Karma Automotive

  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Body

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  • 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.


    Develops processes based on input from Design Engineering and drives product improvement trough Design for Manufacturing Practices


    • Works closely with Design Release Engineers (DREs) to coordinate and lead DFM activities
    • Provides early feedback based on best manufacturing practices
    • Leads cost improvement trough DFM
    • Coordinates Engineering Changes and their implementation
    • Serves as a Liaison between AME and DREs for early stages of New Product Development
    • Provides guidance and feedback on GD&Ts and datum strategies. Included variation analysis
    • Provides guidance and feedback for joining technologies.
    • Coordinates tests for new technologies and methods
    • Develops new manufacturing methods
    • Develops project plans for major projects, cost and timing estimates
    • Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
    • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
    • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
    • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
    • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. .
    • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service.


    • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in a related science field. The most popular Process Engineer qualifications are in chemical, mechanical or electrical engineering, computer science, environmental studies and physics.
    • Experience requirements vary according to job requirements and industry.
    • Certifications favored include Professional Engineer Licence (P.Eng), Certified Professional Engineer (PE), Six Sigma qualifications and Project Management Professional (PMP).
    • CAD Experience Medium to high: Catia, AutoCAD. Desired: Polyworks, Verisurf, Sorpas, Abaqus
    • A solid foundation in engineering concepts is a vital Simultaneous Engineer requirement.
    • Experience in Automotive Joining Methods
    • Familiarity with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) principles.
    • Good analytical and problem solving skills, as well as a keen attention to detail are also essential Process Engineer skills.
    • Project management, leadership and team work skills are important to ensure that all factors come together to complete a given assignment on time
    • More than 5 years of experience in automotive industry.
    • Early Vehicle Project Stages experience is a must
    • Experience in Body Accuracy (Automotive) and GD&T

    NO 3rd Party Recruiters.  Principals Only, Please


    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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