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Description

Job ID: 48073
Fastener Engineer
Our client is seeking a Fastener Engineer to join their team. 

Responsibilities
Central point of contact for internal and external customers in daily operations engineering services. 

Coordinate and support:
Fastener related issues and assist customers in solving joint problems.
Development of fastener applications.
Customer technical objectives.
Cost and lead time information for technical changes or projects.
Customer fastener release process (functional builds, CAD data.
Support the customer with value added value engineering (VA/VE) initiatives.
Coordinate and support the Bill of Material for internal and external
customers (part count - standardization – reporting.
Coordinate and support line walks, development of parts, best in class
fixing, assembly time reduction.
Promote and investigate new fastener technologies of suppliers for customers.
On-site support if required by customer (periodical or resident).
Provide technical support to other internal teams and internal processes, tools and Systems.
Actively participate or take on the project leader role in various projects.
Support continuous improvement activities in processes, procedures, systems and tools.

Qualifications
Masters (Engineering or similar) or minimum bachelor degree or equal by experience. 
Experience is a plus preferably in the automotive sector.
Experience in cross functional teams or project management is a plus.
Good mechanical and/or material knowledge is required Knowledge of fasteners is a plus.
Knowledge of relevant quality standards.
Act according to the relevant quality standards and the company management system (ISO 9001, IATF 16949, ISO 14001 and others where applicable).
Company language is English. Knowledge of other languages is a plus.
Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office package Experience with a CAD software tool is a plus.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Ability to work in an international and multi-cultural environment Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Customer focus (internal and external) Pro-active, solution oriented and persistent Mental flexibility.
Team player and able to work independently.
Stress resistant.
Flexibility in working time and working schedule.
Flexible to make short business trips within your continent or worldwide if requested.

Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 

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