Industrial Engineer

The purpose of the Industrial Engineer is to drive Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to eliminate waste using TPMS and other Lean tools; to ensure all work instructions are current ; conduct routine audits to ensure that training logs are kept current; maintain plant layout documents; serve as the Engineering representative for the plant Safety Committee; implement Ergonomic improvements; conduct time and motion studies to align labor standards with actuals; justify Kaizen activities and manage Kaizen meetings.

Stelleninformation:
Funktion: Engineering
Arbeitszeit: Vollzeit
Startdatum: sofort
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Kelvion Products, Inc.
5050 South National Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive and manage Continuous Improvement initiatives targeted at eliminating waste in the system with a focus on the operator’s interaction in the process through the use of TPS and other Lean tools.
  • Moderate the plants Kaizen initiatives to instill collaboration between the departments and impart the Lean mindset.
  • Attend Safety Committee meetings to provide engineering support
  • Improve Ergonomics and Safety through Continuous Improvement initiatives in conjunction with the HSE Manager
  • Update plant layouts to reflect current conditions
  • Update SWIs to reflect current standards, with support from quality and other facilities.
  • Ensure SWI training documents and Training matrix is up to date with routine audits
  • Perform all other tasks as directed by management

 

 

COMPETENCY OR POSITION REQUIREMENTS (knowledge, skills, and abilities)

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing, TPS, and Kaizen principals required
  • Ability to effectively enlist needed cooperation from production employees in order to implement Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Ability to effectively work with consultants and other contract personnel
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software and AutoCAD 2D
  • Accurate attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Able to perform time and motion studies
  • Ergonomic and Engineering Safety experience
  • Experience with 5S/6S.

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (required levels)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience required
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification, preferred

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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 frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands, arms and shoulders.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear.  The employee must regularly hand lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

Employee Acknowledgment:

This job description has been reviewed with me and I understand and can perform the expectations of the job.

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