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Industrial Engineer

70,000 – 90,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:

The Industrial Engineer is responsible for developing, documenting, and owning
trailer assembly processes through the utilization of lean manufacturing principles.
The Industrial Engineer is also responsible for evaluating existing manufacturing
processes and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve
productivity and develop best practices within the production process. He/she will
provide ergonomic analysis and risk mitigation to improve the safety of defined work.


Implement, support and facilitate Lean Manufacturing principles to improve
operational efficiencies and eliminate waste in the refrigerated trailer production
Perform time studies, capacity analysis, layout/production flow analysis and
document standard work in a low volume, high variation facility
Design flow of work to minimize waste and optimize throughput

Develop and maintain standard labor hours, cycle time and takt time data
Use data, information and reports to identify waste in the system and improve
operational efficiency by utilizing value stream mapping and other tools
Improve the flow and storage of material into and through the facility to reduce waste
associated movement and handling
Develop and document staffing plans for each segment of the facility
Initiate and implement cost reduction projects
Analysis and improve job safety through ergonomic risk identification and reduction
Responsible for execution of the facilities PFMEA process
Evaluate make-buy opportunities through the facility



Education: Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering
Experience: 3-5 years of Manufacturing experience required

Strong communication and organizational skills
Project management experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to use AutoCad or similar design software
Deep knowledge in line balancing, manning calculations, productivity analysis/loss
analysis, capacity analysis, ergonomic risk analysis, time studies, standardized work,
PFMEA, lean manufacturing, and statistical process control
Experience developing production simulation models
Experience with low volume / high complexity manufacturing
Knowledge Delmia software platform and/or TimerPro or similar time and motion
study software a plus.

Desired: Six Sigma certification
Travel: Potential visits to vendors, other plants, or corporate office
A favorable background screening, Drug Screening, and proof of work authorization
in the United States is required for employment.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

For more than 120 years, the company has earned its reputation as an industry leader in technology, innovation and quality. Their commitment to building superior products and fulfilling customer needs has taken them from a small steel fabricating company to the most-recognized manufacturers in the world.
With thousands of employees worldwide, teamwork and collaboration are valued here. They look for employees who are driven, determined and ready to accelerate their future.
With advancement opportunities, training and tuition reimbursement the road ahead is paved with possibilities.

Love teamwork? We hire GREAT people.
Want to make a difference in the USA? Their products are on the roads everywhere transporting every type of product. You will have made that possible.
Competitive Pay, Great Benefits, Advancement Opportunities, and Pension.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 70000

Salary Max : 90000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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