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LAB ENGINEER R&D

RAPA LP | Location: Auburn, AL / U.S. | Full Time

This position is located at our site in Auburn, Alabama. We are looking for an

Lab Engineer R&D (m/f/d)


Your Task and Responsibilities

  • Main goal of the work will be building up laboratory capabilities and expertise at Rapa LP (Auburn/AL)
  • Setting up laboratory equipment to be able to run functional and validation testing of LF-valve-blocks
  • Plan and coordinate procurement and installation of hydraulic test rigs
  • Standardize laboratory activities between Auburn and Germany
  • Support launch of new products and design changes of existing products by performing testing
  • Support series production in trouble shooting and failure root cause analysis
  • Support R&D department in Auburn in communication to Selb and bring additional expertise and contacts to Auburn
  • Perform LPAs at production lines
  • Support team in implementation of necessary processes for TS16949 audit
  • Assist R&D team in creation of bilingual documents
  • Other duties as assigned

Your Profile

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics
  • At least five years relevant lab experience
  • Some experience in operating lab test equipment like climate chamber, temperature shock chamber, salt spray cabinet, oscilloscope, etc.
  • Basic knowledge about hydraulics, pneumatics and electronics
  • Some knowledge of the German language and customs advantageous
  • Software: Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel, VBA macro programming, testXpert (Zwick press), Lotus Notes
  • Ability to supervise others
  • Ability and willingness to make presentations to small and large groups of salary and or hourly associates
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and handle multiple projects and assignments with proficiency
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Holds a valid passport and has the ability to travel internationally

We offer

  • A open, international and collegial working environment and a company culture that is relaxed but engaged
  • A competitive salary, company pension scheme
  • A month of paid vacation time
  • The possibility for further education and training
  • A secure workplace
  • A flexible work schedule
  • And much more Benefits

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Headquartered in Germany, the RAPA company is a globally recognized engineering and technology partner and first choice system supplier for the automotive industry as well as numerous customers in the healthcare and industrial sectors – and has been for over 100 years. The product portfolio includes valves and complete mechatronic solutions for hydraulic and pneumatic applications. RAPA employs almost 1,000 people at its sites in Germany, the United States and China. The company philosophy of a medium-sized family business is at the center of all activities.

Sounds exciting? Apply today and join us! To send us your data and documents, please use our online application form, which you can acess directly from the job advertisment by using the button “Apply Online” or send us an email containing your application (cover letter, CV and references) to jobs@rapa.com. We look forward to reading your winning application!

Contact and further Information
For additional information on our company culture, company benefits, or to potentially get scheduled for an interview please contact:
Mr. Tim Beasley | HR Manager | P. +1 334 321 0875-110 | tbeasley@rapa.com

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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER AUTOMOTIVE

RAPA LP | Location: Auburn, AL / U.S. | Full Time

This position is located at our site in Auburn, Alabama. We are looking for an

Industrial Engineer Automotive (m/f/d)


Your Task and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate technical adeptness in the area of manufacturing processes, and a willingness to learn the existing manufacturing processes and equipment, and the associated operation and maintenance
  • Coordinate with project team and process development engineers to ensure a timely and efficient handover of new product and process launches to series production
  • Establish relationships with European colleagues and exchange information about products, processes and customer requirements
  • Develop process improvement and analysis mechanisms to improve existing manufacturing processes
  • Work with equipment and materials manufacturers as necessary to ensure proper operation and improvement of the equipment and processes to meet stated production and quality goals
  • Assist in the production of assembly prototypes based on the manufacturing process and specs provided
  • Assure product and process quality by performing and developing testing methods, creating and upkeeping standardized work and machine adjustment instructions, and maintaining existing PFMEAs
  • Ensure the reliability of manufacturing and testing processes by performing process/gage capabilities and performing gage R&Rs both with MS Excel and various other statistical software
  • Calculate and provide values for machine uptimes; labor, material, and scrap costs; and production rate information in order to establish benchmarks for continuous improvement activities and monitor production
  • Collect, analyze, and evaluate information and trends and have the ability to interpret the information into a beneficial summary, report, or metric
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations
  • Keeps equipment operational by developing and facilitating PM procedures in coordination with production management, maintenance, and repair services
  • Maintains and utilizes process data from the various assembly processes and be able to analyze said data when necessary
  • Develop and complete cycle time studies of existing manufacturing process and use this information to keep capacity and value stream information up to date
  • Manage and perform to completion of process related ECRs and deviations for existing equipment and processes
  • Willingness to learn and maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and attending training on the various manufacturing processes and procedures

