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May 24 / Erin Rook

Bioinformatics Position – MS/PhD Comp Science

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Bioinformatics Position in Stem Cell Epigenetics
Bioinformatics / computational biology positions are available in Dr. Benjamin Kidder’s
lab (http://benjaminkidderlab.com/) at Wayne State University / Karmanos Cancer
Institute.

Dr. Kidder’s lab focuses on network biology, epigenetic mechanisms of stem
cell fate (Kidder et al. Genome Biology, 2014; Kidder et al. Nature Immunology 2011;
Kidder et al. Genome Research 2010; Kidder et al. Stem Cells 2009), genome stability,
and reprogramming (Kidder et al. MCB 2013; Kidder, Ed. “Stem Cell Transcriptional
Networks: Methods and Protocols, MIMB 2014) using experimental, genomics, and
bioinformatics approaches. We integrate functional studies and computational analysis
of epigenomic and transcriptomic data.

Qualified bioinformaticians should have:

a (1) Ph.D. or master’s degree in
Bioinformatics, Genomics, Computer Science, Statistics, or a related field, and (2)
computer programming skills in at least one language.

Interested applicants should email a CV / resume, with subject “Postdoctoral Position”
to: Benjamin.kidder@wayne.edu

May 23 / Erin Rook

Advance Industrial and Process Engineer

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Position Title:
Advance Industrial and Process Engineer
Department:
Advance Industrial Engineering
Reports to: Global Director of Industrial Engineering
 
Location: Northville, USA
 
 
Scope of Position:    Develop robust processes for manufacturing of Gentherm products.         
 
Responsibilities
(for executives additional: the subordinated departments with the particular functions of the employees):
·     Follow up on all activities related to APQP.
o   Take the lead in obtaining relevant information of new programs.
o   Actively participation on APQP program meetings.
o   Participate in the manufacture of prototypes and provide feedback to the design engineering department.
o   Review and approve process drawing, send feedback to designers, ensure product meets all standard process.
o   Order all tooling required for new products, and ensure all tooling is available for Trials and PPAP’s.
o   Work in conjunction with Quality department for Tooling Certification.
o   Provide feedback of design and / or tools to suppliers.
o   Develop, review and monitor the packaging standards.
o   Developing and updating FMEA’s process.
o   Elaboration of process flow diagram.
o   Create engineering change request (ECR) for manufacturing parts.
o   Ensure all specifications related to product manufacturing are available and release.
o   Validate all new materials related to project before release to production.
o   Verify relevant information to new projects which are transfer from other sisters plants. Such verification should include the following:
ü  A timing which includes APQP steps
ü  That the information contained in the drawings, BOM, templates, etc. corresponds to the standards from ü  That the processes required are feasible to produce for
ü  That the Engineering levels are consistent with the components shown in the drawings and documents.
ü  And other parameters that are involved in launching the program.
o   Work in coordination with other departments for the release of new programs.
o   Coordination with MRP and Production Planning for the fulfillment of critical times in the PCP Launch New Programs, such as meeting deadlines for PPAP samples, special customer builds, etc.
o   Prepare documentation and participate in the Run & Rate processes, SOP and PPAP’s.
o   Determine process risks on for new products.
o   Ensure correct drawing documentation distribution.
o   Report on time any critical activity that place on risk proper project implementation and on time.
o   Up Load to PDM all related documents (ie. Trial reports, job zero, feedback, FMEA, etc.)
·     Follow up on all activities related to Plant Capacity
o   Development of productive capacity studies, together with industrial engineering (support).
o   Perform analysis to determine the needs of tools, machinery, space and labor.
o   Order tooling, machinery and equipment required for additional capacity.
o   Ensure all new equipment and machines are validated and release according standards
·     Provide proper support to others areas such as: Production, quality, manufacturing, etc.:
o   Solve new programs problems relevant to current production and relevant to the production process and design.
o   Develop schedules or timmings according to established special projects that the department requires.
o   Monitor the implementation of new equipment used in production and make the necessary tests for validation and release.
o   Support as necessary to manufacturing engineering corrective actions resulting from customer complaints and / or quality audits.
o   Provide any additional information requested from other areas and or plants.
·     Actively participation as process owners:
o   Create and update work instruction and procedures
o   Provide training to others engineers
o   Work on continuos improvements
o   Work in parallel with process owners on regards of global improvements and standardization.
·     Implement Lean Techniques.
·     Make visits to customers or suppliers as necessary.
·     Attend visits from customer, supplier or colleges from other locations as necessary.
·     Provide continuous improvement projects by analyzing the process and/or work methods to improve productivity
·     Apply the principles of Value creation System.
·     Engage in compliance with the procedures of ISO/TS16949, Prepare documentation for audits of ISO / TS 16949 and support during audits.
·     Comply with Environmental Management System ISO 14001 and Technical Specification ISO / TS16949.
·     Attend courses and training required by the Environmental Management System ISO 14001 and practical follow up what has been learned in the same.
·    Attend courses and training required by the Technical Specification ISO/TS 16949 and Environmental Administration Systems (ISO 14001) and give practical follow up of things learned in them.
 
