Metal Fabrication / Tooling Engineer at Schneider Electric USA, Inc

Posted in General Business 5 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Lexington, Kentucky





Job Description:

A Metallic Component & Tooling Engineer is a technical expert who will provide Stamping/tooling/fabrication technical support and leadership to internal GSC North American and external supplier sites.

Leadership of projects such as product transfers, adding capacity, new tooling, replacement tooling, while identifying ways to improve safety, quality, service within Stamping, Sheet Metal and Bus bar fabrication. This role will also work extensively with our supply base in regard to the Schneider owned tooling for ongoing support, maintenance and performance.

This role should have extensive knowledge of fabrication equipment, including tooling and various types of technologies within the industry; progressive, short run, staged, high speed precision dies, deep draw, multi-slide, etc. As well as equipment such as Servo electric/Hydraulic/Mechanical, Thick Turret, Laser, etc. Knowledge of TPM, Safety protocols (ie: LOTO, safe guarding, die protection), NHID, Die sensing, etc.

Responsibilities:


  • Effectively work and collaborate with Plants, Engineering, Safety, Quality, Purchasing, etc. to drive improvements in SE tooling and metal fabrication processes. Be the technical lead and focal point for the technology within North America.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, and external Owner/General Engineers of stamping suppliers.

  • Represent the voice of the customer and drive safety, quality, delivery and productivity through SE owned tool and process management regardless of location.

  • Experience in Capital Management for Tooling. Ability to forecast tooling needs, quote and execute projects in a timely manner. Resolve or escalate barriers as needed.

  • Work with Purchasing in the selection of suppliers, establishing SPC parameters and monitoring key metrics to assure internal and external processes meet and/or exceed minimum product performance specification, establishing continuous improvement programs to minimize cost and increase efficiencies.

  • Work with Purchasing and the plants to continuously drive productivity and ensure SE tools are maintained in our supply base.

  • Analyze and identify improvement opportunities to increase efficiencies, reduce scrap and maintain and/or increase product performance in accordance with Schneider Electric and professional standards and customer requirements.

  • Utilize and drive standardization with our Tooling Management software, Aveva for this technology.

  • Support technical audits in Metal Forming, Sheet Metal and Spring processes and conduct periodic assessments of plant operations to evaluate the effectiveness of programs, recommend improvements.

  • Assist Purchasing as needed in technical assessment and qualification of all out sourced contactors and suppliers.

  • Support our Industrial Strategy with Metal Fabrication direction and technology support.

  • Help implement projects beyond the capability and scope of the plant, transfers to assist in annual productivity challenges.

  • Provide technical support for Tools, Plant presses and equipment to North America plants.

  • Develop technical solutions for external and internal process issues in our manufacturing and fabrication processes


The ideal candidate would preferably be/have:

  • Experience: 5 or more years in tooling new construction and tooling maintenance, progressive, precision, high speed, small parts to large.

  • Experience 5 or more years in metal fabrication, punching, cutting, bending, of copper/aluminum and various sheet metals.

  • Mechanical Engineer or Tooling degree preferred

  • Desirable to have Six Sigma Green Belt along with SPS Lean Skills or equivalent

  • Experience solving problems by leading, managing, and implementing continuous improvement projects.

  • Ability to work across multiple business functions

  • Self-directed and self-motivated to identify and drive improvements

  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications (AutoCAD, MS Office, 3D modeling, etc.)


Why us?

At Schneider Electric we're committed to creating a workplace that gives you not just a job but a meaningful purpose in joining our mission to bring energy and efficiency to enable life, progress and sustainability for all.

We believe in e mpowering our team members to reach their full potential, fostering a sense of ownership in their work.

We embrace inclusion as a fundamental value, ensuring that every voice is heard and valued. We value differences, and welcome people from all walks of life. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone, everywhere.

If you want to be part of a company where your contributions truly matter, where you are empowered to make a difference and where inclusivity is valued, we would love to hear from you.

Discover your M eaningful, Inclusive and Empowered career at Schneider Electric.

€34.2bn global revenue
+12% organic growth
135 000+ employees in 100+ countries
#1 on the Global 100 World's most sustainable corporations

You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled

Schneider Electric aspires to be the most inclusive and caring company in the world, by providing equitable opportunities to everyone, everywhere, and ensuring all employees feel uniquely valued and safe to contribute their best.

We mirror the diversity of the communities in which we operate and we 'embrace different' as one of our core values. We believe our differences make us stronger as a company and as individuals and we are committed to championing inclusivity in everything we do. This extends to our Candidates and is embedded in our Hiring Practices.

You can find out more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion here and our DEI Policy here

Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color , gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.A Metallic Component & Tooling Engineer is a technical expert who will provide Stamping/tooling/fabrication technical support and leadership to internal GSC North American and external supplier sites.

Leadership of projects such as product transfers, adding capacity, new tooling, replacement tooling, while identifying ways to improve safety, quality, service within Stamping, Sheet Metal and Bus bar fabrication. This role will also work extensively with our supply base in regard to the Schneider owned tooling for ongoing support, maintenance and performance.

This role should have extensive knowledge of fabrication equipment, including tooling and various types of technologies within the industry; progressive, short run, staged, high speed precision dies, deep draw, multi-slide, etc. As well as equipment such as Servo electric/Hydraulic/Mechanical, Thick Turret, Laser, etc. Knowledge of TPM, Safety protocols (ie: LOTO, safe guarding, die protection), NHID, Die sensing, etc.

Responsibilities:


  • Effectively work and collaborate with Plants, Engineering, Safety, Quality, Purchasing, etc. to drive improvements in SE tooling and metal fabrication processes. Be the technical lead and focal point for the technology within North America.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, and external Owner/General Engineers of stamping suppliers.

  • Represent the voice of the customer and drive safety, quality, delivery and productivity through SE owned tool and process management regardless of location.

  • Experience in Capital Management for Tooling. Ability to forecast tooling needs, quote and execute projects in a timely manner. Resolve or escalate barriers as needed.

  • Work with Purchasing in the selection of suppliers, establishing SPC parameters and monitoring key metrics to assure internal and external processes meet and/or exceed minimum product performance specification, establishing continuous improvement programs to minimize cost and increase efficiencies.

  • Work with Purchasing and the plants to continuously drive productivity and ensure SE tools are maintained in our supply base.

  • Analyze and identify improvement opportunities to increase efficiencies, reduce scrap and maintain and/or increase product performance in accordance with Schneider Electric and professional standards and customer requirements.

  • Utilize and drive standardization with our Tooling Management software, Aveva for this technology.

  • Support technical audits in Metal Forming, Sheet Metal and Spring processes and conduct periodic assessments of plant operations to evaluate the effectiveness of programs, recommend improvements.

  • Assist Purchasing as needed in technical assessment and qualification of all out sourced contactors and suppliers.

  • Support our Industrial Strategy with Metal Fabrication direction and technology support.

  • Help implement projects beyond the capability and scope of the plant, transfers to assist in annual productivity challenges.

  • Provide technical support for Tools, Plant presses and equipment to North America plants.

  • Develop technical solutions for external and internal process issues in our manufacturing and fabrication processes





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