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Assembler 

Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina

Job Summary:

The Assembler will assemble manufactured products and pack according to specifications.

Duties/Responsibilities:​

  • Uses various machines and hand tools to accomplish assigned tasks.

  • Maintains logs, records, and reports concerning production, machine maintenance, and product inconsistencies.

  • Inventories tools, parts, and supplies; contacts materials handler if supplies are needed.

  • Periodically checks products per company policy to ensure quality and uniform completion; resolves any identified problems and alerts supervisor.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:​

  • Ability to read and understand op standards and general instructions.

  • Detail-oriented and consistent.

  • Works well as a productive member of a team.

  • Basic ability in mathematics, reading, or writing.

 

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods standing and performing repetitive tasks.

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds at a time.

  • Must have manual dexterity in order to assemble products or machines as directed.

  • Must have excellent hand-eye coordination.

  • Ability to differentiate between colored wires, tabs, and electronic components.

  • May wear gloves, eye protection, and/or ear protection.

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Manufacturing Engineer

Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina

Job Summary:

Lead and develop new equipment and processes as well as optimize process flow using Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma techniques applying engineering principles, practices, and procedures in a high-volume automotive parts manufacturing environment.

Duties/Responsibilities:​

  • Leads, instructs, and coordinates the work of the plant manufacturing engineering activities and implement innovative, cost-effective, manufacturing processes and techniques, which will improve the effectiveness of the manufacturing operations and business systems. Should be focused on product quality & process development such as balancers, etc…

  • Develops prototypes, and builds new equipment and processes for new/existing products. Develops schedules and completes activities for projects and process improvements, productivity improvements.

  • Develops and submits for approval new investment proposals for the facility. Interfaces with the customer Product and Development Engineers to discuss engineering problems related to product design and manufacturing processing.

  • Will be responsible for equipment procurement, run-off, pre-pilot, pilot, capability studies, control plans, and measurement system analysis.

  • Actively participate and support the Continuous Improvement, Cost Reduction, and Associate Involvement processes.

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership for the timely resolution of manufacturing process and product design problems. Serve as a resource for cause/effect analyses, investigations, statistical studies, and problem-solving analysis.

  • Integrate closely with the customer, maintenance, and GLA quality team to maximize product quality, production output, and schedule compliance.

  • Maintain product quality, and manufacturing effectiveness through daily troubleshooting and resolution of process difficulties.

  • Provide support managing manpower, cost, schedule, job sequencing, manufacturing capability, and production optimization.

  • Optimize manufacturing processes to provide sustainable gains in cost-effectiveness and product performance through statistical analysis, designed experiments, and procedural changes. In support of production and new model activities.

  • Participate in multi-functional teams (Production staff, New Model, R&D) to resolve problems and develop new production processes.

  • Start up new products and equipment (supervise installation, troubleshoot initial production processes, and ensure new products meet requirements, document, and transfer to Production).

  • Work with customers to resolve technical/quality issues and provide special products.

  • Participate in activities to include 5S, Kaizen, Quick Hits, Six Sigma, and other related continuous improvement events.

  • Develop and Implement the latest State of the Art technologies to improve profitability and Health, Safety, and Quality.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:​

  • Technical know-how to work with minimal supervision.

  • Possesses and applies considerable knowledge of Engineering principles, practices, and procedures.

  • Reviews equipment vendor’s capability and make a recommendation for the selection of vendors based on sound evaluation analysis.

  • To perform this job successfully an individual should have knowledge of computer systems; Spreadsheet software and Word processing software, familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Six Sigma training/certification and lean manufacturing knowledge desired.

  • Good working knowledge of manufacturing processes.

  • Tasks that require continuous reaching, kneeling, grasping, twisting, bending, leaning, and extension of the upper body.

  • Perform job requirements of a Production Associate as needed.

  • Ability to communicate with station operators and upper management personnel.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Safety apparel (PPE) and uniform are mandatory.

