Propose plans for designing and improving transmission, transfer and auto parts; develop and design actual products. Propose and promote strategies to develop and design products, both internally and for customer-commissioned projects. Also involved in improvement and kaizen activities for product reliability and performance.
Verify design quality, and conduct various experiments to confirm design appropriateness.
Design optimally cost-effective process sequences and quote costs for requested products, investigate process designs and manufacturing capacity, participate in the research, development, and introduction of new process technologies.
Review orders and quote for machinery, jigs, tools, dies, and inspection tools needed for production, as well as develop and design tooling for machining.
Maintain and control the quality assurance programs for all parts and materials in the company, and make improvements when abnormalities are found. Also, support and facilitate Quality Assurance Improvement Activities for the entire company.
Determine the specifications of the plant's consumable items, cutting tools, and indirect materials used for consumable tools; and then arrange for purchasing. Additionally, analyze equipment and jig malfunctions, checks, and repairs; and then enact countermeasures to prevent reoccurrence of issues.
Survey and research advanced technologies and consider their applications to our products. Also, acquire and control industrial property.
Participate in production system planning from proposal to implementation; participate in activities to sustain and improve productivity.
Work with existing customers on expanding sales, setting specs and standards, and determining delivery dates while also soliciting new clients and researching their needs.
Oversee suppliers selection and then propose and enact ordering plans; work with suppliers to achieve cost reductions; support and train on quality assurance and streamlining production.
Plan and promote costing of new products. Also oversee the progress of value analyses (VA: an analysis to lower cost without diminishing product quality).
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