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Lean Manufacturing Engineer in Oakland Park, FL at Synerfac

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

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Job Description

Our client in Fort Lauderdale is looking for an Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer to devise efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information and energy to eliminate waste from the production process. This applies to all areas/aspects of the manufacturing processes, including compliance to all quality and safety standards.

1.Lead and participate in the identification, prioritization, implementation, control of cost reduction and process improvement initiatives using lean processes and tools.
•Provide statistical analysis reports evaluating the efficiency of current processes, procedures, equipment and associates.
•Develop and implement effective production flow layouts to include but not limited to:
•Physical cell/machine layout
•Material presentation
•Material flow
•In process quality assurance/poka-yoke
•Remain at the forefront of emerging industry practices with a focus on continuous improvement.

2.Establish work measurement programs and collect and analyze data.
•Research, evaluate, recommend, and implement innovative improvement ideas, materials, methods, and processes for new and existing products
•Develop and implement direct labor standards for costing and staffing.
•Develop and maintain key performance indicators and metrics.

3.Design control systems to coordinate activities and production planning in order to ensure that products and production areas meet quality, delivery, and safety standards.
•Working with QA, integrate quality control procedures to resolve production issues and minimize costs.

4.Utilize knowledge of the ways various systems interact and how changes in operations, the environment and other conditions will affect overall outcomes.

  Job Requirements  

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience & Skills)
•Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, or a closely related field, and five (5+) years of relevant experience.
•Lean Six Sigma Certified (Green Belt minimum; Black Belt preferred)
•Excellent knowledge of Lean manufacturing methods, materials, and processes, with implementation experience.
•Ability to explain/demonstrate lean concepts at all levels of the organization.
•Experienced with manufacturing techniques including sheet metal fabrication, machining, and light assembly.
•Exhibit creativity while performing critical thinking and problem solving skills.
•Excellent computer skills including full knowledge of Microsoft Office.
•Strong English communication skills (written and verbal). Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
•Safety-related product experience is an asset.
•Regularly exposed to production elements (ie. noise, moving parts and equipment, dust and fumes).
•Occasionally required to travel internationally to visit Customers and Suppliers.