Truform awarded 44 parts on P33A (MY2021 Rogue)

Truform Manufacturing has recently been awarded another large program of stampings and welded assemblies in support of the Model Year 2021 Nissan Rogue.  The parts awarded are interior cockpit module assemblies as well as exhaust system components.  Truform Manufacturing will be adding approximately 40,000 square feet to its Dickson facility in support of this new platform.  Program management activities and progressive tooling have already been kicked off with Truform tooling engineers currently on site in China monitoring tooling progress.

Manufacturing Engineer

 

 

Position Summary: This position is a hands-on engineering and technical support function serving the manufacturing and operations areas at Truform.  Tasks include process development and integrity in meeting customer requirements while maintaining a high level of operating effectiveness in the equipment, process and product characteristic areas.

Qualifications required:

  • 5-years’ experience in tooling, automation system development and problem solving in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Proficient in CAD, GD&T and engineering software
  • Excellent attitude
  • Understanding of TS16949, 5S or other quality programs

 

 

 

Qualifications desired:

  • 5 plus years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment
  • 5S, Kaizen or other quality or lean manufacturing experience

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Establishes a working knowledge of the Truform Business System
  • Works within all areas of Truform with the ability to effectively communicate ideas, problems and solutions to all employees
  • Conducts internal system audits
  • Coordinates part measurement layouts for conformance to prints
  • Develops work cell build analysis with a focus on streamlining operations with cost reductions
  • Works within engineering and operations in order to complete tooling, training and documentation tasks
  • Assists with tooling automation and equipment additions within the plant
  • Develops plant layouts, workflow diagrams and work cell layouts and maintains the plant layout drawings
  • Performs 5S activities within the plant and work areas to maintain work area cleanliness
  • Assists with cost reduction activities
  • Maintains the DMR log and ensures timely completion of open DMRs
  • Formulates corrective actions for non-value added operations
  • Evaluates, modifies and implements cost reduction and improvement ideas
  • Coordinates problem solving meetings, obtaining consensus and resolution to problems
  • Develops and implements corrective and preventive actions based on problem solving methods
  • Coordinates engineering changes ensuring documents and the quality system is updated
  • Develops product process flow charts, control plans, and FMEAs as required
  • Works within engineering to ensure timely completion of new product and process launches
  • Maintains the MSDS, OSHA safety log, and any health and safety training requirements
  • Reviews die and tooling designs for datum and print requirements conformance
  • Assists in developing accurate bills of materials for product in the plant
  • Develops PM schedules for equipment and ensures replacement parts are readily available
  • Assists in preparing PPAP packages per customer requirements
  • Develops weld schedules and provides weld problem solving
  • Integrates the theoretical with the practical
  • Must maintain a valid driver license
  • Other job duties as assigned

 

 

 

Nonessential functions and responsibilities:

  • Assist other engineers with projects as necessary

 

Training requirements:

  • General Safety
  • Electrostatic Discharge Awareness
  • Foreign Object Damage Awareness
  • Quality System Awareness – TS16949
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention

 

Success factors/job competencies:

  • Complete essential functions and responsibilities outlined above within the guidelines and timeframes supplied by the customer and Truform management
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Proactively address issues or problems relating to quality or organization of information
  • Meet project deadlines
  • Communicate project obstacles or changes clearly and in a timely manner
  • Creative thinking to solve problems
  • Be flexible to make modifications as necessary
  • Ability to communicate to shop floor employees the factors required to meet and maintain quality initiatives

 

 

Physical demands and work environment:

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work at a computer for long periods of time
  • Must be able to occasionally work in an environment that is not climate controlled
  • Must be able to squat, bend, twist and move to inspect tooling, equipment and parts
  • Must have fine motor skills to grasp and manipulate small parts
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in a factory setting that is not climate controlled, as the project demands
  • Must be able to visually inspect parts with or without corrective lenses

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401K, holidays, vacation and more.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Drug Free Workplace

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Multi-Crafted Maintenance Technician

Truform Manufacturing

We are seeking a Multi – Crafted Maintenance Technician (Afternoon-Shift) to join our team!

Position Summary: A multi-crafted maintenance technician that can troubleshoot and repair all types of production equipment. Experience working on progressive stamping presses, resistance weld cells, automated robotic cells and high speed assembly equipment is a definite asset.

