Develop, implement, and project-manage formal cost reduction processes that incorporate Lean, Six Sigma, and Industrial Engineering tools. Project-manage new product and product change initiatives across Operations functions to ensure timely and efficient completion of these project initiatives. Develop and continuously improve production planning, manufacturing, and supply chain execution processes to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of the value stream.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Implement advanced methodologies, processes & technologies and align change efforts with business goals & strategies
Identify and manage Industrial Engineering & Productivity Improvement Projects.
Project-manage new product and product change initiatives across Operations functions.
Continuously improve production planning, manufacturing, and supply chain execution processes.
Improve processes through bottleneck and material flow analysis; optimize plant layout, use time and motion study, problem solving techniques, and throughput analysis.
Analyze and design the sequence of operations and process flow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities and equipment layouts; and establish methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel.
Conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. On the basis of these studies, develop and implement plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods.
Manage manufacturing activities related to DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) including DFMA, Gage R&R, Value Engineering, and Capability Analysis.
Perform other duties as assigned by Management.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Educations and/or Experience:
Behavioral: Highly-motivated individual, sets a ‘high-bar’ of achievement for self and others, actively mentors and develops people, works outside of functional ‘boundaries’, actively collaborates and builds trust with people, exhibits managerial courage, makes and keeps commitments, keeps stakeholders informed, delivers results.
Knowledge of electronic and mechanical assembly operations.
A motivated and collaborative leader. Is able to build relationships and get results from others. Data oriented.
B.S. Degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.
Minimum five years’ experience as an Industrial Engineer.
Project management experience utilizing MS Project a strong plus.
Lean and Six Sigma training/certification a strong plus.
Must be resourceful and independent.
Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings.
Proficient with Microsoft Office software, Word, Excel, Project, Visio.
ZOLL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.