- Company:Piper Aircraft
- Employment type:Full time
Identify and implement improvements that lead to reduction in manufacturing waste and improve safety, quality, throughput, and cost in line with company goals and objectives. Research and resolve manufacturing problems. Compose and prepare various analyses, estimations, and cost justifications relative to all functions within Industrial Engineering. Promote lean manufacturing and coach production personnel on the implementation of lean principles. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Promote and apply lean tools (5S, kaizen, 7 wastes, value stream mapping).
Facilitate kaizen and lean events along with senior team members and manager.
Measure lean implementation results.
Optimize work sequencing and workflow throughout manufacturing and business processes.
Create standard manufacturing procedures for critical and high skill operations.
Conduct workflow, capacity, quantitative, and throughput analyses.
Calculate production manpower requirements. Validate system generated manpower data and present to management.
Perform time studies and perform data analysis to estimate labor and man-hours standards.
Utilize AutoCAD and SketchUp for layouts, line flow and facility models.
Coordinate implementation of approved facility changes with manufacturing, facilities, production control, quality assurance, and management.
Prepare drawings indicating flow of people, materials and information.
Independently execute and promote problem solving techniques that identify root causes and effective solutions.
Utilize data analysis to make decisions changing production methods to increase efficiency and reduce costs.
Manage production readiness, launches, and installations of new equipment, processes, or products.
Provide ROI calculations and cost justifications for capital expenditures.
Interface with production operators, middle and upper management, and vendors.
Keep abreast of latest technologies in Industrial Engineering.
Perform other related duties as required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelor's Degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering required and at least three years industry experience, preferably in aircraft manufacturing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer aided design (CAD), Microsoft Project and Office literacy are required to perform the duties of this position. LANGUAGE SKILLS:
The employee must possess the ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external customers in both written and oral form. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and frequently required to stand; walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to an office environment; and occasionally exposed to manufacturing environment and elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, cold, chemicals, or some element present which makes conditions less desirable than usually found in an office. Travel and overtime are required when necessary. SAFETY AND POLICY PRACTICES:
The employee in this job must be knowledgeable in regard to the safety policies and procedures of the Company as described in the Company safety manual. The employee must adhere to all said policies and procedures while supporting the goals and objectives of the organization and recognize the Company's need to achieve its business objective. Employee is responsible for complying with company hazardous waste disposal procedures.