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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number:  56484
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Structures Tennessee Plant
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Ethridge, TENNESSEE, US, 38456



Job Number: 56484
Division: Magna Structures Tennessee LLC.
Job Type: Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Stanton, TN


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

This position is for a new greenfield facility that will be located in the Greater Memphis Tennessee area. Under the direction of the Engineering Manager, develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods, and controls. Coordinates the manufacturing launch for new products. 

Key Responsibilities

Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new and/or revised products including establishing goals, managing capital budgets, developing manufacturing processes, equipment design, training new team members and evaluating results. 

Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of facility including manufacturing processes and related equipment. 

Designs and/or procures tools, machinery, and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods, confers with vendors to determine product specifications, and arranges for purchase of machinery and equipment according to specifications and quality standards. 

Evaluates and resolves production and equipment problems. 

Confers with management, engineering, production and quality staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, product design and tooling, production schedules, and other considerations to ensure operator safety, efficient production methods and quality results. 

Develops and maintains process documentation including PFMEAs. 

Applies statistical methods and performs product/processes analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency. 

Initiates, recommends, or provides solutions through designated channels. 

Identifies and records any problems relating to the product, process, and quality systems 

Initiates action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to the product, process, and system. 

Perform change assessment to determine feasibility of implementation 

Complete planning, developing, and executing change initiatives 

Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiencies. 

Assist across the organization with functions related to manufacturing and production. 

Review product designs for manufacturability or completeness 

Design, install, or troubleshoot manufacturing equipment 

Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing engineering or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Minimum of five (5) years of engineering experience in an automotive manufacturing environment. 

Strong project management skills.  

Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot manufacturing process and equipment issues.  

Working knowledge of kaizen and/or lean manufacturing techniques.  

Proficient with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  

Working knowledge of AutoCAD. 


Additional Information

Some of the physical demands of this position include sitting for prolonged periods of time, walking up and down staircases, occasional lifting, and occasional stooping and bending. Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements.  

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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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