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Automotive Division Job Opportunities

Chicopee, MA | Portland, TN | Troy, MI

Chicopee, MA

Available Positions:
Area Manager |Continuous Improvement Lead |Industrial Maintenance Electrician |Maintenance Mechanic 3rd Shift  Production Supervisor 1st Shift | Production Supervisor 24/7 Shift B Purchasing Assistant Second Shift Production SupervisorTest & Evaluation Engineer  

area manager  

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC a world-class manufacturer and supplier of Timing Chain Systems to the automotive industry is seeking an Area Manager in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

The Area Manager, who works under the direction of the General Manager, is responsible for managing the production of high timing chain in coordination with safety, quality, planning, continuous improvement and manufacturing. 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Empowers teams with a managerial style that is collaborative, inclusive and balanced in approach to achieve commitments.
  • Provides leadership and employee development through selection/talent acquisition, performance management, training/development, coaching/mentoring and motivation of management, supervisory and hourly employees in alignment with the business goals and objectives. Recognizes and rewards employees for their efforts to drive results. 
  • Create safe, clean work environment to ensure worker safety.  A clean work environment is also required to promote quality and efficiency.  Manages ‘5 S’ process.
  • Ensure product quality through proper work methods, process controls, inspection standards, and training techniques.  Establishes quality measures in work place and communicates results.  Responsible for identifying and containing non-conforming materials, as well as taking corrective action to eliminate repeat defects.
  • Ensures 100% on-time delivery to all customers.  Meets daily production schedules without unplanned overtime.  Responsible for accurate inventory controls and reporting.  
  • Meets and exceeds planned productivity improvements to improve added value per person.  Monitors manpower and training plans to maintain area targets.  Supports PM plans to minimize equipment downtime and improve cycle times.
  • Establishes environment of Continuous Improvement to eliminate problems and reduce costs.  Training, teamwork and communication are keys.
  • Understands, communicates, and follows all company policies, work rules, and Union Contract.  
  • It is the expectation of the company that the Operations Manager will accomplish these goals by working to a high ethical standard and consistently complies with all company policies, work rules, Union Contractual agreements, and applicable laws with little to no direct supervision.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 8 - 10 Years of Automotive Manufacturing Experience; Five (5) to seven (7) years of Management experience working with metals is preferred
  • Eight to ten years of experience effectively leading and managing people. A proven track record of implementing and successfully executing employee relations strategies and creating a positive work environment.
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking with demonstrated accomplishments. Proven performance setting and exceeding customer service goals and profit targets.
  • Impeccable integrity; Superior interpersonal skills; able to communicate and engage personnel at all levels of the organization.  
  • Lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, and/or Six Sigma training preferred. 
  • Microsoft Office Excel, and Word
  • MRP/ERP Systems
Please mail or e-mail your resume to Tsubaki at 106 Lonczak Drive, Chicopee, MA 01022 or email autocareers@ustsubaki.com and reference job title in subject line.


contInuous improvement lead  

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC a world-class manufacturer and supplier of Timing Chain Systems to the automotive industry is seeking a Continuous Improvement Lead in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

The Continuous Improvement Lead will be responsible for establishing lean manufacturing processes to drive continuous improvement initiatives and operational excellence throughout the plant.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Manage projects that will deliver savings year over year.
  • Identify and facilitate process improvement projects, training/ workshops to drive cultural change.
  • Conduct root cause analysis to determine metrics, troubleshoot manufacturing/ business issues, material flow, project plans, production capacity, and create process documentation
  • Lead, train and coach cross functional teams to implement cost savings programs and embrace lean culture change.
  • Interface with manufacturing personnel to improve existing processes, increase safety and solve any ergonomic concerns.
  • Use creativity and innovative approaches to solve complex problems.
  • Facilitate Kaizen events. 
  • Implement 5S, SEMD and Standard Work Projects. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 5 -7 years’ progressive and proven experience in lean manufacturing environment 2-3 years of direct leadership of people and ownership of results.
  • Experience with Lean Systems Implementation.
  • High volume, custom-engineered. 
  • Excellent technical skills (mechanical / machining / Special Process).
  • Capable of executing lean in engineering environments (order flow, technical specs, estimating, configuration).
  • Ability to effectively manage lean or Kaizen events and supporting resources
  • Ability to influence leadership across functions, and at many levels from shop floor to conference room.
  • Strong Analytical Skills.
  • Transparent, results oriented, and accountable with strong customer focus.
  • Must be passionate about results gained the right way, through the development of people and processes.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and rapidly changing, transforming environment.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office experience with emphasis in Outlook, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to move safely in a manufacturing environment.
  • Occasional travel, less than 20%.

