TG Missouri TPS Engineer in Perryville, Missouri

TPS Engineer

Department: TGMO TPS - I/E - 5090

Location: Perryville , MO

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SUMMARY

Implements Toyota Production System concepts on plant floor with production team members. Designs and develops new process with preproduction engineers and machine group engineers. Attends preproduction trials, observes and makes appropriate changes to make process ready for mass production by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Improves mass production processes to achieve cost reduction and maintain competitiveness in the automotive market using Toyota Production System.

Educates production supervisors and management on the concepts of the Toyota Production System.

Facilitates production supervisors and management in implementing Toyota Production System to achieve cost reductions.

Streamlines entire manufacturing process from customer to supplier.

Designs and develops new processes from Process Plans.

Educates and facilitates factory technicians on one-by-one manufacturing method ensuring quality and just-in-time delivery.

Creates Standardized Work Charts for preproduction and mass production processes.

Creates Production Pattern Charts for preproduction and mass production processes.

Analyzes material and information flow for both mass production and preproduction.

Develops plant layouts using AutoCAD to streamline current production processes and to plan for future production.

Implements new processes for preproduction trials, evaluates and makes improvements to achieve mass production status.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

TECHNICAL SKILLS[BC1]

Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

ACAD training

Project management

Excellent people skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

[BC1]Please add necessary computer skills and software knowledge required for this position.