- Laboratory experience
- Microsoft Office
- RRSP match
- Disability insurance
- Dental care
- Paid time off
- Vision care
Mitchell Plastics is an award-winning and growing Company. Our key strength is that we offer our world-wide Automotive customers a single source alternative for all of their interior automotive plastic part needs.
As an Employer, we offer an exciting opportunity for you to be part of our growing "Best In Class" Team in the automotive industry today. We believe that our people are what makes us great and strive to offer our employees opportunities for advancement. Come join our Team, and learn first-hand how you can contribute to our “Innovation Inside”!
Put yourself in the driver’s seat; imagine where a career here could take you.
Mitchell Plastics is an award-winning and growing company. Our key strength is that we offer our world-wide automotive customers a single-source alternative for all of their interior automotive plastic part needs. We have over 2,800 innovative team members, across 7 manufacturing locations throughout North America, who are dedicated to ensuring our position as a global top-tier automotive interior supplier. As an employer, we offer an exciting opportunity for you to be part of our growing "Best in Class" team. We believe that our team members make us great, and we offer ongoing opportunities for advancement. Our talented team is continually expanding and we are always on the lookout for driven individuals to become a valued part of our success.
Come join our Team, and learn first-hand how you can contribute to our “Innovation Inside”!
Mitchell Plastics provides...
Development and training plans
Medical, dental, vision plans
Paid time off and paid holidays
Life Insurance and LTD
A.Duties & Responsibilities
1. Manage and oversee awarded program development including but not limited to: Program Management, Project Engineering, Prototype Assembly, Design, Development and Validation, Tooling, Quoting and Feasibility, Change Notice Process, and pre-production sign off.
2. Responsible for tracking and updating all Program Specific Issues using the Open Issues form (MGMT_009). All program information must also be shown on VISUAL PROGRAM DISPLAY BOARDS. Boards to be updated on a weekly basis and available at engineers’ desk for review. Must follow standard board layout (See format description in Engineering Training Section on Intranet). Accuracy of boards will be checked in weekly Layered Process Audits.
3. Responsible for the management of an assigned development program or programs as per Procedure 7 Product Realization. Program Manager will have ultimate program timing responsibility through all phases of the development program until process sign-off. Program timing will be tracked using the LAUNCH READINESS SCHEDULE (ENG-016-C) and the Tool Progress Report (ST1-006-C)
4. Communicate program status and other engineering issues in regular APQP meetings. Initiate specific program meetings and invite all pertinent team members to attend. Discussed information and signatures from team members to be recorded on ‘MGMT_001 Meeting Agenda’ and Minutes Form.
5. Implement engineering changes as per the Change Notice (CN) Procedure (see Prod Realization Proc 7).
6. Create and maintain respective program information on Intranet in APQP Folder(s). Any hard copy files to be scanned and loaded on Intranet in APQP Folder(s).
7. Update the financial status of the program by updating the program quotation and maintaining the program balance sheet (MGMT 010).
8. Responsible for tracking incoming and outgoing data using the DATA Transfer form (ENG_006).
9. Responsible for sourcing and providing capable tools and equipment to manufacture the respective product (molds, gauges, fixtures, etc.). End of arm tools and paint masks will be managed by Manufacturing Group.
10. Program Manager is responsible to provide data and cost information to manufacturing group to develop end of arm tools, masks, and assembly equipment.
11. Program Manager is responsible to provide program specific information via the PROGRAM SUMMARY (Eng 003) to the manufacturing group so they can develop a proposed floor plan and capacity plan.
12. Schedule and coordinate mold trials, and prototype builds using TSR and PSR procedures (See Intranet Engineering Training Section)
13. Program Manager may also be responsible to carry out other tasks as directed by the Platform Manager, Director of Engineering, Vice President or President.
14. Ensures that the Project engineers are abiding by the policies and procedures outlined in the Quality Systems manual along with any customer specific requirements. Ensures balance sheets and all other required documentation (PO’s, requisitions, material orders, meeting minutes) are up to date and reflect the latest engineering change levels. Ensures that customer satisfaction is a priority and that the necessary information is provided in a timely manner. Maintains detailed open issue logs. Develops, maintains, and updates the required statements of work for design and tooling.
15. Responsible for but not limited to quoting, tooling, fixtures, APQP, prototype build requirements, process sign off requirements, control plan construction, DFMEA, PFMEA, Change Notice Requests, Customer specifications, DVPR, SPC, 8D problem solving, injection molding, product design standards, benchmarking etc.
16. Design Responsibilities: Responsible for quoting, conceptual design, product design standards, benchmarking, subcontracting, data transfer, complete design, detailed drawings, design review, design validation. Communicate design progress to the customer.
17. Responsible for conducting weekly design reviews with Design Team. Discussed information and signatures from team members to be recorded on ‘MGMT_001 Meeting Agenda’ and Minutes Form. Design related issues to be tracked using OPEN ISSUES form (MGMT 009). Decides when to hold MILESTONE design review meetings with cross function team members from Mfg, Quality and management to get their feedback and approval (See Product Realization Procedure).
18. Responsible for ensuring adherence to IATF 16949 policies and procedures.
19. Development and Validation Responsibilities: Manage the Validation and Test process and ensure that customer DVP&R requirements are met. Ensure that all DVP&R concerns are addressed in an 8D format and the failure and corrective action documented on the appropriate DFMEA, PFMEA, and Control Plan.
20. Manage the Paint Development Process with support from Program Engineers.
21. Manage pre-production and run at rate trials with support from Program Engineer and Manufacturing Paint Engineer.
22. Tooling responsibilities: Manage tooling aspects of awarded programs. Ensure that all balance sheets are up to date. Ensure that each program is tooled in a manner that facilitates quality production at the lowest cost. Responsible for approval of the tools before shipping to plants with the support of the Tooling Engineer. Must set up a ECN once tools arrive and get the approval of the MFG group before responsibility of the tools are taken over by the MFG group. Continue to support any tooling related issues once in production. Manage engineering changes to tools once in production.
23. Quoting and Feasibility Responsibilities: Initiate all feasibility studies for new programs. Review & log all quotes as per the procedure. Quotes must be reviewed by Director of Engineering or General Manager.
24. Pre-Production Sign-Off: Ensure that all pre-production documentation, testing, drawings, designs, process analysis, process qualification, dimensional control, capacity analysis, etc. required for run at rate, process sign-off, or applicable customer approval is completed prior to launch.
25. Responsible for carrying out other tasks as assigned by the Platform Manager, Director of Engineering, Vice President and/or President.
1. Preferred engineering Degree (preferably mechanical).
2. Preferred minimum 1-5 years automotive parts supply engineering experience.
3. Computer literacy in Microsoft Office or similar software.
1. Leadership, Organizational, and managerial skills.
2. Computer literacy in Microsoft office, Microsoft Project, and CAD software.
3. Complete understanding of key Quality & Environmental Management Systems procedures related to job function.
4. Complete understanding of all applicable customer specific requirements.
5. Understanding of injection moulding and related materials.
6. Understanding of assembly.
7. Understanding of tooling.
8. Understanding of design.
9. Understanding of GD&T
10. Understanding of FEA, Stress Analysis and CFD
11. Understanding of DFM/DFA
12. Understanding of quoting, costing and pricing.
13. Understanding of prepaid tooling.
14. Understanding of all lab testing and validation.
15. Understanding of purchasing procedures.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Mitchell Plastics and Ultra Manufacturing are committed to providing a barrier-free workplace. If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process, it will be available upon request. This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request. #joinmitchellplastics