Flex-N-Gate

Process Engineer

US-IN-Veedersburg
3 months ago
ID
2017-3314
# of Openings
2
Category
Engineering
Masterguard LLC

Overview

Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

  • The Process Engineer will be responsible for running programs and projects across the plant ensuring processes are adhered to and that customer targets are achieved by performing the following duties. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required. Work in a team environment to provide product and design feasibility from a processing perspective. Qualification and optimization of processes for all new programs being launched to ensure manufacturing objectives are met.

Responsibilities

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Promote and demonstrate a safe and healthy work environment in accordance with applicable legislation and company policies and procedures.
  • Troubleshoots process problems, determines root causes and recommends solutions and improvements.
  • Design and oversee the implementation of plant layouts which includes the preparation and maintenance of drawings related to stamping, welding and assembly processes.
  • Update and maintain Bills of Material and Part Routing Information
  • Update and maintain plant capacity study based on accumulated shop data.
  • Update and maintains “Yellow” Cost Sheets.
  • Work with manufacturing on process or layout changes.
  • Prepare drawings, work instructions, process flow diagrams, and other materials to assist production departments.
  • Assist in generating  process FMEA’s, Control plans, and related documentation
  • Estimate cycle time and process feasibility for quotation development when requested.
  • Provide process feasibility at early design level for gating, material selection, potential processing quality defects, equipment limitations, product design restrictions and tooling concerns.
  • Responsible for coordinating, scheduling and reporting all tooling trials from prototype to mass production, both internal and external.
  • Ensure all materials, purchased components, fixtures, molds, secondary tooling and packaging required for process evaluation is available at all trials.
  • Work with material representatives as required.
  • Provide, document and control machine parameter setups
  • Maintain control of all sample materials, components and product both in house and at outside trial shops.
  • Attend all engineering program review meetings.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in engineering and manufacturing environment.
  • AS400 knowledge is a plus
  • Knowledge of manufacturing systems related automotive industry
  • Must be familiar with CAD systems, DFA, DFM, FMEA, DOE, and FEA
  • Working knowledge of Autodesk Mechanical, Autodesk Inventor, and Spinfire
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft products, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Excellent Program & Project Management skills with strong document management.
  • Excellent analytical skills including the ability to analyze, troubleshoot, process, change and improve design and equipment; technically inclined.

Benefits

• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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