Key Relationships:
Design, Program Management, Quality, Production, Purchasing, Logistic, Customer Service, Maintenance               
 
Competencies:
  • Experience with Refrigeration Systems (process and manufacturing)
  • Development of new products and/or process.
  • Computer skills
  • Leadership: Ability to integrate both, as a Leader and  or member of a Team
  • Quality System. 
Education: 
  • University degree
Training/Certifications:
·       See Environmental Matrix
·       Lean Manufacturing
·       AutoCAD
·       APQP & TS 16949 and Quality system.
SEND RESUMES TO: amichaels@gobrightwing.com
May 19 / Erin Rook

PLM & Product Configuration Engineer – BS/MS EE, ECE

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Job description

This position will be responsible for developing methods & tools to support PLM  solutions focused on Automotive electronics, software and connected vehicle.  Will require understanding &  using Teamcenter within the Automotive Electrical/Software Domain.  The focus will be the alignment & standardization of data across the various existing product/software configurations to greatly improve engineering efficiency.  The assignment will involve understanding of the existing data content, leverage product knowledge and exercise considerable judgment to reuse or create content to support the mapping tables.  .

  • Develop standardizd methods to streamline the mapping of the S/W & electrical components to marketing features
  • Understand and document the functions of specific parts in the automtovie systems
  • Interface with project leader, Teamcenter SME and product engineers to validate the mapping
  • Develop product structure within Teamcenter, to demonstrate feasibility
  • Develop presentations for senior level executive presentations and reports
  • Translate lessons learned into best practices

Skills Required

  • Understanding of data management theory and practice in automotive electrical design
  • Working knowledge of various automotive vehicle software systems & components.
  • High level of analytical ability and creativity
  • Experience in engineering design, processes, and best practice
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others

Qualifications:

  • B.S.  Electrical or Computer Engineering degree (Required)
  • Demonstrated skills on data management & PLM
  • PC software (e.g. MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Project)

Preferred

  • Master’s degree in Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in working in the automotive industry
  • Strong understanding of product design in Software and automotive electronics

TO APPLY: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/cap/view/132381044?pathWildcard=132381044&trk=job_capjs

May 18 / Erin Rook

Manager – Applications Engineering (ME) Jtekt North America

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Summary/Purpose

Lead, organize, and manage the Application Engineering team activities towards achieving JANA Technical Center S/Q/D/C/HR/E targets.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has a strong desire to be a people leader and to continually develop his or her leadership skills
  • Has the ability to coach, train and develop Application Engineers
  • Will collaborate with the other Application Engineering Managers to continually improve Application Engineering
  • Will have strong knowledge of, and experience with:
    • C-EPS, DP-EPS and RP-EPS systems
    • JTEKT’s design release processes and systems
    • JTEKT’s EPS design standards
    • JTEKT’s corporate structure, personnel and operations
      • Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Forecast the Application Engineering workload and develop a personnel plan to meet the workload
    • Coordinate with the other Application Engineering Managers to appropriately distribute the Application Engineering workload
    • Interview and hire outstanding engineers that fit well in the JTEKT culture
    • Develop and implement strategies to grow the technical expertise and self-reliance of Application Engineering
    • Continuously improve the Application Engineering processes to maximize the productivity of the team
    • Build strong relationships with the OEM engineering teams in North America through transparency and exceptional customer service
    • Build strong relationships with JTEKT’s suppliers in order to develop outstanding systems and deliver exceptional customer service to the OEMs in North America
    • Collaborate with the JTEKT engineering groups in Japan and Europe
    • Support launch of new products into production
    • Manage quality, health, safety, and environmental conformance to JTEKT policies
    • Work daily overtime and Saturdays and/or Sundays when directed by immediate supervisor or, as necessary, to complete essential job duties.
    • Perform other duties as assigned

      Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Lead the group in a manner that creates high morale and delivers excellent results
    • Coach the group members to become the best engineers they can be
    • Provide formal and informal performance feedback against objectives
    • Control and approve documents released by the group
    • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with JANA policies and applicable laws
    • Key Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
      • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a team environment, without close supervision
      • Strong strategic vision along with the planning and tactical skills to achieve the vision
      • Good judge of character and technical ability, i.e. good people assessment skills
      • Able to combine patience, persistence, and organizational agility to operate in a multicultural, global corporate structure
      • Knowledge of the materials used in Electric Power Steering systems
      • Knowledge of Electric Power Steering design standards

Education and Experience:

      • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline and 10 years engineering field experience
      • Experience in Electric Power Steering is highly preferred
      • 3-4 years of related automotive experience.

Physical Demands:

      • Sit with intermittent walking
      • Communicate (hearing and speech) with individuals in person and by phone
      • Visually read reports, computer screen, etc.
      • Maintain a minimum of 8 hours worked/day, 5 days/week

Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in a normal office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards
      • Substantial time is spent working on a computer
      • The performance of this position may occasional require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection.
      • Travel by automobile and plane required as needed.

APPLY ONLINE: https://748.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/jtekt/Posting/View/1540

May 17 / Erin Rook

Manager, Electrical Engineering – JTEKT

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Summary

Organize, manage and lead the electrical engineering group activities towards achieving JANA Technical Center targets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a capability growth plan for the electrical engineering group
  • Develop a personnel plan that meets the electrical engineering group’s growth needs
  • Develop strong relationships with the OEM engineering teams in North America through transparency and exceptional customer service
  • Develop strong relationships with JTEKT’s electrical suppliers in order to develop outstanding systems and deliver exceptional customer service to the OEMs in North America
  • Collaborate with the JTEKT electrical engineering groups in Japan and Europe
  • Support launch of new products into production
  • Work daily overtime and Saturdays and/or Sundays when directed by immediate supervisor or, as necessary, to complete essential job duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Interview and hire outstanding electrical engineers that fit well in the JTEKT culture
  • Lead the group in a manner that creates high morale and delivers excellent results
  • Coach the group members to become the best electrical engineers they can be
  • Control and approve group spending/expenses
  • Control and approve documents released by the group
  • Provide leadership to group members for customer technical interface
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with JNA policies and applicable laws

Key Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a team environment, without close supervision
  • Strong strategic vision along with the planning and tactical skills to achieve the vision
  • Good judge of character and technical ability, i.e. good people assessment skills
  • Motor, motor control, and control software knowledge
  • Functional Safety knowledge and familiarity with the ISO26262 standard

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline and 10 years engineering field experience
  • Experience in Electric Power Steering is highly preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Sit with intermittent walking
  • Communicate (hearing and speech) with individuals in person and by phone
  • Visually read reports, computer screen, etc.
  • Maintain a minimum of 8 hours worked/day, 5 days/week

Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in a normal office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards
  • Substantial time is spent working on a computer
  • The performance of this position may occasional require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection
  • Travel by automobile and plane required as needed

– See more at: https://748.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/jtekt/Posting/View/1573#sthash.Ez6c4KND.dpuf

APPLY ONLINE: https://748.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/jtekt/CandidateLogin/CreateAccount?postingId=1573&redirectUrl=https%3A%2F%2F748.dayforcehcm.com%2FCandidatePortal%2Fen-US%2Fjtekt%2FJobApplication%3Fpostingid%3D1573

May 17 / Erin Rook

Supplier Quality Engineer – Electrical – MAHLE

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Supplier Quality Engineer – Electrical

We like it when our employees have goals. What about you? Are you ready to grow with your challenges? We at MAHLE are a leading international supplier to the automotive industry. With our products for combustion engines and their peripherals as well as solutions for electric vehicles, we address all crucial issues related to the powertrain and air conditioning technology. Today, some 75.000 employees work on innovative products at 170 locations and 16 major development locations.Working together, we optimize existing technologies, develop new engineering concepts and set standards. By reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, we are making an important contribution – for a better climate, with every second vehicle statistically.

Would you like to take on assignments with a high level of responsibility?

• Perform quality systems, process assessments and lead supplier development activities.

