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Launch Engineer (18-00041) in Monroe, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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    Monroe, MI
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Job Description

Title: Launch Engineer (18-00041) Metal Stampings for many commodity parts for Automotive and Industry.
Location: Monroe, MI
Fixed Salary Arrangement: $65K-77K fixed salary as contractor per week with PTO (paid time off) paid for by the customer to give you paid week off every 6 months and allowing for the same 9 paid holidays paid by customer
Additional Benefits: Company Fleet available for business as needed, Health, Dental, Vision and a Fixed Salary with great culture at this company offering ongoing work and long term direct opportunities down road after 1 year.

Managers Specifications:
  • Responsible for assisting in the launch of products (new or engineering changes) from the prototype phase through customer launch phase
  • GD&T Experience
  • Stamping or welded assembly background
  • Tier 1 experience
Position Responsibility:
  • Review parts/assembly prints that have been released for: 1) manufacturing feasibility, 2) process for cost savings, and 3) timing.
  • Review and compare released prints to the current print on file to identify any changes in dimensions, specifications, or bill of material or notes.
  • Prepare request for quote package (RFQ) to send out to tool shops for the design and build of tooling for engineering changes to produce the released parts.
  • Participates as a member in the advance engineering and planning program as it pertains to their assigned parts.
  • Develops spread sheets to compare quotes with authorized cost and timing amounts in the red files.
  • Establishes and updates time lines for prototype tools, hard tools, process sheets, flow charts, and other process engineering documentation for each part.
  • Assists in the processing and delivery of prototype parts by assuring tools are replicating production process intent and also meet part print specification, provide updated information regarding engineering changes, identify and check parts before shipment.
  • Assist in process development and implementation.
  • Coordinates with team to create PFMEA's., operator work instruction, control plans, visual aids, process plan detail and corrective actions.
  • Quoting functions for engineering changes.
  • Acquire customer approvals where required.
  • Maintain the Program Launch evidence books.
  • Plans, conducts and directs engineering research and development projects or manufacturing engineering assignments.
  • Acts as Clients Engineering representative to our customers.
  • Provides written reports of customer meeting.
  • Coordinates with other Client departments to affect a smooth and timely launch of tooling, fixtures and product to the assigned plant(s).
  • Provides launch support to Client stamping/assembly plants as required.
  • Provides launch support to Client customers as required, which includes communicating information and quotes to customer.
  • Provides support for tool and equipment buy offs.
  • Work with Purchasing in the procurement of materials, components and services essential to the manufacturing of parts and assemblies.
  • Work with Quality Departments on inspection of parts and assemblies produced from standardized assembly operations.
  • Performs other essential engineering functions as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • Four year degree in business or technical field preferred and/or a four year tool and die apprenticeship with some technical study at a college level.
  • Five years experience preferred as Process or Launch Engineer in the automotive stamping industry or a tier one company supplying the same.
  • Experience with HydroForm and /or Roll Form
  • Computer Literate
  1. Do you have Launch Engineering experience to Maintain the Program Launch evidence books?
  2. On scale of one to ten (10 best) how do you rate your ability to launch tooling, fixtures and product's relating to many metal stamping products used in automotive and defense?
  3. Can you confirm your experience as it would relate to metal stampings to share with hiring manager as it relates to stampings, welding's and tool and die, please?
  4. Why are you looking to make a move at this time?
  5. What would your acceptable rate and your ideal rate for this position?
  6. What is your availability to interview?
  7. If selected, when could you start?
  8. Are you able to work in the U.S. without a need for foreign Visas, other than a TN Visa?