Casting Engineer - Buffalo, New York United States - 36562

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 36562
Title: Casting Engineer
Job Location: Buffalo, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Our client, an established and progressive automotive manufacturer, is seeking a Casting Engineer to join their team in Amherst, NY to take on a high level of responsibility, share knowledge, and develop ideas.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client, an established and progressive automotive manufacturer, is seeking a Casting Engineer to join their team in Amherst, NY to take on a high level of responsibility, share knowledge, and develop ideas.

As Casting Engineer, you will:

·         Oversee the process and tool design of casting suppliers and enforce adhesion to a process design best practice

·         Define and develop an Aluminum HPDC bill of or process and design for castings.

·         Drive internal and external use of casting simulation software to improve quality and cost and mitigate tool alterations and modifications

·         Support suppliers with regular reviews and help drive issue resolution

·         Diagnose and implement corrective actions for casting defects

·         Participate in product cost and quality improvement efforts

·         Travel to foundries for workshops and new supplier development

Qualifications

·         Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field of study

·         Minimum of 5 years of experience with Aluminum High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC) preferably within the automotive field

·         Strong understanding of Aluminum HPDC Process Design

·         Knowledge of production tool design, aluminum material grades and properties

·         Ability to provide design for manufacturing support to guide product engineers during advanced engineering & design phases

·         Experience with PROCAST or similar software

·         Ability to diagnose casting defects and provide corrective actions

·         Good comprehension of die casting standards (NADCA)

The successful candidate will be a part of a globally recognized company that offers technologically innovative solutions for automotive and industrial applications. The company attributes their success to having diverse, competent teams of innovative, out of the box thinkers who want to reach their full potential, and by giving back to their community through various social engagement activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications

·         Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field of study

·         Minimum of 5 years of experience with Aluminum High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC) preferably within the automotive field

·         Strong understanding of Aluminum HPDC Process Design

·         Knowledge of production tool design, aluminum material grades and properties

·         Ability to provide design for manufacturing support to guide product engineers during advanced engineering & design phases

·         Experience with PROCAST or similar software

·         Ability to diagnose casting defects and provide corrective actions

·         Good comprehension of die casting standards (NADCA)

Education:
University - Master's Degree