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Forty-Three Million Wheels...

A leader in the manufacture of
cast aluminum automotive wheels.

Our products can be found on some
of the most popular vehicles today.

Our clients include some of the largest
auto manufacturers in the world.

Foundry Process Engineer

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Supports the design, development, testing, assessment, and continuous improvement of machinery, equipment, tooling, production processes and systems to meet or exceed objectives for safety, product quality, productivity, and cost efficiency.   Collaborates with production management, quality assurance, safety/environmental, product development, and other personnel to achieve customer satisfaction and Company objectives.

  • Supports the design, development, testing, assessment, and continuous improvement of machinery, equipment, tooling, production processes and operating parameters for low pressure, permanent mold aluminum die casting.
  • Collects and analyzes data from trials, tests and actual production.Develops and implements actions as necessary to achieve targets for:a) first-time-through (FTT) and production yield; b) machine utilization and efficiency; and c) cost control.
  • Promotes use of structured problem-solving tools, such as failure mode and effects analyses (FMEA), design of experiments (DOE), and root cause analysis (RCAR) to improve production processes/methods, reduce scrap/rework, and improve efficiency/output.
  • Evaluates new product specifications, customer requirements, and results of production trials/tests and supports Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP) & Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) to help ensure effective/timely launch of new products.
  • Anticipates future engineering/production issues and leads ongoing investigation of industry ‘best practices’ that might be useful to help resolve these issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least five (5) years of progressive and related manufacturing/process engineering experience is required--including basic metallurgy, high-volume low-pressure/permanent mold aluminum die casting.Working knowledge of typical casting defects and ‘appearance’ standards, as well as cost reduction initiatives is strongly preferred.
  • Must have well-developed computer knowledge/skills (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, etc.)
  • Experience should also include:  a) Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA); b) Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP); c) Production Part Approval Process (PPAP); and d) ISO/TS 16949 standards for quality management systems.
  • Exposure to the following is preferred:  a) Statistical Process Control (SPC); b) Root Cause Analysis; c) 5 Whys’; d) Design of Experiments (DOE); e) Gauging and inspection processes; and f) blueprint reading and geometric dimensioning/tolerancing.
  • Related Associate degree, or equivalent, is required; Bachelor degree is preferred.
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