  • Work daily assigned shifts to include overtime, up to and including production Saturdays, shutdown days, and holidays as needed.

  • Follow all company policies including ISO 9001 2008/ISO 14000 and QOS adherence (where applicable) and MAI Companies’ (GLA, GSA, IA) Associate Handbook and Safety Manual.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Systems Engineering. 

  • Three to five years prior manufacturing engineering work experience is a plus.

  • Experience in preparing investment proposals, job quoting, cost justifications, and capital planning.

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HR Specialist

Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina

Job Summary:

Responsible for coordination and execution of programs and processes at the plant level such as recruitment, orientation, LOA, and personnel files. Support the EVP of HR with plant administration of Corporate HR activities such as performance management, open enrollment, and implementation of policies, procedures, and processes. Coordinate community involvement and associate activities. Execute the Safety and Workers Compensation programs and processes. Maintain required training and testing for all associates.

Duties/Responsibilities:​

  • Administers at the plant level HR processes and programs ensuring consistency of practices and compliance with legal requirements and corporate standards.

  • Coordinates recruiting and hiring activities at the plant level; supports staffing strategy and organizational capability; ensures skill set matches for best workforce selection.

  • Coordinator for all plant associate training and training records.

  • Supports and assists with critical activities to improve associate engagement; works to develop positive relationships with associates within established corporate guidelines, promotes communication, and fosters confidence in the Human Resource team.

  • Supports managers and supervisors in order to build confidence and capabilities in performance and associate relations.

  • Responsible to own the plant new hire associate orientation and the exit interview processes as outlined by Corporate standards.

  • Records associate information such as personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data, attendance, performance reviews or evaluations, termination date, and reason as well as exit interviews.

  • Processes employment applications and assists in other employment activities.

  • Updates associate files to document personnel actions and to provide information for payroll and other uses.

  • Examines associate files to answer inquiries and provides information to authorized persons.

  • Compiles data from personnel records and prepares reports.

  • Compiles and maintains records for use in associate benefits administration.

  • Prepares and files reports of accidents and injuries at the establishment.

  • Computes wages and records data for use in payroll processing.

  • Compiles payroll data such as garnishments, insurance, and 401k deductions.

  • Compiles time and enters it into payroll processing system for download

  • Process weekly transfer of payroll to vendor.

  • Maintains payroll reports.

  • Coordinates annual testing and compliance programs for operations personnel to ensure compliance with corporate safety and OSHA requirements; maintains a database of safety and workers compensation data; sends notifications to associates as required.

  • Safety apparel (PPE) and uniform are mandatory.

  • Must also be able to walk the production floor 30 to 40 minutes per day, and as needed.

  • Must be able to continuously lift 30 to 75 lbs., and occasionally carry a distance of 30 to 50 feet.

  • Shift to include overtime, up to and including production on Saturdays, shutdown days, and holidays as needed.

  • Lead and support all company policies including ISO 9001 2008/ISO 14000 and QOS adherence (where applicable) and MAI Companies’ (GLA, GSA, IA) Associate Handbook and Safety Manual.

  • Hands-on and working knowledge required of each station/area on assigned shift.

  • Lead, participate and support activities within the Plant, including 5S, Kaizen, Quick Hits, Six Sigma, and other related continuous improvement events.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:​

  • Be able to manage several tasks and projects at any given time.

  • Ability to access data and write and provide routine reports as needed.

  • Must be organized in a way that is productive and efficient with a sense of urgency as necessary.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of the organization.

  • Ability to communicate problems involving complex and confidential situations to the Director of HR and Administration and seek guidance and direction at all times.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software, and Word Processing software, familiar with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills to compose and/or edit written materials.

  • Ability to establish constructive working relationships with customers and colleagues.

  • Stays informed of current practice developments within the profession and uses education and training opportunities to ensure continual professional competence.

  • Possesses organizational, priority/time management, problem-solving, conflict resolution, and judgment.

