Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer for Lean Implementation



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relo pkg, benefits

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Louisville Engineering - (USA) 10200 Forest Green Boulevard Suite 112 KY Louisville , KY 40223



Job Description

Manpower Engineering is seeking an energetic Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer to focus on lean implementation/continuous improvement for our client in the Bowling Green/Glasgow, KY area. Direct hire position. Relo package available. Excellent benefits package that includes BCBS health, dental, vision, life, disability, PTO, 401K Plan, and more!

This person will be key in leading the transformation journey of continuous improvement. Company wants to evolve their problem-solving skills, their 5s initiatives, the Value Stream Map exercises, the Kaizen and TPM events. We're looking for a person that can be self-driven, with excellent verbal and communication skills as they must convince and persuade "non-believers" in lean.

Overview of job duties:

* Lead and help implement the lean core tools across the plants (e.g. 5s, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizens, Visual Management)

* Act as a change agent for leading continuous improvement initiatives including development and delivery of lean training materials and programs

* Will analyze data pulled from machines and provide written reports that make problems and opportunities visible.

* Oversee the diagnostics of Excellence Operations projects decided upon by the leadership team

* Facilitate and lead teams in continuous improvement events

* Facilitate problem solving by leveraging/modeling continuous improvement methodologies to eliminate root causes and permanently reduce variance.

* Develop a detailed root cause analysis for each problem, where each root cause is validated through testing demonstrating that the condition or defect can be turned on or off

* Analyze lines for constraints and bottlenecks to achieve continuous flow

* Collaborate with different departments on special projects

Here's who we are seeking:

* BS degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering with 1-4 years' experience. Will look at new grads with some relevant co-op experience.

* Looking for energetic engineer excited to learn and implement lean strategies.

* Preferably some training/courses in TPS, Six Sigma, Lean Certification, Shingo Institute, etc.)

* Some understanding of as many of the following would be helpful: Continuous Improvement, Operational Excellence, Lean principals, statistics and data analysis

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams

* Ability to solve practical problems in situations where only limited standardization exists

* Ability to learn and understand materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products