Tool & Die Specialist - Press

Recruiter
Tesla
Location
Fremont, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Nov 2018
Ref
74881
Sector
Engineering
Category
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role

Tool & Die Specialist, Stamping

Responsibilities
  • Maintain die PM system, including detailed work instructions and manage on schedule completion of PM activities
  • Support defect troubleshooting procedures
  • Support die preparation check sheets and trial procedures
  • Maintain die spare parts lists and ensure parts are set up and in stock
  • Follow die cleaning method and adherence to schedule
  • Identify and implement proactive systems to achieve consistent reduction in stamping defects and productivity concerns
  • Support development of Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) for production dies to identify critical risks and develop appropriate control plans
  • Troubleshooting in press line and minimize die down times during production

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and 5 years of progressively responsible experience (hands on experience working in automotive die maintenance and repair) OR a minimum of 12 years of equivalent experience accepted (5+ years progressively responsible hands on experience working in automotive die maintenance and repair)
  • Class A automotive experience a strong asset
  • Spotting experience
  • Willingness to relocate and travel
  • Shift flexible
  • Previous work experience on interior or exterior body panels / large transfer dies
  • Welding experience preferred
  • Tool and Die trade obtained at die design and build facility including hands-on CNC die surface machining
  • 5+ years hands on experience working in automotive die maintenance and repair
  • Experience in production and maintaining dies producing aluminum stamped panels is a plus
  • Experience or knowledge of world class production systems - i.e. Toyota Production System (TPS), General Motors Systems (GMS), or equivalent.
  • Experience in new vehicle development and launch activities
  • Experience with interpretation of dimensional inspection results (checking fixture, CMM or vision system)
  • Ability to work with and develop production performance metrics (efficiency, quality, safety, throughput, costs)
  • Strong analytic problem solving skills
  • Able to work well under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Remain engaged, proactive and positive in tough circumstances, owning assignments and taking full accountability for their success
  • Work efficiently and productively in independent and team settings
  • Communicate clearly using excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Fluent with common MS office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

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