The Industrial Engineer is responsible for implementing changes to improve operations and establishing additional capabilities in start-up operations and facilities: profitability, facility design, material handling equipment specification, labor management, staff planning, project management and lead of continuous improvement initiatives in a safety first DoD explosives manufacturing environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Work with site management, engineering, operations to guide facility and equipment selection and layout to optimize safety, quality and operational efficiency.
Works with manufacturing area managers & directors at the operational level to drive process improvements, identifying compliance to contractual requirements for consistent, repeatable, and flawless execution
Leads the design of solutions utilizing broad knowledge, best practices and benchmarking.
Evaluates, designs and implements new layouts: including work booths, robotic, conveyor, automation, and other material handling solutions for facilities
Implements Continuous Improvement initiatives to help ensure the safety, quality and cost of products.
Leads teams or individuals on project work, to help operators achieve sustainable results
Leads multiple Industrial Engineering projects with minimal oversight
Manages projects and program execution of low to moderate complexity
Understands the organization, goals, and the reasons behind safety practices; articulates linkage between business goals and process behind organization and safety practices.
Analyzes ambiguous problems utilizing demonstrated proficiency of lean tools such as VSM, Standard work, Six Sigma, 5S and other lean tools. Breaks down complex information in a systematic and communicable manner
Proficient in statistical analysis processes and understands how and when to apply them based on the situation and specific needs.
Leads Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, and other Lean events and ensures projects are done according to budget and timelines
Influences others to implement new solutions
Demonstrates application experience of Six Sigma methodology
Other duties as required and assigned
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Industrial Engineering from a 4 year college or university
Minimum 5 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience with Auto CAD or Inventor
PC proficiency with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret safety regulations, financial reports, technical procedures and governmental regulations
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
Ability to effectively communicate process and technical concepts to a variety of audiences from entry level employee to executive level
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to write process specifications, reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical literature, military and other standard specifications, and government contracts.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to apply practical problem solving techniques and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
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 regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and explosives. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Applicants can submit their resumes online
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled