Careers

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:  Develop and manage electrical and control system design, implementation and change processes.

DUTIES & ELEMENTS:

Responsibilities:

  • Develop electrical and controls system design solutions based on engineering principles and involvement in presentation of the solution to customer.
  • Provide technical support to external and internal customers.
  • Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.
  • Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team.
  • Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all work completed.
  • Support plants in pre-sales technical concept and budgeting activities.
  • Interpret project requirements, identify and address design parameters and engineering problems and ensure solutions are implemented accurately and within budget.

Engineering:

  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical requirements, robotic safety standards, and motor controls.
  • Create and finalize designs to meet project requirements.
  • Create accurate Bill of Materials.
  • Define equipment and parts from external suppliers.
  • Conduct cost and time estimation. 

Project Execution:

  • Oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure timely delivery of projects, expected quality, and allotted budget.
  • Electrical, software design of customized solutions including manufacturing automation and safety systems. Able to maintain project scope and identify project creep.
  • Support manufacture, build and validation of systems which include pneumatics, servos, vfd’s, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, pushbuttons and robotic integration.
  • Create documentation such as user manuals, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and electrical drawings.
  • Ability to architect programs that are simple to test, well documented and versatile.

Project Completion:

  • Maintain accurate records and files according to quality standard.
  • Commission customized products and systems onsite and at customer facilities. 

Servicing

  • Modifies systems upon customer’s request and documents the amendments accordingly.
  • Provide high quality pre-project, design-in and post-project technical support to customer.
  • Performs service on Allen Bradley Servo Motors.
  • Must have panel construction knowledge.
  • Hands-on experience preferable.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

*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]: 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (or similar related degree) or 10+ years as an Electrical Technician.
  • 3-5 years related job experience.
  • Proficient with MS Office, Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000, AutoCAD
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of control and electrical system design and its application in automated industrial designs including specification of vision, power, sensor, inspection, and communications systems.
  • Experience demonstrating an ability to efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals.
  • Experience demonstrating critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills, and ability to work independently and in team environments.
  • Experience demonstrating ability to be proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and to work in high output environment.
  • Experience balancing multiple projects.
  • Travel as required to support projects.

Desired:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • A working knowledge of plant processes.
  • Ability to plan and organize.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems.
  • Ability to reach closure on assigned tasks as scheduled.

HUMAN RELATIONS:

The Controls Engineer (CE) 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 CE must maintain a positive, cooperative relationship with various departments/individuals and must be responsive to their needs.

The CE interacts with all levels of the organization, i.e., with operators through senior managers.  To be effective, the CE 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 CE must remain objective and be able to make recommendations based on facts, regardless of whether those recommendations are popular.

The CE must take ownership of the processes to which they are assigned and be accountable for all related machines.

 

General Scope of Responsibility: Supervise and direct hourly employees in the day -to-day operation of the plant.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Implement and maintain the safety, quality, production standards, and policies of the Company. Conduct training, problem solving, and team meetings as necessary.  Strive for continuous improvement.

SAFETY:

  • Instruct and see that safe work practices are being observed and used. Be aware of any unsafe work practices or conditions and take corrective action.
  • Enforce all plant rules and regulations.
  • Report and document all safety concerns in Health and Safety Incident Log
  • Conduct investigations of accidents and injuries. Fill out and submit Supervisor’s Report of Injury.

QUALITY:

  • Ensure that all products being manufactured meet or exceed customer requirements. When products do not meet customer specifications, the Supervisor is to see that corrective action is implemented.
  • DMR hold all products that do not meet specifications. Alert Quality Department of quality problems.
  • Verify operator checksheets to ensure quality checks are being performed and sign off as required.
  • Maintain a leadership role in directing continuous improvement related to quality and productivity.

PRODUCTIVITY

  • Implement and maintain production standards.
  • Reduce scrap rates.
  • Ensure specification work orders are written and correct before they are placed on the production floor.
  • Coordinate changes with Department schedulers and resolve any schedule or personnel conflicts
  • Ensure equipment is operational. When breakdowns or maintenance repairs are needed, notify Maintenance Department and fill out maintenance Work Request. See that repairs are completed timely.
  • Ensure that operators have the needed supplies and equipment to do their assigned jobs safely and efficiently.
  • Strive for continuous improvement in productivity and quality in all areas of the operation.
  • Document operations in Supervisors Log daily.
  • Complete Assigned layered process audits and documentation.

INVENTORY

  • Conduct inventories of assigned items.
  • Monitor any supplies that the plant uses to ensure the plant does not run out.

MEETINGS:

  • Conduct shift change communication meeting with on-coming Supervisor, provide run-down of “current state of the operation”
  • Communicate with shift Leaders and participate in daily Leader hand-off meeting.
  • Attend all assigned meetings. Keep oneself updated on items going on within the plant including review of meeting minutes when on the off shift.

 * 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   [ Must have to be considered for the position]:

 High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Five or more years of manufacturing experience.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Able to work any shift including swing shift.
  • Able to work mandatory overtime.

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

Experience motivating employees in creative ways while enforcing plant rules. Ability to use discipline when needed that is fair and consistent.

  • Experience conducting employee meetings, performance evaluations, and training.
  • Understanding of the concepts of Extrusion, converting, and Injection Molding processes.
  • Understanding of the concepts of thermoforming, die cutting, flexographic printing, robotic PLC programming, SPC, DOA, and familiarity with problem solving techniques.
  • Experience with press, printing, and associated operations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the key quality and process characteristics of the products and process involved with being an automotive supplier.
  • Demonstrated record of job improvement showing capability as self starter with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work in team environment.

Human Relations:

The Production Supervisor is the first line of management responsible for training, motivating, and developing production employees and, as such, must provide clear communications between operators and upper managerial personnel.  The Production Supervisor provides technical and personnel related leadership, promotes safety, quality, and efficiency in plant operations, and is sensitive to employee relations issues.

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 35 – 40 pounds.

Environmental conditions include noisy environments with occasional varying temperatures.

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