Duties and Responsibilities : Maintain the yearly maintenance schedule for facilityRoll-out of mould monitoring (CVe system)Represent organisation regarding Industrial processes & tooling at Prime partners.
Taking partin the setting or improving process parameter from mould maker to launch facility.Monitoring the tool life usage status at prime.
Problem solving analytically to solve root cause.Where need be proposing reasonable solutions and support in ensuring necessary improvements are implemented.
Be able to produce master / reference samples.Manage the engineering change process at the toolmaker including quotations to final approval with prime partner hand over.
Performance evaluation to suppliers according to IMS requirement.During project phase verify that auxiliaries are to the organisations standard.
Be a role player in ensuring a successful active contingency plan.Maintaining mould status overview including frequent review of tact timesReviewing maintenance schedules at trade partners including tooling.
Drive continuous Improvement targets in line with key performance indicators.Ensure quality part / processing stability to achieve customer approvalTo travel abroad as responsibility may require.
Meet all requirements as assigned by the superior.Support Prime Partners local and globally in maintaining & implementing industrial processes / equipment.
Establish, update, and maintain an overall maintenance systemRole player in establishing annual continuous improvement plans to achieve overall plant keyperformance indicatorsManages the product & process planning according to internal & customer timelines.
Overall capacity monitoring of moulds internally and at prime partners.Support Customer in regards Industrial sampling, audits, approval process, complaints etc.
Installing and maintaining of agreed parameters established during launch.Actively be part of the project hand over process to Prime partners during project launch phase.
Support actively the Industrialization process to maintain IATF CertificationSupport Prime Partners in fulfilling the WPT ZA Quality Management function with specificfocus to establish processes & parameters.
Support Quality & process technicians at Prime PartnersCo-operate and support the interphases with launch team (Head office and local primeprocess related aspects)Compiling and reviewing of overall parameters, reference samples and related documentsTimely reporting and escalation as per key performance IndicatorsEnsure successful launch of Industrialization at prime partners and ensure maintenance of tooling to customers and extended standardsSupport the Project team with input to design and manufacture of Injection moulds and assembly, automation, jigs and fixtures.
Support in managing all aspects of local tooling, from start of projects (order) to end of life.Support projects launch related activities local and or at toolmaker facilities abroad.
Perform 5 S Audits periodically at trade partner on facility, moulds, jigs & equipment. Audits needs to be followed through with recommended actions, tracked and closing out.
Ability to work and interface with other global teams during project / launch and series phases.Support Launch Management Activities as per IMS processImplement processes using the Integrated Management System (IMS) and procedures.
Use IMS processes, procedures to meet internal and customer requirements.Ensure quality standards are based on the Integrated Management SystemParticipate in any committees as needed or directedActively participate and support WPT ZA in improving the operational activities, principlesKaizen (Cost reduction, CIP and effective problem solving to ensure the operating targets are implemented and achieved)Qualifications & Requirements : National Diploma in Industrial Engineering or equivalentExtensive knowledge of plastic injection tooling & processesCompleted higher certificate grade 12 or equivalent.
Plastic trade related expertise.Minimum of 4 6 years setting experience with plastics injection moulding machines( ton tons) & injection processMinimum of 4 years experience in the Automotive Industry as a 1st tier supplier to OEMAbility to establish "parameter freeze" parameters and parts using an injectionmoulding machine (e.
g., Krause Maffei and Enel Machines)Ability to do fault finding and make improvements in moulding process.Knowledge on mould wiring, mould heaters and the use of a different plastics materialsGood computer skills and experience especially Microsoft ExcelCompetencies : Ability to lead meetingsAbility to train / pass information and know-how on internally and to prime partnersAbility to identify own short comings and strive towards fulfilling themAbility to meet targets and result driven.
Result orientedWilling to carry responsibilityCustomer orientedProfit / cost oriented