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Facilities Engineer Job, Warren, MI

Job Number: 1027511

Location: Warren, MI

Date Posted: 4-19-2017


The Facilities Engineer is responsible for planning, implementing, and maintaining stable and capable production/business processes as they pertain to equipment, facilities and tooling functionality following the WCM (World Class Manufacturing) model. The Facilities Engineer is required to maintain machine/system capability and reliability as they relate to safety, throughput, quality, equipment integrity, and for monitoring/correcting related issues affecting facilities equipment and systems.

Job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, test and supervise the implementation of preventive actions in facility operations in order to establish and verify capable, stable and reliable facility processes in terms of safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Evaluate and approve changes in production processes in cooperation with product engineering and systems support where applicable.
  • Maintain and evaluate facilities equipment and systems documentation through stratification and Pareto analysis.
  • Manage corrective action processes derived from process audits, or customer complaints; Supervise/coordinate facility projects and services.
  • Work closely with suppliers, Business Unit Leaders, Engineering Group Leaders, Maintenance Employees, Planners, Logistics, etc. in order to define corrective actions and investigate for continuous improvement efforts, utilizing Kaizens and other quality improvement aids.
  • Establish, maintain, and administer control plans, PFMEAs and process sheets.
  • Responsible for leading Kaizen projects, and delivery of other Key Activity Indicators per the WCM model.
  • Participate in all aspects of simultaneous engineering efforts for new projects.
  • Prepare and present regular reports to both internal and external stakeholders. Provide customer feedback on part/service related issues.
  • Oversee and specify plant facilities, tooling and machinery placement and structural requirements and layout.
  • Coordinate debug, startup and qualification of non-production machines. Oversee machine retools and rebuilds. Machine and process troubleshooting, tool development, tool life, and gage process.
  • Detail and facilitate plant facilities, tooling and equipment, drawings and layout.
  • Work with and support all plant operations in World Class Manufacturing initiatives.
  • Develop and submit facility tool, equipment, and service purchase requisition and NPM coding activities according to FCA Purchasing guidelines.
  • Perform/coordinate Emergency Response activities for facility related breakdowns.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Bachelor of Science in a related technical discipline, or 5+ years' experience in Stamping, Engineering, Maintenance or a related field
  • Must have 2 or more years manufacturing experience in an automotive environment or general facilities experience
  • Must be proficient in MS-Office, and Auto-CAD
  • Possess strong problem solving skills (SPC, DOE, Kaizen, and root cause analysis)
  • English language competency required with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-directed and willing to work any shift

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CMRP certified preferred
  • Knowledgeable in MQP process, SPC, PFMEA, and FMEAC, Part Print Reading, GDT Tolerances
  • WCM Audit Experience a plus

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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