ID
2020-5997
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering
Company
Ventra Grand Rapids 5, LLC

Overview

Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

Review and plan operations for optimal use of resources that include labor, material, equipment and facility. Troubleshoot current engineering problems and help root cause by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities

Works with other engineers, assembly and molding to maximize resources.

Conducts Work balance, time studies and ergonomic studies to develop best methods, lay outs for utilizing resources

Uses Quoting for thru put calculations and labor estimates

Assists with development and implementation of automated assembly systems to produce products utilizing various technologies.

Determine / estimate assembly lay out for new launches

Support in preproduction build events.

Support cost and timing thru the process change system.

Verify/Assist in training of operators on new processes.

Supports and recommends for continuous improvement efforts.

Supports and assists company skilled tradesman, engineers and management in resolving engineering related issues.

Generates corrective and preventive action plans as required.

Communicates procedures and work practices.

Supports development of objectives and targets.

Accepts and performs special projects as required.

Must be flexible for change and be able to work well under deadlines and manage multiple priorities.

Uses Help Chain as needed.

Discusses work-place issues with all associates in a respectful manner looking for positive solutions.

Responsible for maintaining 5S standards as they relate to housekeeping in assigned work area.

Maintains compliance to company policies, work rules, safety & housekeeping standards.

Follow ISO 14001 and TS 16949 Requirements per the standard

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None. However, may be called upon to assume a leadership role in the absence of department supervisor.

DECISION MAKING:

High degree of independent decision-making.

Qualifications

Works with other engineers, assembly and molding to maximize resources.

Conducts Work balance, time studies and ergonomic studies to develop best methods, lay outs for utilizing resources

Uses Quoting for thru put calculations and labor estimates

Assists with development and implementation of automated assembly systems to produce products utilizing various technologies.

Determine / estimate assembly lay out for new launches

Support in preproduction build events.

Support cost and timing thru the process change system.

Verify/Assist in training of operators on new processes.

Supports and recommends for continuous improvement efforts.

Supports and assists company skilled tradesman, engineers and management in resolving engineering related issues.

Generates corrective and preventive action plans as required.

Communicates procedures and work practices.

Supports development of objectives and targets.

Accepts and performs special projects as required.

Must be flexible for change and be able to work well under deadlines and manage multiple priorities.

Uses Help Chain as needed.

Discusses work-place issues with all associates in a respectful manner looking for positive solutions.

Responsible for maintaining 5S standards as they relate to housekeeping in assigned work area.

Maintains compliance to company policies, work rules, safety & housekeeping standards.

Follow ISO 14001 and TS 16949 Requirements per the standard

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None. However, may be called upon to assume a leadership role in the absence of department supervisor.

DECISION MAKING:

High degree of independent decision-making.

Benefits

• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Application Instructions

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