• Support the sourcing process and ensure suppliers fulfill set requirements. Initiate and lead supplier quality improvement and contribute to cross functional teams to improve quality, delivery, and cost.

• Coordinate and approve APQP and PPAP activities, conduct on-site assessments to verify effectiveness of process/quality control methods and series production readiness.

• Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers and customers to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances.

• Team up with Engineering, Purchasing, Suppliers, and Customers to harmonize discrepancies in product specifications and evaluate cost reduction or quality improvement opportunities.

• Work environment which is characterized by an agreeable teamwork atmosphere, clear structures, direct approaches, and open dialog.

Impress us – with your professional and personal skills.

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

• At least 2 years previous experience in Quality as a Supplier Quality, Development or Process Engineer within a manufacturing environment.

• Experience in Semiconductor, Electronics/ Electromechanical manufacturing processes. Knowledge in HVAC Actuator or BLDC/DC motor production is a plus but not mandatory.

• Solid understanding of APQP/PPAP, Process Control Plan, SPC, GD&T, Corrective Actions

Processes; PFMEA, GR&R, working knowledge of TS16949 and ISO 9001:2000 methodologies.

• Hands on mentality with a proactive approached to identify and avoid problems in an early stage. Experience in root cause analysis and problem solving methods.

• Strong technical, engineering and communication skills in an global automotive environment.

• Solid organizational and project management skills and demonstrated effectiveness to lead and collaborate with cross-functional/global teams. Strong drive to complete assignments on time in order to ensure flawless series production launches.

• Flexibility to travel up to 30% (national/ international).

**Must be US Citizen to Apply**

Send resumes to: donna.wawrzyniak@us.mahle.com

May 17 / Erin Rook

Supplier Quality Engineer – MAHLE

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Supplier Quality Engineer #3013

We like it when our employees have goals. What about you? Are you ready to grow with your challenges? We at MAHLE are a leading international supplier to the automotive industry. With our products for combustion engines and their peripherals as well as solutions for electric vehicles, we address all crucial issues related to the powertrain and air conditioning technology. Today, some 75.000 employees work on innovative products at 170 locations and 16 major development locations.Working together, we optimize existing technologies, develop new engineering concepts and set standards. By reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, we are making an important contribution – for a better climate, with every second vehicle statistically.

Would you like to take on assignments with a high level of responsibility?

• Perform supplier quality systems and process audits and lead Supplier Improvement/ Development Programs.

• Establish close relationships with assigned suppliers and actively drive continuous improvement activities.

• Initiate and follow-up on corrective actions and verify effectiveness on-site.

• Participation in launch teams, lead and coordinate APQP/PPAP deliverables for purchased components within the supplier quality group.

• Lead and support supplier APQP and PPAP activities to ensure all deliverables are being fulfilled.

• Team up with engineering and supplier to alleviate discrepancies in product specifications and evaluate cost reduction opportunities.

• Work environment, which is characterized by an agreeable teamwork atmosphere, clear structures, direct approaches, and open dialog.

Impress us – with your professional and personal skills.

• Bachelor’s Degree

• At least 3 years previous experience in quality engineering and automotive preferred.

• Knowledge in manufacturing such as injection molding, metal stamping, casting, machining, or assembly.

• Knowledge of APQP/PPAP, Process Control Plan, SPC, GD&T, Corrective Actions Processes; ability to interpret and comprehend complex drawings, PFMEA and GR&R.

**Must be US Citizen to apply**

Send resumes to: donna.wawrzyniak@us.mahle.com

May 17 / Erin Rook

Advanced Quality Engineer – MAHLE

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Advanced Quality Engineer – #3033

We like it when our employees have goals. What about you? Are you ready to grow with your challenges? We at MAHLE are a leading international supplier to the automotive industry. With our products for combustion engines and their peripherals as well as solutions for electric vehicles, we address all crucial issues related to the powertrain and air conditioning technology. Today, some 75.000 employees work on innovative products at 170 locations and 16 major development locations.Working together, we optimize existing technologies, develop new engineering concepts and set standards. By reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, we are making an important contribution – for a better climate, with every second vehicle statistically.

 

Would you like to take on assignments with a high level of responsibility?

• Primary Quality contact for the customer on all assigned programs.

• Work with the team to communicate customer requirements to the plant.

• Manage APQP activities for assigned programs such as PPAP and FMEA.

