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Magna Cosma

Discreet Event Simulation



Company Information

In an increasingly global and competitive world of automotive manufacturing, engineers need to accurately model and predict manufacturing reality years before production starts. Cosma Assembly Technology helps our customers achieve world-class manufacturing by using the latest technologies to design and validate automotive assembly processes and concepts. Our customers include some of the largest Magna production facilities around the globe. Cosma Assembly Technology is located in Brampton, Onta

Job Description

Major Responsibilities
*Validation and analysis of supplied assembly processes using discrete event simulation methodologies. *Conduct buffer capacity optimization and machine/operator/station utilization studies *Conduct build sequence, layout, cycle time and material flow validations. *Assist Process Engineers and divisions with optimization of Design Processes *Flexibility and willingness to travel Europe, North America, Asia and have a valid travel documents *Excellent English skills (fluent in spoken and written, presentation skills) *Understands and follows established rules, procedures and policies relating to position

Knowledge and Education
Bachelor's degree of engineering or related discipline. A Master's degree preferred. *Experience working with Discrete Event Simulations. *Mastery of simulation modeling software such as Siemens Plant Simulation, AnyLogic, FlexSim, Arena and SIMUL8 *Good understanding of lean principals is an asset *Experience working with Discrete Event Simulations. *Demonstrated mastery of operations research methods with a focus on simulation modeling. *Exposure to manufacturing and industrial assembly systems required. *Production experience an asset. *Advanced knowledge in statistics (Distribution Fitting, ANOVA, and Linear/Logistics Regression, Design of Experiments). *Strong programming skills in OOP languages such as C++, C# or Java required. *Experience with statistical analysis software packages such as SAS, SPSS, Minitab, strongly preferred. *Experience with MS Excel and VBA an asset.

Additional Information
*Guide and train Cosma Divisions in the value of performing discrete event simulations *Submit weekly data reports collected from an assembly production line in a manufacturing facility. *Conduct a multivariate analysis to find main effects or interactions between variables on the JPH output of that production line. *Establish strong relationships with the Production and Maintenance Team Members to collect data and may provide improvement ideas to reduce variability of JPH. *Help identify the root cause(s) of throughput variability, and provide real-world data to strengthen our Discrete Event model. *Advanced candidates will also have the opportunity to modify existing Discrete Event models using the data s/he collected.

Contact Information

Magna Cosma
Posting Date: 10-Jan-2018Engineering Permanent, Full-Time 1 ASAP
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