Karma Automotive

  • Resident Engineer- Body

    Job ID
    2018-3260
    Department
    Exempt
  • Overview

    Karma Automotive is passionate, responsible and uncompromising.

     

    We make beautiful, ecologically sensitive products, and we will provide a memorable ownership experience for our customers.

     

    Our work environment is casual, and our culture is results-oriented.

     

    Responsible to provide the on-site support as a Resident Engineer in Karma automotive manufacturer assembling plant in Moreno Valley, CA for Body Engineering Systems involved with Issue Tracking, Troubleshooting, Root Causing of issues, and Quality Assurance.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible to provide the on-site support as a Resident Engineer in Karma automotive manufacturer assembling plant in Moreno Valley, CA for Body Engineering Systems involved with Issue Tracking, Troubleshooting, Root Causing of issues, and Quality Assurance.
    • Work with Karma manufacturer plant engineers and technicians for body system component installation and assemblies including BIW, Closures, Exteriors and Lighting
    • Perform the issues troubleshooting in the assembling lines and at the Body Shop and General Assembly Area and processes.
    • Communicate and train the manufacturer’s personnel for the body quality to ensure repeatable production and engineering inputs to improve process.
    • Instruct body build procedures that need better clarification to the assembly plant with engineering input.
    • Help with design and build inputs for assembly plants process and fixtures to ensure vehicle build quality and efficient operations.
    • Communicate with engineering for issue resolution and continuous engineering improvements. This includes all necessary stakeholders at the assembly plant and cross functional teams.
    • Able to root cause issues, recommend solution, and communicate findings to Engineering
    • Provide weekly updates of progress, goals and road blocks
    • Able to work within a cross-functional team to achieve goals
    • Able to coordinate and complete mock-up of parts for evaluation
    • Excellent communication skills and team player approach required
    • Consults with colleagues and supervisor as required

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent experience in manufacturing engineering facilities working in automated assembly plants. Preferably familiar with mechanical plant systems including body shop assembly and cells, production assembly lines, General Assembly and Final Trim
    • Experience and knowledge with the following:
    • Basic mechanical engineering disciplines such as automotive automated assembly plants.
    • Automotive vehicle mechanical and electrical system architectures (e.g., distributed control systems)
    • Systems engineering principles, hardware and software design concepts
    • Automotive mechanical control system architectures
    • Automotive development process (requirements, design, implementation, and validation)
    • Excellent Oral and written communication skills in English
    • Communicate in a timely manner to Management and the Assembly plant important issues that will need quick effective resolution
    • Experience or knowledge of root cause analysis or Design of Experiment
    • CATIA V5 experience a plus
    • SmarTeam experience a plus
    • Previous OEM and automotive experience required
    • Previous assembly plant launch experience preferred
    • Dimensional Management and Dimensional Checking experience preferred. Understanding of GD&T required
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft products such as Word, Excel and others

    Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.  Karma Automotive LLC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability.  Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.

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