The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for planning, implementing, and maintaining stable and capable production/business processes as they pertain to product/process quality and throughput, and for monitoring and correcting related issues of Assembly/Production Lines. Additionally, the Manufacturing Engineer will plan, test and supervise the implementation of preventive actions in the production lines in order to establish and verify capable and stable production processes in terms of safety, quality, delivery, and cost. Evaluate and approve changes in production processes in cooperation with product engineering and systems support where applicable. Investigate and resolve issues associated with non-conforming parts. Maintain and evaluate quality documentation (e.g. QDM, SAP). Maintain and evaluate throughput documentations (e.g. MDA). Perform and/or coordinate internal quality investigations on production lines (e.g. Process or product/dock audits). Manage 8D investigations or similar corrective action processes derived from product and process audits, from internal quality investigations, or customer complaints. Supervise reject and teardown procedures. 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. Establish, maintain, and administer control plans. Participate in all aspects of simultaneous engineering efforts for new projects (e.g., APQP, QR83). Monitor and improve performance of production processes with respect to line balancing, cycle time, uptime, FTC, ergonomics, and quality including gauge R&Rs, calibrations, and repeatability checks. Finally, the Manufacturing Engineer will generate, prepare, and present regular reports to both internal and external stakeholders, and perform related tasks as needed.
BSME or equivalent or BS in a related technical discipline (e.g., mathematics, physics)
Strong computer skills, must be proficient in MS-Office, SPC, DoE, and understanding of basics of noise testing
Knowledgeable in areas of mistake proofing and problem solving techniques, APQP process, SPC, Nutrunner Software, Noise Test Software, specific software on the production equipment
ASQ, CQA, CQE certification preferred
TS16949 and ISO 14001 awareness training
SAP PP and QM module skills preferred
Audit experience is a plus
· Preferred candidate shall have 2 or more years manufacturing experience in automotive assembly and or machining
· Good written and verbal communication skills
· ASQ CQA, CQE certification, knowledge and experience with automated production equipment
· Basic English language competency required
· Basic German language preferred
· Must be self-directed and be willing to work any shift
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 from a global strategic alliance with Fiat Group, produces Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram and Mopar® vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance builds on Chrysler’s culture of innovation – first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925 – and Fiat’s complementary technology – from a company whose heritage dates back to 1899.
Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., Chrysler Group LLC’s product lineup features some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler and Ram Truck. Fiat will contribute world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for small- and medium-size cars, allowing Chrysler Group to offer an expanded product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.