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Continuous Improvement / Manufacturing Engineer

RGBSI Northville Full-Time
$87,352.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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Essential Functions:

 Analyze factory processes, identify waste and utilize theory of constraint to prioritize improvement opportunities to improve OEE

 Act as a change agent for leading and managing continuous improvement throughout the manufacturing facility

 Develop Value Stream Maps for all production departments / assets. Identify waste within those processes and propose actions necessary to reduce / eliminate waste.

 Enhance the Management of Change (MOC) process and ensure strict adherence for either process or equipment changes. Provide training to key stakeholders, such as Safety, Quality, Production and/or Maintenance departments

 Collaborate with maintenance and production on Preventative Maintenance (PM) recommendations for optimal product quality and machine uptime. Review existing PM's for effectiveness.

 Utilize Design of Experiments (DOE) to identify machine setup parameters that product consistency and throughput, conferring with machine vendors where necessary to understand the machine capability limits

 Capture best practice machine setup parameters, database and deploy standard work for each item type + asset

 Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout

 Ensure that all responsibilities and functions performed are in accordance with company procedures and meet quality standards in place. Participate in quality programs and stay updated on changes and standards within the systems

 Deploy other Lean methodologies such as the A3 Process, 5S, Kaizen events, etc.

 Develop and lead 5S activities plant wide and implement 5s audit process

 Develop Kanban system and crib management process for spare parts for each item and assets on the plant floor

 Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

 Monitor and report on KPIs and improvement projects

 Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

 Perform other duties which may be assigned as part of the essential functions of the position

 Be Safe! Encourage all employees to engage in safe working behaviours


Qualifications

 Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or manufacturing engineering or equivalent

 3+ years’ experience in lean manufacturing environment, preferably in automotive industry

 Able to read and understand job tickets, and accept verbal direction to successfully complete procedures and assigned tasks

 Formal lean training and experience with proven success identifying and eliminating waste

 A minimum certification of lean green belt; black belt preferred

 Strong analytical skills, excellent problem solving mindset, statistical analysis

 Advanced competency in MS excel, Microsoft Access, power point and minitab

 Strong project management skills

 Good verbal and written communication skills required, and proven experience with effective teams and continuous improvement methods strongly preferred

Recommended skills

Overall Equipment Effectiveness
Kanban Principles
Lean Manufacturing
Continuous Improvement Process
Manufacturing Engineering
Analysis

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