  • Tasks that require continuous reaching, kneeling, grasping, twisting, bending, leaning, and extension of the upper body.

  • Perform job requirements of a Production Associate as needed.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college; preferable in human resources or related field or a minimum 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

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Purchasing Specialist

Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina

Job Summary:

The Purchasing OEM Buyer is responsible to remotely purchase and maintain inventory to support three (3) MAI Companies’ (GLA, GSA, IA).

Duties/Responsibilities:​

  • Remotely purchase all OEM and hardware component parts for 2-3 plants

  • Responsible for tracking expedited shipments 

  • Assists with supplier capacity surveys

  • Responsible for maintaining 4-8 weeks of firm orders and 26 week planning numbers to all suppliers.

  • Coordinates with Honda Mass Production Group or a designated Tier 1 supplier for design build out, ramp up and capacity gaps

  • Track supplier performance and report performance metrics to Customer Purchasing. 

  • Resolve inaccurate MRP demand planning data

  • Assists with supply chain management including transportation, packaging and expedites for purchased components.  Is required to maintain delivery operations for North American suppliers

  • Actively support Purchasing Department in developing EDI relationships with suppliers

  • Understand customers operating product needs and delivery requirements.

  • Occasionally required to work from  home or remote location to resolve emergency situations

  • Other activities and tasks assigned

 

Required Skills/Abilities:​

  • Understand assembly process and manufacturing principles.

  • Demonstrate experience with inventory control functions and customs documentation

  • Set goals and priorities in order to meet all specification standards and shipping deadlines.

  • Possess interpersonal and communication skills to maintain positive relationships with all internal and external customers

  • Interface with IT Department regarding system functionality and performance

  • Read and interpret operating procedures, and quality specifications.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Experience with MRP systems is highly preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and Power Point)

  • Requires  occasional travel to plant locations to audit safety stock and inventory processes

  • Participate and support continuous improvement activities to include 5S, Kaizen, Quick Hits, Six Sigma, and other related continuous improvement events

  • Safety apparel (PPE) and uniform mandatory.

  • Must be able to continuously lift 30 to 75 lbs. and occasionally carry a distance of 30 to 50 feet.

  • Tasks that require continuous reaching, kneeling, grasping, twisting, bending, leaning and extension of upper body.

  • Perform job requirements of a Production Associate as needed.

  • Work daily assigned shift to include overtime, up to and including production Saturdays, shutdown days, and holidays as needed.

  • Follow all company policies including IS0 9001 2008/ISO 14000 and QOS adherence (where applicable) and MAI Companies’ (GLA, GSA, IA) Associate Handbook and Safety Manual.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree preferable in or related field or 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Forklift Driver

Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina

Job Summary:

The Forklift Driver will operate an industrial forklift truck to accomplish various materials handling assignments.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and transports requested materials to and from various locations.

  • Applies understanding of machine loading capacity and loading schedule, ensuring prompt and efficient delivery of required items.

  • Uses protective materials and strapping equipment to protect and secure loads; once delivered, removes strapping and wrapping, then safely disposes of waste materials in designated containers or areas.

  • Reports any problems with materials or transportation to supervisor.

  • Manages and piles drums, skids, pallets, and other supplies in specified areas.

  • Performs other related duties as requested.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic math, language, and reading skills.

  • Ability to handle equipment and vehicles safely and sensibly.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Valid state motor vehicle operators license.

  • Satisfactorily pass forklift driving training program or demonstrate safe handling of forklift in an on-site test.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain single-task focus and situational awareness.

  • Must be able to move and lift up to 75 pounds.

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Production Assembler

Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina

Job Summary

The Production Assembler performs a variety of tasks under the supervision of higher-level employees. These tasks may include assisting with workloads, covering absences or vacations, and supplementing crews to meet unusual changes in the production area.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Cleans and lubricates equipment, maintains a manufacturing area free from debris and dirt, and readies or puts away tools as assigned.

