Die Cast Engineer


Oak Ridge, TN

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 328 days ago

  by    Andrea Burnette

GEM is partnered with a leading automotive parts manufacturer and is currently recruiting for a Die Casting Engineer in the Oak Ridge, TN area. This is a direct hire position with our client that offers competitive pay, exceptional benefits, and relocation assistance negotiable .


The function of the Process Control Technician is to assist the Manufacturing Manager, in all aspects of control, monitor, and measure of all foundry casting production and problems.

  • Continuous training of production workers in process to insure understanding and the relationship to quality and cost.
  •  Participate in training and projects to create and maintain continuous improvements in products, processes, and quality to help maintain, and reduce waste and cost.
  • Perform work and projects as assigned by the Manufacturing Manager.
  • Establish procedures, guidelines, and instructions for foundry setup.
  • Participate in setup reduction programs.
  • Troubleshoot and problem solves jobs to reduce scrap and improve up time in all manufacturing departments.
  • Provide technical support for engineering on process related items.
  • Strive to utilize state-of-the-art technology for equipment processes to keep Empire competitive. ? Assist Industrial Engineers in work cell development.
  • Productivity / methods improvements.
  • Involvement in Kaizen events and six sigma projects.
  • Participate in Quality programs as assigned.
  • Establishing, monitoring, and maintaining die cast parameters for both zinc and aluminum foundries.
  • To create and maintain Die Operating sheets documentation systems.
  • Oversee, maintain, and improve automation in all manufacturing departments.
  • Work closely with all departments and floor personnel.
  • Assist safety director in implementation of safety programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manufacturing Manager and/or the Vice President of Operations.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, shot monitoring program and current manufacturing system.

$80K - $110K