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Job title: Manufacturing Engineer Cut and Sew
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 31 August 2021
Job reference no: 3511810019

Job Description


  • Process development (process flow chart) for functions
  • Use industrial engineering methods to determine the Cycle times
  • Manufacture feasibility analysis (DFA/DFM) and PFMEA on new products
  • Plant and process layout for new products and plant launches and new technology implementation
  • Perform Process and quality improvements in functional areas
  • Digitizing process, converting hard patterns into electronic format using digitizing hardware and software.
  • Configuration and nesting process for cutting setup on Lectra equipment and software
  • Perform cost analysis of product and process alternatives (investments and assembly time, cutting yield)
  • Write process specifications and make recommendations regarding ergonomic improvements
  • Write specifications for manufacturing equipment and make recommendations for equipment procurement
  • Simulate continuous improvement process in plants (KAIZEN, DO IT) with the objective of MEQ
  • Work with SD-Teams to complete product launches
  • Monitor and improve 4 M’s of a stable of production
  • Stimulate TPM in new projects
  • Monitor and audit manufacturing best practices and standards in the plant
  • Improvement strategies: Participate and/or lead activities for manufacturing footprint analysis, continuous improvement of new and/or ongoing manufacturing process, and lean manufacturing implementation
  • Will be required to work shifts and/or OT if required

• National Diploma or Degree in Engineering (mechanical or industrial), or equivalent experience
• 3-4 years minimum experience as a Manufacturing or Process Engineer advantage if in cutting technology
• OEM or Tier One automotive interiors work experience
• High volume automotive manufacturing engineering work experience
• Strong computer and manufacturing simulation skills, Lectra and Optitex software packages relevant to cutting
• Strong Technical background in mechanical and/or Industrial Engineering
• Proven track record working with Cutting and Sewing machinery
• Manufacturing exposure in Automotive Industry
• Plant Layout using AUTO CAD
• Equipment selection, purchasing, and installation