200 Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc
Senior Advanced Process Engineer (Engineering)
The Senior Advanced Process Engineer is responsible for interfacing with several facets of the organization to define and drive Engineering processes that enable efficiencies within the engineering team. This will include but will not be limited to specifications, requirements gathering, conceptualization, feasibility studies, fabrication, integration, testing, documentation, etc.
Lead the FTS program engineering teams together with principle engineer in working with COC, Core Hose and operations teams to manage, launch and evolve FTS products.
Identify RFQ key dependencies and risks, and partner with cross-functional teams to get these resolved.
Ensure all customer specifications and requirements are met
Review and assist in updating engineering design standards
Interpret internal or external business issues and recommend best practices
Technical interfaces with the customer, design, manufacturing plants, laboratory, sales, program management, purchasing and suppliers
Solve complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions
Participate in technical trouble-shooting and root cause analysis utilizing KT, 8D, or other structured corrective action/ decision making to assure timely and permanent problem resolution
Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgement and identify innovative solutions
May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this description
Education and Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in engineering is preferred
Typically has seven plus years of experience
Ability to lead functional teams and products with moderate resource requirements, risk and complexity
Proven planning, organizational and negotiation skills for effective team management
Ability to detect project risks and build contingency plans
Knowledge of product designs and functions to actively engage in new product development and sustaining engineering programs
Leverages engineering analytical tools (e.g., tolerance, FEA, and CFD analyses) to facilitate product design.
Mentors team members to prepare them for greater responsibility within the organization.
Ability to bring team members together and work problems to resolution
Uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions
Ability to communicate difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view
Ability to draft and release engineering standards
Demonstrated technical aptitude in engineering disciplines
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Willingness and ability to travel 25-50% as necessary
Work Environment/Work Conditions:
Professional Office Environment
Travel to manufacturing facilities or customer locations when required
Additional Information:We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran VEVRAA Federal Contractor