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Industrial Engineer

at Flex-N-Gate

Posted: 1/31/2019
Job Reference #: 4721
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Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-TX-Grand Prairie
    Posted Date3 weeks ago(1/31/2019 9:33 AM)
    ID
    2019-4721
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Company
    Flex-N-Gate Texas 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 Industrial Engineer designs, develops, tests, and evaluates integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis and production coordination.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintain Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) documents. Conduct monthly reviews for RPN reductions and corrective action updates.
    • Ensuring that all assembly processes operate within lean manufacturing principles (Value Stream Mapping, Five S, Kanban, and poka-yoke).
    • Attend APQP Meetings, draft Plant Layout work with AutoCad, Excel Reporting to include Gap Analysis, OEE, Capacity Planning, etc.
    • Conduct regular continuous improvement meetings with multiple departments. Document cost saving improvements for monthly review with senior management.
    • Create Document Change Notices (DCCF) as related to manufacturing process improvements and update required documents.
    • Maintain manufacturing process documentation, Operator Work Instructions, Work Cycle Breakdown, Packaging Instructions, Process Flow Diagrams.
    • Conduct cycle time studies for equipment run at rate. Conduct periodic cycle time studies for manufacturing inefficiencies or improvements.
    • Maintain press and assembly equipment GAP reports.
    • Manage PLM press capacity and press assignments.
    • Manage all packaging issues related issues, internal or external. Maintain a fleet log of containers and racks.
    • Track and maintain Research and Development projects for periodic reviews for Tax incentives.
    • Maintain Customer Tooling and Equipment logs, conduct audits to ensure labeling is maintained. Assist in any customer audits.
    • Manage plant lay-out updates and assist with facility construction projects.
    • Assist with Small Program and transfer Press Benchmarking monthly meeting.

    Qualifications

    • Industrial Engineering Degree with 2 to 5 years of experience.
    • Automotive Manaufacturing Experience is preferred.
    • AutoCad and Excel Experience & Training
    • Knowledge and/or experience in PFMEA techniques.
    • Knowledge and/or experience in Lean Manufacturing Techniques.
    • Experience of participation in a product development team from inception to manufacturing launch including evidence of the imposition of DFM/A into the design.
    • Knowledge of the requirements of TS16949 and ISO14001.
    • Knowledge and execution experience of APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, Control Plans, and Process Flow.
    • Proven ability to create and execute project plans that have achieved the identified targets.
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • The ability to produce succinct reports/presentations to communicate status of assigned projects/tasks.
    • A tenacious personality that will not let an issue be left unresolved.
    • Strong leadership abilities, able to lead effective meetings.
    • Quality Control background including problem solving and root cause analysis would be beneficial
    • Sound technical background (hands-on) with logical deductive reasoning approach.
    • Interest in developing technical skills through both internal and external training.
    • Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques.

      Working Conditions

      • Some travel may be required up to 50%.
      • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
      • Ability to physically implement designs.
      • Overtime as required.
      • Weekend work may be required.
      • May be exposed to hazards associated with manufacturing.

      This job description is not inclusive. The duties, experience, functions, and any other descriptions herein may be changed at any time and other duties may be assigned as necessary. The company reserves the right to add, delete, or otherwise alter these responsibilities when and as necessary.

    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.

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!