Engineering Change Coordinator

Job Summary

 Engineering Change Coordinator

 

For more information contact Sterling Professional Search LLC

248 852 4900   fred@sterlingps.com

The Engineering Change Coordinator will monitor and update engineering requests, authorizations, changes, and communication activities. Schedule and conduct regular meetings with engineering team to ensure all metrics are on time and complete. Track and communicate on a regular basis ECR/ECO backlog and progress. Monitor and populate APQP documents related to ECN’s, ECO, ECR’s, running changes, etc. Evaluate proper ECR/ECO submittal ensuring internal and external customer compliance. Coordinate with engineering team members, customers (as requested), vendors, and subcontractors to ensure project requirements and time bound activities are being met. Serve as single point plant contact for engineering related to ECN/ECR/ECO, and BOM issues.

 

Support Activities
SAFETY:

·   Adhere to and promote all health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures

 

QUALITY:

·   Support all IATF/TS16949 requirements and Company quality system and APQP activities.

 

COST:

·   Improve ECO/ECR/ECN processes. Ensure we meet or exceed customer requirements

 

DELIVERY:

·   Single-point contact for all engineering change activities

·   Ensure standard work is followed and enforced

 

MORALE:

·   Make improvements to the engineering change processes, reducing and or eliminating quality, cost, and delivery concerns

·   Assist in training and developing other team members as directed by Eng. Manager

 

5S:

·   Support 5-S activities and disciplines. Assist in training others as directed

 

OTHER:

·   Tracking and resolving issues as they relate to safety, quality, cost, delivery, morale

·   Attend learning opportunities to gain professional and technical knowledge

·   All duties as assigned by your manager

Daily Key Activities and Responsibilities
·   Daily oversite of change management practices, policies and procedures

·   Create all necessary APQP documents necessary to document and communicate changes

·   Direct and coordinate all activities related to the implementation of engineering changes

·   Driving and coordinating launch and change related activities

·   Schedule regular meetings to ensure all Company team members critical to the process are kept informed and are completing necessary actions as assigned

·   Identify and implement improvements of the engineering change process

·   Primary plant contact for understanding and documenting engineering BOM or build issues on current product

·   Attend meetings to prioritize and track ECR/ECO/ECN progress and closure

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
·   Minimum 5-years’ experience as Engineering Change Coordinator in an Automotive Manufacturing environment

·   Track, communicate, and recommend solutions on a regular basis for ECR/ECO backlog and progress

·Monitor and populate APQP documents related to ECN’s, ECO, ECR’s, running changes, etc.

·Evaluate proper ECR/ECO submittal ensuring internal and external customer compliance. Ensure accuracy of design changes for conformance and correctness to standards

·Lead coordination and communication between plant and engineering

·Must be familiar with Engineering Organizations and how they function

·Must be able to clearly communicate requirements to other individuals involved in the ECR/ECO process

·Must be organized and a self-starter

·Must have people skills to deal with various department customers

·Computer proficiency – email, Word, Excel required

·Understanding of IATF/TS16949 and APQP requirements

·Strong communication skills including written, verbal, and listening

·   Coordinate scheduling order pull ahead timing with production

·   Ability to read and interpret part drawings and quality documents-including GD&T and CMM reports

·   Conduct BOM audits to ensure new releases are accurately coded

·   Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of mangers, customers and peers

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION
·   Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear

·   Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds

·   While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time

·   Moderate noise level

·   The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

·   The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so other will understand

·   The ability to concentrate on a task over a period without being distracted

·   Must be able to work different hours/shifts as manpower requirements or issues deem necessary

 

Location; Far Northwest Suburbs of Detroit Metro area.