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from accredited institution
  • One to Five (5) years of experience in the field of industrial, process and automation engineering. Intern and/or co-op experience a plus
  • Ability to hold a passport and travel within Germany without accompaniment
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • Some knowledge of the German language and customs are a plus
  • Microsoft Office, CAD, Minitab, or other production software experience
  • One to Five (5) years of experience in the field of industrial, process and automation engineering. Intern and/or co-op experience a plus
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and handle multiple projects and assignments with proficiency.

We offer

  • A open, international and collegial working environment and a company culture that is relaxed but engaged
  • A competitive salary, company pension scheme
  • A month of paid vacation time
  • The possibility for further education and training
  • A secure workplace
  • A flexible work schedule
  • and much more Benefits

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Headquartered in Germany, the RAPA company is a globally recognized engineering and technology partner and first choice system supplier for the automotive industry as well as numerous customers in the healthcare and industrial sectors – and has been for over 100 years. The product portfolio includes valves and complete mechatronic solutions for hydraulic and pneumatic applications. RAPA employs almost 1,000 people at its sites in Germany, the United States and China. The company philosophy of a medium-sized family business is at the center of all activities.

Sounds exciting? Apply today and join us! To send us your data and documents, please use our online application form, which you can acess directly from the job advertisment by using the button “Apply Online” or send us an email containing your application (cover letter, CV and references) to jobs@rapa.com. We look forward to reading your winning application!

Contact and further Information
For additional information on our company culture, company benefits, or to potentially get scheduled for an interview please contact:
Mr. Tim Beasley | HR Manager | P. +1 334 321 0875-110 | tbeasley@rapa.com

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CONTROLS ENGINEER

RAPA LP | Location: Auburn, AL / U.S. | Full Time

This position is located at our site in Auburn, Alabama. We are looking for an

Lab Engineer R&D (m/f/d)


Your Task and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate technical adeptness in the area of manufacturing processes, and a willingness to learn about R & D, manufacturing equipment, and operation
  • Excellent problem solving skills and take accountability for process control system programming, and design for all computer controlled machinery and processes. Will work with multi-discipline teams, troubleshoot operational problems, develop process control strategies and provide training
  • Participate as a process control lead in project leadership meetings to set project goals, priorities and strategies
  • Lead the process control unit operation by developing the overall process control strategy for the project. Develop the overall communication strategy between process interfaces, logic controllers, drives and data collection system
  • Interact with equipment and vendors to facilitate process control integration. Communicate progress and plans to other team leads. Work with other team leads to negotiate conflicts
  • Lead the development of all process and machine control design including control network architecture; wiring diagrams, control schemes, plc and control interface equipment
  • Lead the checkout effort. Develop a checkout plan including resources. Communicate the plan to all involved such as contractors, plant electricians, engineers, designers, plant technicians
  • Manage capital projects that focus on process control integration or upgrades
  • Responsible for cost estimations for hardware, software, and all test benches
  • Planning and selection of safety components
  • Creation of measurement reports for switchgear and equipment according to DIN standards, including MSA’s for all test benches
  • Responsible for defining test components, measurement technology, and test plans
  • Commissioning of test benches and production lines as required
  • Supervision of special machine builders and external service providers
  • Own individual work and personal performance
  • Other duties as assigned

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited institution
  • At least 4 years of experience in the field of production processes, automotive industry or product testing
  • Programming experience in one high-level programming language (C++/Java/Visual Basic/Ruby/Python). Strong working knowledge of Beckhoff TwinCat 2 PLC and Drive technology knowledge (Beckhoff Dives ideal). LabView knowledge. Good Vision Systems experience (COGNEX Vision Systems) and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to hold a passport and travel within Germany without accompaniment
  • Ability to manage and motivate the process control team, resolving issues, scheduling and coordinating work among the team
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • Expected to proactively solve potential problems before they occur throughout the course of the project including design, specification, construction, checkout and start up
  • Some knowledge of the German language and customs
  • Hold or ability to obtain a valid passport and travel internationally
  • Needs to be highly motivated self-starter that is capable of being assigned a project and expected to produce results with little or no supervision
  • Ability and willingness to make presentations to small and large groups of salary and or hourly associates
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills

