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Process Planning Engineer

A job at Full time
Professional Level Professional experienced
We are looking for As of now
Location  Akron, OH

Are you looking for a new challenge? Is it time to arrive where you want to be? We have grown steadily as a team, would you like to grow too? Do you have what it takes to spur game-changing innovation? Do you crave being part of the solution, while receiving training and learning opportunities? If you answered yes, we have exciting career opportunities for you Get ready to join the Röchling Automotive team and become part of the next chapter in our history. At our Akron, OH location we are searching for a:

Process Planning Engineer

Where we need you

  • The process planning develops the process from RFQ-Phase until start of production. H/She is part of the core team of the projects and has contact with other areas (e.g. sales, R&D, procurement, product management, team project members) and customers, suppliers if required. S/he plans and continuously improves the whole production processes according the internal and customer requirements. H/She supports and track the optimization and lessons learned process.
  • Cooperation, in the quotation phases, with the RFQ team for the definition of costs of new product and their manufacturing process (Make or Buy analysis).
  • Process analysis, target review, optimization management (OEE, material flow, cycle times, operators, etc.) during production trials and run @ rate.
  • Definition and planning of the manufacturing process (Flow Chart, Cycle Time, Operators, machines and equipment needed, etc.),
  • Cooperation in the tool/equipment concept/specifications and identification of generic machine and equipment/automatic facilities (based on preliminary capacity review)
  • Make and update the PFMEA, in collaboration with the FMEA coordinator and project team
  • Cooperation with the project team in the evaluation of design risk assessment (D-FMEA), and the realization of control plan and in the definition of special characteristics.
  • Ergonomics analysis of the working places (Ocra analysis).
  • Definition and procurement of manual workstation/workbenches and secondary equipment
  • Monitoring of manufacturing process in serial phases (cycle time, number of operators, ergonomic) in order to improve the performances
  • Keep update the process documentation (operator work instructions, lay-out) and the lay-out of the plants in case of modification

How to convince us

  • Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree preferred
  • Previous Automotive Industry experience
  • Project Management
  • Plastic materials and plastic processing (injection molding)
  • Principles in process planning (process flow, layout, equipment) and/or Lean/Six Sigma tools
  • Experience in production environment
  • We are looking for a team player with well- developed interpersonal skills, with proven ability to support a positive team environment.

What we offer

  • Röchling Wellness Program sponsoring run/walk programs throughout the year
  • Wellness Credits - Earn up to $70/month
  • Employee Discounts at Verizon, BMW, Ford, GM and more
  • Continuous Improvement Program & Safety Awards
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Family Outings

Interested in joining our team? Please send your resume for consideration.

In the Automotive division, you will shape the mobility of tomorrow. System solutions in the areas of Battery Solutions, Structural Lightweight, Aerodynamics and Propulsion. This means: We protect the environment while also improving the driving experience of millions of vehicles.

In the Röchling Group you’ll be shaping industry. Worldwide. Together, we are changing everyday lives – by making cars lighter, making drug packaging safer and enhancing industrial applications. With 11,000 employees in 25 countries.

Kaitlyn Wingate
Human Resources
+1 864 486-0888

Röchling Automotive USA LLP
2275 Picton Parkway
44312 Akron, OH
United States

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