Material Layout Developer & Data Analyst – 0424

Design Systems, Inc.

Warren, MI

Position Duties:

  1. Develop layouts for the kitting/sequencing areas.
  2. Work with the plant IEs, tech center IEs and Material Handling engineers, IT (for pick lights, scanners & tablets), team leaders and contractors.
  3. Support the updating of a PFEP (Plan For Every Part) and other data documents.
  4. Develop kitting areas layouts based on part information and usage from the PFEP. (Plan For Every Part)
  5. Possible involvement/input in the design of kitting carts.
  6. Develop execution drawings and WITS (Workstation Installation Tracking Sheet).
  7. Verify the installed items match the layouts, if not – update drawings to as-built state.
  8. Perform field checks for interferences and check original drawing accuracy.

Drawings Typically Include:

  • Material (container size, part number, qty., usage, etc.)
  • Material presentation (dolly, flow rack, riser, lift/tilt table)
  • Material stops (angle iron on floor to keep material from being pushed into the kitting cell)
  • Material signs (conduit for hanging it from)
  • High bay racks
  • Lighting
  • Utilities requirements (Ethernet, device net, power, air, FRL)
  • Scanner, HMI, printer, pick light (location)
  • Cable trays
  • Sub assembly tables (location)
  • AGC paths
  • Operator workstations (table, trash, etc.)
  • Empty container/dunnage (location)
  • Lift assists
  • Operator Fans (in some cases)

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Previous Industrial/Manufacturing/Material Layout engineering experience.
  • Knowledgeable in Material Strategy/Kitting principles.
  • Must know AutoCAD and FactoryCad.
  • Automotive experience required.
  • Must be a team player, pro-active and be able to perform under limited supervision.

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office
  • AutoCAD
  • Other: FactoryCad

Minimum Education Required:

  • Bachelors

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to Travel
  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Personal Credit Card

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