Manufacturing Process Engineer

Company Name:
Cosma International
##### Company Introduction
Decostar Industries of Carrollton, GA is a division of Magna Exteriors. Magna Exteriors, a wholly owned unit of Magna International, is a full service supplier of exterior vehicle appearance systems to the global automotive industry.
Magna Exteriors creates bumper fascia systems, exterior trim, modular systems, class A body panels, structural components, under hood & under body components.
Why work at Magna?
We are committed to making great things possible in the automotive industry and for your career.
At Magna, world-class manufacturing meets vision in an effort to lead the future. We create innovative solutions from start to finish, from imagination to engineering to manufacturing.
Our people are our greatest asset. In our challenging and rewarding environment, they imagine what's next, determine what's needed, and do what it takes to make it possible.
Join our 125,000 employees that circle the globe. After all, the future is ours to make.
##### Job Introduction
This position will support the paint department for Manufacturing Process Engineering. This includes new launches as well as continuous improvement initiatives. Applicants for this position must have "hands on" mentality and understand that Engineering is a support function for Operations. This position reports directly to the Paint Department Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties as described below:
##### Major Responsibilities
Lead & support the multiple facilities in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives.
Learn product and processes for areas supported
Conduct elemental time studies as required
Conduct Kaizen events in conjunction with cross functional teams.
Solicit continuous improvement ideas from all Team Members
Evaluate, communicate and assist in implementing ideas as well as communicating why ideas were not acted upon.
Visit other Magna facilities to seek out Best Practices.
Assist Team Members in MAGNA Winning Teams submissions.
Coordinate Winning Team functions and information with MAGNA International.
Other related duties as assigned by Process Development Manager (or his/her designee).
Maintain a clean and safe work area.
Participate in department meetings.
Complete documentation of activities as required.
Submit cost reduction and innovation ideas.
Participate in continuous improvement programs and activities to ensure meeting of departmental performance objectives.
Perform job duties within the guidelines of the Decostar Supplier Quality Manual and ISO/TS 16949 procedures.
Perform other duties as directed by the Process Development Manager.
##### Knowledge and Education
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field is required (An Associate's Degree coupled with at least four years of relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor's degree).
##### Work Experience
At least five (5) years manufacturing experience is preferred.
##### Skills and Competencies
Strong problem solving skills, excellent analytical and statistical skill sets.
Strong computer skills to include; Microsoft Word, Excel, & Lotus Notes. Experience with AutoCAD preferred.
Well developed communication skills - both verbal and written. Ability to work with cross-functional teams and the management team, along with the ability to present detailed reports.
Strong math & SPC skills.
Must have a very positive "can do" attitude and be a self-starter.
Must have the ability to manage multiple priorities and have a high tolerance for stressful situations.
Must have the ability to read automotive blueprints and engineering specifications.
Demonstrated ability to lead and encourage groups to effective results.
Knowledge of ISO/TS16949, SPC, MSA, and GR&R; is preferred
Knowledge of automation control systems (PLCs / Robots / Vision) is preferred
##### Work Environment
This position requires a person to have the ability to perform work while standing or walking for up to nine (9) hours a day, the ability to perform work while sitting for up to eight (8) hours a day and the ability to lift up to 30 pounds on an infrequent basis. Good vision at a close distance is required.
Group: Magna Exteriors
Division: Decostar Industries Inc.
State/Province/County: Georgia
City: Carrollton
Job Type: Regular

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