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Together, let’s pave the way of the future for the automotive supplier industry. At Cadillac Products Automotive Company you will find more than a new career experience, you will become a part of our family. As we continue to innovative and expand our processing capabilities, as well as broaden our trusted product line, we are thrilled to offer some exciting new career opportunities.

In Search of Results Driven Candidates

Love to be challenged? A great way to advance your career talents in the field of engineering, manufacturing, accounting and more, we offer many opportunities for future employees at all vocational levels. So whether you’re a recent graduate, mid-level, or a professional expert, we welcome you to review the positions listed and apply. Set your career path in motion and become a part of our internationally recognized, fourth-generation, family-owned and managed company today!

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer with a Rich Benefit Package Including:

  • Cafeteria Style Health Plan Offering Dental, Medical & Vision Coverage
  • Life, Accidental Death/Dismemberment & Accident Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401K Plan with Company Participation
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program for Work Related Curriculum
  • Paid Holiday & Vacation Days

Job Listings

Love to be challenged? A great way to advance your career talents in the field of engineering, manufacturing, accounting and more, we offer many opportunities for future employees at all vocational levels. So whether you’re a recent graduate, mid-level, or a professional expert, we welcome you to review the positions listed and apply. Set your career path in motion and become a part of our internationally recognized, fourth-generation, family-owned and managed company today!

General Scope of Responsibility: To plan, organize, direct, control and motivate all personnel and operations in Maintenance Department.

DUTIES & ELEMENTS:

Plan the activities of the Maintenance Department

  • Supervises maintenance employees on-shift and schedules off-shift activities in conjunction with production supervisors.
  • Assure spare parts are available for machine repairs and PM’s.
  • Coordinate repairs with Plant Engineering.
  • Responsible for Effective Inventory Management.
  • Prepare and present Maintenance Performance Metrics.
  • Inspect site regularly to identify problems and necessary maintenance.
  • Coordinate training of all Maintenance Employees

Participates in Continuous Improvement

  • Completes corrective actions as assigned by Engineering

Meets Human Resources Requirements

  • Completes Safety Gram and inspection items in a timely manner.
  • Keeps housekeeping in maintenance and project areas in order.
  • Conducts performance evaluations for direct reports at expected intervals.
  • Conducts daily maintenance meetings.
  • Informs visiting maintenance contractors of plant safety rules and Personal Protective requirements.
  • Comply to Health and Safety Regulations

* The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, etc.):

Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three years related experience.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and motivational skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to use a computer and learn supporting software

Desired [Will provide job holder with added skill(s) to perform duties]: 

  • Background in Electrical Engineering

HUMAN RELATIONS:

  • Effectively supervise the Maintenance Crew.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationship with all staff members.
  • Maintain a professional attitude.

General Scope of Responsibility:

To develop production schedules, procure raw materials, ensure inventory accuracy, and to back-up the other roles in the department including Production Control, Material Handler supervision, and Shipping Clerk.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Manage the appropriate IATF systems and procedures needed to effectively perform the functions listed here.

Manages raw, in process, and finished goods inventories

  • Assures inventory obsolescence is avoided
  • Assures obsolescence claims against our customers are filed and paid
  • Maintains pre-established finished and raw material inventory levels
  • Implement and manage Lean pull systems.

Schedules Production

  • Schedules production equipment and communicates schedule with Manufacturing
  • Assist in establishing crewing needs for production floor and communicates with Manufacturing
  • Assures bills and routers are entered correctly on new business/engineering changes
  • Contact Customer for engineering changes or launch of new product.
  • Assures errors in bills and routers are identified and eliminated
  • Coordinate scheduling of new items and engineering changes, trial runs, PPAP runs, engineering runs and preventative maintenance run on machines.
  • Review customer releases and communicate to management and/or customer of possible shortage and changes (i.e downtime) to management.

Ensures Inventory Accuracy

  • Leads, participates in, audits, and trains on job reconciliation process daily.
  • Reconciles material transactions to warehouse with Finished Goods Tags Printed Daily.
  • Creates and manages cycle count schedule and conducts cycle counts.

Back-up support for the department.

  • Production Control as needed.
  • Material Handler supervision as needed.
  • Shipping Clerk as needed.

The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, etc.):

Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 years of experience in production, inventory control, and customer service in an automotive environment.
  • Experience with MRP, master schedules, SMART/DDL, and ASN experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with automotive supplier applications including bar code, EDI and JIT applications.

