Job Order #3870

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Posted Date: 9/4/2018
Job Category: Engineering
Position Title: Process Engineer - Casting
Salary Range:
Location: Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
Desired Skills:
Description: POSITION TITLE: Process Engineer – Casting

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Responsible for follow-up of mechanical systems designs for a variety of assembly applications including welders, robots, conveyance and transfer systems. Applies industry knowledge and experience to manage projects from the quoting phase through commissioning and production. Utilizes planning, resource and task management skills in directing vendors to successful implementation of projects. Can delegate and manage multiple projects at any given time. Is capable of making autonomous decisions based on experience and project requirements; has specialized training either formal or through on-the-job work experience. Travel (possibly international) is often required until equipment is in operation.



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Working Knowledge of MRP
Post-secondary education in engineering
Ability to manage the acquisition of raw material through to the production and shipment of finished goods.
5-10 years related experience in the high pressure / low pressure die castings in the automotive industry
Runner & Cooling Design experience
BS - Mechanical/Industrial Engineering
Knowledge of PLC, Robot programming, Root Cause Analysis, Statistical Problem Solving & DOE
Lean Manufacturing background & Six Sigma preferred
Good interpersonal skills and “hands-on” problem solving expertise
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced working environment
Flexibility to travel in Ontario and abroad
Fundamental computer skills using Microsoft Office suite, MS Project, AutoCAD and Minitab
Must be able to understand written instructions
RESPONSIBILITIES / EFFORTS / WORKING CONDITIONS:

Utilize statistical methods (including DOE) to optimize casting process parameters to improve Net Casting Rate
Calculate gate areas using PQ2 methods, runner area and cross-sections to optimize part quality, yield and Net Casting Rate
Collaborate with Tooling Engineer with the design of the runner and cooling system. Evaluate simulation results and casting
trial results, implement counter-measures to optimize Net Casting Rate
Sample die cast tooling both in plant and at external plants and suppliers
Analyze scrap and determine reason or root cause of problem
Perform cycle time analysis, determine bottleneck operation and implement counter-measures to improve Net Casting Rate
Document critical die cast process parameters – make accessible at point of use
Control revision level of process parameters and equipment programs. Responsible to back-up equipment programs
Document all die cast process changes and maintain change history
SME: Furnaces, Die Cast Machine, Die spray system, Die Cast automation
Manage equipment suppliers. Manage timing and budget
Review production process to measure compliance to the standard parameters
Responsible to drive and understand customer specifications, both corporate and plan and applies Deco standards for use in all aspects of mechanical designs.
Responsible to support production personnel in root cause analysis and problem resolution of production quality and cost challenges.
Responsible to estimate content and labor costs for proposals and engineering change quotes.
Responsible to assign, follow-up and approve vendor work requirements throughout design phase.
Responsible to follow-up and ensure vendor progress that meets or exceeds project timing.
Responsible for analyzing scope of work during pre-award phase and to assist in development of manpower plan requirements to complete project within time constraints defined in the project timeline.
Responsible to give updates to project team including cost projections as engineering changes occur during the life cycle of the project.
Responsible to work with customer to finalize design requirements, reviews and approvals throughout design phase. Responsible for Installation Risk Assessment, Safety & CERisk Assessment and MFMEA.
project milestones provided by Engineer Manager.
Responsible in leading Cross-functional teams to complete PFMEA's, Process Flows, Standardized Work documentation. Responsible for program management documentation - CPMP open issue updates and scheduling/leading CPMP Gate Reviews.
Works with Engineer Manager on build, integration and commissioning plan.
Follows and supports operating principles
CORE COMPETENCIES:

Must be self-motivated and display the skills required to develop and motivate employees;
Must be capable of working under pressure and with short completion times on projects;
TS16949 awareness and adherence;
ISO14001 awareness and adherence;
Lean Manufacturing and 5S concepts awareness and adherence


SAFETY PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Instruct workers in safety, including the use of personal protective equipment,
• Maintain proper housekeeping, recognize unsafe work conditions;
• Administer first aid when necessary and fill out reports;

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Required to possess a mature, consistent attitude towards the responsibilities of the job;
• Must have strong leadership skills, must be able to lead by example whenever necessary and promote a team approach to problem solving;
• Must have sound knowledge of employment related legislative requirements;
• Must be self-motivated and display the skills required to develop and motivate employees;
• Must be capable of working under pressure and with short completion times on projects;
• TS16949 awareness and adherence;
• ISO14001 awareness and adherence;
• Lean Manufacturing and 5S concepts awareness and adherence.


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