  • Closely follows directions to operate machinery, hold or supply materials and tools, and load or unload items on machinery and assembly lines.

  • Reports any issues to supervisor or higher-level employee.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to listen, understand, and follow directions.

  • Ability to work in a variety of roles.

 

Education and Experience

  • Previous experience preferred.

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking.

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds at times.

  • Manual dexterity as needed to operate a variety of machinery and equipment.

  • Must be able to work in a variety of conditions and tolerate exposure to typical noises and smells associated with the plant.

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Production Supervisor 2nd Shift

East Liberty, OH

CBI is currently looking for a 2nd Shift Production Supervisor in Tire and Wheel at a tier one Honda parts supplier in East Liberty, OH.

This position is a direct hire with the client company.

Schedule

Monday - Friday 4:00 PM - 1:30 AM

Saturdays as scheduled

Additional hours required as needed

Description

Responsible for production operations, while supporting quality and materials through the achievement of SQCDM and ensuring that the core values and policies of the company are maintained without compromise.

Tasks of the Position

  • Support Health and Safety efforts to promote zero tolerance for unsafe acts and conditions.

  • Provide clear direction and establish accountability.

  • Promote a team environment to supervise all aspects of production operations in the achievement of plant goals.

  • Develop Team Leaders and associates through training and guidance.

  • Maintain communication and continuity among production operations.

  • Utilize Lean principles to develop and implement countermeasures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of products and services.

  • Achieve daily OEE goals, and meet, or exceed QOS performance goals via efficient manpower utilization.

  • Maintain accurate and timely production records.

  • Maintain daily attendance records using the current payroll vendor.

  • Provide scheduled performance reviews.

  • Provide Human Resources with written documentation for disciplinary action.

  • Lead, participate, and support Continuous Improvement activities including, 5S, Kaizen, Quick Hits, Six Sigma, and other related Continuous Improvement events.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Supervise several tasks and projects at any given time.

  • Possess strong organizational, priority/time management, problem-solving, conflict resolution, and judgment skills.

  • Speak effectively before groups of customers or associates.

  • Communicate problems involving complex and confidential situations to plant Human Resources and always seek guidance and direction.

  • Ability to effectively demonstrate written communication skills to compose and edit written materials, reports, and correspondence.

  • Ability to interpret safety rules, customer schedules, operations standards, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to use data to drive decision-making.

  • Knowledge of computer systems; familiar with Microsoft Office products.

  • Must build and sustain positive communication with customers, suppliers, company peers, and associates.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Hands-on and working knowledge required of each station/area on assigned shift.

Job Requirements

  • Safety apparel (PPE) and uniform are mandatory.

  • Must be able to continuously lift 30 to 75 lbs. and occasionally carry 30 to 50 feet.

  • Tasks that require continuous reaching, kneeling, grasping, twisting, bending, leaning, and extension of the upper body.

  • Perform job requirements of a Production Associate as needed.

  • Daily assigned shift to include overtime, up to and including production Saturdays, shutdown days, and holidays as needed.

  • Supervise and support all company policies including ISO 9001 2008/ISO 14000 and QOS adherence (where applicable) and the company's Handbook and Safety Manual.

Supervisory Responsibility

Provide leadership and teaching to Team Leaders and Associates within their assigned area of production. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Education & Experience

  • Associate degree preferred or 5 to 8 years of related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Senior Quality Engineer

East Liberty, OH

CBI is currently looking for a Senior Quality Engineer for a tier one Honda parts supplier in East Liberty, OH.

This position is a direct hire with the client company.

Description

Engineering professional to be part of the Quality Team in a high-volume automotive manufacturing environment.

Tasks of the Position

  • Ensure excellence in internal and external customer service. Investigate (and correct) customer issues and complaints relating to quality.

  • Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and to establish the quality and reliability of finished products.

  • Provide technical and statistical expertise to teams.

  • Apply total quality management tools - FMEA, PQCT, Operation Standards, Procedures.

