Senior manufacturing engineer - for career driven manufacturing engineers

Company Name:
Career Development Partners

Award Winning Manufacturer of Consumer Products
World Leader in outdoor products

Comprehensive Benefits and Salary Program
Chance to be part of a proud team manufacturing award winning products recognized world wide

The primary focus is identifying and implementing process improvements and cost reductions using accepted industrial engineering and lean manufacturing methodologies. Plan utilization of facilities, equipment, materials, and personnel to improve efficiency of operations. 5S environment. Reports to Manufacturing Engineering Manager.
Plan utilization of facilities, equipment, materials, and personnel to improve efficiency of operations
Establish work measurement programs and analyze work samples to develop standards for labor utilization.
Analyze work force utilization, facility layout and operational date such as production costs, process flow charts, and production schedules to determine efficient utilization of workers and equipment.
Recommend processes and methods to improve work efficiency and reduction of waste of materials and utilities such as restructuring job duties, relocation of workstations and equipment, reorganizing workflow, and purchase of equipment
Design, purchase, and install equipment, tooling, assists and storage devices.
Develop new manufacturing processes including layouts, PFD, PFMEA, CP, work instructions and training materials. Previous MODAPTS training preferred.
Occasional travel to domestic sites
Troubleshoot daily manufacturing issues

Smaller sized city located about 45 minutes southeast from the capital city of Columbia and just over an hour northeast of Charleston SC
Cost of living is 8% lower than the average cost of living in the US with housing being a particular bargain at 27% below the national average

Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field from a 4 year college
8 years or more of relevant experience in a high volume manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of lean manufacturing methodologies and principles and experience implementing lean strategies to improve process flow and reduce cost.
Ability to read and interpret drawing requirements and specifications
Computer skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project) and AutoCAD
Ability to read and interpret drawing requirements and specifications is required.
Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, and oral/written communication skills are required.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills are required.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet critical deadlines in a fast-paced environment is required.

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