Battle Creek, MI 49037
• Utilize statistical methods (including DOE) to optimize casting process parameters to improve Net Casting Rate • Calculate gate areas using PQ2 methods, 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
• 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.