Process Engineer

Battle Creek, MI 49037

Posted: 10/04/2019 Job Number: 13238493
Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking a Process Engineer   to work in the Battle Creek, MI  area.   This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off. Job Introduction
The Process Engineer is responsible for the die cast operations and oversees and leads in their implementation and continuous improvement.
Major Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Utilize statistical methods (including DOE) to optimize casting process parameters to improve Net Casting Rate
  • Calculate gate areas using PQ2methods, 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
Knowledge and Education
  • 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
  • Must be able to understand written instructions
About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS)  
ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions.  Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.   

Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today.  Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades. 

Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) with a company match; paid holidays and vacations; tuition reimbursement.  To learn more, go to www.Wehirepeople.Com or click below to directly contact your recruiter.
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