Please mail or e-mail your resume to Tsubaki at 106 Lonczak Drive, Chicopee, MA 01022 or email autocareers@ustsubaki.com and reference job title in subject line.


INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN  

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC, an international tier-one supplier of chain-drive systems to automotive OEM's, has a career opportunity in our Chicopee, Massachusetts.

This is a weekend shift-full time position. Must have a valid electrical license.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Plan, layout and perform all required operations in the installation, maintenance and repair of all electrical equipment and wiring used in various plant departments, services, offices, lighting and power circuits, starters, cranes, hoists and other auxiliary equipment. 
  • Disassemble ordinary units, determine extent of troubles, troubleshoot electrical problems, repair and/or replace defective parts or wiring and reassemble.
  • Install computer or numerical controlled equipment, troubleshoot and diagnose problems, determine the extent of the trouble and remedy the problem. 
  • Disassemble, clean and repair motors and reassemble.

Requirements:

  • Manufacturing background preferred. 
  • Work conforms to the details of the Electrical Code of Massachusetts and the incumbent must be licensed to work in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 
  • Must have valid electrical license, PLC experience preferred.
Please mail or e-mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki at 106 Lonczak Drive, Chicopee, MA 01022 or email autocareers@ustsubaki.com and reference job title in subject line. 


MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 3RD SHIFT  

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC, an international tier-one supplier of chain-drive systems to automotive OEM's, has a career opportunity in our Chicopee, Massachusetts Location. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Support and maintain production machinery.  
  • Plan and perform a variety of general maintenance duties to install, maintain, repair production equipment, electrical machines or equipment, motors, controls, electrical tools, etc.  
  • Must be able to tear down machines, diagnose troubles, and repair/replace damaged mechanisms.  

Requirements:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency. 
  • Be able to read and write English. 5 -7 years’ experience has a Maintenance Mechanic
  • Be able to set up & operate machine tooling, fit & align parts, read blueprints
  • Have the experience necessary to recommend machine modifications.

Tsubaki offers competitive benefits and starting pay, step increases and shift differential.  Please send resume to  autocareers@ustsubaki.com.


PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR 1ST SHIFT 

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC a world-class manufacturer and supplier of Timing Chain Systems to the automotive industry is seeking a Production Supervisor in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

The Production Supervisor directs and coordinates union personnel within the various departments involving the various stages of manufacturing and assembly of automotive parts, specifically timing chain system components.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Shift Supervisors are responsible for directing, coordinating, training, coaching, and supervising the daily activities of assigned employees that are directly and/or indirectly engaged in the production process of assigned products/departments/processes in a manner that ensures all safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and labor utilization goals are achieved.
  • Create and monitor daily efficient flow of material through the department by utilization of manpower and equipment in the department.
  • Determine and implement continuous improvement plans for the equipment, and overall department.
  • Monitor yearly budget for the department ensure goals are met by reducing cost related to production and MRO supplies.
  • Foster working relationships with associated departments i.e. Planning, Engineering and Quality.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication vehicles such as toolbox meetings and employee meetings.
  • Understands, communicates, and follows all company policies, work rules, and Union Contract. Effectively utilizes this knowledge to:
    • analyze and resolve work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems;
    • correctly maintains time and attendance records;
    • confers with Group Leader(s) and employees to coordinate activities of individual departments;
    • ensure department inventory is accurate;
    • make daily decisions on production schedules and personnel related matters that affect the delivery and quality.
    • It is the expectation of the company that Supervisors will accomplish these goals by working to a high ethical standard and consistently complies with all company policies, work rules, Union Contractual agreements, and applicable laws with little to no direct supervision;
    • must be able to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd Shift, depending on the current operational needs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred but NOT Required
  • Manufacturing environment a plus but not required.
  • 3+ Years of Automotive Manufacturing Experience; Five (5) to seven (7) years of Supervisory experience, heat treating, metal finishing or working with metals is preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel, Word required
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing, Project Management and ISO procedures is required
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work; excellent time management skills required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrate good judgment and decision making with the ability to analyze situations and present resolutions

