Manufacturing Engineer / Process Improvement 2nd Shift
Location:
Columbia , South Carolina
Posted:
December 12, 2017
Reference:
003MVG
Manufacturing Engineer (Entry-Mid Level, Immediate Hire)

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Schneider Electric is searching for an ambitious professional to assume the role of a Manufacturing Engineer in our Columbia, SC location.

Description:

This position is accountable for solving problems and driving continuous improvement by utilizing LEAN, Six Sigma, and Schneider Performance System (SPS) principles. This individual will own the manufacturing process including ergonomics, work standards, work content analysis, line design, capacity analysis, MPH (material providing and handling), and tools/equipment. This position is also responsible for leading capital projects including strategy development, project timeline, cost estimates, benefit analysis (business justification), vendor identification, and execution.

The identified candidate will be a critical member of a cross-function value-stream team that identifies root causes and eliminates short-term and long-term barriers. Finally, a successful manufacturing engineer must be able to lead this team and production associates in Kaizen blitzes to rapidly attack and resolve reoccurring issues.

Responsibilities:
  • Acts as the technical expert for specific product manufacturing processes.
  • Work with value-stream team on daily and long term problems/projects impacting production.
  • Constantly seek opportunities to eliminate ergonomic risk, reduce quality defects, improve efficiencies, and reduce product cost through methods, materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Effectively lead cross-functional kaizen events by teaching and then utilizing Lean and Schneider Production System(SPS) concepts.
  • Simultaneously manage the development, analysis, and implementation of capital projects.
  • Support new product development/enhancements

Qualifications:
Candidates should possess:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering field (ME, IE, QE or EE)
  • 2-5 years of relevant manufacturing experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of LEAN manufacturing/Six Sigma
  • Experience solving problems by leading, managing, and implementing continuous improvement projects
  • Ability to work across business functions
  • Self-directed and self-motivated to identify and drive improvements
  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications (AutoCAD, MS Office, Access, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in low volume, high mix manufacturing operations preferred.
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