Trim & Chassis Engineer

Trim & Chassis Engineer

Nissan Motor | Cape Town, WC, ZA

Posted 18 days ago

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With a focus on Mobility, Operational Excellence, Value to our Customers and the Electrification of vehicles, you can expect to be part of something exciting. From the sleek design of our vehicles to the unique opportunities we offer around the globe, Nissan exemplifies ingenuity in everything we do. Our people are what drive the business forward.Were currently looking for a Trim & Chassis Engineer to join our team in Canton, Mississippi.Provides engineering support for the development, production, and quality of new and current manufactured vehicles within assigned area at NNA manufacturing plants. Communicates with manufacturing, and other Nissan affiliates to propose and implement countermeasures for quality, manufacturing, and field concerns within assigned area. Assists manufacturing and suppliers in identifying cost saving methods while improving quality. Contributes to building brand value and achieving enduring profitable growth.Job FunctionsCoordinates and performs trials for new models, operations, equipment, materials and quality, completing activities in assigned areas; participates in prototype builds and design confirmation trials in Japan and other designated locations; provides training for production, inspection, and maintenance employees on processes and equipment for new models.Reviews product design to determine design intention and develops inspection and assembly sequences, manufacturing aids, process sheets and inspection standards; writes concern memos and requests design modifications to improve manufacturing assembly issues.Develops and issues process sheets or inspection standards for assigned areas; implements revised process sheets as required by design and process changes; reviews DCC and process control data and recommends and implements countermeasures to keep process within approved specifications; develops improvements in DCC and process control system for new and current models.Implements supplier changes due to improvements in quality, cost, and safety via functional trials; issues new part approvals; verifies that supplier's process is capable of producing parts meeting Nissan's quality standards. Schedules and coordinates functional trials for production parts and components that have VA or cost reduction changes; communicates functional trial information with appropriate PQA areas to ensure proper evaluation is conducted prior to approval of a new part for production; conducts trials on new materials for cost reduction and quality improvement.Coordinates and performs quality confirmation testing at new model trials and launch; conducts root cause investigations into production and quality concerns, ensuring that countermeasures adopted are effective.Develops specifications and requirements for procurement and installation of new production aids, inspection equipment and systems, or manufacturing assembly equipment; analyzes process in assigned areas to determine best tool for the job; assists purchasing in determining purchase requirements for tooling, prototype, or trial parts and equipment.As necessary, performs other related duties of which the above are representative.Minimum QualificationsJob Knowledge and Skill:Must meet requirements for MR2 level or possess equivalent experience. Complete knowledge of assigned areas. High knowledge of vehicle structure and assembly methods. Diverse manufacturing and vehicle design knowledge. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to analyze and interpret dimensional layout data. Knowledge of federal motor vehicle safety standards, and Nissan important A or B system.Experience:Three to five years of related experience at a professional level.Education:A four-year degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or Engineering Technology.Computer Skills:Thorough computer knowledge such as word processor, spreadsheet, other PC applications, or mainframe applications to resolve complex problems in day to day situations.Travel:Occasional day or overnight travel, including international travel. Extended travel may be required if assigned to new programs.Welcome to an open lane of possibility. Drive your career forward and join the company leading the technology and business evolution of the automotive industry by applying today.Nissan is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen for roles based in the United States and background screening for all positions. All of us at Nissan regardless of functional area or expertise share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance vehicles. It is Nissans policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire; Nissan uses E-Verify to validate employment eligibility. **Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.**Canton Mississippi United States of America