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Industrial Engineer in Sumter, SC at Continental

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Sumter, SC
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


In a role you will be responsible for time studies, maintain standards, time data, analyze losses data / OEE/ TEEP. Help carry out material flow and work process analysis, lead time analysis and job evaluation studies. Do benchmarking studies comparing key figures with other plants.
Assisting in collecting and prepare data for capacity debottlenecking, strategic projects.

Core Responsibilities

• Responsible to identify possibilities for process improvement based on the analyzed data in cooperation with production and engineering
• Calculate potential savings of identified measures in the production area
• Assist in carrying out feasibility studies of improvement measures
• Responsible for value stream exercises to identify areas requiring improvements
• You will facilitate improvement projects and workshops to improve the standards (e.g. workplace design, design of work organization, processes, layout, material flow design)
• Define machine and process parameters to create requirement catalogues together with production and engineering
• Plan and implement the projects agreed with the IE-manager and the business team of the area
• Support in presenting project status and results during business team, multi level meetings or similar forums
• Actively participate in business team meetings for follow-up on losses development, improvement of OEE/TEEP, performance goal setting and ensure the CBS approach is being applied within the cross functional business team
• Implement std. times with production and employee rep or union and ensure data quality for IE systems
• Follow up on correct application of standards with production
• Support development of standards operating procedures
• Conduct improvement workshops on the shop floor with production and any other stakeholders within the area of responsibility.
• Work with IE’s in report improvements measures in case of deviation compared to the standards and present results during the monthly review of the production area
• Ensure the implementation of standards according to CBS and ensure that the CBS tools are being applied correctly.
• Actively participate in the CBT coaching reviews of level 1 teams and assist the level 1 teams in achieving the defined targets and realizing the innovations coming from the level 1 team.
• Participate as a champion for the area of responsibility for an area wide initiative such as 5's or TPM.

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering or related field required
• 5+ years experience in industrial engineering
• Good written and commutation skills
• Ability to perform data analysis and use problem solve skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Must be a self starter

Preferred Qualifications:
• 3+ years experience in the tire industry