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Project Leader

Company: thyssenkrupp Presta North America LLC
Location: Fishers
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Become part of the #GENERATIONTKthyssenkrupp is an international group of companies comprising largely of independent industrial and technology businesses and employing more than 100,000 people. Across 56 countries it generated sales of ---34 billion in fiscal 2020/2021. Backed by extensive technological know-how, the businesses and all employees develop cost-effective and resource-friendly solutions to the challenges of the future, especially in the fields of climate protection, the energy transition, digital transformation in the industry and mobility of the future. Under the umbrella brand thyssenkrupp, the group creates long-term value with innovative products, technologies and services and helps make life better for future generations.CompanyOur Automotive Technology business is passionate about the automotive industry and produces as well as markets high-tech automotive components worldwide. With over 20,000 employees, we are responsible for the success of this business. Our product and service range includes chassis technologies such as steering and damper systems and the assembly of axle systems as well as powertrain components for conventional and alternative engines. We also develop assembly systems for body-in-white construction and produce lightweight car body components in series.thyssenkrupp Presta North America is a global leader in automotive components technology and the leading steering systems supplier for the automotive industry. thyssenkrupp Presta North America provides the industry with high-quality manual and electric steering columns, rack and pinion steering gears, and electric power assisted steering gears. thyssenkrupp Presta North America is part of the thyssenkrupp Presta AG group, headquartered in Eschen, Liechtenstein. In 2003, our manufacturing facility was established in the South Industrial Park of Terre Haute, Indiana. Beginning with just one assembly line, a handful of employees and 58,000 square feet, the company has grown to over 450 employees and 224,000 square feet. In addition, we have an office on northeast side of Indianapolis where the Procurement and Supplier Development Department, Business Development and Product Engineering are now located. We have a third location in Troy, Michigan which houses our Sales Engineering, Logistics Distribution Center for USA, and Customer Resident Engineering.Your responsibilitiesSUMMARY: Coordinate and manage development activities of products to meet customer timing and product performances by performing the following duties
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for all design related activities on specific projects:
    • Print dimensions / specification
    • Product testing / validation
    • Define new testing equipment needs
    • Support new design development and packaging study with Product Development Engineer, conduct design feasibility/manufacturability investigation with the supplier base.
    • Responsible for following Presta Product Life Cycle process & maintain PLM database at the released level.
      • Verify and maintain BOM for prototype build, supervise prototype RFQ process, and supervise prototype build to ensure on time delivery to customer.
      • Review & approve validation / test plan to meet design performances prior sharing with customer
      • Review & approve tests/FEA/Stack-up/etc. results & reports prior sharing with customer
      • Lead Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (D-FMEA) process
        • Manage risks associated to the projects and report out findings (design, timing, cost)
          • Responsible to cascade project timing to purchasing, STA, Process Engineering to ensure project completion on time. Maintain overall master project timing.
          • Maintain Bill Of Material, responsible for change control and ensure change management process is followed.
          • Coordinate activities with Product Manager to ensure correct and on time RFQ response to customer
          • Problem solving
          • Travel to customers, Presta plants and suppliers in the U.S., Mexico and Europe when the need arises
          • Customer and supplier contact for technical issuesYour profileEducation and/or Experience:
            Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering or equivalent field with over 5 years' experience in the automotive industry or similar industry. Advanced Engineering Degree is a plus. Experience using DOE, FEA, Statistics, problem solving tools, APQP, FMEA, Poka Yoke Design for manufacturability, and AIAG automotive standards.ContactIf you are an applicant with a California residency, please click on the following link: California Job Applicant Notice of CollectionYour benefits

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