* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. *
Evaluates, develops and improves manufacturing processes that supports plant management with production facilities and equipment issues by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides support for the management team by providing manufacturing engineering technical expertise and working collaboratively on manufacturing processes. Participates in continuous improvement/cost down events as team member or team leader.
Utilizes work measurement tools to analyze work samples to develop standards for labor utilization. Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
Analyzes operational data such as work force utilization, facility layout, and workflow to design layout of equipment and workspace following lean manufacturing principles for maximum effectiveness of workers and equipment. Ensures manufacturing systems are operational and functioning effectively.
Recommends methods for improving worker effectiveness, safety, and quality; and reducing costs, including recommendations regarding restructuring job duties, reorganizing work flow consistent with demand flow technology, relocating work stations and equipment, and purchase of equipment.
Collaborates with the management team to develop Operational Method Sheets, training checklists, and training matrixes. Collaborates with the Safety Manager to identify and implement safe procedures and enhance ergonomics in the manufacturing process.
Assists in design for manufacturability for new product development through participation on cross functional product design teams. Establishes production process procedures and measurement parameters for new products and processes. Provides marketing and engineering with cost of new, redesigned, and current products.
Specifies design of equipment/tools to assist in new and existing production processes, and obtain quotes/bids for construction of equipment to submit with recommendations.
Evaluates capital equipment investment options and prepares recommendations regarding purchases
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Industrial technology or Industrial Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent technical, scientific or engineering degree; and three years experience, preferably in sheet metal fabrication and assembly using state-of-art manufacturing processes including cellular manufacturing and Demand Flow Technology: or equivalent combination of education and experience.