Posted in Automotive 13 days ago.
Location: FOUNTAIN INN, South Carolina
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has 114 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit www.YFAI.com.
Job Summary: Continuously monitor process parameters required to produce the highest quality parts with the least amount of scrap. Maintain and interpret Statistical Process Control (SPC) charts, DartNet process controls, robot programs, and other systems to manage the injection molding and vacuum forming processes.
Job Duties: Responsible for troubleshooting any issues related to the vacuum forming, adhesive spraying, or injection molding processes, or the associated equipment. Document and communicate with other Process Technicians, Manufacturing Engineers, and Shift Supervisor results of problem solving, and any deviations from established methods or procedures that may be necessary to resolve specific issues. Maintain documentation for process equipment such as reference sheets, monitoring sheets, waterline diagrams, gate seals, theology graphs, robot programs, adhesive spray patterns, DartNet templates, etc. · Manage process controls for the injection molding using DartNet system tools. Maintain a thorough knowledge of acceptable quality standards established by the quality department to insure maximum production of saleable parts. Responsible for monitoring Maintenance Technician mold change program loading and set-ups, as well as Operator inspecting and verifying the first shot checks to assure proper methods were followed to produce a quality part. Assist the Production Supervisors in training of the associates for line operation and monitoring what the associates will be required to complete as part of the process controls. Systematically check all variables to insure best possible balance of quality and quantity under specific prevailing conditions. Supervise the adhesive spray, vacuum forming, and injection molding process to ensure proper controls are being maintained. Schedule both routine and preventative maintenance of the equipment to have the least possible adverse effect on production schedules. Analyse operations for possible improvements in methods, procedures, or design. Recommend such improvements to the ME. Run all Design of Experiments (DOEs) and launch samples. Other duties and tasks as assigned by your manager/supervisor.
High School Graduate or Equivalent. 3-5 Years of Injection Mold Processing Experience. 1-3 Years of Experience within the automotive industry. Preferred; Systematic Molding Training. Master Molder 1 and 2 Training. 3 – 5 years mold change experience