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Advance Manufacturing Process Engineer

Apply Job ID REF5196J Date posted 04/14/2022 Address 21701 South Harlem Avenue, Frankfort, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

ITW Automotive Body and Fuel, a global automotive supplier of automotive products, is seeking a hands-on Advanced Manufacturing Process Engineer to join our Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team.  ITW Automotive Body and Fuel has engineering and manufacturing locations in the US and Mexico with sales globally.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess great project management and product engineering skills; coupled with high energy; experience to lead, mentor and motivate a team; and intellectual expertise in the areas of injection molding for the automotive industry and APQP processes.


Responsibilities:

·       Develop and document new injection molding processes per best practice

·       Support and provide feedback during design development and tool reviews including mold filling simulation, cooling adequacy, warp analysis, etc.

·       Provide feedback to cross functional team on new tooling status and condition

·       APQP Responsibility: Develop Process Flow, PFMEA, and Standard Work Instructions for molding processes

·       Review internal cost breakdowns to ensure standard practices are adhered to

·       Support the capital acquisition requests for programs requiring additional assets

·       Support Annual and Long-Range Planning of Capital Asset acquisition (1 -5 years)

·       Develop RFQ for injection molding machines and other capital assets on a program basis, manage from inception until authorization / integration

·       KPI accountability SOP+ 90 days on all capital asset integrations per program

·       Support tooling changes due to ECN

·       Development and management of BDPs based on previous lessons learned and ensure adherence on future programs

·       Function in team environment utilizing six sigma problem solving applications

·       Training of tooling technicians on new tooling and equipment during integration

·       Develop standard work procedure for tooling technicians

·       Identify new potential technologies to increase efficiency and effectiveness of equipment

·       Support operations and production to work towards implementing a SMED Strategy

·       Support enterprise wide capacity management of capital assets

·       Develop relationships between sales and engineering and operations team members

·       Achieve authorization from multiple team members on new equipment per standards

·       Support development and manage standardized tool build guidelines

·       Attend daily Fast Response meetings and assist when feasible

·       Support operations and production teams on other projects as assigned

·       Must be able to travel internationally, max travel 30%

Qualifications

·       Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial engineering or equivalent experience required

·       Strong understanding of financial investment procedures and laws

·       Interpersonal skills to develop and maintain cross functional team building

·       Creative thinking and systematic problem solving a must

·       Good mechanical aptitude along with strong computer literacy skills required

·       Experience in injection molding required

·       Understanding of GD&T and interface application

·       3D CAD systems knowledge required; Solid works preferred

·       Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles are a plus

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to handle, frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

Working Conditions: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email kmallaney@itwautomotive.com request assistance.  No other requests will be acknowledged.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.