Industrial Engineer in Hammond, IN

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Lear Corporation   •  

Hammond, IN 46320

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 48 days ago

Position Focus: To support Launch Activity and Plant Operations through proactive and reactive plant floor engineering support.

Essential Functions:

  • Leads and participates in engineering related activities.
  • Develops new manufacturing processes
  • Assists in the purchases of capital equipment for tooling and gauging.
  • Reviews blueprints to ensure parts are manufacturable and of high quality.
  • Performs technical writing activities whenever necessary.
  • Submits cost justifications for relevant issues and items.
  • Forecasts long term planning for manufacturing.
  • Creates the global plan for entire work area.
  • Travel as required for project support
  • Communicates with both internal and external customers.
  • Monitors the acceptance testing activities and progress for new process and equip.
  • Performs operator training for new processes and equipment
  • Installs and moves new and existing machinery.
  • Provides layout for equipment and modifies layout as necessary.
  • Assists team members with their responsibilities whenever necessary.
  • Lead recommendations of capital equipment purchases.
  • Specifies what capital equipment would best fit the current organizational needs.
  • Completes project write up and executive summary of needed equipment.
  • Receives supplier quotes and leads in the selection of acceptable bids.
  • Oversees projects from requisition stage throughout completion (machine acceptance-PPAP)
  • Determines capital needs for future projects with current capacity.
  • Performs tooling selection, machine upgrades, retrofits, and feeds/speeds activities.
  • Determines cost and extent of need for change of product design.
  • Troubleshoot any new equipment until running smoothly whenever necessary.
  • Performs capability studies on new fixtures.
  • Communicates all information regarding process and product changes to all levels within the organization.
  • Inspects tooling and gauging.
  • Performs process failure mode analyses for manufacturing.
  • Specifies tool design.
  • Generates process flow, PFMEA's, routings, tool estimates and capital estimates for new product estimates.
  • Lead Manufacturing Engineering Launch activities

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related Technical field
  • 5-7 years of manufacturing processes experience in the Automotive Industry
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Proven Communication and Leadership Skillsets


Valid Through: 2019-9-23