Please mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki at 106 Lonczak Drive, Chicopee, MA 01022 or email us at autocareers@ustsubaki.com and reference job title in subject line.


PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR 24/7 SHIFT b 

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC a world-class manufacturer and supplier of Timing Chain Systems to the automotive industry is seeking a Quality Engineer in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

The person in this position will be primarily responsible for meeting our quality requirements and goals as they relate to internal quality as well customer quality, problem resolution, documentation and change approval. In addition, this individual will also provide leadership for continuous improvement team activities in specific manufacturing departments.  Coordinates activities with both Production, Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Assurance.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Identify areas for improvement related to quality and recommended solutions to identified problems.  Implement approved changes using quality principles and document requirements on a timely basis.
  • Help facilitate continuous improvement and learning across functional areas through training and communication of quality initiatives.  
  • Lead in implementation of software to record inspection data that allows for the elimination of paper record keeping.
  • Participate in quality audits to help identify and resolve production and quality system deficiencies.
  • Report to management any issues prior to missing an objective.
  • Ensure quality requirements are met and improved upon for internal manufacturing processes.
  • Perform various internal quality and process audits to ensure conformance to IATF 16949 requirements.
  • Perform various internal layered process audits to continually improve internal quality and production
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred but NOT Required
  • 5+ Years of Automotive Manufacturing Experience; Three (3) years Quality Engineer experience is highly desired 
  • Engineering or in a related field of study and at least five years of QE leadership experience in an industrial and/or automotive environment. Experience with lean manufacturing, project management, and ISO procedures is preferred.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively in high stress situations.  Must be able to work independently while maintaining a distinguished level of time and priority management.
  • Proficient problem solving and root cause analysis skill.
  • Preventative action experience with cost savings analysis.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel, Word required; 
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work; excellent time management skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and decision making with the ability to analyze situations and present a resolution(s). 

Please mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki at 106 Lonczak Drive, Chicopee, MA 01022 or email us at autocareers@ustsubaki.com and reference job title in subject line.


PURCHASING ASSISTANT 

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC a world-class manufacturer and supplier of Timing Chain Systems to the automotive industry is seeking a Die Repairer for 2nd and 3rd shift in Chicopee, MA facility.

The Purchasing Assistant’s primary responsibilities are for those indirect Suppliers supporting office supplies, rental programs record management programs and supporting the Procurement/Production Planning Team.  Assist Buyers with timely and accurate processing of receipts and Invoices, while also providing support to resolve discrepancies.  Primary responsibility for Supplier certifications and records to be maintained and updated as required by our policies and procedures.  Assist Department with direct material planning as needed (start of production, program end of life).

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review requests and inventory in order to procure general office supplies need to support company requirements 
  • Coordinate weekly rental programs for employee uniforms, rags, and rugs
  • Assist/support Buyers with discrepant Invoice resolution
  • Assist in completion of required NAFTA documents submitted to USTA Customers
  • Review Requisitions  
  • Perform data entry of all purchase orders   
  • Sends new purchase orders to vendors  
  • Prepares purchase orders and bid requests 
  • Receives and contacts vendors to find out status of orders  
  • Aid in receiving of goods and services as needed 
  • Assist in the scanning and filing of department documents  
  • Support Buyers with AP Statements Reconciliation; confirming Invoice payments receipt accuracy and accurate paperwork  
  • Adheres to purchasing policies, processes and procedures 
  • Negotiates best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budgets and schedule requirements 
  • Support Department/Company goals of reducing cost, quality, safety and continuous improvement  
  • Interfaces with all departments and resolves problems and issues as necessary

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree Preferred but Not Required
  • 1 – 3 years of job related experiences 
  • Manufacturing environment a plus but not required 
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel, Word required  
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work; excellent time management skills required 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.   Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing. 
  • Demonstrate good judgment and decision making with the ability to analyze situations and present a resolution(s).

