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Estimated Pay $20 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Job Description
The scope of the Assembly Planning Specialist will be to manage projects in an automotive manufacturing environment to meet and exceed company goals and objectives. The roll and responsibilities are comprised of the following, including but not limited to details listed below.

  • Specification Development (Develop new manufacturing equipment specifications for new and existing features)
  • Vendor selection and management
  • Installation, Commissioning, Handover, Release to Production
  • Post Release Stand-by support.
  • Change Management / Documentation
  • Continual improvement
  • Create a continuous improvement environment to develop best in class production system.
  • Coordinate activities with the maintenance and production team to minimize production delays due to equipment issues.
  • Develop systems to meet KPIs(Key Performance Indicators) and analyze data to monitor performance and plan improvements.
  • Identify requirements for vehicle structure to improve safety, quality, productivity, and cost in all departments within the automotive facility.
  • Monitor safety, quality, cost, and productivity, with improvement activities for assigned areas of production.
  • Complete projects on schedule and within the annual administrative, operational, and capital budgets
  • Provide direction and assistance to analyze production issues, propose countermeasures, and resolve issues.
  • Collaborate with other production departments, quality, pilot hall, R&D, production control, maintenance, and engineering to provide best in class product quality.
  • Implement training plans to improve overall organizational capability production departments.
  • Lead Engineering activities in processing model changes/ investigations.
  • Prepare clear and well-written communications on behalf of senior management, both within  Chattanooga & to outside recipients, including Germany as required. Prepare & coordinate various reports, presentations & documents with the departments by gathering data and/or preparing PowerPoint slides.
  • 3-5 years job related experience, automotive background preferred.
  • 4-year Engineering degree or Project management degree
  • Proficient in reviewing design/construction plans “Blueprints”
  • Positive employee relations/team building
  • Continuous improvement
  • Project Management Experience
  • Vendor Management
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel, word documents
  • Advanced degree preferred.
  • ERP/MRP/EDI System Knowledge
  • Implementation of engineering changes
  • Maintenance system development/management
  • Jig and Fixture development
  • PLC programming
  • Assembly torque tools
  • Microstation or Catia design
  • Ergonomic assist development
  • Automotive facility start-up
  • External logistics coordination
  • Automotive manufacturing experience
  • Work is normally performed in an office, laboratory, manufacturing floor, or machine shop setting where physical work includes, but is not limited to, sitting, standing, reaching, kneeling, bending, and lifting  up to 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to understand and comply with all relevant safety practices.
  • Location: Chattanooga, TN
  • Type: 1 year contract with possible extension
  • Start Date: ASAP
This job description is a high-level overview of general expectations of this position. It is not intended to list every responsibility of the position, nor does it represent an employment contract of any kind.

SWJ TECHNOLOGY and all of its subsidiaries (i.e., NGE EQUIPMENT and ProjectOne US) are Equal Opportunity Employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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