 Desired [Will provide job holder with added skills(s) to perform duties]:

  • Understanding of computer systems.
  • Understanding of Releasing/Scheduling and Reporting systems.
  • Knowledge of Shipping and Receiving systems.
  • Requires good documentation skills.
  • Requires good analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of IATF/ISO 14001 EM systems.
  • Training in communications skills, inventory accuracy, Lean Manufacturing and customer systems (DDL, SMART).

Key Performance Traits:

  • Problem Analysis – The ability to seek out pertinent data; to determine the source and key dimensions of a problem.
  • Drive – Demonstrates personal accomplishment and desire to excel.
  • Impact – Makes a good first impression. Wears well over time.  Is effective in leading others to a desired course of action.
  • Judgment – The ability to draw a logical conclusion based on established evidence.
  • Planning/Organizing – Effectively plans and organizes own activities and activities of others.
  • Delegation – Skill at using line and staff to get things done.

Human Relations:

  • The Materials Coordinator must have excellent communication skills dealing with employees and customers at all levels.
  • Must be a leader with the ability to manage people effectively.

Physical Requirements of the job:

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms. Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 5 – 25 pounds. Occasional use of stairs and ladders. Must be able to navigate various departments of the organization’s physical premises. Environmental conditions include noisy environments with occasional varying temperatures.

General Scope of Responsibility:

Manage the ‘materials functions’ to assure 100% on-time delivery while maintaining control of inventories and a smooth manufacturing schedule.

Note: ‘Materials functions’ include the production scheduling, warehousing (including shipping & receiving), customer service, inventory control, and purchasing functions. 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Manage the personnel in the materials department.

  • Identifies, and secures approval for the staffing needs of the materials department.
  • Recruits and hires qualified personnel as required.
  • Provides for professional development and cross training of department personnel.
  • Evaluates and rates performance of direct reports.
  • Establishes environment conductive to high performance.
  • Acts as a back-up to scheduling, warehouse, and shipping functions and/or provide coverage.

Manage the systems and procedures needed to effectively perform the materials functions.

  • Develops, maintains, improves, and assures the effective execution of documented procedures needed to effectively manage the ‘materials functions’ and comply with IATF 16949 and ISO 14001
  • Keeps track of machines’ capacity and loading on existing, quoted, and future business to assure that the plant does not get overbooked; performs special capacity studies on request.
  • Embraces Lean initiatives. Supports actions and tasks to achieve the “Visual Factory”.  Applies Kan Ban, One Piece Flow, Heijunka Boards and other Lean scheduling techniques.

Manages raw, in process, and finished goods inventories.

  • Assures inventory obsolescence is avoided.
  • Assures obsolescence claims against our customers are filed and paid.
  • Maintains pre-established finished and raw material inventory levels.
  • Manages/tracks container fleet.

Monitors and takes corrective/improvement action on key departmental metrics.

  • Customer delivery performance metrics.
  • Premium freight for in-bound and out-bound materials.
  • Vendor delivery, performance.
  • Days on Hand (DOH).

Performs and oversees various budget related tasks.

  • Develops department overhead budget and assures bills and routers are correct during annual profit planning process.
  • Manages the department overhead budget during the year.
  • Assures bills and routers are entered correctly on new business and engineering changes.
  • Assures errors in bills and routers are identified and eliminated.

The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, etc.):

Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field.
  • 6 years of experience in production, inventory control, and purchasing functions in an automotive environment.
  • Experience with MRP and master schedules.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Five years or more of direct supervisory experience.
  • SMART/DDL and ASN experience.
  • Experience with automotive supplier applications including bar code, EDI and JIT applications.

Desired [Will provide job holder with added skill(s) to perform duties]:    

  • APICS certified
  • Advanced degree in business or related field
  • Level 4 SPC
  • Training in communications skills, inventory accuracy, Lean Manufacturing, and customer systems (DDL, SMART).

Key Performance Traits

  • Problem Analysis – The ability to seek out pertinent data; to determine the source and key dimensions of a problem.
  • Drive – Demonstrates personal accomplishment and desire to excel.
  • Impact – Makes a good first impression. Wears well over time.  Is effective in leading others to a desired course of action.
  • Judgment – The ability to draw a logical conclusion based on established evidence.
  • Planning/Organizing – Effectively plans and organizes own activities and activities of others.
  • Delegation – Skill at using line and staff to get things done.

HUMAN RELATIONS:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be a leader with the ability to manage people effectively.

