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Estimated Pay $51 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Waverly, Ohio

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Location: Waverly, OH

Job Type: Full-Time

Shift: 1st

Department: Engineering


· Investigates/implements improvements to facet of manufacturing/production.

· Participates on any project teams as a team member or leader and provides the team with expertise, direction and advice. Responsible as a team leader to manage the projects by documenting each meeting, establishing timelines, goals, objectives and working within budget parameters.

· Monitors the progress of jobs being performed by vendor(s), Tool and/or Maintenance room and provides direction as necessary.

· Facilitate training sessions to internal employees on an as needed basis (may include welding, robotics, PLC)

· Responsible for documenting current projects e.g. cost, quotes, pay back, timelines, goals, etc. and provides information to management.

· Co-ordinates the implementation of ECN’s (Engineering Change Notices), internally or customer driven.

· Responsible for updating and product related documentation, e.g. set-up and operator instruction sheets, etc. and providing operator training as required. Assists operators in trouble shooting issues related to new equipment and provides recommendations on corrective action to prevent reoccurrence.

· Deals with customers on continuous improvement activities directly related to part/component Van-Rob is manufacturing.

· Train maintenance employees on how to maintain equipment and follow procedures when trouble-shooting for equipment related to the Continuous Improvement projects.

· Works co-operatively with Program Manager on new product launches to develop the budget and equipment acquisition when requested.

· Team member on various Continuous Improvement teams within the organization.

· Any other reasonable request made by management.

· Contributes to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment that complements the Occupational Health and Safety Act by ensuring the principles of the 5S discipline (simplify, separate, sanitize, standardize and support) are supported and adhered to.

· Ensures he/she is in full compliance with federal laws and/or any other state, while representing KVRW or during the use of any KVRW provided equipment.


· Minimum 5-10 years of experience within a manufacturing environment, preferably automotive stampings, welding, mechanical and modular assemblies.


· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

· Strong interpersonal skills to facilitate, lead and build/maintain relationships

· Sound computer skills, e.g. MS Word, Excel, Project, Cad Key, GroupWise

· Ability to deal with conflict and/or resistance

· Effective use of problem solving and decision making skills

· Ability to analyze information received from a variety of sources and provide recommendations


· Rules, regulations and applicable legislation governing environmental regulations

· Thorough knowledge of TS 16949/ISO 14001, Occupational Health & Safety Act, Ergonomics, Time Studies, Robotics and Industrial Relations

· Knowledge of welding processes including projection, mig and laser

· Ability to read and interpret blue print drawings

· Sound understanding of Geometric Dimensioning + Tolerancing


· Handling various types of personalities when facilitating a Continuous Improvement team to achieve optimum success of project.

· Ability to identify improvement opportunities that contribute to quality and cost while still meeting customer requirements.


· Responsible for meeting budget parameters determined for each project associated with the purchasing of new equipment.

· Accountable for meeting established project timelines.

· Maintain and update required documents in compliance with TS 16949 standards.


Establishes/maintains relationships with:

· Members of senior management and employees at all levels within the organization

· Customers

· Suppliers of assembly and manufacturing equipment


· College Diploma or University Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical or Robotic)


· Core Competencies: Communication, Customer Orientation, Passion for Excellence, Willingness to Learn

· Position Competencies: Creativity, Initiative and Drive, Planning and Organization, Teamwork


· Understanding and use of relevant KIRCHHOFF Automotive Production Systems (KAPS) methods and tools in all processes, and adherence to applicable KAPS standards.

· Understanding and use of the applicable Shopfloor and Office Management pillars and standards, and active participation in all applicable Shopfloor and Office Management meetings and activities.

· Understanding and use of the KIRCHHOFF Behaviors in the daily relationship with other colleagues, customers and suppliers.

· Understanding, support and participation in all tasks, trainings and development topics that will drive KIRCHHOFF towards Lean Excellence.


· Complying with Company and legal requirements, following safe work practices, and contributing to a positive health and safety culture.

· Identifying, communicating, and correcting hazards within their ability and authority to protect themselves, co-workers, or other persons at our facilities.

· Taking positive steps to achieve a state of health consistent with the demands of his/her occupation.

PandoLogic. Category:Manufacturing, Keywords:Process Engineer, Location:Waverly, OH-45690