THK Rhythm Automotive has multiple positions available at Portland facility

July 16, 2020

 

THK Rhythm Automotive has multiple positions available at its Portland facility located at 902 Lyons Road in Portland.

 

 

SALARIED POSITION OPENING:          Business Analyst

Reporting to:                                                            Plant Controller

Date:                                                                        7/9/2020

 

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for using data analytics to calculate and evaluate business decisions for TRA Michigan. This role involves cost accounting and financial analysis of various manufacturing and other company processes.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: (Essential functions)

  • Preparation of cost inquiries for existing products changes and newly manufactured products

  • Preparation of business cases for new product and process launches

  • Calculation and maintenance of standard cost system – rates, hours, overhead absorption, etc.

  • Tracking variance analysis between standard costs, budgeted expenses and actual costs

  • Monitoring profitability of major programs for the facility

  • Validating and analyzing cost improvement projects

  • Modeling business scenarios such as make vs buy, discounted cash flows, etc.

  • Assist with future forecasts and variance explanations

  • Compile data driven responses for various information requests

  • Utilize and maintain accuracy within multiple software systems – SAP (PR9 and TG1), Siemens Team Center, Oracle FCCS budgeting tool, etc.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist with various internal and external audit requests

  • Assist with the general ledger functions and account reconciliations

  • Track and report project spending in SAP

  • Provide backup to various departmental functions as directed.

  • Support continuous improvement efforts through participation on cross functional teams

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field for a four-year university

  • One to three years’ experience in Accounting preferred

  • Experience in the Manufacturing industry preferred

  • Excellent data management and computer skills required

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills essential

  • Experience with SAP or other ERP system

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, primarily Excel

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize needs to meet deadlines

  • Ability to be flexible and perform as a leader within the Accounting Department

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Associates may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as necessary

 

 

Please email your resume, with “Human Resources Generalist” in the subject line, along with a cover letter to:  HR.Portland@trmi.thk.com

 

 

 

 

POSITION OPENING:                                  Layout Inspector

Reporting to:                                                                 Quality Manager

Date:                                                                             7/14/2020

 

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for Inspecting a wide variety of product components, tooling, and gages to make certain that dimensions and quality of product will be within prescribed tolerances before releasing for manufacturing purposes. Adjust, calibrate, set and utilize a wide variety of gages used in manufacturing and inspection. Perform any other duties with inspection functions as directed

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: (Essential functions)

  • Ability to effectively utilize complex drawings/specifications to make surface layout arrangements for inspecting. components, complicated tools and gages, in-process machine parts, finished assemblies, determine tolerance dimensions, bends, surface finishes and stock allowance. 

  • Check new tools and/or fixtures to specifications prior to their release.

  • Use profilometer, comparator, sine bars, hardness testers, surface plates, micrometers, height gages, jo blocks, coordinate measuring machine (CMM) and related inspection equipment and techniques.

  • Must be able to work overtime.

Additional Responsibilities:

Responsible for producing precision measurements therefore must be detailed and accurate in job practices.  Close visual attentiveness and accuracy must be applied on a consistent basis. Establish and maintain accurate inspection records utilizing both hard copy and computer programs. Both organizational skills and attention to detail is critical

 

Qualifications:

  • Journey status or appropriate certification required.

  • Have basic knowledge of math, geometry, trigonometry, and metrology. 

ERGONOMICS:

  • Normal effort is expended when handling forgings, machine parts, tooling, gages, and finished assemblies. Parts handled vary from light to heavy.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Associates may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as necessary

 

Please email your resume, with “Layout Inspector” in the subject line, along with a cover letter to:  HR.Portland@trmi.thk.com

 

 

 

 

JOB OPPORTUNITY   -   Toolmaker

 

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT HIGHLIGHTS THE DETAILS NECESSARY TO DESCRIBE THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB CLASSIFICATION AND IS NOT INTENDED AS A LIST OF ALL THE DUTIES THAT ARE INHERENT TO THE POSITION.

 

Position Summary:

Promote teamwork and convey a genuine interest in supporting the lean production philosophy. Maintain acceptable levels of performance as measured against department benchmarks. In addition, provide input relative to continuously improving the overall production performance of the department.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:  (Essential functions)

  • Setup and operate all Tool Room equipment to perform highly diversified machining, grinding and assembling operations on manual and CNC machines

  • Manufacturing and/or repair of precision jigs, fixtures, dies, tools, gages, samples and production parts

  • Required to use a wide variety of machines such as saws, drills, mills, lathes and grinders to make parts from steel, cast iron, aluminum, brass or plastic

  • Able to use hand and bench tools to fit, polish and lap prior to assembly operations

  • Able to determine the most efficient method for production quality parts

  • Able to perform re-sharpening operations on a large variety of tooling and cutters

  • Must be able to interpret complex blueprints and design specifications, starting with raw material, plan and layout all operations to be performed, and end up with a completed part

  • Must make precision measurements and set ups with comparators, sine bars, surface gages, micrometers and gage blocks

  • Experience in welding tool steels, cast iron, and aluminum preferred. Must be able to work overtime when required

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Be a team player – able to work with tooling team, production team and other employees, vendors and management

  • Responsible to minimize any negative impacts on the environment

  • Report work-related incidents immediately

 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively communicate, plan, organize and problem solve is essential

  • Exert considerable muscular effort in dismantling machines, lifting heavy parts while utilizing proper equipment and using hand tools

  • Be a team player

  • Adhere to all established health, safety and environmental policies and procedures

  • Preferred Journeyman or certificate in the Toolmaker trade and/or relative experience

  • Must have own set of tools

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Associates may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as necessary.

 

Please send THK Internal Application, resume, cover letter and any certification documents to:  HR.Portland@trmi.thk.com           

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