The Doepker Group
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Summary:Responsible for providing technical support for all aspects of production from final design release through Job #1 and assist in engineering activities in the area of molding, bonding, drilling operations, assembly, finishing, and painting in order to obtain optimum productivity and quality levels while complying with customer specifications.  Primary responsibilities will be to improve productivity through optimization of scrap and rework performance, through improved methods, and strict adherence to proper manufacturing procedures. Report directly to the Engineering Manager and will be an active member of the launch team. Essential Job Functions: 

  • Support project launch strategy.
  • Assist production in trouble-shooting.
  • Fill-in for supervisors as needed.
  • Assist engineering in implementations of new process or revised process changes.
  • Assist in set-up process after a tool change.
  • Assist in process improvements.
  • Support scrap/defect reduction process.
  • Participate in identifying open items issues and task force.
  • Support and maintain project time line.
  • Provide on and off-site support for all pre-production builds requiring components and/or services from the manufacturing site.
  • Work with the team to develop processes, tune-in equipment and tooling.
  • Assist with training of both technical and production in processing standards.
  • Assist engineering in minimizing startup costs.
  • Review mold and secondary fixture design and make recommendations. Assist in approval of TSA submissions on molds and secondary equipment as required.
  • Develop workflow, effective layout and optimize processes.
  • Process monitoring checks (i.e., flash thickness, black box).
  • Long lead process improvements and cost reductions for assigned programs.
  • Review of project with Engineering Manager as required.
  • Evaluate and implement process/product improvements.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 4 years molding experience
  • Achieve goals and objectives relating to cost and timing
  • Achieve project expectation and requirements for all elements of PPAP, TS16949.
  • Weekly program status reports (i.e., performance, open items, corrective action plans, etc.) 
  • Maintain technical log for product/processes assigned, as required
  • Daily performance updates
  • Maintain records for primary tools (molds) and selected secondary equipment
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and standing up to 10 hours a day
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