Location: New Troy, MI
Reports To: New Troy, MI
Job Title: Lead Engineering Technician
Reports to: Sr. Manufacturing Engineer
FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT
Schedule: Monday through Friday (1st Shift; 7:00AM – 3:00PM; overtime as needed)
Responsibilities / Duties / Functions / Tasks:
· Ability to read blueprints
· Able to operator a forklift
· Coding and fabrication of a variety of components.
· Working closely with Quality to interpret design specifications.
· Build tools
· Set-Up machinery
· Code new or modify existing G & M code and monitor the run
· Help train new operators and work with experienced operators to maintain quality and production standards
· Generate improvement ideas and work as a team with management and other Setup Engineers to implement them
· Review tooling performance and make improvements to increase life and part quality
· Review SPC data with Quality and Production management and make improvement decisions based on data
· 3-5 years setup experience on CNC Mills
· Solid G & M coding skills
· Self-directed and motivated
· Strong ethics to work with management and peers as a team
· Proven programming experience on Fanuc controls
· Ability to read and understand blueprints including a basic understanding of Geometric tolerancing
· Ability to work in a fast past environment.
· Must be open to working overtime.
· Must be able to communicate/read/write in English.
· High School Diploma or GED
· Perform typical machine shop operations.
· Abilities that are preferred but not required
o Experience with Mori Seki CNC controls
o Ability to program, run, and maintain Fanuc robots
o Able to program and run Zoller tool pre-setter machine
o Knowledge of TS 16995 or ISO 9000 procedures and guidelines
· Bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items
· Responding to public address system announcements
· Walking and standing
· Lifting fifty (50) pounds or more
· Must wear required Personal Protective Equipment
Environmental Job Requirements:
· Due to forklifts and other heavy equipment traveling through the shop, temporary cracks may appear in the floor, causing an uneven walking surface
· The shop environment can be dusty and noisy
· Door are frequently open, causing drafts and interior temperature changes
· Floors around work area may become slippery during wet weather conditions, or liquids such as coolants and oils from the machinery
· May have to handle parts with sharp edges
· Passing forklifts emit gas fumes
· Tools, supplies, and related materials may contain hazardous materials
· May have to occasionally work outdoors where temperatures and climate can fluctuate