As our Industrial Engineer you will drive the continuous improvement of safety, schedule, and budget adherence through the use of lean manufacturing principles both on the production floor and during the production planning phases. You will collaborate with the production core team members, you will lead the team in technical problem solving for topics including standard and non-standard work, tooling, material flow, safety, engineering drawings and BOMs, and process improvements.
What you will be working on:
Reviewing engineering drawings, 3D engineering models using Pro-E or PTC Creo to gain an understanding of manufacturing process requirements such as job sequence, workflow, and takt time.
Defining key production work steps, sequences, and durations and setting up work scope per station or per cell basis.
Generating and Improving Material Flow Paths and Logistical needs for each Production Work Order both in an MRP system and on the production floor (Material Handling).
Preparing future production floor layouts to meet planned takt time and schedule.
Setting up stations with proper fixtures, templates (drilling, small components, mounting), tooling, and equipment
Development of detailed specifications for jigs and fixtures for manufacturing processes using takt time, capacity calculations, engineering product design, and sourcing jigs and fixtures from vendors.
What you need to be successful
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering (Or Equivalent Experience)
Minimum 3 Years’ Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
Firm project management skills, including developing project plans, timelines / schedules, budgets, proposed layouts, resource requirements, calculating ROI, etc.
Practical knowledge and experience in the implementation of the lean tool box.
A history of “hands-on" approach to problem solving and countermeasure implementation within own areas of responsibility.
Demonstrated understanding of tooling and fixtures design for manufacturing and its impact to dimensional accuracy, quality, and takt time. (Poka Yoke
Proficiency in Pro-E, PTC Creo, Solidworks or Equivalent 3D CAD modeling software
Experience using different types of bills of materials between engineering and production.
A history of driving projects in a very dynamic low volume start up production environment.
5 + years of experience planning and supporting launch of new production lines in a low speed production environment (e.g. rail, aviation/aerospace, naval, heavy equipment, etc.).
Vehicle production experience in welding or assembly processes (e.g. rail, aviation, naval, heavy equipment)
Work experience in the rail business, preferably in light rail, heavy rail, or related production,
Knowledge of SAP or similar MRP / ERP systems
One or more certification (or equivalent coursework) in the following fields- Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Certification, OSHA Safety, Certified Manufacturing engineer, Supply Management, EIT, or Professional Engineering License
Practical experience in Customer Service / Maintenance / After Market businesses and technologies within the rail industry I
Implementing lean methods and tools such as 5s, 7 Types of Waste (Muda), root cause analysis and corrective actions, Yamazumi Methods, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping / Process Flow Diagrams, ABC-XYZ Analysis, and Lean Shop Floor Management Model.
Practical experience training others on Lean topics, facilitating Lean improvement activities, Kaizen, Root Cause-Corrective Actions, 5S events, etc. Ability to promote Lean in Production, Lean in Quality, and Lean in the Office.
Practical experience using complex Factory Planning Methods such as defining high level manufacturing plans, identifying / analyzing new technologies required, creating a value stream analysis, performing total space needs analysis, performing total capacity needs analysis, implementation planning, etc. preferred.
Organization: Siemens Mobility
Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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