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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: SPI Energy
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Phoenix Motorcars was founded in 2009, with the mission of building quality electric vehicles that exceed customer expectation and make our planet a better place for everyone. Headquartered in Anaheim, California, Phoenix Motorcars is a leading manufacturer of Class 3 & 4 all-electric Shuttle Buses, Flatbed Trucks and Work Trucks.
The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for performing multiple tasks in the assembly or sub-assembly department to produce electric vehicles. You will also provide leadership throughout current and new generation development programs.

Role and Responsibilities

* Drive successful Kaizen and rapid improvement process events with both internal and external customers and suppliers and achieve company Target Initiatives
* Facilitate consistent, uniform approaches for visual controls throughout assembly lines and the factory
* Collaborate and communicate with affected teams to ensure On Time deliveries of product
* Drive variability reduction, lean manufacturing initiatives and best practices and ensure compliance with plant, corporate, and environmental standards
* Coordinate with resource departments to fabricate, install and implement improvements
* Develop action plans to investigate and prioritize quality concerns
* Implement CAPA on internal and supplier processes / Lead and conduct process audits to ensure process discipline
* Drive resolution of manufacturing issues with component, sub-assembly and assembly parts
* Support design and release activities for current and new development products
* Lead assembly equipment/tooling specification purchase, installation, start-up, and commissioning
* Meet all exit criteria deliverables (e.g., cycle time, throughput, work station readiness, etc.)
* Provide overall guidance and consultation focusing on Fabrication, crimping, electro-mechanical and assembly techniques. Identify opportunities for improvements, continually evaluate results, and sustain performance gains
* Drive quality, and costand labor improvements with the manufacturing department
* Develop formal sub-assembly and assembly process instructions and occasional test procedures
* Support and at times develop strategies and programs that improve the productivity and efficiency of the various work processes within the company
* Design, implementation, and deployment of the Toyota Production Systems (TPS) and Lean manufacturing-related tools and techniques such as: 5-whys, Six Sigma, FMEA, Fishbone Diagram (Ishikawa), etc. as applicable
* Apply sound problem-solving skills to achieve high-quality standards for internal customers in a fast-paced work environment with minimal supervision
* Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree as Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineer from an accredited institution
* Demonstrate a knowledge of, and commitment to, automotive assembly manufacturing principles and techniques
* Minimum of 5 years' experience as Manufacturing /or Process engineer, working with Tier 1 or 2 OEM (EV experience preferred)
* Minimum of two years as a Continuous Improvement Leader or Implementation role, with formal education/training in Lean Manufacturing or Rapid Improvement Techniques
* Minimum of 2 years experience in electro-mechanical harness & assembly builds that adhered to IPC &/or SAE Industrial Quality Standard
* Must be able to effectively read and interpret blueprints, drawings and electrical schematics
* Comprehensive and practical knowledge with of shop, automotive and inspection tools
* Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and experience with presenting information to internal collaborative and management teams within the organization
* Minimum of 1yr working knowledge using SolidWorks (CAD App) or similar CAD application
* Ability to develop workable implementation plans, communicates changes effectively, build commitment and overcomes resistance, prepare and support those affected by change & monitors transition /evaluation results
* Motivated self-starter with high level of initiative and ability to work independently.
* Working knowledge of automotive calibrated equipment and tooling

Keywords: SPI Energy, Anaheim , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Anaheim, California

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