Physical Requirements – Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to access and navigate the production facility. Must be able to lift 25 pounds at a time. Must be able to access all machine work center mezzanine areas, which may include using steps and/or ladders.

Machine(s): 174 Cell, 522, 523, and Rotary Tables

General Scope of Responsibilities: 

  • The operator is responsible for running of the machine in a safe and productive manner.
  • They are also responsible for ensuring the quality of the product and performing necessary quality checks.
  • The operator must package the finished product and accurately record all information.
  • The operator must be willing to be part of a team environment by helping others in the performance of their duties.

Essential Functions: 

• Follow all plant work and safety rules.
• Ensure the product meets or exceeds customer and internal specifications.
• Perform all necessary quality control testing and record all data, accurately, as required.
• Package product in boxes or returnable containers/racks and accurately record all information on all necessary paperwork.
• Fill out product identification labels and make cartons.
• Continuously inspect product for defects.
• Work rotating work schedule and overtime as assigned.
• Perform necessary housekeeping in work area.

Peripheral Job Duties & Responsibilities: 

• Attend all required meetings.
• Report all unsafe conditions.
• Participate on assigned project/improvement teams.
• Perform all other duties as assigned and necessary.

Physical/Mental Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

• The employee is required to stand long hours on a daily basis, often over 8 hours in a day.
• The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
• Possess detailed observation skills.
• Operate all levers and controls.
• Must be able to concentrate continuously on task.

Education or Trade Knowledge Required: 

• Must be able to read, write, and communicate.
• Must be able to add, subtract, and solve simple mathematical process problems.
• Must be able to accurately read and use a tape measure.
• Must be able to operate a computer, having basic computer skills.
• Must be able to successfully pass all required training courses.
• Must be able to read and understand simple drawings.
• Must be able to understand and fulfill job duties in a timely manner as reviewed by supervisor.

Work Environment: 

• This is a typical industrial environment utilizing moderately heavy equipment.
• The work environment at times can be dirty, hot, cold, dusty, noisy (85 DBS), and greasy, but is generally thought to be good.
• Workers may be exposed to hazards such as overhead hoists, stationary blades, utility knives, pinch points, lifting, extreme heat, hazardous chemicals, forklift traffic, high voltage, repetitive tasks, moving machine parts, fumes and heights.
• High degree of care necessary as serious injury may result.

Work Schedule We are a continuous operation facility. This position is required to work rotating shifts. Overtime will be required at times. 

Interaction with others: 

• Able to work and communicate within the work group.
• Able to work and communicate with supervisors and managers.
• Able to work and communicate with leaders.

Work Authorization: All employees must be authorized to work in the United States. The employee must also present acceptable documents evidencing identity and employment authorization.
AAP/EEO Statement: Cadillac Products Automotive Company is committed to a policy of equal employment in all personnel actions. The Company does not and will not unlawfully discriminate against any race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

General Scope of Responsibility:  Manages the engineering planning & preparation activities necessary to launch assigned new jobs and engineering changes at rate and 100% quality.  Also, has lead engineering responsibility for providing support to production needs such as resolving process problems and improving safety, quality, and productivity on assigned programs/processes.

DUTIES & ELEMENTS: 

  • Responsible for the programming and optimization of adhesive, water jet, pick and place robots as assigned.
  • Leads production work cell setups and also the set-up or running of plant service parts as required.
  • Performs tool modification or maintenance as required.
  • Assists with process development effort to develop optimal cell layout, work instructions, process flow layout, set-up procedures, while adhering to safety, quality, and productivity protocols.
  • Coordinates internal engineering trials for PPAP’s, PSA’s, Run at Rates, etc..
  • Assists with launches through development and engineering of new or changed products.
  • Accomplishes the above tasks through compliance with the plant’s Advanced Planning Quality Procedures (APQP).

Continuous Improvement:

  • Develops documentation as described in TS16949/QS-9000 manuals as plant responsibilities.
  • Identifies and resolves process improvements by exceeding budgeted cycle times, reducing budgeted spoilage, improving process capability, increasing throughput, and improved set-ups.
  • Develops and employs troubleshooting guidelines and best practices.
  • Provides training for all new and existing process and manufacturing systems.
  • Assists production floor as process expert by utilizing troubleshooting, diagnosis, debugging, and other technical skills to keep production lines running at peak efficiency, including focus on robots and adhesive dispensing systems.
  • Performs cause analysis, and corrective action implementation on assigned customer complaints or internal failures.
  • Meets with customers and vendors when necessary.
  • Performs job safety analysis as required and implementation of assigned corrective actions.

