Technical Career Connection
Date Posted : 2022-06-15 Job Type : Manufacturing/Process Engineer Location : Windsor Annual Salary : Negotiable Years Experience : 7 plus APPLICATION/PRODUCT ENGINEER REPORTS TO: Engineering Supervisor POSITION SCOPE: Manage Product activities by leading cross-functional team from concept through to design and development and provide technical guidance through life of program. SAFETY, QUALITY, & ENVIRONMENTAL OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES: Act in compliance with The Company Health & Safety policies and procedures including any applicable legislation. Notify the appropriate personnel of any situation or condition that may contribute to product or system non-conformity. Comply with the Environmental Policy and contribute to its goals and objectives accordingly. DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: Management and leadership of new product development/launch programs. Negotiate, define, communicate and manage the scope of the project. Ensure that the appropriate team members are engaged for all new program feasibilities (Design, Process, and Manufacturing). Plan and manage internal and external program communications, ensuring effective exchange of program information and deliverables. Managing the program to the timeline, meeting key milestones up to completion. Support manufacturing, and quality functions through milestone events as required using lean principles. Identify, analyze, prioritize, mitigate, and communicate program risks. Managing the change process as they relate to product design to ensure timely implementation of product changes. Managing the program scope and SOW, including quoting cost, time and product impact for manufacturing changes as they relate to product design. Understand and communicate client business needs to the internal team. Promote high standards of professional integrity on all proposed and actual client business solutions. Communicating program expectations to design suppliers. Support customer plants at launch on product issues. Ensure timely completion of design activities understanding internal and external customer requirements. Coordinates and participates in company design reviews. Conducts manufacturing feasibility with the Plant who will be manufacturing the product. Debugging issues during the life of the program on design responsible jobs. Responsible for ensuring Time studies are conducted. Adhere to the company internal processes and procedures as applicable. Manage Critical Metrics: Launch Timeliness, Launch Rejections, Launch to Budget, Program P/L. All other duties as assigned by direct supervisor. EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree is required (Engineering, Manufacturing, Industrial or Electrical), Advanced Engineering Preferred A minimum of 7 years of automotive work experience, including 3 years in Process Management and or Product Management, and 3 years in Manufacturing or Engineering. Experience with product assemblies. Strong working knowledge and application of lean principles Demonstrated experience managing multiple simultaneous projects involving cross-functional product teams within budgetary and schedule constraints. Strong technical and business aptitude. Good financial background. Strong people management skills. Knowledge of Project Management principles, methods and techniques. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel. Expert level knowledge in one or more of the following CAD, Statistical software and Statistical Analysis, SQL Self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision. Strong teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills. Persistent attention to detail.