Tsubaki offers competitive benefits and starting pay, step increases and shift differential. Please send resume to autocareers@ustsubaki.com.  Tsubaki is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled


Second shift production supervisor

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC, an international tier-one supplier of chain-drive systems to automotive OEM's, has a career opportunity in our Chicopee, Massachusetts Location. 

The Production Supervisor directs and coordinates union personnel within the various departments involving the various stages of manufacturing and assembly of automotive parts, specifically timing chain system components.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Shift Supervisors are responsible for directing, coordinating, training, coaching, and supervising the daily activities of assigned employees that are directly and/or indirectly engaged in the production process of assigned products/departments/processes in a manner that ensures all safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and labor utilization goals are achieved.
  • Create and monitor daily efficient flow of material through the department by utilization of manpower and equipment in the department.
  • Determine and implement continuous improvement plans for the equipment, and overall department.
  • Monitor yearly budget for the department ensure goals are met by reducing cost related to production and MRO supplies.
  • Foster working relationships with associated departments i.e. Planning, Engineering and Quality.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication vehicles such as toolbox meetings and employee meetings.
  • Understands, communicates, and follows all company policies, work rules, and Union Contract. Effectively utilizes this knowledge to:
    • Analyze and resolve work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
    • Correctly maintains time and attendance records.
    • Confers with Group Leader(s) and employees to coordinate activities of individual
    • departments.
    • Ensure department inventory is accurate.
    • Make daily decisions on production schedules and personnel related matters that affect the delivery and quality.
  • It is the expectation of the company that Supervisors will accomplish these goals by working to a high ethical standard and consistently complies with all company policies, work rules, Union Contractual agreements, and applicable laws with little to no direct supervision.
  • Must be able to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd Shift, depending on the current operational needs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred but Not Required
  • Manufacturing environment a plus but not required.
  • 3+ Years of Automotive Manufacturing Experience; Five (5) to seven (7) years of Supervisory experience, heat treating, metal finishing or working with metals is preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel, Word required;
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing, Project Management and ISO procedures is required
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work; excellent time management skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and decision making with the ability to analyze situations and present a resolution(s).

Please mail or e-mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki at 106 Lonczak Drive, Chicopee, MA 01022 or email autocareers@ustsubaki.com and reference job title in subject line.


TEST & EVALUATION ENGINEER

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC a world-class manufacturer and supplier of Timing Chain Systems to the automotive industry is seeking a Test & Evaluation Engineer.  The purpose of this position is to evaluate and test chain drive performance within internal combustion engines; operating engine dynamometers and motoring stands.

The purpose of this position is to evaluate and test chain drive performance within internal combustion engines; operating engine dynamometers and motoring stands.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Testing chain drive performance within internal combustion engines; operating engine dynamometers and motoring stands. 
  • Traveling to customer sites to conduct chain system evaluations as part of a global evaluation team.
  • Performing Finite Element Analysis on Tsubaki chain system components.
  • Setting up complex chain system and component tests using appropriate hardware, sensors, data acquisition, etc.
  • Designing test parts and creating engineering drawings.
  • Operating and maintaining dynamic chain test machines.
  • Preparing test reports on system evaluations and component tests.
  • Examining and evaluating customer test results.
  • Develop and provide test plans for customer issues and limited scope projects.
  • Design and acquire required test equipment/fixtures from vendors
  • Conduct product evaluations using internal and external standards for test work.
  • Document the tests conducted, results, issues encountered, and the solutions developed.
  • Utilize monitoring and measuring equipment to perform inspection and test functions.
  • Participate in global cross-functional teams, including marketing, designers, manufacturing, sales and procurement.
  • Manage workload to ensure timely and accurate completion of tasks.
  • Performs Test & Evaluation facility upgrades and maintenance.
  • Maintaining all lab equipment to IATF/TS16949 standards, including calibration.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required. Mechanical Engineering preferred. 
  • 0- 3 years of related experience preferred. 
  • Understanding of engineering experimentation, data acquisition and instrumentation.
  • Understanding, with hands-on experience, of internal combustion engines. 
  • Strong mechanical skills and strong CAD&FEA skills. (Solidworks, Ansys, NX).
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and speaking skills.
  • Critical thinking and complex problem solving skills required. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and written. 
  • Comfortable with public speaking and communicating effectively.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in MS Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel & Word. Ability to move safely in a manufacturing environment.
  • Occasional travel, less than 20%

