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Program Ergonomist (Automotive) (271787)WarrenMichigan.

Program Ergonomist (Automotive) (271787)

Warren | Michigan | United States | 48092

Job Title:
Program Ergonomist (Automotive)

Type of Position:
Long term ongoing contract role, possible to go direct

Job Location:
Warren, MI

Negotiable (depending on experience) (Generally $38/hr to $43/hr)


Job Description:
HRU Technical Resources has partnered with a major automotive manufacturer to place a Program Ergonomist (Automotive).  This role will provide technical ergonomics support for the Engineering Integration Ergonomics Group.  In this role you will implement common design-in ergonomic process during vehicle/stamping and powertrain development process for new product programs.  You will implement ergonomic requirements throughout the product development process.  Candidates will use their experience / training and technical specifications to provide appropriate input into the development process for engineering and manufacturing.  This position requires the need to assimilate data from many sources and apply both practical and technical problem-solving techniques.  Candidates will assist in driving common ergonomic processes and designs.  Decisions are to be made within the limits of general practices, policies, and procedures.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
•    Provide technical support for New & Major programs as assigned. Ensure the Ergonomics requirements are implemented throughout the duration of all new vehicle and powertrain programs.
•    Perform analysis & evaluation of operations, interpret specifications and guidelines, and provide technical recommendations to all requisite functions.
•    Validate that ergonomic issues have been resolved by taking multiple force measurements on assembly operations. Track open ergonomics issues to closure.
•    Provide communication "bridge" between plant ergonomics and Central Office/Headquarters engineering activities by bringing current plant ergonomics issues to the appropriate design and manufacturing engineers.
•    Assist Plants with identification and development of ergonomics solutions on plant specific requests and issues.
•    Participate as appropriate in specific ergonomics initiatives/projects as needed.
•    Provide timely written reports and updates on specific ergonomics projects.
•    Other contributions as required.

•    Bachelor’s degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering with course work in ergonomics or degree in ergonomics, human kinetics or related ergonomics degree, or industrial management
•    1 to 2 years of industrial experience including internships and co-op work.
•    1-year minimum proficiency with ergonomics analytical tools in manufacturing/industry/course work.
•    Demonstrated ability to organize, plan and execute manufacturing and/or ergonomic manufacturing projects.
•    High level of interpersonal, oral and written communication skills-ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
•    High level of analytical ability and problem-solving skills.
•    Demonstrated ability to work well with multiple customers at the same time.
•    Demonstrated ability to work with the UAW and other unions.

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Automotive experience.
•    AutoCAD and CAD/UG working with 3-Dimensional Human Modeling Simulation (JACK) or advanced computer skills.

Work Environment:
•    1st (day) shift - generally 7am to 3:30pm
•    May periodically require afternoon shift (3pm to 11pm) to cover special builds.
•    Occasional overnight travel and occasional daytime travel to sites in southeast Michigan

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