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Job Description:/h3:
Job Introduction
The Process Engineer is responsible for the die cast operations and oversees and leads in their implementation and continuous improvement.
Major Responsibilities
Responsible to support all aspects of Aluminum Die Casting from melting through final machining. Additionally, the Process Engineer will be responsible for new projects, capital improvements, and overall process efficiency.
:Follow and enforce all plant safety rules and policies.
:Understand and promote Magnas philosophies (Magna Operational Principles, Corporate Constitution and Employees Charter).
:Utilize statistical methods (including DOE) to optimize casting process parameters to improve Net Casting Rate.
:Calculate gate areas using PQ2 methods, runner area and cross:sections to optimize part quality, yield and Net Casting Rate.
:Collaborate with Tooling Engineer with the design of the runner and cooling system. Evaluate simulation results and casting trial results, implement counter:measures to optimize Net Casting Efficiency.
:Sample die cast tooling both in plant and at external plants and suppliers.
:Analyze scrap and determine reason or root cause of problem.
:Perform cycle time analysis, determine bottleneck operation and implement counter:measures to improve Net Casting Rate
:Document critical die cast process parameters : make accessible at point of use.
:Control revision level of process parameters and equipment programs. Responsible to back:up equipment programs.
:Document all die cast process changes and maintain change history.
:SME: Furnaces, Die Cast Machine, Die spray system, Die Cast automation
:Manage equipment suppliers. Manage timing and budget.
:Review production process to measure compliance to the standard parameters.
:Promotes good housekeeping (5S)
:Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge and Education
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor of Science :
Mechanical/Industrial Engineering or 5:10 years of related experience in high pressure die castings in the automotive industry
TECHNICAL TRAINING: Die Design, Runner and Cooling Design experience preferred, Catia and 3D CAD experience preferred, Minitab
OTHER: Strong Computer and Microsoft Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), Lean Manufacturing background and Six Sigma preferred, Knowledge of PLCs, Robotic Programming, Root Cause Analysis, Statistical Problem Solving and DOE

Work Experience
Minimum Of 1 Year Manufacturing, Die Casting Preferred
Skills and Competencies
Must possess good interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to a non:technical audience
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Team skills
Ability to work in a fast:paced work environment
Flexibility to travel in North America and abroad
Company Description:/h3:
140 Oxmoor Blvd.
Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35209


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