Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MI-Evart
    Posted Date1 week ago(4/17/2018 5:31 AM)
    ID
    2017-3435
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Company
    Ventra Evart 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

    The Manufacturing Engineer designs, builds and maintains machines and tools within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive operation for manufacturing processes.

    Responsibilities

    • Evaluates manufacturing processes, designs new systems and processes for the introduction of new products or for the improvement of existing ones.
    • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
    • Prepare manufacturing proposals and estimates for new products including tooling cost requirements, and manufacturing resources.
    • Participates actively and effectively in continuous improvement plans related to position responsibilities
    • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
    • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
    • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
    • Devises new approaches to complex problems through adaptations and modifications of standard technical principles.
    • Ensures compliance of practices, procedures and instructions relative to applicable facility standards (ISO, TS, etc.);
    • Performs all other tasks as assigned by management.
    • The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.
    • This job description is not inclusive. The duties, experience, functions, and any other descriptions herein may be changed at any time and other duties may be assigned as necessary. The company reserves the right to add, delete, or otherwise alter these responsibilities when and as necessary.

    Qualifications

    • BS Degree or equivalent related experience in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering.
    • 3-5 years’ experience preferable in a (input specific industry – metal, plastics, etc.)
    • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical manufacturing processes, including assembly and testing.
    • Proficiency in engineering computer software (CAD, CATIA, NX etc.)
    • Must be a self-starter able to work with a minimum of supervision.
    • Strong planning and time management skills.
    • Solid project management skills.
    • Sound analytical and problem solving skills, with an emphasis on a “hands on” approach.
    • Exposure to Lean Manufacturing principles and practices preferred.
    • Must be detail oriented.

    Training Requirements/Familiarity:

    • APQP Training
    • CMS as required
    • Customer Specifics (GM, Ford Chrysler etc.)
    • Customer Specific PPAP
    • Design, Failure Mode Effect
    • Effective Time Management
    • Emergency Evacuation
    • Engineering Change Notice Training
    • FMEA
    • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance
    • Lockout Training
    • Machine Guarding
    • Machine Safety
    • Robot Safety Guidelines & Procedures
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • TS - Control of Monitoring and Measuring Devices
    • TS – Engineering Change Request and Notice
    • TS - Document Control
    • TS - Measurement Analysis using Statistical Concepts
    • TS - Purchasing Process
    • TS - Product Identification and Traceability
    • TS - Verification and Control of Customer Property
    • TS - Control of Nonconforming Product
    • TS - Corrective Action System
    • TS - Advanced Product Planning
    • TS - Continual Improvement
    • 8D Instructions

    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

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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