Process Engineer in Holmesville, OH at Auria

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

 

Auria (formerly IAC) has an opening for the position of Process Engineer within our Holmesville, OH facility.

Auria is a leading global supplier of automotive acoustical and textile solutions. Formed in 2017 as a joint venture between Shanghai Shenda Co., Ltd., and International Automotive Components (IAC) Group, Auria is built on a 150-year transportation industry heritage.

Our product line includes highly engineered acoustical solutions for interior noise reduction, textile-based and compression-molded flooring products and other interior soft trim products, including package trays, trunk trim and wheel arch liners. Auria operates 20 manufacturing and ten commercial, engineering and testing and tooling facilities in 11 countries and has over 5,000 employees worldwide.

Responsible for the development, formalization and implementation of manufacturing procedures and operator instructions.  Assist with the APQP process for new product launches.  Lead capital improvement, cost reduction and quality improvement projects.

NATURE and SCOPE/PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Initiates and coordinates Productivity Projects with minimal direction and is accountable for meeting agreed upon productivity improvement objectives.  Apply lean manufacturing principles to plant processes.
  • Analyze and monitor cost variances. Work closely with manufacturing personnel and Process Engineering Manager to reduce variances and drive cost improvement.
  • Develop methods and procedures which comply with TS16949 and ISO14001.  Write formal procedures as necessary for existing or new operations.
  • Participate in and lead Kaizen events.
  • Perform work center standardization to improve ergonomics and productivity.
  • Assist Production Department with the solution of operational problems and quality issues.
  • Participate in designing and improving the logical flow of material in the plant as it impacts plant layout, and inventory levels. Complete special projects as assigned by manager.
  • Support product launches and lead production trial runs.  Participate in production launch teams.
  • Lead and/or participate in cost and productivity improvement projects.
  • Manage capital projects within budget and time constraints.
  • Quote labor hours and new capital requirements for potential new business.  Review and approve new tooling layouts.

 

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, EXPERIENCE and MINUMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or equivalent is required.
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience as a Process Engineer or equivalent in a manufacturing environment is required.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word PowerPoint, Outlook). Knowledge of, or ability and desire to learn AutoCAD.
  • Must be able to build a positive rapport with production employees as well as all levels of the organization.
  • Must have excellent presentation skill as well as interpersonal communication skills.

 

Auria is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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