Process Engineer - Cold Stamp - MASON, MI



Date:  Sep 23, 2023

Long Description


The primary function of this position will be to research, plan, and implement cold stamping process development and improvements of progressive and transfer presses.   Identify and coordinate tooling and process initiatives to foster continuous improvement across departments for long-term success.  Monitor mechanical, electromechanical, hydraulic equipment in support of meeting production goals.  Review production trends to develop actionable plans in the press shop. Define product cycle time and perform time study and methods engineering analysis.


Ensure adherence to safety rules and PPE.
Support maintenance troubleshooting of presses and implementation of corrective actions including interface with controls, robots, and PLC systems.
Setup and programming new press jobs.
Develop and document process, procedures, instructions and parameters for new and existing jobs working closely with Press Techs/Team leads and supervisors. 
Develop and deliver procedures to ensure the equipment meets all targets relating to Quality, Cost and Delivery.
Improve overall processes and related issues by taking a pro-active lead in the Continuous Improvement Activities.
Maintain current knowledge of industry technology and advances.
Other duties will include the design, installation and de-bug of machinery and capital equipment.
Support the Program Management group in evaluation of new work and processes.
Support the Production group in evaluation and improvement of product throughput.
Support team functions by:
Kaizen submittal and implementation
Supports operational metrics and meets operational needs
Participation in the Layered Process Audit schedule
Participation in definition of stamping lay-outs.
Participation in the Internal/External certification Audits 
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic / Mechanical Engineering / Technical / Industrial degree or equivalent, OR;
5+ years’ experience and training in a similar role and environment.
3-5 years cold stamp with 3-5 years cold stamp tooling experience desirable
Can demonstrate work experience, ideally within a manufacturing environment. Automotive industry experience preferred.


Ability to read and understand electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic prints.
Proficient in AutoCAD
Proficiency in PLC’s (Siemens & Panelview HMI’s) a plus;
Working knowledge of MS Office.
Clear understanding of Lean Principals & Tools.



Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and seek to hire the best candidate regardless of age, beliefs, disability, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.

About us

We are a multi-technology company present in over 20 countries and our team of over 40,000 is made up of 90 different nationalities. They are the driving force of our company, which designs, develops and produces parts for over 900 models of the leading vehicle manufacturers, and enable us to be one of the top suppliers worldwide.

Do you have what it takes to build the future of mobility with us?

- You will be joining a leading international group in the automotive sector with a clear commitment to innovation, a trail-blazer in Industry 4.0 and engaged with ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria.

- This is an opening to build a career in a global environment with many opportunities to grow both professionally and personally by participating and leading innovative and international projects.

- You will find a supportive and friendly environment where the emphasis is on team work, continuous improvement, trust, a dynamic spirit and thinking outside the box, and a passion for a job well done.

- You will be working with highly qualified professionals as Gestamp is committed to the ongoing training of our teams.

Join the Gestamp team!