Role & Responsibilities:
Incharge of Heat Treatment of forgings like connecting rods, crank shaft, steering knuckles, axle beams, valve bodies etc to drive quality, cost and utilization.
Conduct periodic CQI-9 internal assessment audit and improve in-process quality.
Cross verifying Furnace maintenance check sheets, Alarm system and Heat treatment processes.
Design heat treatment cycle for various for continuous furnaces, Pit Type Furnaces, Bogie Hearth Furnaces and Sealed Quench Furnace.
Exposure in Carburizing, Carbo nitriding, Gaseous Nit riding, Induction Hardening, Thro Hardening, Normalizing and Induction Softening, Aus Tempering, Nitro Carburizing processes etc will be of advantage.
Hands-on with Nitriding of Forging dies and component development/ PPAAP preparations.
Handling of internal as well as external customer complaints.
Hands-on quality tools for defect analysis e.g. 5 Why Analysis, PDCA, QC Tools, SPCs, Ishikawa, etc.
Provide Technical assistance and lead a team to achieve the results in terms of productivity, Quality, Cost, Safety and Moral.
Maintain quality records as per the requirement of ISO/ TS and CQI-9.
Perform Supplier Quality Audits and conduct capacity utilization study for existing machines and plan capacity expansion.
Prepare CAPA and incorporate process control plans for PFMEA.
Develop and monitor Annual budget for consumables and manpower.
Maintain documents & records as per CQI 09/ AIAG-HTSA guidelines.
Implement and maintain work standards as per ISO, TS-16949 and CQI-9.
Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
BE/ B.Tech/ Metallurgy/ Mechanical Engineering with 10+ year experience in implementation and maintenance of work standards as per CQI-9 guidelines.
Hands-on with Heat treatment shop with retort furnace, continuous mesh belt furnaces/ Pusher type CGC furnace, sealed quench furnaces/ SQF, endo gas generators, induction hardening/ Softening machines, pit type furnaces, tempering furnaces, Pre-heating furnaces, shot blasting machines, Friction Welding, Dry andWet wire drawing for SS Annealing etc.
Familiar with Capacity planning, Material handling and Layout planning.
Ability to control measures with optimal power, tools, consumable, machines spares, scrap cost monitoring and implementing the cost reduction actions.