Launch Skilled Trade Specialist, Body & Paint X6 (18 Months Contract)


Our company is looking for a suitably qualified and experiencedLaunch Skilled Trade Specialist, Body & Paint X6 (18 Months Contract)to join our dynamic team.*Role Summary:*The Launch Skilled Trade Specialist (LSTS) plays a key role during the launch process and is a representative for the customer and the plant. Knowledge and efforts should focus primarily on the reliability and maintainability of the machinery that is being designed, built, and installed in the plant. Support the 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift/crew build requirements.* Actively participate in the early phases of concept, design and development for new machinery and equipment* Observe the equipment build and participate in the buyoff of the equipment at the supplier locations* Assist in validating the process capability of new tools and equipment* Support engineering efforts to improve reliability and maintainability of new equipment purchases or conversions, including:* Identifying reliability/maintainability issues for new and existing equipment* Amending Industrial Materials (I.M.) lists, also commonly referred to as spare parts lists, and Planned Maintenance (P.M.) lists to make them feasible. (The process of eliminating non-critical P.M.s and spares will also be referred to as "scrubbing" in this guide)* Participate in machinery Failure Mode Effects Analyses (FMEAs) as required* Ensure Baseline Signature Analyses for predictive maintenance are performed by the suppliers* Review and verify safety of Energy Control and Power Lockout (ECPL) placards* Identify and report manufacturing concerns and participate in the resolution* Identify, capture, and retain key learning or know-how related to operating and maintaining the equipment* Assist in training other skilled trade and equipment operators* Scrub" (review and eliminate) non-critical planned maintenance tasks (P.M.s) and spare parts on the P.M. and I.M. lists.* Ensure transfer of P.M.s into Maximo* Review the equipment service manuals for accuracy and completeness* Assist with the equipment tryout, dry-cycling and debug* Assist in the development of Job Safety Analyses (JSA's) as required* Ensure equipment issues are adequately addressed and closed prior to equipment buyoff*Performance Measures/ Success Criteria** The specific tasks performed by the LSTS during the equipment life cycle phases will vary from plant to plant, but will conform to a minimum standard* Basic Mechanical and Electrical Conceptual Design* Have a strong background on the equipment/machinery in the operation for which they are selected*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities** Must have the ability to serve as a strong and confident technical mentor to the production organization (both hourly and salary)* Be proficient with Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel and Outlook* Develop relationships with people involved in the launch* Log issues into the Tooling and Equipment Issues List* Communicate tooling issues and manage their resolution* Conduct alignment meetings* Receive training in needed areas* Review equipment specifications* Collect data on existing processes employed* Develop R&M Top 10 design issues matrix* Drive design improvements addressing items in the R&M Top 10 design issues matrix* Participate in the preliminary design reviews* Suggest ergonomic and safety improvements to the process*Qualifications and Experience** 3 year National Diploma in Electrical/Mechatronis/Mechanical Engineering/minimum N4 with Trade certificate in Electrical* Minimum of 1 year within the Automotive Maintenance Industry* Specific experience in the relevant department* Have MOS (Maintenance Operating System) backgound and or knowledgeMarket related*Performance Measures/ Success Criteria** The specific tasks performed by the LSTS during the equipment life cycle phases will vary from plant to plant, but will conform to a minimum standard* Basic Mechanical and Electrical Conceptual Design* Have a strong background on the equipment/machinery in the operation for which they are selected*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities** Must have the ability to serve as a strong and confident technical mentor to the production organization (both hourly and salary)* Be proficient with Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel and Outlook* Develop relationships with people involved in the launch* Log issues into the Tooling and Equipment Issues List* Communicate tooling issues and manage their resolution* Conduct alignment meetings* Receive training in needed areas* Review equipment specifications* Collect data on existing processes employed* Develop R&M Top 10 design issues matrix* Drive design improvements addressing items in the R&M Top 10 design issues matrix* Participate in the preliminary design reviews* Suggest ergonomic and safety improvements to the process*Qualifications and Experience** 3 year National Diploma in Electrical/Mechatronis/Mechanical Engineering/minimum N4 with Trade certificate in Electrical* Minimum of 1 year within the Automotive Maintenance Industry* Specific experience in the relevant department* Have MOS (Maintenance Operating System) backgound and or knowledge
Posted
05/05/2022
Location
Johannesburg, GT, ZA