Please mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki, 138 Davis Street, Portland, TN 37148 or email us at autocareers@ustsubaki.com and reference job title in subject line.  



Portland, TN

Available Positions:
3rd Shift Assembler | Material Handler—2nd Shift | Quality Engineer  

3rd Shift Assembler

Essential Job Functions:

  • Following work instructions and/or route sheets, assemble and/or pack products for various departments.
  • Inspect machinery at beginning of shift and notate on check sheet.
  • Clean and/or lubricate machinery as required.
  • Inspect and place parts in designated trays.
  • Meet specified quantity and quality guidelines.
  • Maintain equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Report faulty operation or defective material to supervisor.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior assembly experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with EDI, QAD, or other manufacturing software and MS Office Suite a plus.

Please mail or e-mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki at 138 Davis Street, Portland, TN 37148 or email autocareers@ustsubaki.com and reference job title in subject line.


Material Handler—2nd Shift

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC a world-class manufacturer and supplier of Timing Chain Systems to the automotive industry is seeking a Material Handler—2nd Shift in Portland, Tennessee.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Operate fork lift trucks.
  • Remove materials from warehouse racks using lot control and FIFO control as directed.
  • Prepare and place material boxes for Assembler’s access.
  • Load conveyors with empty trays and remove completed trays.
  • Inspect and palletize completed trays.
  • Remove kit pallets, shrink wrap and store in designated location.
  • Maintain production line flow by providing constant flow of material to line.
  • Maintain equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Report faulty operation or defective material to supervisor.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior assembly related experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with EDI, QAD or other manufacturing software and MS Office Suite a plus.

Please mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki, 138 Davis Street, Portland, TN 37148 or email us at autocareers@ustsubaki.com and reference job title in subject line.


Quality-Engineer

US Tsubaki Automotive, LLC a world-class manufacturer and supplier of Timing Chain Systems to the automotive industry is seeking a Quality Engineer in Portland, Tennessee.