  • Lead, participate and support activities within the Plant including, 5S, Kaizen, Quick Hits, Six Sigma, and other related continuous improvement events.

  • Oversee and improve the calibration and testing program.

  • Plan and implement Validation Testing for major process/material changes or New Model.

  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis using Honda 5P process.

  • Poke-Yoke, Error Proofing design, and implementation.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Priority/time management, problem-solving, conflict resolution, organization, and judgment skills.

  • Ability to determine root causes of operating errors and determine effective countermeasures.

  • Ability to understand and evaluate Statistical Process Control.

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills to promote and sustain positive internal and external relationships.

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills to compose and edit written materials.

  • Stay informed of current practice developments within the profession and training opportunities to ensure continual professional competence.

  • Able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Support the organization for ISO 9001 & 14000 audits.

  • Assist the management team and provide Quality Control support.

  • Hands-on and working knowledge required for each station/area.

  • Computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Job Requirements

  • Safety apparel (PPE) and uniforms are mandatory.

  • Must be able to continuously lift 30 to 75 lbs., and occasionally carry 30 to 50 feet.

  • Daily assigned shift to include overtime, up to and including production Saturdays, shutdown days, and holidays as needed.

  • Support all company policies including ISO 9001 2008/ISO 14000 and QOS adherence (where applicable) and company Associate Handbook and Safety Manual.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required.

  • 2-5 years of work experience in Quality Control or experience in a manufacturing environment.

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Part-time HR Office Administrator

Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina

Job Summary:

Assists the HR department with clerical tasks at the plant level.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Records associate information such as personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data, attendance, performance reviews or evaluations, exit interviews, termination date, and reason.

  • Processes employment applications, background checks, pre-employment drug screens, and all other employment activities.

  • Updates associate files to document personnel actions and to provide information for payroll and other uses.

  • Prepares reports regarding Overtime, Vacations, Turnover, and other reports as needed.

  • Compiles and maintains records for use in associate benefits administration.

  • Verifies timecards for payroll submission.

  • Executes Onboarding Process including New Hire Orientation, Benefits Orientation, HR Follow-ups, 90-day reviews, and paperwork processing.

  • Processes monthly invoices and distributes costs to appropriate departments.

  • Manages temporaries and relationship with Temporary Agency.

  • Administer disciplinary actions.

  • Process personnel action forms.

  • Answer policy questions.

  • Maintain manpower and order in temporary associates.

  • Attend and represent HR in meetings and training.

  • Process and track vacation requests.

  • Correspond with on-site trainers.

  • Answer phone, email, file, maintain office equipment and supplies, printing, faxing, and scanning.

  • Must read the Company and Safety Handbook and enforce the policies and procedures included therein.

  • Safety apparel (PPE) and uniform mandatory.

  • Must be able to continuously lift 30 to 75 lbs., and occasionally carry a distance of 30 to 50 feet.

  • Work assigned shift to include overtime, up to and including production Saturdays, shutdown days, and holidays as needed.

  • Lead and support all company policies including ISO 9001 2008/ISO 14000 and QOS adherence (where applicable) and MAI Companies’ (GLA, GSA, IA) Associate Handbook and Safety Manual.

  • Hands-on and working knowledge required of each station/area on assigned shift.

  • Lead, participate, and support activities within the Plant, to include 5S, Kaizen, Quick Hits, Six Sigma, and other related continuous improvement events. Examines associate files to answer inquiries and provides information to authorized persons.

  • Works with the Corporate Executive Assistant in handling event planning activities.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should know about Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, familiar with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills to compose and/or edit written materials.

  • Ability to establish constructive working relationships with customers and colleagues.

  • Stays informed of current practice developments within the profession and use educational and training opportunities to ensure continual professional competence.

  • Possesses organizational, priority/time management, problem-solving, conflict resolution, and judgment.

  • Must work a daily schedule of Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Must be able to sit at a computer for long periods. Must also be able to walk the production floor 30 to 40 minutes per day.

