Major international company has an opportunity for a Sr. or Lead Engineer – Controls at a large high volume plant setting commutable to the east of the Atlanta, GA metropolitan area. Very attractive benefit package, 3% bonus potential, and a to be determined sign on bonus are associated with the position as well as relocation assistance being available.
Finds problems, plans, and implements improvements for existing product and manufacturing process issues.
Develop and maintain document quality system for new and existing programs (PFMEA, control plan, process flow, work instructions, and inspection documents).
Performs research, development, evaluation, installation, operation and maintenance of manufacturing systems, processes, and equipment to meet requirements.
Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members, and evaluating results.
Gives input to product design based on design for manufacture/design for assembly philosophy.
Performs cost-benefit analysis for product and/or manufacturing process cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
Leads or participates in Kaizen activities to ensure continuous improvement in manufacturing processes, products, components, raw materials, and equipment.
Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of building floor space, equipment, and tooling.
Performs routine activities accurately and promptly per instructions and procedures.
Train Production and Maintenance Associates to improve technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills on the production shop floor.
Performs other work as assigned by Management.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with at least 5 years of engineering experience.
Experience in automotive manufacturing industry is preferred.
Must be able to read, interpret, and create blueprints and technical documents.
Must be proficient with programming PLCs, HMIs, and vision systems. Preferably Keyence, Omron, and/or Mitsubishi.
Must have at least 3 years of hands on experience with high volume CNC Machining, automated assembly, and/or plastic injection molding processes.
Experience with programming FANUC robots and CNC controls is preferred.
Excellent troubleshooting skills.
Able to demonstrate ingenuity/creativity regarding problem solving and countermeasure implementation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills, able to motivate team efforts to accomplish goals.
Able to quickly learn basic knowledge of the company, products, manufacturing processes, and rules.
Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.