Lean Manufacturing Engineer - White Bear Lake / Direct Hire
Must have Lean Manufacturing experience. Will interface between Design and Manufacturing Groups. The areas of responsibility would include: Training New & Revised models to Production, Kaizan Leader, Production Opportunities, Production Process Creator / Editor, Etc.
Additional desired abilities would be: Fluent in Microsoft Office Programs, Solid Works Experience, Listing File Management History. ' Responsible for 6s on the manufacturing floor. ' Responsible for helping to identify WASTE on the production floor and helping to identify methods of resolving it. Will lead some of the KIAZAN and WASTE REDUCTION projects within manufacturing. Focus to be in the area of Flow, Repeatability and overall Efficiency. ' Responsible for the Training of all Manufacturing Personal based on Lean principles and OSHA safety standards. ' Responsible for establishing test criterion of the operators on the floor for the purpose of overall efficiency benchmarks and for establishing operator certifications. ' Responsible for tracking and posting metrics of operator certifications to the established standard manufacturing methods. ' Is part of the Engineering Team and represents the 'Voice of Manufacturing' for New and Revised manufactured items in terms of safety and design requirements including parts, fixture and tools. ' Responsible for helping to determine 'Payback' and 'Operational Justifications' of new and used manufacturing machine revisions and purchases. ' Responsible for all Manufacturing Processes including the creation, organization, distribution, revision and training of them. ' Responsible for establishing and maintaining the most efficient labor rates possible per manufactured item. ' Responsible for standard work at each manufacturing machine. ' Responsible for the calibration of all factory machines and test devices. ' Will be Fundamental in our Quality efforts. 4 year degree in mechanical engineering or a related field preferred. Will consider strong candidates with a 2-year degree.
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