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Associate Manufacturing Engineer

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Company : Safran Seats Location : Gainesville , Texas , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : More than 3 years Spoken language(s) : English Fluent
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Job Description

Occupational Summary:

Within the IPT structure, collaborate with Engineering, Tooling, Quality, Operations, Program Management and other departments to ensure the product meets manufacturing requirements and goals and is ready for production when launched. Support of Design for Manufacturability and participation in lean improvement activities are required. Work closely with Industrial Engineering to design and implement process and equipment layouts and improvements. Support Operations through technical support, product design, and quality standards.
Must have strong root cause corrective action skills and be highly energetic. Must have strong personal, statistical, and technical writing skills.

Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):

A) New Product Development
i) As a member of an Integrated Program Team, provide support to ensure program is successful and serve as the focal of Tooling, Fabrication, Operations and Manufacturing Planning to ensure the needs of these groups are met and communication is clear
ii) Collaborate with engineering throughout design and development process, capture and document engineering/build problems and work with engineering to solve, support design review process
iii) Ensure designs and build process meet cycle time expectations/goals
iv) Perform PFMEA for general product and specific designs as needed
v) Ensure drawings and designs meet requirements for internal DFM guidelines and continually update these guidelines as required
vi) Work with Manufacturing Planning and Industrial Engineering/ME Planner (VWI) team to ensure routing and instructions for subassemblies and seat assembly are clear and correct and include proper instructions and tools
vii) Prepare for a smooth product launch and support pre-production and production build areas

B) Production Support
Production and Design Improvement
i) Provide technical support related to manufacturing
ii) Troubleshoot new or existing product problems involving designs, materials, or processes
iii) Determine root causes of failures using statistical or lean methods and recommend changes to designs, tolerances, or processing methods
iv) Evaluate manufactured products according to specifications and quality standards
v) Review product design for manufacturabilty or completeness

Process Improvement
vi) Incorporate new methods and processes to improve existing operations

Process Efficiency
vii) Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes or engineering procedures
viii) Purchase equipment, consumable, and non-consumable tools
ix) Train production personnel in new or existing methods
x) Read current literature, talk with colleagues, participate in educational programs, attend meetings, attend workshops, or participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in the manufacturing field

Perform other duties as assigned

Complementary Description

Some of our competitive benefits package offerings include:
• Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance- eligibility for employee and dependents on the 1st of the month following date of hire
• Health Savings Account with employer contribution if on high deductible medical plan
• Flexible Spending Account- Health and/or Dependent Care
• Three weeks of PTO (paid time off) for newly hired employees earned over a year
• Company Paid Holidays
• 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and employee vesting day 1 of employment; 100% match on the first 3% and 50% on the next 2% of contributions once enrolled
• Tuition reimbursement program
• Life insurance and disability coverage
• Optional coverages you can buy: additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, hospital indemnity coverage
• Wellness Program with rewards
• Employee Assistance Program
• Telemedicine virtual doctor visits
• Alight personal Health Pro consultant service to help simplify healthcare experience
• And more!

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

Knowledge and Skills:
i) Must have basic knowledge of production methods, process capabilities, tooling processes, and manufacturing processes
ii) Must be capable of preparing well-written reports and orderly reports
iii) Must have basic knowledge of manufacturing and related operations with detailed knowledge of such fields as product design, engineering function, tool design, tool fabrication, ergonomics and EHS, space layout, handling equipment, production machinery and equipment, N/C machinery and equipment, factory methods work, etc…
iv) Knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing principles preferred, continuation training will be supplied
v) Strong knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and Operating Systems
vi) Able to work collaboratively with cross functional teams and engage in healthy debate
vii) Able to conduct fault isolation and troubleshooting skills for mechanical and electrical defects

Education and Experience:
i) B.S degree in a related technical field (e.g.: Industrial Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer/Technology, Aeronautics Engineer, or Electrical Engineer) or an Associate degree with 6 years related experience or 12 years of job related experience
ii) Additionally one to three years of manufacturing experience preferred
iii) Six Sigma or Lean certification preferred
iv) Catia V.5 or greater design modeling a plus

Competencies: Acts in accordance with company values and related competencies

Communication Skills: Must have the ability to generate written communication and to operate required office equipment. Ability to read and review written communication. Speech and hearing abilities that allow individual to communicate clearly and distinctly in English

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve problems and think strategically

Physical Demands: This position requires extended periods of sitting while working with computers and viewing computer monitors and other office equipment. Finger dexterity needed in using misc. office equipment such as telephone, computer and copy machine, etc. Bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting up to approximately twenty pounds are required during tasks related to the job.

Specificity of the job

No more than one week of total traveling per year; international and domestic

Locate your future workplace

2000 Weber Dr TX 76240

Gainesville

Texas United States

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76,800
employees worldwide
27
Number of countries where Safran is located
35
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