  • Tasks that require continuous reaching, kneeling, grasping, twisting, bending, leaning, and extension of the upper body.

  • Perform the job requirements of a Production Associate as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Safety apparel (PPE) and uniform mandatory.

  • Must be able to continuously lift 30 to 75 lbs., and occasionally carry a distance of 30 to 50 feet.

  • Tasks that require continuous reaching, kneeling, grasping, twisting, bending, leaning and extension of upper body.

  • Perform job requirements of a Production Associate as needed.

  • Work assigned shift to include overtime, up to and including production Saturdays, shutdown days, and holidays as needed.

  • Lead and support all company policies including ISO 9001 2008/ISO 14000 and QOS adherence (where applicable) and MAI Companies’ (GLA, GSA, IA) Associate Handbook and Safety Manual.

 

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Is responsible for the overall management, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Associate's degree preferred.

  • 2 years of office administration experience preferred.

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IT Specialist, 2nd Shift

East Liberty, OH 

Job Summary:

Provides software and network support, using system analysis techniques, training, and troubleshooting in a networked microcomputer environment. Provides support on a wide range of applications including Microsoft products.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Serves as primary Windows support plant side during 2nd shift operating hours

  • Answers incoming helpdesk calls regarding IT issues

  • Serves as the primary support in troubleshooting hardware issues with desktop PC’s, servers, printers, etc.

  • Troubleshoots software issues with Windows and custom applications

  • Coordinates software updates on servers and production PC's during non-production hours

  • Works with vendors and/or other application support to support production needs

  • Documents all support work in the helpdesk ticketing system

  • Successful and timely completion of project-related tasks are expected

  • Will serve as on-call as needed. This will include Saturday production days

  • Participates and supports activities within the plant to include 5S, Kaizen, Quick Hits, Six Sigma, and other related continuous improvement event

  • Will perform other duties as assigned

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • General IT knowledge, A+ certification, Net + Certification

  • General knowledge of standard IT equipment

  • Microsoft Office

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL or other modern databases is a plus

 

Job Requirements:

  • Safety apparel (PPE) and uniform mandatory

  • Must be able to continuously lift 30 to 75 lbs. and occasionally carry a distance of 30 to 50 feet

  • Tasks that require continuous reaching, kneeling, grasping, twisting, bending, leaning and extension of upper body

  • Perform job requirements of a Production Associate as needed

  • Work daily assigned shift to include overtime, up to and including production Saturdays, shutdown days, and holidays as needed

  • Follow all company policies including IS0 9001 2008/ISO 14000 and QOS adherence (where applicable) and MAI Companies’ (GLA, GSA, IA) Associate Handbook and Safety Manual

Education:

  • 2 or 4 year degree in Computer Science or equivalent from an accredited University or College

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Associate Engineer (Entry Level) 2nd Shift

Talladega, AL 

CBI is currently looking for a 2nd Shift Entry Level Associate Engineer at a tier one Honda parts supplier in Talladega, AL.

This position is a direct hire with the client company.

Schedule

Monday - Friday 4:00 PM - 1:30 AM

Saturdays as scheduled

Additional hours required as needed

Description

Assist with the development and support of new and existing equipment and processes. Optimize process flow using Lean Manufacturing and apply engineering principles, practices, and procedures in a high-volume automotive parts manufacturing environment.

Tasks of the Position

  • Provide hands-on mechanical, electrical, and PLC programming support for production equipment and processes.

  • Responsible for PLC support of Allen Bradley PLCs.

  • Capable and willing to perform mechanical mounting of assembly process equipment and material handling equipment.

  • Provide input into the design of our assembly equipment and processes.

  • Actively participate and support the Continuous Improvement, Cost Reduction, and Associate Involvement processes.

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership for the timely resolution of manufacturing process and product design problems. Serve as a resource for cause/effect analyses, investigations, statistical studies, and problem-solving analysis.

