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Engineer I-Change Control/Validation

Location: 

Gray Court, SC, US

Req ID 39135 | Gray Court, United States

We are looking for a new colleague to join our Plant Support Engineering Department at our plant in Gray Court, SC!

 

Position Summary: The Engineer I – Change Control is responsible for first level oversight of the engineering change process, ensuring the on-time development of reliable designs that are cost-effective, able to be manufactured, meet customer specifications, and maintain company standards. In addition, they will support internal departments in order to support business development, capacity, and continuity while mentored by a more experienced engineer in the department.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily reviews/analyses and validation of engineering change orders; create workflow/change control documentation as necessary to improve change management processes.
  • Lead cross-functional change management/change implementation teams across all plant departments.
  • Work with affected departments to resolve issues that prevent change implementation, providing detailed technical explanations surrounding the change process and/or working with design teams to create additional technical documentation/basis for the change.
  • Work with plant personnel to ensure required changes are effectively introduced into production at the appropriate time.
  • Monitor engineering change request from initial requests through release in order to facilitate the change implementation process.
  • Prepare necessary reports and related information in a timely manner and channel to affected persons or department.
  • Analyze data reporting change information.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvements throughout the entire change management process.
  • Prepare regular and accurate reports for determining the status of engineering changes.
  • Ensure an efficient and timely decision-making process to expedite engineering changes.
  • Follow the design procedures and specifications established by division R&D.
  • Support departmental compliance with all IATF16949 policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

*Ability/willingness to travel both domestically and internationally (up to 25%)

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 0-2 years of related experience
  • Working knowledge of calculation methods (i.e. tolerance calculations, analytical calculations, etc.)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office  
  • Broad knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within engineering.
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written

 

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with large engineering database systems
  • Knowledge of 5S and Six Sigma problem-solving methodology
  • 2+ years of project management and/or supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with plant operations, including machining, assembly and heat treatment
  • IATF - 16949 awareness training
  • Experience in Automotive industry
  • German Language Skills

 

Be part of our ZF team as Engineer I-Change Control/Validation and apply now!

 

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To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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