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Engineer I-Change Control/Validation

Gray Court, South Carolina
29 Jul 2022

Position Summary: The Engineer I - Change Control is responsible for first level oversight of the engineering change process, ensuring the on-time development of reliable designs that are cost-effective, able to be manufactured, meet customer specifications, and maintain company standards. In addition, they will support internal departments in order to support business development, capacity, and continuity while mentored by a more experienced engineer in the department.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily reviews/analyses and validation of engineering change orders; create workflow/change control documentation as necessary to improve change management processes.
  • Lead cross-functional change management/change implementation teams across all plant departments.
  • Work with affected departments to resolve issues that prevent change implementation, providing detailed technical explanations surrounding the change process and/or working with design teams to create additional technical documentation/basis for the change.
  • Work with plant personnel to ensure required changes are effectively introduced into production at the appropriate time.
  • Monitor engineering change request from initial requests through release in order to facilitate the change implementation process.
  • Prepare necessary reports and related information in a timely manner and channel to affected persons or department.
  • Analyze data reporting change information.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvements throughout the entire change management process.
  • Prepare regular and accurate reports for determining the status of engineering changes.
  • Ensure an efficient and timely decision-making process to expedite engineering changes.
  • Follow the design procedures and specifications established by division R&D.
  • Support departmental compliance with all IATF16949 policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

*Ability/willingness to travel both domestically and internationally (up to 25%)

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • 0-2 years of related experience
  • Working knowledge of calculation methods (i.e. tolerance calculations, analytical calculations, etc.)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Broad knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within engineering.
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with large engineering database systems
  • Knowledge of 5S and Six Sigma problem-solving methodology
  • 2+ years of project management and/or supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with plant operations, including machining, assembly and heat treatment
  • IATF - 16949 awareness training
  • Experience in Automotive industry
  • German Language Skills

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  • Job Reference: 671168531-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: ZF Group
  • Location: Gray Court, South Carolina
  • Salary: On Application