Responsible for manufacturing and process engineering activities associated with precision metal forming.
Support equipment and tooling activities associated with precision forging processes.
Design and develop forging processes and tools for new and existing products
Manage engineering changes as they occur.
Work with cross functional teams (Forging, Tooling, and Maintenance) for engineering solutions
Develop and maintain process documentation - control plans, PFMEA, PPAP, Picture Process Sheets, Tooling Sheets, etc.
Maintain open lines of communication with plant leadership regarding status of equipment/process downtime, scrap, and project related activities
Develop and maintain work instruction documentation
Provide technical training to production team members to improve skill levels within the teams
Review, analyze, design and implement revisions to improve existing processes for increased efficiency (throughput, tool life, etc.)
Perform equipment/process failure root cause analyses
Ensure a common approach to solving machinery and or process problems, through the development of best practices.
Evaluate tooling, special test and inspections concepts and equipment
Lead manufacturing technical support, coordinate cost reduction activities, and support corrective action activities
Education and Training
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology or other relevant degreed program with 2-4 years minimum experience in a high-volume manufacturing (preferably forging) environment
Proficient with AutoCAD and Creo 3D modeling
Proficient with GD&T, Process Diagrams, PFMEA, Control Plans
Hands-on experience in tool & die methods is desirable.
High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
Strong decision-making skills, with the ability to grasp technical concepts quickly
A hands-on approach is essential, with ownership of products and processes
Must be a team player with good communication skills, written and verbal
Self-motivated striving to find lean solutions to improvements and issues
Flexible work schedule required
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
DEFORM experience a plus
Hendrickson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
At Hendrickson, we commit to serving the transportation industry with innovative products that help improve productivity and profitability. Across the globe, our dedicated employees champion Hendrickson’s proud heritage through creativity, integrity and superior service. Our legacy embodies 100 years as the leading innovator and manufacturer of suspension systems and components for the global heavy-duty vehicle industry.Hendrickson understands that work is not only a way to satisfy your personal drive and ambitions, but it is also a means for you to provide for yourself and your families. Hendrickson offers a competitive benefit program in addition to other programs that support individuals both in and out of work. Many of these benefits stretch your paycheck by minimizing out-of-pocket expenses and are designed to help provide you with financial security now and in the future.