We offer

  • A open, international and collegial working environment and a company culture that is relaxed but engaged
  • A competitive salary, company pension scheme
  • A month of paid vacation time
  • The possibility for further education and training
  • A secure workplace
  • A flexible work schedule
  • and much more Benefits

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Headquartered in Germany, the RAPA company is a globally recognized engineering and technology partner and first choice system supplier for the automotive industry as well as numerous customers in the healthcare and industrial sectors – and has been for over 100 years. The product portfolio includes valves and complete mechatronic solutions for hydraulic and pneumatic applications. RAPA employs almost 1,000 people at its sites in Germany, the United States and China. The company philosophy of a medium-sized family business is at the center of all activities.

Sounds exciting? Apply today and join us! To send us your data and documents, please use our online application form, which you can acess directly from the job advertisment by using the button “Apply Online” or send us an email containing your application (cover letter, CV and references) to jobs@rapa.com. We look forward to reading your winning application!

Contact and further Information
For additional information on our company culture, company benefits, or to potentially get scheduled for an interview please contact:
Mr. Tim Beasley | HR Manager | P. +1 334 321 0875-110 | tbeasley@rapa.com

 

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ASSEMBLER – 3RD SHIFT

RAPA LP | Location: Auburn, AL / U.S. | Full Time (4/10 Schedule M-TH)

This position is located at our site in Auburn, Alabama. We are looking for an

Assembler – 3rd Shift (m/f/d)


Your Task and Responsibilities

  • Performs machine operations to support the assembly of parts following posted work instructions
  • Responsible to ensure accuracy of their own work according to work instructions and monitor the quality of the product
  • Detects and reports defective and/or questionable product conditions to the department supervisor
  • Detects and reports any unsafe conditions to the department supervisor and/or Environmental, Health & Safety Leader
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean, orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations
  • Responsible for workplace safety and adhere to all plant safety rules
  • Work with others in the team to maximize efficiency and reduce scrap/downtime on the production line
  • Other duties may be assigned for example but not limited to scrap breakdown/disposal, repacking and 5s (organization)
  • Over time as required
  • All other duties as assigned

Your Profile

  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Effective communication, written and verbal skills
  • Regular and Predictable attendance
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner
  • Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment
  • Stand and work on a production floor for extended periods of time in a factory setting
  • Visually inspect products, work stations, colored operating and warning lights
  • Hear approaching production floor forklifts and warning alarms
  • Safely walk across production floors with uneven surfaces or other obstructions
  • Fine hand manipulation required to pick up parts and equipment as required for a particular production or inspection operation

We offer

  • A open, international and collegial working environment and a company culture that is relaxed but engaged
  • A competitive salary, company pension scheme
  • A month of paid vacation time
  • The possibility for further education and training
  • A secure workplace
  • A flexible work schedule
  • and much more Benefits

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Headquartered in Germany, the RAPA company is a globally recognized engineering and technology partner and first choice system supplier for the automotive industry as well as numerous customers in the healthcare and industrial sectors – and has been for over 100 years. The product portfolio includes valves and complete mechatronic solutions for hydraulic and pneumatic applications. RAPA employs almost 1,000 people at its sites in Germany, the United States and China. The company philosophy of a medium-sized family business is at the center of all activities.

Sounds exciting? Apply today and join us! To send us your data and documents, please use our online application form, which you can acess directly from the job advertisment by using the button “Apply Online” or send us an email containing your application (cover letter, CV and references) to jobs@rapa.com. We look forward to reading your winning application!

Contact and further Information
For additional information on our company culture, company benefits, or to potentially get scheduled for an interview please contact:
Ms. Meg Smith | HR Coordinator | P. +1 334 321 0875-115 | msmith@rapa.com

 

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