Process Engineer

by Means Industries

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2022
Means Industries

Job Description


Process Engineer

ABOUT THE ROLE

Amsted Automotive Group, Means Transform Products Division, is looking for a Process Engineer / Machining Specialist for their London, Ontario CA location.

WHAT YOU’LL DO 

Primary Function Summary

  • Manage secondary machining and forming processes and associated improvement activities to meet and exceed plant and customer expectations.  
  • Ensure products meet quoted cycle time, material usage, scrap rate and operator requirements. 
  • Assist production staff as process expert by utilizing troubleshooting, diagnosis, debugging and other technical skills to keep production processes running at peak efficiency/performance.
  • Support the Product Engineering launch process as it relates to secondary process capability and capacity. 
  • Liaise and support the program management team.
  • Provide continuous assessment of the current state of production equipment to provide capacity and capability assessment to management staff.
  • Work closely with plant management to drive execution of customer requirements and growth initiatives.
  • Manage continuous improvement projects.

Other Functions 

  • Participate in company programs as required or requested including but not limited to 5S, Elimination of Waste, communication meetings, training, etc.
  • Adapt and promote lean manufacturing principles (e.g., value stream mapping, SMED, standardized work methods, etc.) to improve assigned processes.
  • Conduct all work activities in a manner that is supportive of team effort
  • Participate in training or other team activities to support ongoing continuous improvement
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager, or his/her designate.
  • Process: Assist in process development efforts through cross-functional teams to develop optimal cell layout, standardized cycle times, process flow, plant layout(s), equipment utilization and efficiency while adhering to safety, quality, productivity protocols and budgets.
  • Develop, optimize, document, update process work instructions and set-up procedures as required. Assist with updating specifications and best practices for plant processes.
  • Develop, document, and employ process troubleshooting guidelines. Assist production team on any production or technical issues.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED 

  • Five (5) years of automotive (OEM or supplier) environment with Manufacturing Engineering experience in machining
  • Strong programming skills for CNC / Flow Forms in G&M code
  • Strong troubleshooting skills with an analytical approach
  • Metallurgical understanding is an asset
  • Understanding of high-volume manufacturing environments
  • Excellent communication skills for interaction with the workforce, its suppliers, and customers
  • Project management / product management skills
  • Must have a positive, proactive, and problem-solving attitude
  • Must be able to read GD&T
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Must be able to work necessary overtime if required
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Ability to communicate, written and verbal, across all levels of an organization

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Medical, Vision, Dental
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • DPSP, RRSP
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Recognition
  • Discount Programs

WHAT ELSE YOU’LL NEED TO KNOW  

  • Usage of a computer and production machinery
  • Able and willing to work on floor to implement, manage and monitor improvement projects
  • Can set up and operate machines when needed

 


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