• Posted on: Apr 06, 2023
  • Location: Wayne, NE
  • Job ID: 3215629b
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
  • Posted on: Apr 06, 2023
  • Location: Wayne, NE
  • Job ID: 3215629b
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering

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The Position:
The Industrial Engineer is responsible for developing, documenting, and owning trailer assembly processes through the utilization of lean manufacturing principles. The Industrial Engineer is also responsible for evaluating existing manufacturing processes and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve productivity and develop best practices within the production process. He/she will provide ergonomic analysis and risk mitigation to improve the safety of defined work.


•Education: Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering
•Experience: 3-5 years’ of Manufacturing experience required
oStrong communication and organizational skills
oProject management experience
oExcellent written and verbal communication skills
oAble to use AutoCad or similar design software
oDeep knowledge in line balancing, manning calculations, productivity analysis/loss analysis, capacity analysis, ergonomic risk analysis, time studies, standardized work, PFMEA, lean manufacturing, and statistical process control
oExperience developing production simulation models
oExperience with low volume / high complexity manufacturing
oKnowledge Delmia software platform and/or TimerPro or similar time and motion study software a plus.
•Desired: Six Sigma certification
•Travel: Potential visits to vendors, other plants, or corporate office
•A favorable background screening, Drug Screening, and proof of work authorization in the United States is required for employment.

•Implement, support and facilitate Lean Manufacturing principles to improve operational efficiencies and eliminate waste in the refrigerated trailer production facility.
•Perform time studies, capacity analysis, layout/production flow analysis and document standard work in a low volume, high variation facility
•Design flow of work to minimize waste and optimize throughput
•Develop and maintain standard labor hours, cycle time and takt time data
•Use data, information and reports to identify waste in the system and improve operational efficiency by utilizing value stream mapping and other tools
•Improve the flow and storage of material into and through the facility to reduce waste associated movement and handling
•Develop and document staffing plans for each segment of the facility
•Initiate and implement cost reduction projects
•Analysis and improve job safety through ergonomic risk identification and reduction
•Responsible for execution of the facilities PFMEA process
•Evaluate make-buy opportunities through the facility

Why You Should Apply?

•Enjoy a good work, life balance with a 4 day work week, Monday – Thursday.
•Be a part of the newest of 9 manufacturing plants with great growth opportunities.
•Feel great satisfaction being part of continuous improvement to a leading manufacturer’s processes and work flows.
•Being a part of a team that can network across the nation.
•Competitive Pay, Advancement Opportunities & Tuition Reimbursement

Equal Opportunity Employee