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Process Engineer

Location: Multimatic C-Mech, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Posted: May 7th, 2021

Multimatic C-Mech is seeking a Process Engineer to be responsible for improving the competitiveness and profitability of the company by ensuring timeliness and continuous improvement in current and future programs.  This position will report to the Maintenance Manager. 

Plant Address:
Multimatic C-Mech

1200 Stackhouse Road

Newmarket, ON  L3Y 8E4

Scope of Position

Introduce new and maintain existing equipment and processes while ensuring company efficiency, profitability, and improve working conditions and product quality by studying, recommending, assessing business case viability and implementing changes to the manufacturing and plant environment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Responsible for retrieving and monitoring assigned work centre performance, maintaining, updating and presenting monthly open issues, participating in continuous improvement opportunities on new/existing equipment, using data to support findings
  • Responsible for the ordering of new equipment to the Mechanisms Group Machine, Tooling and Programming specifications, coordinating the development, delivery and integration while working with internal stakeholders to ensure equipment complies with all financial and manufacturing/layout requirements. Travel locally and internationally (as required) to participate in onsite meetings and acceptance trials
  • Attend quote meetings and/or develop internal detailed costed equipment quotes, review/revise with management and distribute approved copies, speak to and support costing provided, quotes may be based on existing data or budgetary costs provided
  • Issue RFQ’s to vendors conveying requirements, assembly process steps, adequate specifications and requirements, etc. to ensure a robust detailed quote response, while addressing/pursuing responses to vendor questions. Develop with the Packaging Engineer internal and external packaging required
  • Thoroughly review vendors quotes and ensure they meet the RFQ requirements, request clarification as required and challenge/justify cost
  • Hold and champion open issues meetings internal and external, schedule, document meeting minutes, assign and follow-up on tasks in various departments
  • Support customer visits during run at rate and assembly plants (as required) in a highly professional manner always understanding your audience and being an ambassador of the department, division and corporation
  • Develop capital approval packages and follow-up on approval, issue/pursue approval of purchase orders, seek approval of invoices and work within an established program or divisional budget
  • Support the development of in-line plastics processing technologies such as vibratory welding and injection/comolding, assist in the creation of lineside documentation to establish a turnkey stabile process would be an asset
  • Ensure that a PHSR, ergonomic and environmental assessment (if applicable) is completed and is documented on new equipment
  • Investigate potential vendors for new processes, parts handling technologies and equipment, pursue nondisclosure agreements and work with the Mechanisms Group to ensure vendors are reviewed and are viable
  • Work with equipment vendors to coordinate training sessions of involved departments and personnel
  • Work with the Mechanisms Group on divisional goals and directives
  • Complete tasks as assigned by ECN’s, DMN’s, Launch Open Issues, Quality Open Issues, Flawless Launch, etc. providing evidence and acknowledge their closure
  • Responsible for developing process related documentation, such as setup and changeover instructions, operator instructions, process flow diagrams, safety and lockout, dummy parts, process parameters and assisting in developing PFMEA’s
  • Responsible for developing/maintaining/investigating process capability with supporting departments, time studies on manual processes and equipment and investigate bottlenecks
  • Ability to review and revise prepared materials for correctness to minimize errors and ensure clarity
  • Support and back-up fellow team members as required, become knowledgeable in the packaging cost development process
  • Participate in GP-12/Containment activities assessing parts manufactured for defects in order to address those issues upstream in the assembly process until a clean point is achieved
  • Support Design for Manufacturing meetings, Milestone Reviews, prototype builds and open issues meetings with MTC to help steer product design
  • Hands on approach when dealing with front line workers

Education and Experience Required:

  • Engineering degree, diploma or equivalent experience / background.
  • Mechatronics experience
  • Eng. or PMP designation
  • Three to Five years working experience in a related field or discipline
  • Willingness and ability to travel as necessary
  • Self-motivated, able to make sound judgements and work independently towards successful task completion
  • Well organized, detail oriented and able to independently plan day-to-day and future work activities
  • Hands-on job style, being involved and helping fellow Multimatic team members investigate and resolve issues
  • Ability to read drawings and specifications, understand GD&T, research requirements for clarity and correctness would be an asset
  • Excellent problem solving techniques and methods, ability to collect and analyze data, document open issues, prepare action plans and follow-up through to completion
  • Good knowledge of production reporting systems in an automotive/manufacturing environment
  • Ability to manage tasks in fast paced, dynamic, timing critical work environment while being a team player within the department and division
  • Computer literacy and an excellent knowledge of MS Office, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to successfully interact with all levels of employees in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Good communication skills (written and oral).

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment.  Learn more about us at www.multimatic.com.

Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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