REGULAR DAY AT WORK (ESSENTIAL DUTIES):
For us going to work every day has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By being sustainable and open to new ideas we can push the boundaries of cooking, cleaning, and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.
The Industrial Engineer is responsible for engineering activities to improve the manufacturing process in the areas of safety, efficiency, quality, and cost. The Industrial Engineer will champion 1 to 3-year improvement plans while supporting plant manufacturing processes. For this role, hands on experience in line balancing, time studies, work instructions, and labor routings are critical.
- Responsible for performing a variety of engineering duties related to the planning and design of manufacturing processes for new products, improving existing methods, initiating design changes for cost effectiveness, and complete value add/nonvalue added analysis.
- Maintain and audit productivity data to assure accurate efficiency and utilization of manpower per labor standards.
- Conduct new product review and feedback for improvements in manufacturability during the initial phases of design through implementation.
- Develop equipment, materials, and process performance requirements. Perform vendor searches and equipment evaluation to ensure adequate capability to produce quality product in required quantities at an effective cost.
- Attend process review and safety/ergonomic buyoff meetings for new model processes and support budget development as applicable.
- Pilot run & new models launch supporting.
- Promote lean manufacturing operations with 5S, Poke Yoke, Kaizen, Kanban, TPM, SMED and other initiatives, to continuously improve upon our own records.
- Develops process documentation and trains personnel on new processes, materials, and equipment.
WHO YOU ARE:
- You can balance commercial considerations without compromising on quality, evaluating the data to inform decision-making and continuous improvement.
- You ask and you listen, you take ideas on board and work with your team, taking everyone in the same direction.
- Whether face-to-face or on the phone, you can communicate plans and articulate your ideas with colleagues and customers at all levels.
- You know how to structure a case and get people on board.
- You see challenge as opportunity.
- You can work autonomously but will never be on your own, working proactively to identify the opportunities and implement the plan.
We employ great people from a wide variety of backgrounds – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but also because we believe that diverse perspectives make our business stronger and more innovative. If you share our values, come find your place in our global community. Meet us on @lifeatelectrolux and career.electroluxgroup.com to learn more.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS):
- Bachelor’s Degree required, Engineering preferred.
- Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment.
- Experience with line balancing, time studies, work instructions and labor routings.
- Minimum 1 year of continuous improvement experience conducting kaizen events on the factory floor using 5S, Poke Yoke, Kaizen, Kanban, TPM, SMED, etc.
- Experience identifying and implementing management systems to eliminate variation within operations (material flow, fabrication, finishing and assembly
- Strong computer skills particularly Microsoft Office applications and CAD.
- Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.
- Minimum 1 year of experience with bill of materials, labor standards and routing.
- Knowledge and demonstrated abilities in Problem Solving, Lean Manufacturing, Waste Elimination, and Floor Kaizen.