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Assembly Engineer

Company: Toyota Motor Company
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Who we are

Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world's most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We're looking for diverse, talented team members who want to Dream. Do. Grow. with us.

Who we're looking for

Toyota's Production Engineering Department is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Assembly Production Engineer.

The primary responsibility of this role is to be the "voice of the customer" throughout the life cycle of the part-preproduction, mass production and post-production.

Reporting to the Production Engineering Manager, the person in this role will support the Production Engineering department's objective to provide line support, cost reduction and OR improvement activities on the production lines.

What you'll be doing

  • Manage manufacturing support operations and functions related to safety, quality improvements, scrap/repair reductions, tooling/kaizen implementation, cost reduction and meantime between failures (MTBF) improvement.
  • Provide capital and product support for assigned line including leading change point management coordination of internal and external resources for the implementation of projects, new equipment installation, model changes, refurbishment of existing equipment, new tooling technologies and other kaizens. This will require excellent organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written) to coordinate with Production, Quality, Safety, Maintenance, Facilities, NA PE and Outside Vendors in order to ensure all tasks are completed on time per schedule.
  • Perform Problem Solving utilizing Toyota Business Practice (TBP) to troubleshoot process issues, identify root cause and recommend countermeasures via the creation of a strategy document in order to recommend and implement effective countermeasures to resolve issues, implement kaizens to improve efficiency, reduce costs and effectively meet KPI targets for assigned line.
  • Work in cross-functional groups to ensure production processes are capable of producing quality products, within takt time, while meeting OA targets utilizing thorough root cause analysis, reporting and cooperation with support groups to implement countermeasures; ensuring successful planning and implementation of production, precision measurement, and testing equipment for new projects; to understand daily production problems in processes or part quality, quickly perform root cause analysis, and implement countermeasures.

What you bring

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial)
  • Electrical troubleshooting experience including PLCs
  • Mechanical troubleshooting experience
  • Understanding of manufacturing process, how to troubleshoot equipment issues and identify countermeasures based on root cause of defects
  • Project management experience with capability to develop, lead, prioritize work, meet milestones, and report out status of project
  • Experience organizing and prioritizing multiple customer concerns
  • Experience working with collaborative teams
  • Experience in a role self-teaching new technology, processes and procedures
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills both verbal and written to explain ideas to others and to obtain team agreement through thought sharing

Added bonus if you have:

  • Automotive manufacturing experience in an Engineering department
  • Machining troubleshooting experience including CNCs
  • Experience troubleshooting robotic systems
  • Experience tightening equipment, assembly systems and/or leak testing
  • Toyota Business Process (TBP) or similar problem-solving certification
  • Basic understanding of Toyota Way (possess understanding of relationship between Toyota Way values and core elements of Toyota Management System (TPS, TBP, Hoshin Kanri, OJD, Muda, Jidoka, JIT, etc.)

What we'll bring

During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
  • Vehicle purchase & lease programs
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • Flexible work options based on business needs
  • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

Belonging at Toyota

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10 different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members' efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.

Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Have a question or need assistance with your application? Check out the How to Apply section of our careers page on!

To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.

Keywords: Toyota Motor Company, Huntsville , Assembly Engineer, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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