Body-in-White Process Engineer will be responsible for sustaining and
redesigning mechanical portions of the body center. This would include
re-designing mechanical aspects of fixtures and tooling.
design, and optimize new production processes to ensure safety while maximizing
yield, capacity, and cost effectiveness to enable the build of world-class
and modify existing line layouts, processes, and fixtures to improve material
flow, waste reduction, and ergonomics by utilizing Lean Manufacturing best
the transition of a product from concept to pilot line production and into mass
with Equipment Engineering to ensure equipment cycle time objectives are
properly balanced by the needs of the production workforce.
a project’s scope, manage spend against the budget, coordinate with outside
vendors, and oversee the installation of new equipment to ensure all requirements
design engineers and production associates with recommendations to incorporate
alternate vehicle design features or assembly techniques that enhance the
manufacturability of the product.
and control Engineering changes and documentation.
in the training of supervisors and operators as needed.
in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics, or Industrial Engineering.
- Experience in a Body Shop manufacturing environment.
possess process engineering skills (process development/improvement,
troubleshooting, data analysis, constraint analysis, flow optimization, etc.)
mechanical intuition and extensive hands on experience modifying jigs,
fixtures, and coordinating equipment installations. Prior CNC or manual machining experience
understanding of BOMs, manufacturability, process design, process validation,
assembly methods, design reviews and cost reduction methodologies.
to read and interpret mechanical drawings.
with AUTOCAD software or other factory layout tools.
experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) desired.
understanding of statistics to identify critical process parameters.
at communication and teamwork with all levels of an organization – especially
skilled at working with direct labor to understand challenges and develop
optimal solutions using structured methods.
to present simple solutions to complex problems and influence key change
directives to external teams.