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Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (Tooling)

Company: Yanfeng Automotive
Location: Novi
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:


  • Provide direct input to the Simultaneous Development Team (SDT) by doing the following:
  • Provide manufacturing feasibility assessments for product design, engineering changes, scope changes and quality concerns.
  • Support teammembers responsible for developing process flow and plant layout requirements.
  • Support those responsible for reviewing product gaging and packaging strategies and assess the impact of thoseassumptions on the overall manufacturing strategy.
  • Define capital equipment and toolingrequired and manage/adhere to the budget of the program.
  • Project manage the procurement and acceptance of required equipment & tooling.
  • Facilitate the implementation of production equipment/tooling into the manufacturing facility and any corresponding technical training andensure spare parts for new equipment.
  • Support team members that are responsible for completing Process FMEA and manage RPN risks.
  • Assess the product, process, equipment and tooling strategies for potential ergonomic concerns and manage action items to resolve.
  • Support customer part needs through pilot, testing, run-at-rate and internal process sign offs.
  • Provide input and present status of project to management at specific SDT/launch milestones. Provide action plans/solutions to any open items/issues to stay "on track".
  • Createand support continuous improvement projects.
  • Be flexible for any changes in business needs i.e. launch support and travel requirements Qualifications:

    Education: Bachelor's of Science Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical Engineering, Plastics or Engineering Technology required (BSME or BSMET or similar)

    Work Experience:
    • Experience in Automotive/Manufacturing (Tier One Automotive interiors experience preferred, not required)
    • Candidates must demonstrate solid skills in communication, interpersonal relations, and ability to inspire individuals to improve performance.
    • Must have experience developing time estimates for all workelements utilizing MODAPTS
    • Candidate must have experience communicating at multiple levels internally and externally
    • Mechanical aptitude and analytical problem solving
    • Work flow, line balance and takt time
    • Experience with AutoCAD, PLC Programming, and Automation
    • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering advanced manufacturing, process engineering, tooling, or similar
    • Leadership of DOE and data driven studies experience
    • Six Sigma, Lean, Continuous Improvement training or experience
    • Candidates must demonstrate technical and project management skills
    • Familiar with entire product life including development, launch and production.
    • Understands and demonstrates ability to work with and improve documented manufacturing standards.
    • Tool feasibility
    • Tool design & build
    • Plastics Processing
    • Plastic part feasibility
    • RJG & Master Molder
    • Standard Molding, 2K, IMD, IML & Insert
    • Plastics Materials
    • Robot & Process Equipment

Keywords: Yanfeng Automotive, Novi , Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (Tooling), Engineering , Novi, Michigan

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