Manufacturing Specialist Assembly - Aurora Corp
KIRCHHOFF Automotive
Aurora (Corporate Center), Kanada
5h ago

Manufacturing Specialist Assembly - Aurora Corp

at our site in Aurora (Corporate Center)

KIRCHHOFF Automotive is a development partner to the automotive industry. We are active worldwide as a full-service supplier for complex metal and hybrid structures in body-inwhite, crash management systems, chassis applications and cross car beams.

With 9,000 employees we are active all over the globe.

Your Tasks

  • Manage all the central engineering change sourcing activities for Tooling and Capital to competitive & competent suppliers while working closely with vendors, CME and Process Engineering
  • Negotiate all EC costs based on sound technical judgement
  • Maintain Approved Supplier List
  • Risk assessment, financial management in conjunction with JAGGAER system
  • Maintain a sourcing tracker for all new programs (including savings, timing and contracts)
  • Manage all procurement data and equipment documentation in CDB
  • Work with CME and Process Engineering to assess suppliers based on technical and commercial competitiveness. Manage the approval process and documents.
  • Manage SAP P.O’s, Contract protocol, PPSO procedure, support Capex and cash out reporting
  • Present supplier recommendation in conjunction with engineering department
  • Ensure capital & process tool sourcing meets program budget at all times
  • Utilizes the experience and expertise of cross-functional team members to ensure tooling and equipment meets all cost, quality, reliability and productivity requirements.
  • Continuously monitor supplier capability and capacity.
  • Participate in negotiating Rebate Agreements with suppliers and maintain tracking both in JAGGAER and within a department tracker
  • Support Supplier Scorecard and communicate performance to suppliers annually
  • Develop and maintain Tooling and Capital Strategy while updating the Tooling and Capital global team
  • Ensure all sourcing activities on Tooling and Capital meet the defined project plan
  • Work with Engineering to identify, develop Tooling and Capital suppliers for new product development
  • Support estimation department for technical and financial requirements
  • Must be able to travel to all KIRCHHOFF Automotive facilities as required
  • Any other reasonable request made by management.
  • Contributes to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment that complements the Occupational Health and Safety Act by ensuring the principles of the 5S discipline (simplify, separate, sanitize, standardize and support) are supported and adhered to.
  • Ensures he / she is in full compliance with the laws of Ontario and / or any other province or state, while representing KIRCHHOFF Automotive or during the use of any KIRCHHOFF Automotive provided equipment.
  • Your Profile

  • College Diploma or University Degree in Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the automotive industry with exposure to building and sourcing dies, robotics, welding tools / fixtures and press equipment.
  • Experience with stamping dies, presses, mig, spot, laser welding, and joining technologies
  • Strong understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and IATF 16949 / ISO 14001 requirements
  • Good understanding of supplier cost factors related to die construction and process tooling
  • Skills (language, technical, computer etc.)
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience in procuring dies and process equipment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective negotiation and decision making skills
  • Ability to handle multi-tasks and changing priorities
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and exercises sound judgement
  • Computer skills, i.e. SAP, JAGGAER, CDB, Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint
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