Volvo Group CAB-TPE (Technical Preparation Engineer) in Greensboro, North Carolina
The mission of a TPE is to secure that GTT delivers a product that is verified & aligned with Volvo Production System and Future Factory Concept. The TPE will establish clear and commonly shared product requirements for one’s dedicated area of responsibility.
The TPE has to effectively coordinate and trigger activities of Manufacturing Engineers within GTO. To secure that product changes are introduced in the industrial system without disturbance, according to set targets.
The TPE will conduct his mission with GTT VE and internal GTO ME network in assigned technical area and for assigned projects. The TPE will influence the development of both product and assembly process.
Leads Liaison activities between GTT engineering and the GTO production engineering insuring that manufacturing requirements are implemented into new product designs
Review, participate in, insure production readiness, and co-ordinate implementation of new designs and changes through the production implementation stages (GDP)
Assures compliance with all applicable manufacturing policies and procedures relating to his/her area of responsibility
Perform all other duties as assigned
Represent GTO towards GTT product engineering in area of responsibility
Set technical requirements on product (incl. process related) and approve technical solutions
Pronounce technical ok prior to the approval of product structure launch into downstream systems
Close GTO project Protus reports
Act as GTO PM by delegation of GTO Project organization
Key targets and results
Increase product communality between the brands Volvo, Renault, Mack and UD trucks
Decrease number of parts and product diversity
Decrease assembly time and standard cost of sales
Enhance ergonomics and assembly environment
Increase manufacturing flexibility
Implement physical module strategy
Timely delivery of Technical Preparation documentation
BSc Degree in Engineering with, generally, experience equivalent to 2 or more years of progressive automotive experience, OR a minimum of 8 years of applicable progressive automotive experience in for instance:
Six Sigma Certification a plus
5 years’ Automotive or Heavy Truck Industry
Working knowledge of Volvo Truck common systems, including but not limited to: KOLA, TIKA, DIS, SPRINT, and PROTUS
Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates.
In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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Group Trucks Operations
Travel Required (Maximum)
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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran