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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Advantage Resourcing - XPO Auburn Hills, MI

Auburn Hills, MI
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description:

Purchasing & Supplier Quality organization has a Gage Specialist position available. Responsibilities of this position include:* Technical Feasibility expertise working with Product and Dimensional engineering to ensure that a part can be Tooled, Manufactured, and Gauged. Responsible to ensure gage tooling is of excellent quality, meets all of the requirements, and will last the life of the program. * Development of Source Package's including the RFQ, based from preliminary Product Design Data, GD&T, robust Gage construction / content experience, Part Dimensional Inspection and Lessons Learned. * Technical expertise requirements include:o Various types of Gauging experience of plastic, sheet metal, and cast parts. o GD&T / Dimensional Engineering experience.o Statistical Process Control \\"SPC\\" experience.o Gage Design and Build experience.o Inspection / Validation experience of Gage Tooling and Parts, using various types of equipment.o Interpretation of dimensional part inspection data.o Skills to perform Gage R and Gage R&R Studies.o Skills to perform and identify Capacity / Technical reviews of Tool Suppliers.o Skills to perform Gage Tooling Cost, Cost Reconciliations and Timing evaluations. o Skills to Identify CN Change modifications required to manufacture a dimensionally correct and functional gage.* Project Management expertise requirements include:o Managing Commodity sets of Tools.o Tracking and Reporting Status of Tooling.o Capacity and Technical reviews of Tool Supplier's.o Tooling Cost and Timing Analysis / Management of programs.


Mechanical or Technical degree and / or a minimum of 5 plus years working experience in the Design / Build / Dimensional Inspection / Final Validation of all types of Gage Tooling to validate the part qualification process from Molds / Dies or other means of manufacturing parts and vehicle asset Proficient in all aspects of the Technical / Project Management requirements. Knowledge of Quality Systems to perform Quality System Audits with suppliers.Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. Working knowledge of Catia, NX, and Team Center. Production engineering experience in the manufacturing of molded plastic, stampings and/or cast parts.Experience in Tooling Cost and Timing negotiations and collaboration. Knowledge of Tool Verification process. Knowledge of CN Change Management System Other Requirements: Self-motivated / Sense of Ownership / Sense of urgency / Multi-Tasking. Strong Project Management skills utilizing Microsoft Office Suite. Strong communication, analytical and negotiation skills.Some overtime/weekend hours required. Experience presenting to senior management Travel required - May be required to drive a company car. Valid driver's license is required as well as a clean driving record. *Will be required to travel domestically 20-40%

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At Advantage Resourcing, our primary objective is to perfectly align the best people with the appropriate jobs. These jobs may be temporary assignments or career positions. We place talented people in a wide variety of jobs working with our client companies in areas such as: engineering, IT, technical, manufacturing, skilled trades, distribution, call centers, clerical, accounting, finance and sales.

Our strength is being able to solve our clients workforce needs by matching people that have the right skills, knowledge and motivation to each opportunity. Advantage Resourcing can help you discover the personal and career success you desire.

Advantage Resourcing Americas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard for race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected categories. Advantage Resourcing is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.