Engineering Senior Specialist-Robotics/PLC

Location: Bardstown, KY, United States
Date Posted: 02-02-2018
Bob Jones & Associates, Inc. is a U.S. based recruiting firm providing permanent placement services through contingency or retained search. 
                                                                    Engineering Senior Specialist-Plant

Our client is a Japanese Tier-1 Automotive Supplier located in Bardstown Kentucky. Due to growth, they are expanding operations.  Our assignment, recruit a Engineering Senior Specialist-Plant. This leader will utilize Toyota Production System to perform engineering functions for production processes. Create and manage project budgets. Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, including capital and expense plans and equipment utilization studies. Prepare and review feasibility of capital appropriation requests for equipment, tools, new facilities and refurbishment of existing facilities. Negotiate and evaluate equipment cost reductions with equipment supplier. Develop process and production preparation plans for new automotive products. Duties include planning for new equipment, jigs, fixtures, develop specifications, obtain quotes, purchase and assisting with the installation by in-house or outside personnel. Prepare and update plant layout / process flow as needed for new equipment, new/modified processes and new/revised products, using both manual and automated drafting techniques. Set up equipment, train manufacturing, maintenance staff and hand over completed process to manufacturing teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology.
  • Greater than seven (7) years of relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience with robotics tuning, electrical and PLC trouble-shooting.
  • Advanced knowledge of Toyota systems and terminology.
  • Basic knowledge of cost structures.
  • Able to read component, assembly and equipment drawings.
  • Proven technical competence in applicable major subsystem (i.e. seats, door trim).
  • Basic understanding of the industrial equipment and manufacturing processes relating to automotive interiors.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, Japanese would be a plus.
  • Solid working knowledge and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office and other computer-based applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Lotus Notes/Outlook, Internet, etc.)
This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leader in its industry.  This is a full time opportunity. Compensation commensurate with experience.  Please submit most recent resume for quick and confidential consideration.
Bob Jones
Professional Recruiter/Owner
Bob Jones & Associates, Inc.

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