Summary of Responsibilities: Responsible for initiating project launch including tooling development, fixtures and other associated equipment, developing project timelines and communicating with internal departments, customers and suppliers while maintaining project records and assuring adherence to agreed-upon schedules. Essential functions include: reviews and understands all requirements needed for manufacture of awarded plastic components including packaging, automation, secondary process, machinery and equipment, and customer requirements; reviews tool, gage or fixture designs and approves for purchasing and construction; creates project timelines for customers and internal users, and interfaces with customer on project progress, providing details as needed; creates and maintains data and documents relevant information in project books and in computer system; ensures organization and timely progress of project with customers and suppliers; works in conjunction with supporting departments to coordinate various tasks throughout project phases; reviews feasibility and estimates costs of engineering changes; maintains data base of incoming RFQs through customer portals; visits customers or suppliers as needed to support progress and resolve concerns/issues.
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Skills and Abilities: strong math/language/reasoning skills; written/oral communications skills; organization and time management; professionalism; customer relations/service; multi-tasking; teamwork and ability to work in a fast-paced environment; computer (Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite and Project, design software).
Education and Experience: minimum of Associates Degree and 2-4 years experience in manufacturing/engineering, preferably automotive project management.
Status and Salary: Exempt, negotiable.
Erwin Quarder Inc. is a highly automated Tier II plastics injection molding facility which supplies parts to the automotive and medical industries and which realized total sales of over $26 million in 2017. It is a subsidiary of Erwin Quarder Systemtechnik located in Espelkamp, Germany, which also has locations in Czech Republic, China and Mexico.
Grand Rapids, MI
Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:50:47 PDT