  • Integrate closely with the customer, maintenance, and quality team to maximize product quality, production output, and schedule compliance.

  • Maintain product quality and manufacturing effectiveness through daily troubleshooting and resolution of process difficulties.

  • Willingness to learn, troubleshoot, and support issues that occur with the line control system.

  • Optimize manufacturing processes to provide sustainable gains in cost-effectiveness and product performance through statistical analysis, designed experiments, and procedural changes in support of production and New Model activities.

  • Participate in multi-functional teams (production staff, New Model, R&D) to resolve problems and develop new production processes.

  • Supervise the installation of new products and equipment, troubleshoot initial production processes, ensure new products meet requirements, document, and transfer to production.

  • Participate in activities including 5S, Kaizen, Quick Hits, Six Sigma, and other related continuous improvement events.

  • Develop and implement the latest state-of-the-art technologies to improve profitability, health, safety, and quality.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Allen Bradley PLC programming knowledge.

  • Capable of troubleshooting and quickly resolving Electrical & Mechanical issues involving our production and new model equipment and processes.

  • Knowledge of torque and scanning systems is a plus.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Considerable knowledge of engineering principles, practices, and procedures.

  • Knowledge of computer systems, spreadsheet software, and word processing software.

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Good working knowledge of manufacturing processes.

  • Ability to communicate with station operators and upper management.

Job Requirements

  • Safety apparel (PPE) and uniforms are mandatory.

  • Regular shift hours include overtime, up to and including Saturdays, shutdown days, and holidays as needed.

  • Perform job requirements of a Production Associate as needed.

  • Tasks requiring continuous reaching, kneeling, grasping, twisting, bending, leaning, and extending the upper body.

  • Follow all company policies, including ISO 9001 2008/ISO 14000 and QOS adherence (where applicable) and company associate handbook and safety manual.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Systems Engineering.

  • Previous experience in manufacturing engineering is a plus but not required.

  • Experience in preparing investment proposals, job quoting, cost justifications, and capital planning preferred.

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HR Manager

Dublin, OH

CBI is currently looking for a Human Resources Manager for a Honda parts supplier located in Dublin, OH at their corporate office.

This position is a direct hire with the client company.

Description

Responsible for management of a corporate HR department.

Tasks of the Position

  • Oversee all HR activities at a corporate office, holding the department accountable, reviewing, and disciplining as needed.

  • Manage the payroll, benefits, and FMLA functions to ensure implemented appropriately and lawfully.

  • Conduct market surveys on subjects like compensation, benefits, etc.

  • Manage recruitment and hiring activities to ensure salaried positions are fully staffed.

  • Act as a business partner for managers including advising on policy.

  • Conduct investigations.

  • Analyze KPI data to identify and address performance within the HR department at the corporate level.

  • Make informed decisions daily pertaining to associate relations issues at the corporate office.

  • Communicate with plant HR to ensure standardization and work together on HR items.

  • Manage the facilitation of critical activities to improve associate engagement.

  • Communicate critical items to the EVP of HR, Administration, and Compliance.

  • Travel within the U.S. as requested by EVP of HR, Administration, and Compliance.

  • Other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of payroll, benefits, FMLA, and employment law.

  • Ability to use informed judgment to make critical decisions.

  • Ability to author routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively to both internal and external groups.

  • Ability to deal with complex problems and confidential information, and exercise professional judgment always.

  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills to compose and edit written materials.

  • Able to establish constructive working relationships with customers and colleagues.

  • Stay informed of current practice developments within the profession and use education and training opportunities to ensure continual professional competence.

  • Possess organizational, priority/time management, problem-solving, and conflict resolution.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • Manage HR department consisting of HR Supervisor, HR Specialist, and HR Intern.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human Resources or related field required.

  • Manufacturing HR experience required.

  • Master’s degree preferred.

  • 3-6 years of related experience and training.

  • Experience as an HR manager preferred.

  • Recruiting experience preferred.