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Early Product Management Specialist - Paint Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028024

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-1-2017

 

The Early Product Management Specialist manages process initiatives for new vehicle programs. The Specialist will evaluate new model design against established Paint Standards for efficient and effective sealing and paint ability. The person in this position works closely with numerous related departments within the FCA enterprise, such as Engineering, Product Design, Environment Health and Safety, Materials and Corrosion as well as the manufacturing plants. The Specialist also represents paint operations in many forums such as IH Reviews, Plant Launch Meetings and program design reviews. This position works closely with the Paint Operations facilities and process group team members to maintain and enforce adherence of current and future paint standards in new product designs. The Specialist will support paint operations in connection with, World Class Technology (WCT) and World Class Manufacturing (WCM) initiatives such as Early Equipment Management, Autonomous and Professional maintenance, Work Place Organization, Logistics and Focused Problem Solving.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering with 5+ years paint manufacturing process experience OR
  • High school graduate with 8+ years paint manufacturing process experience
  • Knowledge and/or experience in PT/ E-coat, sealer application & materials, powder/prime & topcoat prep and finesse processing & materials
  • Experience working in a high paced engineering and technology environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in paint manufacturing processes
  • 5+ years of automotive OEM paint and/or paint shop sealer experience
  • Knowledge of PFMEA 
  • Knowledge of World Class Manufacturing
  • Knowledge of Focused Problem Solving

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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