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Site Manager

FATA is seeking a Site Manager to oversee conveyor projects.  It is a full-time position with an anticipated full time travel requirement.

Job Duties

  • Manage the day-to-day Site installation and integration of conveyor projects
  • Manage the day-to-day site safety tasks
  • Understand FATA’s scope of supply for the project and be able to recognize tasks that are outside of the scope
  • Attend weekly Open Issues meetings and manage the field tasks on the list
  • Coordinate between FATA, Owner, and miscellaneous subcontractors in order to complete the installation and commissioning of FATA’s conveyors

Experience

  • A minimum 5 years Site Management experience in the Conveyor industry
  • Must be able to generate documents in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience in using Microsoft PowerPoint would be a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, or significant field experience working with multiple trades.
  • Solid communication skills.

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Controls Engineer

Direct Supervisor:  Electrical Engineering Manager

Required Skills 

  • Thorough understanding of 24v DC, 120v AC, 240v AC, and 480v AC electrical circuits, in both single and three phase.
  • Thorough understanding of VFD motor controls.
  • Experience with AutoCAD.
  • Ability to manage time and priorities.
  • Ability to be a great team player who works well with our customers, company management and the project team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willing to travel within North America including Mexico up to 25% of the time

Job Duties

  • Lead a team of electrical engineers designing all types of conveyor components and systems
  • Interface with project engineering/management to verify equipment requirements
  • Liaising with electrical and software engineers and vendors in product development
  • Attending design reviews, and customer job-site meetings, when required
  • Travel to customer meetings, manufacturing vendors or job sites.
  • Provide technical support to project managers, equipment assemblers and site supervisors
  • CAD Design, development and engineering from a conceptual idea.
  • Perform duties of the mechanical engineer or designer when requested

Experience

  • Conveyor Systems for the Automotive Manufacturing
  • Familiar with GM, Ford, and FCA Electrical Controls Standards
  • 4 Year Engineering Degree
  • Minimum of three years experience designing PLC Systems

Preferred Experience With

  • ePlan
  • Allen Bradley Controls
  • Control RS Logix 5000
  • ArmorStart Motor Controllers
  • Powerflex Drives
  • DeviceNet and Ethernet communications
  • PLC programming
  • Control Logix and Guard Logix programming
  • Panelview programming

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Mechanical Project Engineer

Direct Supervisor:  Mechanical Engineering Manager

Required Skills

  • Experience in detailed system and component mechanical design (conveyor experience preferred)
  • Proficient 2-D AutoCAD experience is required
  • SolidWorks or Inventor 3-D design experience preferred (FEA is a plus).
  • The ability to quickly concept cost effective solutions to a customer’s requirements/changes
  • Ability to perform design calculations (i.e. drive sizing, machine elements, structural elements, etc.)
  • Preparing Excel spreadsheets – capable of writing formulas
  • Must be well organized and have a keen sense of urgency
  • Able to prioritize several concurrent projects in order to meet schedule milestones
  • Generate engineering release requisitions
  • Documentation control
  • Field engineering
  • Drawing checking
  • Candidate will be a great team player who works well with our customers, company management and the project team

Job Duties

  • Lead a team of mechanical engineers designing all types of conveyor components and systems
  • Interface with project engineering/management to verify equipment requirements
  • Liaising with electrical and software engineers and vendors in product development
  • Attending design reviews, and customer job-site meetings, when required
  • Travel to customer meetings, manufacturing vendors or job sites.
  • Provide technical support to project managers, equipment assemblers and site supervisors
  • CAD Design, development and engineering from a conceptual idea.
  • Perform duties of the mechanical engineer or designer when requested

Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years Engineering Experience designing and implementing in the conveyor / automated material handling system
  • Knowledge of structural steel elements, material handling and production systems
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

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Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

FATA Automation, Inc. is seeking a full time Shipping & Receiving Supervisor for their main office in Auburn Hills, MI. This is an hourly position, reporting to the Materials Manager. This role is on-site, full time.

 Qualifications

  • A minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment with shipping and receiving skills, inventory and warehousing skills, and materials/logistics planning experience.
  • Conveyor system, material handling, system integration, special machine build, or automation experience helpful.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related field, but will also consider a combination of experience and education.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel and have good written communication skills.
  • ERP/MPR System Experience Preferred.
  • Position is on-site, full time, with minimal travel required

 Duties

  • Must be able to prepare bill of ladings (BOL’s), pro forma invoices, and other customary shipping paperwork, including for international shipments – USMCA and overseas shipments, primarily from Europe – with limited guidance.
  • Schedule inbound and outbound shipments to include international shipments and prepare documents to include invoices, BOL’s, pro forma invoices, and labels for transportation.
  • Keep all stock organized and labeled. Organize racks and shelving to accommodate inventory, help specify types of material storage systems and implement plans
  • Move material and direct material movement to different locations and prepare paperwork and packaging to send items to vendors for outside services
  • Review packing slips, count inventory and enter information of incoming material into system.
  • Check products being shipped against shipping order paperwork to ensure proper amounts, identification and correct materials are accounted for.
  • Check/audit packaging for quality and observe all truck loading operations, bracing and securing of loads to assure safe arrival.
  • Oversee Material Handlers in conjunction with their direct supervisor and re-allocate resources, when needed, to complete specific tasks.
  • Experience scheduling LTL and FTL deliveries and working with transportation companies and brokers.
  • Working knowledge of standard terms and conditions of truck shipping including incoterms and HS/HTS Product Classification Codes, and truck and container types.
  • Able to effectively and continually organize job inventory, keeping track of all materials on hand at all times, in an organize manner.
  • Manage multiple projects by utilizing strong written and oral communication to establish priorities.
  • Navigate ERP system (Infor/Syteline) and work with Engineering, Project, Commodities, and Materials Teams to determine shipment needs.
  • Continuous improvement mindset; ability to implement new processes and ideas.
  • Develop and maintain logistics support options and perform regular cost-benefit analysis.
  • Review and adjust inventory levels according to cycle counts, ensuring appropriate inventory management practices and cost effective operations.
  • Work with purchasing department to make sure critical shipments will arrive in time for build.

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