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Resident Engineer

Company: Formel D USA
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

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Formel D is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

The Resident Engineer is Responsible for leading all activities for products at the customer location while leading communication concerning product issues at customer plant. The liaison profile must have the ability to negotiate, defend the interests of the customer and have an effective communication with our engineers.

2 Month Contract
Candidates considered MUST be bilingual (Spanish & English).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support product launches
  • Share and escalate problems, informal problem solving and communication of issues to supplier plants,
  • Communicate 24 Hours Report, Prepare test plans and reports (capability studies, qualification, and validation) for assigned improvement activities; provide key technical assistance to manufacturing on writing and executing test approvals and final reports.
  • Provide early risk detection of issues at the customer's location, scrap inventory, repairs and reinspect defective parts as required,
  • Monitor and manage third parties for containments of automotive parts, ensuring that only approved components will be sent to the OEM customer for vehicle assembly.
  • Report the status of corrective actions and monitors effectiveness,
  • Attends customer meetings and product reviews.
  • Assure resolution of all issues raised during testing; provide recommendations for possible solutions.
  • Work with product and supplier engineers on establishing quality criteria for new projects.
  • Assist in the development and support of assembly floor quality systems; provide guidance and support for quality systems used on the assembly floor.
  • Review changes to current production to aid in the improvement of processes, product design or material problems, as appropriate.
  • Work with internal partners on process and continuous improvement efforts providing technical support and direction; drive key objective results.Qualification/Requirement:
    • Ability to speak Spanish and English fluently in a business/technical setting.
    • Eight (8) to ten (10) years' experience in automotive manufacturing, preferably in interior components.
    • Ability to self-manage and self-direct activities
    • Authorization to legally work in the US for the next three years
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts into practical solutions; aptitude for conflict resolution, negotiation and creating positive outcomes.
    • Creative and persistent problem solver; excellent analytical and thinking skills with a highly refined work ethic who is able to work independently or as part of a team.
    • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills with the flexibility and adaptability to relate to and collaborate with people at all levels of organization and work well with a diverse employee group.
    • Be flexible and able to function without rigid organizational boundaries.Experience/Education:
      • Automotive seating experience strongly preferred
      • Two to four year technical degree strongly preferred. Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a minimum 4 years related experience, required.Environmental Requirements:
        • Must be able to lift, push, pull, move product, equipment and supplies up to fifty pounds.
        • Must be able to work at heights up to 20-25 feet.
        • Regularly stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours.

Keywords: Formel D USA, Ann Arbor , Resident Engineer, Engineering , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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