Industrial Engineer

Michigan, Saginaw
Posted 3 years ago

Industrial Engineer

Job Summary

The Industrial Engineer will be responsible for determining most effective ways to create a product or service. Develops ways to increase productivity, maximize efficiency, and manage human capital more effectively.  The Industrial Engineer will promote and support the organization.  This is a lean manufacturing system that includes change management, problem solving, daily layered accountability, coaching, standard work, 6S, VSM, SMED, TPM/OEE, visual management and total employment engagement.  MPS drives daily accountability on the shop floor and across all functional areas of the factory and focuses on processes and opportunities for improvement.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Develop most efficient ways to use people, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or service.
  • Help companies increase productivity.
  • Study product requirements and design manufacturing and information systems to meet requirements.
  • Perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes.
  • Assist in cost analysis.
  • Design production planning and control systems.
  • Design methods to ensure product quality.
  • Improve ways to distribute goods and services.
  • Resolve production problems.
  • Design layout of equipment and workspace.
  • Estimate production costs.
  • Create sampling procedures and designs.
  • Evaluate accuracy of production and testing equipment.
  • Study and rearrange material flow and operations sequence.
  • Evaluate effects of product design changes.
  • Working cross-functionally, interface with all levels of the organization
  • Assist in achieving strategic plan objectives
  • Continue to evolve lean tools to build internal capability across the site
  • Sustain improvements through visual management and leader standard work
  • Benchmark and incorporate best practices
  • Delivering MPS tools, concepts and methodologies to achieve breakthrough performance results
  • Inspire change, motivate people, with consistency and purpose

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing, supply chain, lean manufacturing knowledge experience
  • Variation reduction tool knowledge
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Global mindset and ability to leverage/source analytics and data management
  • Ability to simplify and clarify complex and ambiguous problems
  • Clear understanding of the linkages of demand through production and distribution
  • Problem solving skills
  • Program/project management certification preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in value stream mapping
  • Demonstrated experience in take time calculations, labor requirements, and creating standard work
  • Demonstrated experience in line balancing, operator load charts
  • Demonstrated experience in TPM & SMED
  • Must be able to implement lean manufacturing tools
  • Lean expert certification preferred
  • Due to ITAR regulations, must be a U.S. Person

Must be able to work flexible hours across a three-shift operation

Job Features

Job CategoryAerospace/Aviation, Engineering

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