Kongsberg Automotive Suffield , CT 06078
Posted 2 months ago
About the position
Are you a manufacturing or process engineer with at least 2 years of experience looking for an opportunity to join a fast-paced, growing organization where you can make a real difference? Are you passionate about working in a production environment where you will have the opportunity to work in multiple areas and help drive continuous improvement? Do you thrive in both a team-based system, as well as being self-motivated to achieve the organizations goals? If this sounds like what you are looking for in your next role, Kongsberg Automotive may be the right fit.
Located in Suffield, CT, the plant is one of three Fluid Transfer Systems plants located in North America. Our 7-day operation is a process manufacturing plant of PTFE tube and stainless steel-braided hose used in a wide variety of sectors, including automotive, industrial, commercial vehicles and emerging products. The Manufacturing Engineers work with cross-functional teams to provide technical support to the operations team, implement sustainable engineering solutions and look for innovative ways to enhance operational excellence.
Working with the production teams, identify and implement opportunities to improve operational efficiency, reduce cycle times, eliminate waste, reduce scrap and increase financial results
Ensure that all Bills of Materials are updated and accurate in SAP
Provide production with written work instructions to ensure drive consistency and quality, with a focus on Standardized Work and Visual Management
Use lean methodology to drive innovation solutions
Troubleshoot production problems and assist maintenance with complex machinery issues
Take a lead role in driving Continuous Improvement Projects in assigned areas
Assist New Product Development Engineers through Design of Experiments and being part of the APQP launch teams with a focus on Flow Diagrams, DFMEA, PFMEA and Control Plans
BS Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience in a production setting
Must be able to work for any employer in the US without VIsa sponsorship
Minimum 3 years experience in a fast-paced manufacturing/industrial setting
ISO/ IATF environment preferred
Familiarity with 8D corrective process preferred
Computer savvy including MS Office Suite and ERP, preferably SAP and Lighthouse
Effective communication skills - both orally and written; must be comfortable communicating with all levels within the organization
Must be well versed in Continuous Improvement methods (i.e. VSM, Standard Work, Mistake Proofing, etc)
Excellent Time Management, Organizational and Attention to Details skills
What we offer
We offer a high-paced environment with endless opportunities to learn, work on great teams, and see the results of your efforts.
Kongsberg is a great place to work and with opportunities to develop your career.
Our salary, vacation time and full slate of benefits are competitive and attractive.
Application / Contact
If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!
To apply today, Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.
Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.
The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.
We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills
In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.
We aim to employ the world's brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.
Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!
KA careers: jobs.kongsbergautomotive.com
Application Id: 2448
Posting date:: Sep 3, 2022