Series Planning Engineer- 3 weeks PTO!!!

  • Contract to Hire
  • Vance, AL
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Please send your resume in Microsoft Word format if you are
interested in our Series Planning Engineer opportunity in Vance,
AL (35490). This is a contract-to-hire position, market rates,
benefits, and 3-weeks of PTO!!! If you are not interested, please
forward to your network. AMS Staffing offers referral fees should
they be hired.

Title: Series Planning Engineer

Location: Vance, AL (35490)

Rate/Salary: Market Rate

Type: Contract to hire

The deadline for candidate submission is 12:00pm CST, Wednesday,
May 15, 2024. Late submissions will be rejected.

* Location: Assembly Engineering (supporting both A1/A2)

* Shift Schedule: Day Shift
* Core Working Hours: 7am – 4pm, Monday – Friday
* Weekly Overtime: None planned; as needed basis only

* Weekend Work: None planned; as needed basis only to support
project loading
* Travel: None
* Cell Phone Required: Yes
* Special PPE Required: Steel toe shoes and safety glasses. No
exposed metal on clothing.

* Desired Start Date: June 1, 2024

* Assignment End: June 1, 2025 with potential for contract
* Preferred Skills: Experience with torque tools and torque
planning. Experience with Ubisense technology.

Please reply with an updated resume in Microsoft Word format


Under general supervision, this role evaluates current tooling
and equipment changes required to support new Engineering
Changes, Model Year or New Type projects in the Assembly
Shop. The position will focus on Ubisense technology, a GPS
tracking system to monitor vehicles in the plant and will
interface directly to torque tooling for operation. The postion
will also be involved in integrations of vision systems as a form
of error proofing in the plant. This role requires project
management skills, to ensure successful management of timelines,
budgets, and business requirements. Expect a structured engineer
with solid communication and coordination skills with a
standardized approach to project management. Position acts as
project lead until handover to series operations.

Duties and responsibilities

Project planning:

* Support engineering change coordination meetings as required,
Perform engineering change and cost feasibility analysis for
potential projects, Create business justifications for potential
projects using inputs from the organization, Create new equipment
concepts, specifications and layouts. Includes updates to the
line infrastructure as needed. Ensure plant training needs are
met in specifications, Create initial milestones for the project
and estimated project costs
* Create production startup support plan, Coordinate design
reviews with the project stakeholders to include all project
aspects, Coordinate with IPS to define supplier list, Receive and
compare quotations from potential suppliers in conjunction with
IPS, Create Purchase Requisitions, Work with IPS on awarding
process, including justifications. Define buyoff documentation
package required

Project implementation:

* Lead supplier kickoff with all stakeholders, Coordinate design
reviews with the project stakeholders, Provide shipping approval
by inspecting the equipment at the supplier’s site, Provide
project management for the installation of new equipment. Plan,
monitor and control Project schedule, Project costs, Project
Risks, Project changes. Work with FP for demo or de-commissioning
activities to ensure all aspects are considered, Lead
Commissioning and Buyoff Process – ensure all stakeholders are
included and right documentation is utilized, and punch lists are
maintained, Ensure all plant training needs are met and on time

Project Validation:

* Production support to monitor equipment readiness during change
implementation, Ensure all equipment is installed and runs per
the design, Coordinate the execution of all Machine Capability
studies by ET, Coordinate the execution of all Process Capability
studies needed to verify, equipment changes before start PT2,
Ensure all documentation is executed per the timeline, Lead
closure of punch list items
* Production Monitoring:
* Monitor daily/weekly equipment performance for systemic issues
that could be addressed through hardware or software
improvements, Work with Maintenance/Engineering to find
appropriate solutions to series systemic issues, in consideration
of future projects. Evaluate manufacturing equipment capabilities
against future build ratio changes and update planning
accordingly. Ensure final documentation for buyoffs is completed
per the timeline. Maintain regular communication to TOC/other
plants to stay up to speed on upcoming technologies, Handover
equipment to production and maintenance
* Perform other duties as required.

Professional Experience

A minimum of three (3) years’ of relevant professional experience
in the following area(s):

* Service,
* Repair
* After-sales
* Dealership work experience particularly in Electrics and
Electronics area in the automotive field.

Required Skills (These skills are essential to perform the job)

* Knowledge and understanding of equipment installation in a
manufacturing environment, specifically automation, robotic
cells, gluing equipment, filling equipment, fastening technology,
handling devices, conveyors and controls technology
* Widespread understanding of how machines are integrated into a
manufacturing system
* Project Management – cost/budget, timeline management, risk
management- Flexibility to support company needs and demands,
willingness to work weekends & holidays as needed
* Knowledge in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Project and
* Ability to work in a team environment
* Problem solving

Preferred skills (These skills are not essential but useful)

* Experience with Ubisense or other GPS technology
* Experience with vision systems
* Ability to clearly communicate technical information, both
verbally and in writing.
* Work experience with company in equipment and tooling related
* Experience in project management and in leading problem solving
* Knowledge in system applications such as SAP, CAD
* Drafting skills
* German Language proficiency
* Machine shop experience and proficiency

Minimum Level of Education

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in:

* Industrial Engineering
* Electrical Engineering
* Mechanical Engineering
* Civil Engineering
* Or related area or the equivalent combination of education and

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