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by KHouseman on March 26, 2014

Great new opportunity in where direct placements we have done are very happy with the organization and company here.

If interested in position, then, email me your word resume and answer the required questions below, please.   (Note: If you refer a person we hire from your lead, then, we can offer $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms.  Thank you, Greg Graff, A/E, GTA, Ltd.  Email:
Title: Plant Manufacturing Engineer (14-00158)
Location: Novi, MI
Base Compensation: $70-80K
Type of hire: Direct

Position Responsibilities:
Support plant operations team in daily production needs
Support plant maintenance team in problem solving and solution implementation
Answer Changes Notices, including quoting of tooling or process changes, for current production product
Coordinate product changes on current production products
Identify and implement continuous improvement actions that support plant goals and objectives
Support AME in the introduction of new process to the plant
Create and execute Annual Personal Business Plan that supports the company’s Annual Business Plan.
Support the maintaining of Process flows, PFMEA, Control Plans, and work instructions for current production processes.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor Science degree in engineering or demonstrated equivalent experience
Two (2) to Five (5) years of related automotive manufacturing engineering experience preferably in welding and metal fabrication.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or customer regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and customers.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of geometry.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, and ratios to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate skill in MS Office including: MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint.

Other Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of welding, metal forming and metal fabrication.
Working knowledge of GD&T.

Other Qualifications:
Must be able to travel over 25% of the time and has a valid driver’s license per the company’s standards.
Must have an established line of credit that may be used to pay for company business trips which will be reimbursed at a later date.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Has a working knowledge of statistical problem solving tools; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Keeps emotions under control.
Teamwork – Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
Change Management – Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change.
Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.
Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.

1. Please detail your experience in welding and metal fabrication.
2. Are you willing and able to travel 25% or more?
3. Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
4. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
5. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
6. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
7. Can you list why you left each of your past employers, please?
8. Do you have any gaps in your employment longer than 3 months? If so can you explain these gaps?
9. What is your current / last salary?
10. What is your “acceptable and “ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don’t price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
11. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
12. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
13. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?

Greg Graff
Account Executive
GTA, Ltd. (Global Technology Associates)
One Parklane Boulevard – Suite 200 East
Dearborn, MI 48126
Cell – Primary – 313-595-180

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