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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Comau
Location: Novi
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

Our Values reflect who we are and how we work and we value our employees. At Comau LLC, our employees enjoy working in a highly innovative and safe working environment while performing challenging and meaningful work to build value -- driven solutions. Our positive relationships with our managers and co-workers allow us to take ownership and walk the talk. Our work culture encourages us to communicate openly, think innovatively, and act as a network. Employees are empowered to work with simplicity and efficiency. If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment oriented toward innovation and multiculturalism that offers real opportunities for growth and aims for excellence -- you are probably a great fit for our team!

Today, Comau has a truly global presence, with 33 operative centers in 14 different countries, which allows us to offer tailor-made solutions and localized support in a variety of fields.

The Position: We're looking for a Manufacturing Engineer.

  • Reporting to the Manager of Manufacturing Engineering he/she work within the Industrialization teams to assure the definition of tools, systems, equipment and methods related to Mechanical and Controls Assembly operations in production processes, in order to achieve defined targets (efficiencies, quality, safety, ergonomics, etc.). He/she also support the continuous improvement of production processes activities in the Comau Plants.Responsibilities:
    • Concept layout study, detailed layout deployment, Process FMEA and control plan analysis;
    • Evaluating existing manufacturing processes identifying areas for improvement.
    • Determine problem resolutions implement improvements
    • Developing detail layouts for equipment, processes workflow. Researching developing new processes, equipment products.
    • Definition of Working Cycles (sequences and timing) and standard operation using "fool proof" solutions for improving the quality of manufacturing output;
    • Definition of optimized working stations/place (line balancing and flexibility, productivity, quality, safety and ergonomic, not value added activities reduction, etc.);
    • Support Logistic on material flow optimization material flow; calculate footprint optimization strategy
    • Prepare technical specifications and address the Purchasing department to select suppliers,supporting the definition of the supply contract
    • Calculate OEE, Utilization of assets, suggest methods to improve it based on data collection
    • Provide guidelines for utilize DFM/A (Design for Manufacturing -- Design for Assembly) and Design-to-Cost during Product Development phases
    • Work as focal point for the development and implementation of Best Practices in Manufacturing area of competence (Mechanical and Controls Assembly).
    • Create Manufacturing work instructions, checklists other documentation
    • Establish the best practices and drive the utilization of standards on all the plants;
    • Support CAPEX definition (with kaizen methodology) new machine installation based on EEM Methodology
    • Creation of process flow, VSM production schedule. Estimate manufacturing cost, line feeding, throughput, cycle time.
    • Take a lead in manufacturing process improvement, reduction of NVAA, SVAA. Implement visual management, proficiency with AutoCAD 2D, understanding of 3D designing.Do you have what it takes?

      • General-purpose IT tools
      • Project Management fundamentals
      • Plant scorecard
      • Line feeding
      • Cost estimation
      • Development of process / layout concepts and feasibility study
      • Logistics standards / processes
      • Mechanical understanding of industrial equipment and machinery
      • NC management
      • Open Issue Management
      • Logistics Cost Deployment
      • Manufacturing Process improvement
      • 7 WCM TOOLS (5G, 5W+1H, 5 WHY, 4M analysis, sketches, TWTTP and HERCA)
      • Manufacturing losses and wastes
      • VAA, NVAA, SVA, Balancing
      • Quick and Standard Kaizen
      • Manufacturing / WCM Best practices
      • Visual Management
      • Design For Manufacturing and Assembly
      • Analysis and test for cost reduction
      • Proficiency with CAD for 2D design
      • Time Analysis or other similar work analysis
      • Ergonomic knowledge (OCRA/NIOSH)
      • Project and People Management
      • Understanding of ISO9001/15001/45001 AuditsQualifications

        • Bachelor's degree in Industrial/Manufacturing engineeringPrevious experiences
          • At least 3 years' experience in manufacturing engineering / methods / layout designLanguages
            • English AdvancedBehavioral Competencies
              • Team working
              • Reporting skills
              • Leadership skills
              • Cooperative approach
              • Copying with stress

Keywords: Comau, Novi , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Novi, Michigan

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