Lean Engineering/Manufacturing:

  • Applies lean engineering tools with value stream mapping, SMED, Standardize work method, etc. to improve assigned process.

NOTE:  The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.  

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, etc.):

Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent and, 4 years industrial experience as a technician.
  • Experience or training using computer systems and software (MSOffice, Windows Operating Systems).

Desired:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Programming knowledge of Fanuc robots
  • An understanding of thermoforming or extrusion processes.
  • A working knowledge of plant processes.
  • A level 2 understanding of SPC.
  • The ability to perform Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and Design of Experience (DOE’s).
  • Ability to plan and organize.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems.
  • Ability to reach closure on assigned tasks within suspense dates.
  • Some knowledge of industrial controls.

HUMAN RELATIONS:

 The Process Engineering Technician ( PET) works closely with, and often serves as support to a number of different departments and personnel. As a result, and in order to achieve optimum effectiveness, the PET must maintain a positive, cooperative relationship with various departments/individuals and must be responsive to their needs.

The PET interacts with all levels of the organization, i.e., with operators through senior managers.  To be effective, the PET must be sensitive to, and cooperatively blend the needs and goals of the various levels of the organization with the common denominator of ‘achieving organizational objectives’, i.e., effective launches, safety, quality, productivity, cost reduction, and positive employee/ employer relations.

Finally, in the role of a problem solver, the PET must remain objective and be able to make recommendations based on facts, regardless of whether those recommendations are popular.

The PET must take ownership of the process(es) to which they are assigned and be accountable for all related machines.

Physical requirements:

Occasionally ascends/descends ladders or stairs on manufacturing equipment to assist with trial runs. Must be able to lift parts weighing up to 50 pounds across plant floor when assisting in tool launch process. Must be able to walk through the manufacturing plant and stand for long periods of time. Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces.

  • One Production Supervisor 1st Shift 6:30 am – 2:30 pm
  • One Production Supervisor 3rd Shift 10:30 pm – 6:30 am

General Scope of Responsibility:

To ensure a safe work environment while maintaining quality and production standards.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:
General:

  • Coordinate those elements in getting production out right and on time.
  • Meet production standards and schedules.
  • Proper and effective utilization of manpower.
  • Ensure proper and effective utilization of tools, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Plan shift and ensure a smooth transition to the next shift.
  • Enforce all plant rules.
  • Ensure that equipment is being maintained properly (Ensure equipment is safe and in good working order).
  • Maintain quality and production standards.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

Specific:

  • Conduct hourly machine checks and complete DRD responsibilities.
  • Edit time sheets and input DSPAR for daily reporting.
  • Assign work to all employees equally and fairly.

Responsibilities as Required:

  • Complete accident report.
  • Provide Human Resources with necessary forms.

– Disciplinary notice
– Application for job bid
– Personnel change
– Vacation change request
– Application for shift bid
– Seminar attendance request sheets

  • Interview new employees (hourly).
  • Conduct safety, quality and productivity meetings.
  • Conduct employee reviews annually.
  • Provide corrective action on all DMR’s issued against shift.
  • Manage and resolve conflict with employees.
  • Improve manufacturing processes.
  • Implement special project.
  • Be active member of the Plant Safety Team.
  • Provide weekly safety talks.
  • Be alert for continuous improvement.

* The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Work Experience, Etc.):

Minimum [Must have to be considered for the position]:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in a Team oriented environment with ability to work with others to improve systems and processes.
  • Excellent communication and human relation skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.

Desired [Will provide job holder with added skill(s) to perform duties]:

  • Experience in unionized facility.
  • Familiarity with concepts and principles of QS9000.
  • Blueprint reading.
  • Strong administrative ability.
  • Understanding of quality.
  • Level 2 SPC.
  • Decision-making.
  • Continuing education in field of supervision or related functions.
  • Understand and follow the concept of Lean Manufacturing.

HUMAN RELATIONS:

The production supervisor must be able to lead small teams by the goal of reducing manufacturing costs. They must also be able to motivate, manage and resolve conflict between employees.

Physical Requirements;
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms. Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 5 – 25 pounds. Occasional use of stairs and ladders. Must be able to navigate various departments of the organization’s physical premises. Environmental conditions include noisy environments with occasional varying temperatures.

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