• Work with SQE group to ensure component PPAPs are completed on time.

• Participation in program meetings, lead and coordinate APQP/PPAP deliverables withinSQE group.

• Work environment which is characterized by an agreeable teamwork atmosphere, clear structures,direct approaches, and open dialog

Impress us – with your professional and personal skills.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology.

• Six-Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification preferred.

• Prior or Current Plant Experience required.

• Experience in automotive industry.

• HVAC, ECM or similar components preferred.

• Supplier experience with customers to include but not limited to, GM, Ford, Chrysler, Audi, Navistar, Mercedes and Honda.

• Strong understanding of PPAP, APQP and FMEAs, IMDS, PRR, and Control Plans.

• Confident, effective engineering team leader. • Unafraid of accountability and responsibility, who takes initiative, works well in a team environment,and is an excellent oral and written communicator.

• Effective use of Microsoft applications – Excel, Word, Project , PowerPoint as needed to fulfill keyresponsibilities.

• Strong working knowledge of APQP/PPAP, Process, Control Plan, SPC, GD&T, Corrective Action

• Processes; ability to interpret and comprehend complex drawings, PFMEA, GR&R, workingknowledge of TS16949 and ISO 9001:2000 methodologies.

• Hands on with a proactive approach to identify and avoid problems in an early stage.

• Experience in root cause analysis and problem solving methods.

• Solid organizational and project management skills, and demonstrated effectiveness to lead and collaborate with cross-functional/global teams.

• Strong drive to complete assignments within program timing in order to ensure a flawless serialproduction launch.

• Flexibility to travel up to 20% (national/international)

**Must be US Citizen to apply**

Send resumes to: donna.wawrzyniak@us.mahle.com

May 16 / Erin Rook

Lean Product Development Intern – Magnetti Marelli

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BRIEF DESCRIPTION:     

The Lean Product Development Intern supports the WCE(World Class Engineering) coordinator in the deployment and continuous improvement of the WCE Methodology (Lean Product Development) with an inter-functional team approach aimed on improving the engineering processes and tools by reducing projects development costs, development time and increasing the delivered quality.

 WCE introduction: There are inefficiencies and waste that can be eliminated only if  World Class principles and methods are applied to the research and development process of the products. This is how the World Class Engineering (WCE) came about. The WCE adopts the same approach of WCM by focusing on the 10 focus groups i.e. Market research, Innovation, product planning, process management, Design, Cost Deployment, Knowledge management, People development and Office environment.

 MAIN  RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Supporting WCE responsible by studying and deploying the WCE methodology and Lean product development tools to the R&D department.

  • Supporting WCE responsible in achieving the targets defined by the top management and the WCE Leader.
  • Understand the LEAN product development principles and other waste elimination techniques and tools i.e. Value stream mapping, Six Sigma, DFSS, Taguchi Methods, 5S, Non Value Added activities etc.
  • Conduct regular assessments and project reviews with WCE Project Leader to assure accomplishment of key results.
  • Train and mentor the WCE focus group leaders in the practical application of WCE tools to lead improvement initiatives.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with area management and engineers.
  • Coordinate calendar of events, training, and audits.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 Education:

– Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Management.

 Skills:

– Capable of understanding the dynamics of a complex human organization.

– Good understanding of waste elimination tools/ i.e. Six Sigma, DFSS, Taguchi Methods, Value
Stream Mapping etc.

– Ability to effectively learn and communicate.

– Good understanding of Microsoft excels, PowerPoint etc.

– Knowledge of design and manufacturing engineering tools is plus.

Send resumes to: staci.krugh@magnetimarelli.com 

May 13 / Erin Rook

IT Position Available with the State of Michigan

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Are you interested in computers and a career in public service? The State of Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget is currently seeking a Senior Integration Analyst.

The Senior Integration Analyst will develop specifications for technical designs and enterprise storage infrastructure, develop and participate in operational and installation procedures relating to installations and integration of Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Backup/Recovery requirements, and architect structured diagrams for the specifications of technical, design of storage area networks.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of personal computers and personal computer software, storage area networks (SAN) and enterprise storage arrays, and the ability to analyze instructions and data.

Educational requirements include the possession of a bachelor’s degree with at least 21 semester (32 term) credits in computer science, data processing, computer information systems, data communications, networking, systems analysis, computer programming, or mathematics.

Click on the links above to learn more about this position and how to apply.