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Posted:  17 Oct 2013 17:52
Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility.

    Manage the flow/progress of projects from inception and documentation to mature production.
    Ensure specific phases or aspects of projects, such as technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans, and product testing, are completed to meet customer requirements.
    Possess an understanding of Part design, tool design, materials and processing and how to apply this knowledge in successfully launching new products and trouble shooting existing issues.
    Act as liaison and negotiate with customers as required.
    Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
    Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
    Directs integration of technical activities and products.
    Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
    Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.
    Prepares interim and completion project reports.
    Ability to conduct and interpret Design of Experiments (DOE).
    Ability to perform as a team leader and execute a PFMEA
    Ability to quote plastic parts and prepare quote proposals for customers.
    Ability to propose and implement cost reduction ideas and prepare capital expenditure requests that meet company acceptable ROI (Return on Investment).
    Basic understanding of statistical techniques used for validations and solving problems using data.
    Responsible for closing out CAPA’s (with assistance of Quality).

Must be able to work well individually or within groups. May be called upon to be a team leader.

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires an above average working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in engineering from four-year college or university, and/or related work  experience.

To apply, send a resume and salary requirements to or mail to Vaupell Midwest, 485 Florence Road, Constantine, MI 49042.

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