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Assembly Series Planning Engineer


PDS Tech Commercial, Inc. is seeking candidates for a Series Planning Engineer with Change Management and Planning experience to join our client in Vance, Alabama.


Job Title: Series Planning Engineer - Assembly

Job Type: Full time; Contract, 12 months with possible extension

Location: Vance, Alabama 35490

Schedule:  Day Shift

Pay Rate: $42/hr


Job Overview:

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the trial process planning and ramp-up coordination of production related changes resulting from product design (i.e. model years, running changes, MOPF), volume, and continuous improvement (CI) measures.


Job Responsibilities:

·Review new product design implications through the “Change Management System” to evaluate process impact and provide feedback on process time analysis and investment requirements.

·Support the development of production-compatible components and manufacturing processes in cooperation with Research & Development (R&D), central planning, and manufacturing process areas.

·Participate in product reviews for model changes located at the client’s Technology Center in Germany (overseas travel required). Ensure planning and preparation of assembly processes while coordinating logistics functions and supply processes.

·Performs statistical quality control. Reviews and implements all VA/AA and Q-Release quality requirements measures using the controlled documentation guidelines in new product and series.

·Develop work procedures and instructions for production processes.

·Develop and implement plans to consistently increase productivity and decrease production costs.

·Review line targets in area of responsibility, and prepares plans and workshops to improve and support target KPIs set by the plant leader.

·Identify wastes in production processes, and implements improvements using Manufacturing Production Systems (MPS) and Lean Manufacturing principles and concepts.

·Prepare and manage materials, equipment, and information resources to plan processes.

·Support the identification and resolution of manufacturability topics related, but not limited to the following: Product/process design & development, process planning, capacity planning, process documentation (i.e. work instructions), human factors, ergonomics, and safety.


Job Qualifications:

·This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related area with professional experience and education

·A minimum of three (3) years' of relevant professional experience in Engineering in a manufacturing environment with a strong emphasis on project management and/or process planning.


Required Skills:

·Ability to communicate technical information on a regular basis, both verbally and in writing

·Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint)

·Skilled in project management

·Effective written and verbal communication skills

·Effective presentation skills

·Good decision making and problem solving skills



Preferred Skills:

·Experience working at an Automotive OEM in the product and/or pre-production environment

·Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Automotive Manufacturing Systems, and Six Sigma Design and Methodology

·Experience implementing “Work standardization”

·Knowledge of system applications such as MTM analysis, AM Supply, Engineering Client 3D drawings, Proplan/Difa planning systems, and/or Dialog German language skills

Pay Details: $42.00 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

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Job Number: US_EN_33_022581_2283865
Job Location: Vance, AL
Rate: 42
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: indef
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 07/10/2024
Last Updated: 07/15/2024
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Website: Go To PDS Tech Commercial Website

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