Launch Engineer - Process Engineer
Endevis - Monroe, MI

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Launch Engineer
        Dept: Manufacturing Engineering Reports to: Program Manager Position Summary Responsible for assisting in the launch of products (new or engineering changes) from the prototype phase through customer launch phase. Essential Job Functions Review parts/assembly prints that have been released to for: 1) Manufacturing feasibility. 2) process for cost savings, and 3) timing. Review and compare released prints to the current print on file to identify any changes in dimensions, specifications, or bill of material or notes Prepare request for quote package (RFQ) to send out to tool shops for the design and build of tooling for engineering changes to produce the released parts Participates as a member in the advance engineering and planning program as it pertains to their assigned parts Develops spread sheets to compare quotes with authorized cost and timing amounts in the red files Establishes and updates time lines for prototype tools, hard tools, process sheets, flow charts, and other process engineering documentation for each part Assists in the processing and delivery of prototype parts by assuring tools are replicating production process intent and also meet part print specification, provide updated information regarding engineering changes, identify and check parts before shipment Assist in process development and implementation Coordinates with team to create PFMEA’s, operator work instruction, control plans, visual aids, process plan detail and corrective actions Quoting functions for engineering changes Acquire customer approvals where required Maintain and program launch evidence books Plans, conducts and directs engineering research the development projects or manufacturing engineering assignments Acts as engineering representative to customers Provides written reports of customer meeting Coordinates with other departments to affect a smooth and timely launch of tooling, fixtures, and product to the assigned plant(s) Provides launch support to stamping/assembly plants as required Provides launch support to customers as required, which includes communicating information and quotes to customer Provides support for tool and equipment buy offs Work with purchasing in the procurement of materials, components and services essential to the manufacturing of parts and assemblies Work with quality departments on inspection of parts and assemblies produced from standardized assembly operations Performs other essential engineering functions as assigned Job Qualification Requirements Four year degree in business or technical field preferred and/or a four year tool and die apprenticeship with some technical study at a college level Three years experience preferred as Process or Launch Engineer in the automotive stamping industry or a Tier 1 company supplying the same Special Skills Computer literate Working Conditions Normal office environment Normal shop environment, which includes travel to plant sites, use of personal protection equipment, hazards, and conditions typically associated with a manufacturing environment Occasionally required to perform plant operations and tasks, i.e. lifting of parts, sub assemblies and equipment operation Click here to apply online

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