Qualifications required:

  • Technical associates degree or equivalent
  • High school diploma required
  • 5 years experience working as a troubleshooter and repair person in a production environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematic diagrams.
  • Ability to read and interpret reference manuals and other technical data supplied in order to configure / install items such as sensors, motion controllers, motor drives, smart motors, HMI screens, etc.
  • Ability to read ladder logic and troubleshoot programable logic controlled circuits.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair robot and resistance weld tooling.
  • Ability to diagnose and make repairs to automated equipment.
  • Ability to safely work on 480 volt electric circuits, pneumatics and hydraulics required.
  • Ability to fabricate / repair parts & components as necessary to keep production equipment running.
  • Ability to drive fork lift and operate remote control overhead cranes.
  • Ability to reteach positions on robotic MIG cells.
  • Ability to train junior personnel.
  • Willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Willingness to participate in 5S and Kaizen projects.

 

Essential functions and responsibilities:

 

  • Troubleshoot mechanical stamping presses, coil feeders, scrap conveyors, resistance weld cells, automated assembly turntables, vibratory bowl fed systems, robot arc weld assembly cells, overhead cranes, compressors etc.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance activities throughout the plant
  • New equipment installation and start up
  • Minor rigging using fork truck and crane
  • Assist as required with new project team during automation start ups
  • Works on improvement projects as assigned
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Works within all areas of Truform/AHT with the ability to effectively communicate ideas, problems and solutions
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt and apply knowledge in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet customer expectations
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to read and write English
  • Performance shall be within the guidelines of the company’s policies and procedures
  • Willingness to work overtime as required (including weekends)
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Success factors/job competencies:
  •  Excellent troubleshooter
  • Driven to solve issues and make improvements
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be a motivated self-starter and able to work unsupervised 

Physical demands and work environment:

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to work in heat and cold and in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to operate man lift and work at heights.

Performance standards:

  • 90-day probationary period
  • Annual review

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401K, holidays, vacations and more.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Drug Free Workplace

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation based upon skill and ability

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Production welder / Fabricator

Jobs Truform

Job Title: Production Welder / Fabricator FSLA Status: Non-Exmpt
Department: Manufacturing Classification: Full Time
Reports to: Production Supervisor Supervises: N/A

 

Position Summary:          This skilled position will primarily work as a production fabricator focused on assembly of commercial cooking griddles, frames as well as pool heater assemblies.  This position will also work with CNC bending and Fiber Laser cutting equipment.

Qualifications required:

  • Ability to hand MIG weld in a production environment
  • Ability to set up and safely utilize other fabrication equipment such as roll formers, press brakes, Jigs, Fixtures, air tools, hand grinders, shears, spot welders, etc.
  • Ability to read and utilize part blueprints to produce finished assemblies.
  • Demonstrated competency in basic math
  • Basic ability to read and understand work instructions
  • Ability to make routine decisions and use problem solving to resolve basic issues or seek assistance
  • Excellent record of attendance
  • Flexible and responsive with a strong teamwork orientation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong orientation toward quality, safety and accuracy of work performed
  • Ability to effectively implement or respond to change
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds
  • Ability to work with little to no supervision

Qualifications desired:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • MIG, TIG, Stick cosmetic hand welding capability
  • Machine shop or fabrication shop apprenticeship completion desired
  • Trade school / tech school certification desired

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Receive components either purchased or produced from in house laser
  • Bend on CNC press brake as required per prints
  • Set up jigs and fixtures to assemble components as per prints
  • Hand MIG weld assemblies
  • Verify dimensions on all work performed
  • Package finished products as required
  • Perform assigned work to time standards and quality expectations
  • Account for time and work completed on a daily basis
  • Make routine decisions and use problem solving to resolve basic issues
  • Follow all prescribed safety regulations
  • Follow preventative maintenance on machines as prescribed
  • Perform daily incoming audits / Process audits / Dock audits
  • Maintain an acceptable level of 5S in the fabrication area
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Success factors/job competencies:

  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be a self starter with strong mechanical aptitude

Physical demands and work environment:

  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, twist, stretch and crouch
  • Must be able to use hands and arms to manipulate parts, test for defects and perform other job functions
  • Must be able to see with or without vision correction to visually inspect parts with 100% accuracy

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401K, holidays, vacations and more.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Drug Free Workplace

Job Type: Full-time

Please write a short description telling us why you are interested in the position, and ask any question you might have for us.
Max file size is 6 MB. Please upload your resume in either Word or PDF format.