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Process Engineer

Company: Genoa Employment Solutions
Location: Detroit
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Process Engineer (Paint Process Systems) PURPOSE AND DESCRIPTION: As a Paint Process Engineer, for the leading supplier of paint robots and robotic paint application equipment in North America, you will design, test, and/or implement state-of-the-art robotic painting solutions for automotive, heavy truck, or Tier I suppliers. Your responsibilities include a combination of robot program design, robot programming, and spray application engineering. You will work with other members of the Process Engineering Group on projects involving the implementation of paint robot solutions at end-user facilities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • The Engineering responsibilities will include one or more of the following:
  • Design and implement the robot processes and spray application parameters for installation in the end-user facility.
  • Install, launch, and optimize the programs at customer sites
  • Develop robot programs offline using PaintPRO
  • Perform process system verification testing at modular build
  • To use offline simulation tools for system design or advanced robot programming.
  • Perform spray testing in the laboratory to determine the optimal application settings.
  • Provide project and customer troubleshooting and support to existing installations.
  • Perform process engineering analysis and feasibility studies of paint automation equipment required for the release of customer quotations.
  • Provide advanced process engineering support for difficult applications and field troubleshooting for identified process and application equipment problems.
  • Optimize the integration of application equipment, specifically bell atomizers and fluid delivery equipment for projects (e.g. optimize color change, ensure proper settings per system verification manual, etc.).
  • Ensure equipment is installed and configured optimally during modular builds and field installation.
  • Provide training to Engineers and customers on application equipment and process.
  • Provide project support to verify and ensure that application equipment is performing as inspected.
  • Provide recommendations for application equipment improvements to enhance performance and reduce cost or for updates to the system verification manuals and troubleshooting methods.
  • Ability to record and interpret paint quality data such as film builds, defects, and color/quality. OTHER FUNCTIONS:
    • Perform customer demonstrations or system validations.
    • Provide technical expertise and assurance to customers during sales appointments with sales personnel.
    • Coordinate with other project team members at FANUC America during system installation.
    • Provide feedback and suggestions for product design improvements.
    • Provide progress updates as required to management. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 1. SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE
      • Process knowledge and experience in fluid delivery systems, rotary atomizer (bells), and spray gun applications.
      • Experienced in paint robot programming with FANUC Robots
      • Experienced with PaintPRO and/or other offline programming software
      • Experience in launching robot systems at customer facilities.
      • Problem-solving, identifying causes, and offering other potential solutions.
      • Must be organized and able to manage multiple tasks at one time.
      • Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on satisfying the customer.
      • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
      • Solid PC skills. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION
        • Bachelor's degree in a Technical Engineering discipline or equivalent relevant experience.
        • Paint process experience with FANUC America paint robots.
        • Experience with paint and powder application & equipment including:
        • paint spray gun and bell applications.
        • pumping/fluid delivery equipment. 3. PHYSICAL EFFORT AND DEXTERITY
          • The execution portion of this job: requires a significant amount of walking and standing on the grating and concrete floors and proper use of hand tools. 4. VISUAL ACUITY, HEARING, SPEAKING
            • Good visual acuity, hearing, and speaking are required. 5. ENVIRONMENT AND SCHEDULING --- Exposure to chemicals: 2K, water, and solvent-based paints. --- Willing to work overtime when required to meet special deadlines in response to customer requirements. --- Domestic and International travel assignments; 80-85 % travel is required.Must be able to travel on short notice. CORE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: The following training is required to enable job holders to perform the essential functions of the job. 1. Employee Orientation 2. Electronic Mail and PC Skills 3. Safety Training 4. Hazard Communication Training 5. New Hire Quality/ESP Training

Keywords: Genoa Employment Solutions, Detroit , Process Engineer, Engineering , Detroit, Michigan

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