Automotive Transmission Research and Development Program Manager in Bethany, OK at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Bethany, OK
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Summary: Provide engineeringsupport to the transmission remanufacturing processes.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Assists in the establishment of remanufacturing processes

  • Manage Engineering Technicians

  • Research, Initiate and Manage new product and process development

  • Create Part Number and Build Of Materials for newly developed Transmission families

  • Creation of thorough work instructions

  • Responsible for the development of special tooling  

  • Develop a reclaim and parts repair process

  • Responsible for the launch and management of Document Control Platforms (implementation and utilization) across multiple facilities

  • Assists and initiate cost savings and efficiency improvements to drive Continuous Improvement

  • Manage Multiple projects at one time to maximize the support

  • Develop project plans, costs, timeline, and expected benefit (cost reduction)

  • Complete projects within budget and on time.

  • Utilizing data to measure performance of completed project to ensure expectation for project has been met.

  • Analyzes layout of equipment, workflow and assembly methods creating solutions for various manufacturing projects.

  • Identifies, assesses and resolves safety, various code enforcement and environmental problems.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications(Minimum Required Experience, Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities,Essential Physical Demands):

. VariousEngineering skill sets, Project Management, Manufacturing workflow andassembly solutions,

Math& Science, Writing, Drawing, Microsoft Office, CAD software, DocumentControl Standards

Education & Experience:

.College degree in Manufacturing Engineering or relevant work experience


.Manufacturing, mechanical engineering/Microsoft Office products, MechanicalDesktop and/or Autodesk software, detail-oriented, excellent communicationand technical writing/ability to manage multiple projects, to document work,assist with technical documents, manage multiple projects, work in groups andby themselves, get along with others.

Essential PhysicalDemands/Work Environment:

.Able to lift minimum of 25 lbs., stand for periods of time, walking,bending/Office (HVAC) & indoor;

manufacturingshop floor, dusty, noisy


Preferred Qualifications:

1.)Transmission remanufacturing experience

2.)4-year Engineering degree or postsecondary training in a technical field

3.)Has managed capital projects and numerous improvement activities
LKQis an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment.Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminalbackground check* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of apre-employment drug screening.

*Theexistence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar toemployment.