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Industrial Engineer

Job Title: Industrial Engineer
Department:  Industrial Engineering

This job is responsible for review of existing manufacturing processes and development of new manufacturing processes to support our production lines and ensure our ability to meet current manufacturing schedules and future growth targets. 

Essential Functions of the Job:
The essential functions of this job require the person, with our without reasonable accommodations, to perform the following:

  • Develop and improve new and existing production processes and methods for increasing output and efficiency, as well as reducing costs and preventing defects.  Work to increase process stability to meet customer demand with minimum amount of resources.
  • Coordinate all aspects of production line transfer (machines, layouts, process knowledge, and production flow) from other production facilities across the globe.  This may be a complete production line as assigned or single pieces of new equipment.
  • Lend technical expertise to the Sourcing Group for the review and selection of new suppliers for the localized production of any new component parts required when a production line is transferred.  This includes: 
    •  Identification of new potential suppliers
    • Review of supplier capabilities
    • Review of part requirements like tolerances and quality requirements
    • On site surveys of new suppliers
    • Technical review of initial offers (primarily tooling concepts and designs)
  • Develop process time standards for all new or transferred production assemblies based on knowledge of expected piece rates (ie – parts/hour) and then subsequent review of these time standards regularly with Production Supervision.
  • Assist Production Supervisors in solving technical, tooling, quality, process, and maintenance problems affecting the daily operations in manufacturing.
  • Participate in CIP (Continuous Improvement Process) and LEAN events as required for their individual areas of expertise.
  • Make recommendations regarding capital tooling and equipment.  This may include externally purchased capital equipment, internally produced capital equipment, and inter-plant equipment transfers.
  • Coordinate the updating of all production-related process documentation to reflect most current methods and requirements of assembly.
  • Use of the following software programs when performing duties of this position:  MRPII (MAC-PAC), CAD (SolidWorks, Pro Engineer or AutoCAD), MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint, several CAM software packages.
  • MRPII-related (MacPac) activities this position monitors and controls:
    • Process Routing (review and update of piece rates)
    • Capacity Planning
    • Work Center overhead cost review (annually)
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Recommended Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering; or minimum 5 years related experience; or a combination of the two.
  • Knowledge of LEAN principles (preferred)

All Employees are Expected To:

  • Follow the Employee Handbook policies and procedures and uphold organizational values.
  • Contribute to building a positive work environment.
  • Report for work consistently and on time.
  • Report to supervision conditions or practices that are unsafe to ebm‑papst and its employees.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume below.

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