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Manufacturing Engineer in Napoleon at JAC Products, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Manufacturing Engineer

Would you like to join our Napoleon, Ohio based team?

For more than 50 years JAC Products has been a pioneer in functional exterior trim products, offering innovative products for more than 50 vehicle lines across four continents.

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Napoleon, Ohio      Manufacturing Engineer  43545  43550

Are you looking to be part of a growing company?

Are you able to work with a cross-functional team?

JAC Products is a leading Global Tier 1 Automotive Supplier to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and is seeking dedicated individuals that will thrive in a growing, fast-paced team environment! Safety and quality are key priorities at JAC Products – we therefore comply with all Quality and Environmental procedures at all of our facilities. Napoleon, Ohio

The Manufacturing Engineers will support Business Unit team members in the areas of problem solving, Lean and Continuous Improvement activities, and process development in a new 200,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Napoleon, Ohio. Napoleon, Ohio

Your Contributions:  

 Support the development of packaging and ensures Bill of Materials & packaging instructions are accurate and correct and implements Engineering Changes

 Prepare project cost estimates, budgets, Returns On Investments (ROIs), and CARs as required

 Partner with Launch Managers, Facility Tooling, and Equipment Suppliers to develop and build assembly fixtures, assembly aids, or other equipment needed in developing manufacturing cell to manufacturing parts.

 Ensure that work cells are set-up properly that enables proper number of operators to produce products according to run-rate and to the required specifications.

 Lead the creation and maintenance of specific process Work Instructions, supports productivity enhancing and cost reducing activities and driving improvements through lean manufacturing concepts.

 Responsible for information boards and the following metrics are being tracked daily and monthly on each cell. Scrap, Downtime, Change-over, Repair/FTY, and Labor Efficiency.

 Responsible for training Business Unit team members and operators on safety devices, manufacturing build process, standard work, process flow diagrams (PFD), PFMEA, work instructions, problem solving techniques, cell layout, information board, and charting cell metrics.

 Interfaces with suppliers as needed on processes, productivity, and product improvements.

Job Requirements


What you need:

 Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or the equivalent discipline

 Three (3) or more years’ experience in the relevant manufacturing process(s)

 Practical, successful experience in work-cell layout and the development of Standard Work

 Advanced technical knowledge of: injection molding, extrusion, fabrication, metal roll-forming

 Knowledge of Datum Structure and Design for Manufacturing

 Strong working knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts, leading PPAP process and cost saving initiatives

 Excellent communication skills - both written and oral