Manufacturing Engineer Battery

at 
Proterra
Posted on 
23 Nov

About the Role – You will:

  • Accountable for safety, cost and quality targets for assigned areas.
  • Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.
  • Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Lead 1starticle manufacturing validation activity for design changes; write clear, detailed job instructions; create and implement process control plans.
  • Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions; research and purchase enabling manufacturing technology.
  • Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and have a strong voice for new product design for manufacturability.
  • Confer with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes; work with Product Engineering to identify and correct product related issues on the line.
  • Confer with vendors and engineering to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials or parts, and evaluate products according to specifications and quality standards.

About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Manufacturing Engineering team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the City of Industry based Manufacturing Engineering team that supports Proterra’s Manufacturing and Engineering operations in City of Industry, CA.
  • You will report to the Site Manufacturing Engineering Managerand collaborate with other Engineering team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facility in Greenville, SC.

About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills; must be able to work any shift as needed based on production needs.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)

Your Experience Includes:
- 5+ years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment that includes strong functional hands-on experience.
- Experience in High Voltage Battery manufacturing and engineering is a plus
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (mechanical, electrical or industrial) or equivalent experience.
- Design for manufacturing experience; Process design and layout experience.
- Expert level of understanding of lean manufacturing concepts.
- Knowledge of GD&T, basic Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and electro-mechanical systems.
- Knowledge of APQP, PFMEA, Process Flow, Control Plan and ISO/TS.
- Proficient in CATIA and MS applications.
- Ability to use power tools and measuring tools.

You might also have:
- Green Belt or Black Belt certification

Travel: 0 - 10%

EEO

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Description

About the Role – You will:

  • Accountable for safety, cost and quality targets for assigned areas.
  • Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.
  • Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Lead 1starticle manufacturing validation activity for design changes; write clear, detailed job instructions; create and implement process control plans.
  • Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions; research and purchase enabling manufacturing technology.
  • Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and have a strong voice for new product design for manufacturability.
  • Confer with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes; work with Product Engineering to identify and correct product related issues on the line.
  • Confer with vendors and engineering to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials or parts, and evaluate products according to specifications and quality standards.

About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Manufacturing Engineering team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the City of Industry based Manufacturing Engineering team that supports Proterra’s Manufacturing and Engineering operations in City of Industry, CA.
  • You will report to the Site Manufacturing Engineering Managerand collaborate with other Engineering team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facility in Greenville, SC.

About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills; must be able to work any shift as needed based on production needs.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)

Your Experience Includes:
- 5+ years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment that includes strong functional hands-on experience.
- Experience in High Voltage Battery manufacturing and engineering is a plus
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (mechanical, electrical or industrial) or equivalent experience.
- Design for manufacturing experience; Process design and layout experience.
- Expert level of understanding of lean manufacturing concepts.
- Knowledge of GD&T, basic Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and electro-mechanical systems.
- Knowledge of APQP, PFMEA, Process Flow, Control Plan and ISO/TS.
- Proficient in CATIA and MS applications.
- Ability to use power tools and measuring tools.

You might also have:
- Green Belt or Black Belt certification

Travel: 0 - 10%

EEO

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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