Senior Manufacturing Engineer Turbine Air Systems
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The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will lead the manufacturing engineering department to support production operations. The position requires a results oriented individual with a history of driving change in their work environment, strong analytical skills and previous experience in an engineer to order / make to order project environment. Primary objectives are to drive continuous improvement and document processes and procedures critical to sustainable manufacturing performance.
Peer relationships include Production, Operations Project Manager, Design Engineering, Planning, Estimating and Facilitates departments.
This individual will facilitate and/or lead cross-functional teams with Engineering, Production and Estimating in support of driving efficiencies, eliminating non-value added activities, and employing structured improvement methodologies, including LEAN principles. Responsible for training, building and certifying a capability of continuous and sustainable improvement.
The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the following:
Be actively involved in managing the welding program and NDE customer requirements.
Manage the process improvement program (SPICE).
Document and track all cost savings against targets.
Lead the evaluation of production activities through data analysis to identify opportunities for improvements in productivity, material flow, and cost reduction. Prioritize actions to be taken, establish schedules for completion, and implement the necessary measures to realize savings.
Drive LEAN principles throughout the Operations department. Train operations personnel on LEAN principles. Develop Value Stream Maps for core processes and Lead Rapid Improvement Events (Kaizen).
Plan and execute facility layout modifications based on planned products and workload to optimize material and product flow.
Support production operations through work cell planning and layout.
Justify, procure, and implement necessary production equipment and other assets.
Develop, design, and implement appropriate tooling to maximize labor efficiency and total cost savings.
Lead the labor estimating function by providing estimates of direct labor as required. Develop and maintain cost models for various activities for use in estimating. Conduct time studies and audits as appropriate to validate and adjust labor estimates to reflect actual costs.
Support make/buy analysis of fabricated parts and sub-assemblies.
Support all health, safety, and environmental objectives of the company.
Troubleshoot day-to-day operations.
Support factory acceptance tests (FAT).
Foster a climate of continuous improvement and champion LEAN and 5S activities through specific training and certification of LEAN practitioners within the organization.
Develop and drive a culture of data based decision making.
Keep up-to-date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance.
Collaborate closely with production supervisors and OPM?s to maximize overall efficiency of operations in project execution.
7 or more years of experience in manufacturing/industrial engineering
A solid understanding of, and experience in implementing, LEAN initiatives, including leading Rapid Improvement (Kaizen) events and Value Stream Mapping
Relevant experience in a make to order/engineer to order project environment
BS in Mechanical or Electrical engineering, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
Strong background in LEAN Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
Experienced in the implementation and use of ERP systems
Welding and NDE experience and training is a plus
Adaptability ? Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures
Building Strategic Working Relationships ? Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals
Building Trust ? Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one?s intentions and those of the organization
Communication ? Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message
Customer Focus ? Making customers and their needs a primary focus of one?s actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships
Decision Making ? Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences
Inclusion ? Appreciating and leveraging the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals. Working effectively with individuals of diverse style, ability, and motivation for a direct effect on business results
Initiating Action ? Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive; generating innovative solutions in work situations
Safety Awareness ? Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety; upholding safety standards
Work Standards ? Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed
PC proficiency ? must be versed in the use of basic Microsoft office tools ? Excel, Power-Point, Word, and Project
MS in Manufacturing engineering
||Houston, TX |
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