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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Sr Technician - Engineer Support

Location: 

Marysville, MI, US

Req ID 9633 | Marysville, United States

  

Job Summary:

The Senior Technician – Assembly Mfg./Process Quality is responsible for assisting in the planning, implementing and maintaining stable and capable production/business processes as they pertain to equipment functionality.  Machine/Equipment capabilities as they relate to safety, throughput, quality-improvement, monitoring and correcting issues related to the Assembly/Machining production lines.

 

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining production line performance and related problem-solving activities
  • Responsible for the planning, testing and assisting in the implementation of preventative actions in the production lines in order to establish and verify capable and stable production processes in terms of safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Responsible for non-critical changes in production processes in cooperation with product engineering & systems support where applicable.
  • Investigate and recommend resolution to issues associated with non-conforming parts.
  • Maintain and evaluate all quality documentation.
  • Responsible for performing and/or coordinating internal quality investigations on production lines (e.g. Process or product/dock audits).
  • Assist 8D investigations or similar corrective action processes derived from product and process audits, from internal quality investigations, or customer complaints.
  • Develop and maintain reject and teardown procedures.
  • Responsible for all measurement gaging stations such as capability studies and gage R&R’s.
  • Work closely with Supplier Quality Engineers, Auditors, Design Engineers, Maintenance Employees, Planners, Logistics, etc. in order to define corrective actions and investigate for continuous improvement efforts.
  • Assist in establishing, maintaining, and administering Control Plans, PFMEA’s, and Process Flow Maps.
  • Support engineering projects and assists experienced engineers with engineering analysis.
  • Participate in all aspects of simultaneous engineering efforts for new projects.
  • Assist in monitoring and improving performance of production processes with respect to line balancing, cycle time, uptime, ergonomics and quality.
  • Generate, prepare, and present regular reports to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responsible for mainline and offline quality including gauge R&Rs, calibrations, and repeatability checks.
  • Perform related tasks as needed.
     

Essential Skills and Experience:                   

  • Associate Degree with 4-6+ years of related experience
  • Additional training, certificates and/or education will be considered in lieu of experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic English language competency required
  • Strong computer skills, must be proficient in MS Office
  • Experience with Assembly and Machining
  • Ability to set and achieve goals with supervision
  • Demonstrated teamwork, interpersonal and planning skills
  • Must have the ability to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Must be self-directed and willing to work any shift

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering
  • Manufacturing experience in the automotive industry.
  • Knowledgeable in areas of CNC Turning Machine Programs, Mistake Proofing and Problem-Solving Techniques, SPC, specific software on the production equipment.
  • ASQ CQA, CQE certification, knowledge and experience with automated production equipment.
  • IATF 14001 awareness training. SAP PP and QM module skills preferred. Audit Experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD 2D and 3D design for the purpose of creating drawings.
  • Preferred candidate shall have approx. 1 year or more manufacturing experience in automotive assembly and or machining.
  • Fluent in 3D modeling including Creo and/or AutoCad.
  • Basic German language preferred.

 

 

Physical Requirements of Position:

  • This position is required to do extensive walking through factory environment production areas.
  • Required to occasionally lift and/or carry up to 35 pounds.
  • Must be able to climb, kneel, pull, push, carry, twist, bend, forward reach and reach above shoulder level on an occasion.
  • Required to frequently sit, stoop and stand.
  • Required to use fine and gross motor skills, firm hand gripping and repetition to handle physical parts.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.
  • Must be able to perceive the nature of sounds at normal range; includes the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound.
  • Environmental exposures may include dust, fumes, odors, loud noises and chemicals. 

 

 

Be part of our ZF team as Sr Technician - Assembly Mfg Process/Quality and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo 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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