Vuteq Canada Inc. is a Tier 1 automotive manufacturing organization, located at 920 Keyes Drive, Woodstock, Ontario.
By continually improving our systems and processes through ongoing evaluation of company objectives, we are able to maintain our commitment in ensuring that requirements and expectations for quality and safety are realized.
We strive to be an indispensable partner to our customers, driven by our team members and their engagement, and commit to developing the future with passion and sincerity.
The Production Process Engineer works to develop automotive parts for manufacture that meet the standards of our customer.
Duties & Responsibilities
Managing budgets related to engineering
Working directly with customers, reviewing preliminary part designs, and engineering most cost-effective solutions
Working with customers to alter preliminary designs to provide more robust part structures
Create RFQ and send out for quotes; create a cost analysis
Engineering tooling designs, working directly with tool manufacturers to develop tooling for new/existing suppliers
Investigating and implementing new tooling and equipment designs with new and existing suppliers
Engineering equipment related to new door trim technology
Overseeing new projects to ensure they are in line with customers’ plans
Reporting progress related to technological advancement to the President and company executives
Overseeing and providing guidance to project coordinators to ensure projects are proceeding according to customer expectations
Working with Vuteq Japan Technical Centre to obtain feedback/technical advice on new product development
Providing training and guidance to junior engineers to develop skills related to part design and tooling design
Successful completion of a 2 – 4-year Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering diploma/degree from a College/University
5-10 years of experience in a similar role
2 years’ experience in a guest engineer scenario, working as Lead Designer with customer on customer’s design
Must have a minimum of 8-10 years’ experience with Toyota customer design
5-10 years’ experience coordinating engineering projects and managing a team to ensure compliance with customer standards
Ideal candidate will have experience with automotive interiors, injection molding, and lamination
Experience with PPAP, APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA, and design review meetings
Experience with plastic product development and manufacturing
Able to work in cross-functional teams (design, CAE, manufacturing) to fund cost effective, reliable solutions
Knowledge of how to gather customer requirements, create technical presentations, and clearly present solutions to customer
Must be flexible, ambitious, enthusiastic, and a proven leader – able to assist in all areas
Fluent in English, but Japanese (oral, reading, and written) a definite asset
Design software (Catia V5, NX/Unigraphics)
Manufacturing software (Cimatron)
MS Office products (especially Excel, PowerPoint)
Skills and Abilities
Actively listening to fellow team members about concerns or issues that arise
Ability to show versatility and resourcefulness when problem solving
Attention to detail and accuracy when preparing reports and presentations for customers, suppliers, and senior management
Ability to adapt to changing demands from customers as well as fellow team members
Strong interpersonal skills; having to communicate with several people at once
Ability to organize priorities based on deadlines and importance of tasks
Manage time efficiently while working on several different tasks at once
Firm negotiating skills while dealing with customers and suppliers
Ability to effectively manage a small group of professionals to achieve shared and personal goals
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must be able to travel
While performing the duties of this job, the team member is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts
The noise in the work environment is usually moderate
This is a project-based position, where the successful candidate will be able to communicate fluently in English. Fluent (oral and written) Japanese language skills are a definate asset. The position offers a salary between $79,996.80 - $90,000 (depending on experience), as well as a competitive benefits package, which includes vacation, disability coverage, as well as taxable housing and automobile coverage.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Vuteq Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
If you are up to the challenge associated with a fast-paced, Tier 1 automotive company, please email your cover letter and resume, along with your salary expectations, to: