• Value Analysis Engineer

    Job Locations US-TN-Manchester | US-TN
    Job ID
    2018-2351
    Category
    Automotive Design
  • Overview

    Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of “Creating Something Different”. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.

     

    Our “Vision” is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our “Mission” is that in building trust we foster greatness is our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.

     

    Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    This role will support engineering design and development activities.

    Essential Duties:          (This list is not exhaustive and other duties may be assigned)

    • Lead and support cost reduction related engineering activities for large scale production programs. Propose and investigate new cost reduction related items for mass production programs and for ongoing development programs.
    • Confirm its impact to product design, specifications & drawings. Determine verification items for any proposed changes and coordinate with related departments.
    • Conduct and participate in progress meeting with management. Preparing monthly reports on ongoing technical activities for it to be reported to company executives.
    • Negotiate with Tier 2 suppliers for better performing products and efficient design/process for bringing in cost savings.
    • Look for new ways to improve product value while keeping the cost aspect in mind. Visit and coordinate with suppliers for latest products being offered and its applicability in current product/process.
    • Work in conjunction with warranty team to support with market claims and feedback information to Design team for improvements.

    Travel to client sites required.

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:           

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering.
    • 4+yrs relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Ability to analyze designs for manufacturability, material and process improvements.
    • Experience using CATIA V5 preferred.
    • Demonstrate creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficiency in MS office

     

    Goken America is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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