Support automation feasibility and design investigations and deliver design solutions and product/process requirements to proposed automation design architecture. 2. Support Stamping Plants with fast engineering solutions and updates to engineering revisions and improvements 3. Develop detailed 3D solid CAD models to define all automation engineering intent (press information, automation, part load/unload, gripper locations, pad travel, CAM travel, typical design sections etc ) 4. Check vendor for designs for compliance with Ford requirements and construction/production deliverables using virtual verification tools. 5. Review customer feedback and develop permanent corrective actions to improve die design quality. 6. Work with customers to improve process and die design deliverable in support of company quality/cost timing objectives.
1. Minimum 10 years die design experience in tri-axis and x-bar automation. 2. Minimum 10 years 3D solid die design experience in one of the following CAD systems: IDEAS, UniGraphics, Catia. 3. Minimum 10 years experience with Ford Motor Company die design & construction standard (WDX). 4. Experience in the use of virtual verification tools such as Vis-Mock-up, Smirt to check for die interference, automation clearance, machining clearance, etc. 5. Familiar with patterns, NC machining and die construction practices.
1. Travel to stamping plants for automation issues. 2. Good communication and inter-personal skills 3. Ability to work with suppliers to roll-out and deploy process improvements. 4. Ability to work under tight deadlines and at times stressful environment.
1. Tri-axis and x-bar automation design, start package design, automation simulation. 2. Develop generic die architecture models based on PDPD process and target facility. 3. Automation tooling design, start package and curve clearances.
Associate degree or equivalent experience in drafting/design or tool and die experience.
Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering B.S
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