The Quality Engineer works directly with Tier Two suppliers to ensure compliance with Quality System requirements. Performs audits on suppliers to rate actual performance against standards. Issues and follows up on Corrective Actions for non-compliance. Coordinates activities with both Manufacturing and Quality Assurance, particularly on issues related to daily production and/or new products. Responsible for day-to-day Supplier Quality function. In addition, this role will be responsible for all packaging designs, working with the customers, suppliers, and internal departments for the most cost efficient design that maintains a quality part. This position will also be responsible for continuous improvement activities related to packaging to support safety, quality, cost, and process. The Quality Engineer role will be the APQP liaison. This means that they will work with the current CFT (Cross Functional Team) and APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) team to ensure good communication with manufacturing departments especially during PPAP and launch events. This position is responsible to ensure that all APQP related items are tracked and support CFT as required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develops Supplier Quality Manual to outline Supplier Quality expectations, including elements based on the TS16949 standards.
  • Develop Supplier Audit Check System to review Supplier compliance with Quality Systems standards and document Supplier performance.
  • Develop process expertise for supplier operations. Critical commodities include Powdered Metals, Plastics, Aluminum Die Casting, and Cast Iron along with commodity products such as Springs, Limiters and Bolts.
  • Responsible for tracking occurrences per month directly related to supply base non-conformities.
  • Hold accountability to 20-30 major automotive tier two suppliers while maintaining and continually improving upon relationships between both USTA and the supply base.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly and annual supplier audits based on high, medium and low risk suppliers.
  • Manage, maintain and improve USTA Supplier Development and Monitoring scoring system.
  • Track, record and hold accountability to various corrective actions up to and including official OEM complaints.
  • Develop thriving and positive relationships and lines of communication with various tier two suppliers. Partnership approach vs Supplier/Customer.
  • Work directly with customers, suppliers, and internal departments to develop packaging designs that meet safety, quality, cost, and process goals.
  • Evaluate current packaging to improve safety, quality, cost, and process improvements.
  • Organize packaging submissions, trials and testing to meet customer timing, quality, cost.
  • Meet with offsite CFT, APQP, Management team to understand the APQP requirements for each project launch.
  • Coordinate APQP activities ensuring that team members understand requirements.
  • Track APQP activities, communicate status to CFT, APQP, and Management. Support CFT and Manufacturing in APQP and related activities in order to meet timing and customer expectations.
  • Prepare APQP documents (Customer required documents, Control Plan, PFMEA, Process Flow Diagrams, etc..) and Work standards as required. Report to management any issues prior to missing an objective.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 1-2 Years of Automotive Manufacturing Experience; Two (2) years Quality Engineer experience is highly desired
  • Engineering or in a related field of study and at least five years of QE leadership experience in an industrial and/or automotive environment. Experience with lean manufacturing, project management, and ISO procedures is preferred.
  • Use of SPC, AQP tools and metrics to proactively identify and introduce improvement to tier two organizations.
  • Proficient with the use of SPC and C.I. activities to reduce waste and prevent quality non-conformities throughout tier two supply base.
  • Effective in control plan auditing and process verification.
  • Experience with effective corrective action implementation and root cause evaluation, using methodologies such as: 5Y, Fishbone, 5P, 8D’s, DMAIC Six Panels, Six Sigma.
  • Effective presentation and communication skills when speaking in front of large groups of people.
  • Comfortable with public speaking and communicating effectively.
  • Familiar with automotive fast pace of work environment and high priority customer requirements.
  • Experience with the IATF 16949 requirements and specific clauses for supplier monitoring and development.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively in high stress situations. Must be able to work independently while maintaining a distinguished level of time and priority management.
  • Management of cross-functional teams to resolve open and repeat corrective actions. Strong leadership skills with ability to take various teams towards data driven goals based around COQ, CAPA, and SCARS.
  • Proficient problem solving and root cause analysis skill; Ability to lead regular meetings via teleconference or in face with various tier two suppliers.

Please mail your resume with salary history to Tsubaki, 138 Davis Street, Portland, TN 37148 or email us at autocareers@ustsubaki.com and reference job title in subject line.


Troy, MI

Available Positions:

Sales Analyst

Sales Analyst

Assist Sales Manager and Account Mangers in all Sales department functions including but not limited to completing customer cost breakdown forms, maintaining customer contract log, support sales forecasting, marketing activities and processing customer orders.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Complete necessary customer cost breakdown and tooling forms and manage customer RFQ systems.
  • Assist in data analysis and creating reports for customers and internal groups · Maintain customer pricing contract log.
  • Support market data analysis and internal distribution of automotive market trends on a periodic basis
  • Run QAD (ERP) reports as and when required by the Sales office staff
  • Provide general administrative support for the Sales Office Staff
  • Other tasks as directed by management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration and/or Engineering degree required
  • 0-2 years’ experience working for an automotive OEM or tier supplier
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and equipment is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail is critical
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications with emphasis on Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint .
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time– both domestic and international

If interested, please submit a completed “Job Opportunity” form to the Human Resources Department by the posting closing date. If someone you know is interested, contact Arin Langan-Wytas, extension 7294. This position is being recruited both internally and externally.


Tsubaki is an EEO Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities 

Tsubaki offers competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits, including health benefits effective on date of hire, 401(k) match and profit sharing.

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