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Process Engineers

Battle Creek, MI 49037

Posted: 06/15/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 42366

Job Description

World Class Auto Supplier in Battle Creek, Mi.   has a Direct Hire opening in the Engineering Department for a Process Engineer.   new positions in a New Plant located near Battle Creek, Mi...   Knowledge of and experience with Die Cast and Injection Molding processes is essential with this position.

This exciting new position is a Direct-Hire, permanent position with a competitive salary range of $75k to 95k.   We also have a great benefits package and relocation assistance.

Key position requirements:
  • Die Cast
  • Injection Molding  experience:
  • Process controls
  • APQP documentation,
  • Work Instructions,
  • Set up- of equipment,
  • Process Check Lists

Job Summary
The Process Engineer is responsible for the die cast operations and oversees and leads in their implementation  and continuous improvement.         

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Utilize statistical methods (including DOE) to optimize casting process parameters to improve Net Casting Rate.
  • Calculate gate areas using PQ2 methods, runner area and cross-sections to optimize part quality, yield and Net Casting Rate.
  • Collaborate with Tooling Engineer with the design of the runner and cooling system. Evaluate simulation results and casting trial results, implement counter-measures to optimize Net Casting Rate.
  • Sample die cast tooling both in plant and at external plants and suppliers.
  • Analyze scrap and determine reason or root cause of problem.
  • Perform cycle time analysis, determine bottleneck operation and implement counter-measures to improve Net Casting Rate
  • Document critical die cast process parameters make accessible at point of use.
  • Control revision level of process parameters and equipment programs. Responsible to back-up equipment programs.
  • Document all die cast process changes and maintain change history.
  • SME: Furnaces, Die Cast Machine, Die spray system, Die Cast automation
  • Manage equipment suppliers. Manage timing and budget.
  • Review production process to measure compliance to the standard parameters.

  • 5-10   years related experience in the high pressure die castings in the automotive industry
  • Runner & Cooling Design experience
  • BS - Mechanical/Industrial Engineering
  • Knowledge of   PLC, Robot programming, Root Cause Analysis, Statistical Problem Solving & DOE
  • Lean Manufacturing background & Six Sigma preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills and hands-on problem solving expertise
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced working environment
  • Flexibility to travel in Ontario and abroad
  • Fundamental computer skills using Microsoft Office suite, MS Project, AutoCAD and Minitab

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