Kautex, a subsidiary of Textron Inc., is rated among the Top 100 Automotive Suppliers worldwide. The company is a leading global supplier of hybrid and conventional plastic fuel tank systems, selective catalytic reduction systems (SCR) and clear vision systems and sensors. In addition, the company produces and supplies camshafts, castings and industrial packaging. Headquartered in Bonn, Germany, the company owns and operates more than 30 facilities in 14 countries worldwide.
Ensure a safe work environment without EHS risk
Support the alignment, implementation, programming, teaching and optimization of automation equipment for samplings and trial runs of injection & blow molded products
Align with internal Advanced Manufacturing standards to support the creation of feasible Statements of Work
Support samplings in various production plants based on close collaboration with the local manufacturing team and the assigned sampling crew
Participate in equipment and tooling sign-offs
Programming of blow molding (and injection moldings) machines,
Downlines, cooling stations, welding machines, leak tester, etc.
Assist the establishment of work instruction to foster automation standards
Execute troubleshooting for machine functions and automated process steps
Improve existing production lines and manufacturing processes
Continuously improve automation and support preventive maintenance
Support SMED activities
Support the training of sampling crews and local manufacturing staff in automation
Technical degree in programming or related field and min. 2 years experience or Bachelor degree in engineering required. (Engineering degree with robotic programming highly preferred)
First work experience in an automated high volume manufacturing environment (automotive preferred)
Experience in working in foreign countries and cultures based on international assignments and/or project work preferred
Knowledge within the Siemens S7 programming tools
Knowledge in robot teaching (Kuka, ABB, Fanuc)
Familiar with blow molding and process engineering
Experience with pneumatic, hydraulic and electric systems
Knowledge of MS office and MS Project, Minitab, SAP
Fluent English skills written and spoken
Lean tools, 6S, A3, PDCA, TPM
Experience in leading and coaching others
Professional competencies including:
Structured and well organized work flow, Drive for results, Priority Setting, Self Development, Compassion, Ethics and Values, Communications skills, Understanding of multicultural and diverse workforce and their expectations, Conflict management
Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.
Job Field Manufacturing
Primary Location US-Michigan-Detroit
Recruiting Company Kautex
Job Level Individual Contributor
Shift First Shift
Job Posting 01/22/2020, 2:24:01 PM
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