Press Process Engineer
Cosma International
Bowling Green, KY

About $61,000 - $80,000 a year

Company Introduction

Bowling Green Metalforming is a world leader in chassis and body structural assemblies. From the massive press shop, through our immense assembly area and finishing with a state of the art e-coat system. We focus on Safety, Quality and Productivity daily to ensure the satisfaction of team members, our shareholders, Domestic, Asian and European customers.

Bowling Green Metalforming is a division of Cosma Canada/USA, a Magna Company. We are a global automotive supplier to the OEM market with a unique operating structure that fosters an entrepreneurial culture.

Our facility is located in Northern Warren County and encompasses the highest level of technology in the automotive industry. We are pleased to be part of South Central Kentucky.

We seek enthusiastic people looking for an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in a fast paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our TEAM.

Job Introduction

Ensure that equipment meets or exceeds customer requirements with respect to safety, quality, flexibility and throughput. Establish process parameters and procedural requirements creating checks and balances to police conformance. Develop, analyze and implement continuous improvement ideas to meet long term customer required cost reductions and maintain profitability. The scope of work includes all capital equipment and tooling for internal manufacturing systems.

Major Responsibilities
Know and understand Bowling Green Metalforming Quality and Environmental policies.
Perform other duties as required.
Follows and supports and Magna’s operating principles, including:
Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all team members equally, fairly and with dignity and respect.
Abide by BGM policies and procedures as described in the most current version of the Team Member Handbook.
Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication.
5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
Safety First - Obey the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns. Promotes an environment where zero injuries are the expected standard.
Promote MAFACT benchmarks to achieve World Class Manufacturing.
Core values – Treat all team members equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values.
Attend and participate in Team, Department, Plant-wide and any other meetings as required.
Conduct all activities in a professional manner and positive attitude with an emphasis on personal responsibility.
Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
Establish, monitor and control timeline planning.
Daily / Weekly / Monthly Process Management of assigned assets.
Data Analysis for engineering and management teams to improve results.
Travel to customers/vendors to Benchmark new ways of working.
Must be capable of handling projects from inception to completion.
Create / Audit / Sustain Standardized Work within assigned area
Prepare cycle-time analysis and/or time studies, to facilitate line balancing
Prepare reports, charts and other documentation required for engineering records and projects.
Participate as required in all ISO14001 and ISO/TS16949 activities such as PFMEA and APQP incentives.
Work in a safe, organized, effective, efficient and proactive manner.
Assist in developing material handling logistics.
Provide assistance with internal instruction of new equipment or processes.
Coordinate and assist in activities for successful attainment of customer quality milestones.
Assist in setting up preventative/predictive maintenance requirements.
Co-ordinate all required actions to resolve quality issues.
Assists in Special Material Runs requirements and Service Part requirements.
Support FEC procedure with specific outline responsibilities.
Provide product design direction based on part manufacturability.
Develop/Coach/Train BGM in World Class Manufacturing Methodologies.
Work with Tooling/Maintenance to build better systems of control.
Knowledge and Education

Education and/or Experience:
High School diploma or GED
Post-secondary Engineering education preferred, or related experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
Minimum 1 year experience in troubleshooting, repairing and improving systems preferred
Operate standard office equipment preferred
Proficient in Statistical Process Controls Methods.
Project Management Skills
Time management
Lean Methodologies within Manufacturing processes
Skills and Competencies
Work Environment
Office and General factory environment
Able to be flexible in hours of work on short notice in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)
Possible Shift Work
Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time, and occasional bending and stooping.