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Planning Body Shop

SWJ Technology Chattanooga ,TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Schedule: Monday – Friday / Specific hours TBD

Weekly Overtime: Minimal, but as required

 

Assignment Start: July 6, 2020

Assignment End: Minimum 12 months.

 

PURPOSE

Assigned to the Planning Body Shop department. This position provides primary technical and administrative support for the Body Shop Planning organization

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain overview of project open items list, follow-up, and prepare reports to detail project status
  • Prepare and coordinate various reports, presentations and documents within the department by gathering data and/or preparing PowerPoint slides gain consensus cross-functionally for process improvement opportunities
  • Develop the production process to ensure processes meet safety standards, quality standards, cost targets, environmental and OSHA regulations
  • Coordinate and/or lead projects within the Body Planning team and prioritize activities based upon business needs
  • Create a continuous improvement environment to develop best-in-class production systems
  • Coordinate production trials for model changes/new models
  • Coordinate activities with the maintenance team to minimize production delays due to equipment issues
  • Develop systems to meet KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) and analyze data to monitor performance, plan improvements, and identify potential countermeasure activities
  • Monitor safety, quality, cost, and productivity, and develop improvement activities for assigned areas of production
  • Complete projects on schedule and within the annual administrative, operational, and capital budgets
  • Provide direction and assistance to analyze production issues, propose countermeasures, and resolve issues
  • Collaborate with other production departments, quality, production control, and engineering to provide best-in-class product quality
  • Implement training plans to improve overall organizational capability of production department

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Positive employee relations / team building
  • Automotive conveyor experience
  • 2D and 3D CAD design experience
  • Lean manufacturing / visual systems
  • Continuous improvement
  • Project management, Reporting and presentation development
  • Quality circles
  • Engineering drafting and modeling software experience

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Implementation of engineering changes
  • Maintenance system development / management
  • Robotic controls/programming
  • Robotic Simulation Software experience
  • Siemens PLC programming
  • MicroStationand and Catia design
  • Ergonomic assist development
  • Part delivery system development
  • German language abilities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years of job-related experience, Automotive background preferred
  • 4 year –Engineering degree from an accredited university

 

This job description is a high-level overview of general expectations of this position. It is not intended to list every responsibility of the position nor does it represent an employment contract of any kind.
The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against a qualified individual with a disability. To be qualified for this position, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
SWJ TECHNOLOGY operates under employment-at-will.

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Chattanooga, TN
37416 USA

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