New Model Paint – Engineer Lead ECL


Job title: New Model Paint – Engineer Lead ECL

Company: Nissan

Job description: Life at Nissan encompasses everything that inspires both the quality of our vehicles and the quality of our people. Company-wide, you’ll find fast learners and self-starting engines as well as people who are quick to embrace change and take an idea into overdrive. At Nissan, minds race. Imagination gets a green light. Each opportunity is the fuel that drives an idea from inspiration to real-life.

We’re currently looking for an Engineer Lead -New Model Paint ( ECL) to join our team in Canton, Mississippi.

Job Summary

Provides engineering support for the development, production, and quality of new and current manufactured vehicles within assigned area at NNA manufacturing plants. Communicates with suppliers, manufacturing, and other Nissan affiliates to propose and implement countermeasures for quality, manufacturing, and field concerns within assigned area. Assists manufacturing and suppliers in identifying cost saving methods while improving quality.

Job Functions

The following job function statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The job function statements reflect expectations of the fully trained, proficient incumbent who meets all performance criteria

Coordinates and performs trials for new models, operations, equipment, materials and quality, completing activities in assigned areas; participates in prototype builds and design confirmation trials in Japan and other designated locations; provides training for production, inspection, and maintenance employees on processes and equipment for new models.

Reviews product design to determine design intention and develops inspection and assembly sequences, manufacturing aids, process sheets and inspection standards; writes concern memos and requests design modifications to improve manufacturing assembly issues.

Develops and issues process sheets or inspection standards for assigned areas; implements revised process sheets as required by design and process changes; reviews DCC and process control data and recommends and implements countermeasures to keep process within approved specifications; develops improvements in DCC and process control system for new and current models.

Implements supplier changes due to improvements in quality, cost, and safety via functional trials; issues new part approvals; tracks warranty on parts in assigned areas to ensure correct chargeback is being provided by the suppliers; verifies that supplier’s process is capable of producing parts meeting Nissan’s quality standards. Schedules and coordinates functional trials for production parts and components that have VA or cost reduction changes; communicates functional trial information with appropriate PQA areas to ensure proper evaluation is conducted prior to approval of a new part for production; conducts trials on new materials for cost reduction and quality improvement.

Coordinates and performs quality confirmation testing at new model trials and launch; develops sorting methods for parts inspection; conducts root cause investigations into production and quality concerns, ensuring that countermeasures adopted are effective.

Develops specifications and requirements for procurement and installation of new production aids, inspection equipment and systems, or manufacturing assembly equipment; analyzes process in assigned areas to determine best tool for the job; assists purchasing in determining purchase requirements for tooling, prototype, or trial parts and equipment.

As necessary, performs other related duties of which the above are representative.

Minimum Qualifications

The following qualification statements reflect the minimum skills and abilities required of the qualified applicant.

1. Job Knowledge and Skill:

Must have fulfilled requirements at MR4 level. Ability to lead a project launch team or a task force for a variety of activities. Excellent understanding of automobile systems and interrelation in the automobile assembly processes, and part manufacturing technology. Expert problem solving skills.

2. Experience:

Eight or more years of related experience at a professional level.

3. Supervisory Experience:

Two or more years providing on-the-job training to new employees but had no other formal supervisory responsibilities.

4. Education:

A four-year degree in Engineering.

5. Computer Skills:

Working knowledge of word processor, spreadsheet, other PC applications, or mainframe applications to produce non-standard, creative products.

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described below are representative of those an employee must normally meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


Occasional day and overnight travel, including international travel

Nissan is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen for roles based in the United States and background screening for all positions.

All of us at Nissan – regardless of functional area or expertise – share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance vehicles. It is Nissan’s policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire; Nissan uses E-Verify to validate employment eligibility.

Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.


People are our most valuable assets, and diversity and inclusion are the key to maximizing the power of each individual member of our team. When everyone belongs, the power of NISSAN is undeniable. Our Corporate Diversity Initiative aims to improve business results by ensuring that our workplace and core businesses meet the unique needs of our employees and customer base.

Nissan is committed to creating a culture where everyone belongs and employees, customers, and partners feel respected, valued, and heard. We have over 10 Business Synergy Teams (BSTs) across the U.S. and Canada that connect employees – with shared characteristics or interests – build allies, and foster a company culture where all employees feel supported and included.

Nissan also values inclusion in all areas of our business as we strive to mirror the diversity of our customer base and the communities where we do business. We are committed to procuring innovative goods and services, retailing our products and communicating from a diverse perspective which will help us continue to offer our customers competitively designed, market-driven products.

Join us as we carry our commitment to diversity and inclusion into the future.

Canton Mississippi United States of America

Expected salary:

Location: Canton, MS

Job date: Thu, 18 May 2023 06:07:26 GMT

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