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Full Time Warren, MI Posted 2 months ago

Title: Lead Conveyor Systems Engineer


Location: Warren, MI


Lead Conveyor Systems Engineer


 Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:


• Coordinate activities of a small group of engineers and support resources

• Work with Manufacturing Engineering & amp; Product Engineering to ensure manufacturing & assemble requirements are met

• Manage process engineering, OEM suppliers engineering & amp; fabrication, and field installation contracts

• Prepare engineering estimates and performance specification for obtaining process engineering service contract

• Prepare engineering estimates for fabrication and installation of conveyor and material handling systems

• Prepare project milestones schedules for equipment fabrication and installation

• Provide field engineering support throughout equipment installation, start-up, de-bug, and acceleration phases

• Travel to fabrication & integration shops and plant sites as required to ensure fabrication & installation requirements are met

• Provide technical support for installation & start-up of conveyor systems

• Provide technical support for training of plant personnel

• Monitor project progress to schedule and develop countermeasures to meet targets and provide management reports

• Review shop drawings to ensure compliance with technical specifications and maintainability & quality objectives

• Coordinate field changes & prepare appropriate documentation

• Attend contractor and plant meetings as required to maintain project coordination

• Provide guidance to less experienced engineers


 Required Skills/Experience:


• Experience in coordinating design and construction activities

• Experience in construction codes and technical specifications

• Experience with several types of conveyor systems and technologies

• Experience working with Constructions Managers

• Knowledge of construction safety standards

• High level of written and oral communication skills

• High level of interpersonal skills and ability to work with all levels of GM & Contactors staffs

• High level of analytical ability to resolve unusual or difficult problems

• High level of administrative skills


Required Education/Training:


• Engineering Degree or equivalent experience

• 7 plus years experience in the design, fabrication, and installation of conveyor systems

Responsible for ensuring new vehicle product designs are manufacturable as well as in compliance to manufacturing requirements and General Assembly strategies. Provides a consistent voice of Manufacturing to Product Engineering for a given global architecture/style.




• Understand product design and communicate manufacturing requirements to product engineering.

• Communicate product info & requirements to Arch Leads and Program Execution

• Enforce compliance to General Assembly Strategies

• Execute & Verify Manufacturing Requirements

• Follow the Advanced Program Health Check (APHC) process for issue tracking and escalation

• Resolve issues with Product Engineering and Global Manufacturing Engineering

• Escalate deviations at Leadership Calls

• Conduct virtual studies/assessments throughout Vehicle Development Process

• Initiate / Conduct program Level 2 PFMEA workshops

• Participate in product peer reviews (ePeer Process)

• Document process & tooling requirements for regional execution and ensure compliance by all executing assembly plants

• Drive product designs with the lowest Base Engineered Content (BEC) and participate in BEC reduction workshops

• Communicate Lessons Learned to Global Integration Architects (Product TIE’s) and Technical Process TIEs

• Develop & communicate program compartment level 2 build sequence

• Identify and communicate potential ergo issues to program ergonomist

• Attend IVER builds (mandatory) and Assembly Plant builds (as required)

• Act as IRT co-chair during IVER builds at PPO

• Act as the Global IRT co-chair and drive common solutions across the regions


For more details please send your resume to staffing@productivityteam.com


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