AGC | Process Engineer, Alabaster, AL

Summary of Position

AGC Automotive located in Alabaster, AL is seeking a qualified Process Engineer.

This position will support all value-added assembly requirements including benchmarking, process development, work cell design, continuous improvement activities, new model launch (NML), and technical support for all assy. lines with a predominant focus on glass encapsulation processes and related equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor processes for opportunities to streamline.
  • Provide support and problem-solving leadership for daily technical and process problems.
  • Assess processes for technical or capability problems and accurate budgetary numbers.
  • Lead and participate in multi-task improvement teams.
  • Analyze data to ensure root cause is determined. Develop appropriate counter measures to eliminate or significantly reduce the potential for recurrence.
  • Hands on during prototype and pre-production builds.
  • Define process and equipment requirements with collaboration with AVO sites.
  • Follow tooling, gauge, equipment builds, and runoffs to ensure meeting specifications and timing.
  • Coordination and detailing of work cell installation in AVO sites.  Support of preproduction runs and successful SOP + 90 days.
  • RFA support and writing to most recent standards.
  • Supervisory responsibility as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Experience

  • University degree, preferably technical degree (plastic or material engineering)
  • Problem solving experience (8d, 5P, RCA) required.
  • Proficient with APQP processes
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 5 or more years within the injection molding industry with strong process knowledge and experience
  • Experience in injection molding, assembly and or glass encapsulation 
  • Experience in a problem-solving discipline such as Six Sigma or KT.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Project)
  • Auto CAD Experience
  • Understanding of PLC’s 
  • Vision camera systems
  • Basics of electronics
  • Robot experience (Fanuc, ABB and Motoman)
  • SPC experience
  • Experience with APQP, Process Flow, PFMEA, Control Plan.
  • Basic understanding of lean manufacturing concepts
  • Basic understanding of GD&T for reviewing product prints.
  • Experience leading a team
  • Effective communication and people skills 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering principles, theories, concepts, practices, and techniques associated with scientific molding.
  • BTI AIM (American Injection Molding Institute) PTE certification
  • 3-D modeling software (NX preferred).
  • Experience with DVP&R process

What can AGC Offer You?

We offer a competitive compensation package which includes: 

    • Eligibility for annual bonus payouts
    • Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, and Life insurance
    • Opportunity for promotion and advancement 
    • Paid vacation based on length of employment
    • Fourteen paid holidays per year
    • Company provided uniforms and PPE
    • Safety boot reimbursement program
    • Various employee discount programs

Equal Opportunity Employer  –  To be considered, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.