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BioSource International Recruiters
Posted: November 15 2016
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BS in Textile Engineering, Textile Material Science, Polymer and Textile Chemistry or Mechanical Engineer with at least 3-5+ years' of previous exp in Mfgring / Product Development, and/or Systems Engineering relating to automotive carpet or Textiles for automotive. Exp with Tufted Carpeting a plus. ?Support program launch activities to ensure new products deliver expected output on time and on budget while exceeding program expectations. ? Lead the cost reduction activities ? Work to develop concurrence between various Depts on BOM, new processes, work cell developments, capital, and tooling estimates. ? Ensure systems are in place to provide input to product engineering to optimize manufacturing feasibility through design review participation in early phases of projects and by coordinating DFMEAs and PMEAs. ? Work with manufacturing to schedule production line time for product development trials ensuring that proper raw materials are on?site and to specification prior to conducting product development trials. ? Define and Ensure that the correct bill of materials together with the right process parameters are utilized during prototype, validation, & PPAP events, and are in compliance with the manufacturing technologies and standards. ? Oversee packaging for shipment of all product development materials/trials to ensure that samples are handled appropriately for items such as VOC, fogging, and acoustic testing. ? Provide Product Development input during the RFQ process for products that are to be produced within the manufacturing facility. ? Develop and animate a local action plan with raw material suppliers where possible, in coordination with purchasing, evaluating and improving material constructions for new products and processes. ? Conduct thermal profiling to determine product impacts on heating and cooling cycles. ? Inter-departmental interface and technical contact between management and vendors.