Production Control Engineer
Company: Denso North America
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: September 6, 2018
Job DescriptionMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS(MUST meet minimum qualifications to be considered)Bachelor degree in Engineering or 8 years of engineering experience.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESHigh motivation and energy towards continuous improvement. Must be flexible to change projects and have the ability to multi-task as priorities change. Be flexible with working hours, as needed, to support project coverage and base month activities, including weekends periodically. Will often be involved in multiple projects at the same time and will need to prioritize. Must possess time study skills for line balancing and bottleneck identification. Ability to apply standardized work based on the environment. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Visio) and Draftsight. Self-directed with good organizational and communication skills. Analytical ability to study current system, identify problems, create improvement plans and influence management to implement proposed solutions.DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIESLean manufacturing implementation and support plant wide to improve efficiency and reduce lead time to save space. Develop and design tools, jigs, flow racks, and miscellaneous improvement items to resolve manufacturing problems and improve OA (Operational Availability). Support special projects such as New Product Introduction, productivity improvements, defect reduction, capacity improvements, changeover improvement and area layouts. Maintain documentation regarding current fiscal year activities and develop plans for upcoming years. Assist with departmental G&O's and budget planning. Periodic training and benchmarking trips to affiliated companies. Record and distribute meeting minutes. Develop and prepare presentations to all levels of management. Create and maintain schedules to ensure progress for responsible projects. Have an understanding of IATF and ISO 14001. Ability to complete capacity, capability, and forecasting studies. Ability to understand and apply the concepts of Just-In-Time.PHYSICAL DEMANDS & ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the duties of this job you may be asked to intermittently sit, stand, walk, lift or carry component parts weighing up to 35 pounds-lifting parts in excess of 35 pounds with a lift assist, work on the production line for short periods of time, use hands to handle or feel parts, reach with hand and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear, use close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, frequent phone use and typing. The work environment will vary from an open office setting to a production environment.Company DescriptionDENSO is one of the largest global automotive suppliers of advanced technology, systems and components, heading toward an automotive society where cars put less drag on the environment and drivers have fewer worries about traffic accidents.Our lead in developing this automotive society comes from anticipating the needs of automakers and closely partnering with customers right from the start to develop state-of-the-art systems and products.We’re going all out to design groundbreaking technology and components for the automotive industry, and beyond.Each year, we invest about 9 percent of consolidated net sales back into R&D. And, DENSO consistently ranks at the top of the automotive industry for patents generated each year.While leveraging our global expertise, we stay on track with regional needs to bring a competitive line-up of innovative technology that the industry has come to count on.
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