Cadillac Products Automotive Company

Process Engineering Electronic Technician-Roseville, MI

General Scope of Responsibility:  Lead electrical and machine controls support to production needs for improving safety, quality, and productivity on assigned programs/processes.

DUTIES & ELEMENTS:

  • Control and modify RSLogix 500 and RSLogix 5000 PLC programs for all machines.
  • Work with Process Engineers on improving electrical and industrial controls.
  • Performs tool modification or maintenance as required.
  • Serve as primary mentor for electrical training of technical apprentices
  • Provide guidance and support for all machine installations or equipment modifications

Continuous Improvement:

  • 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.
  • Performs cause analysis, and corrective action implementation on assigned customer complaints or internal failures.
  • Performs job safety analysis as required and implementation of assigned corrective actions.

*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).
  • Knowledge of industrial controls.
  • Knowledge of RSLogix 500 and SLC500 controllers

Desired:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • 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 Experiments (DOE’s).
  • Ability to plan and organize.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems.
  • Ability to reach closure on assigned tasks within suspense dates.

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.

Interested and qualified candidates can submit their salary requirements and resume to HR Recruiter at cpacrecruiting@cadprodauto.com.