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Industrial Engineer

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Alameda
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

What You Will Do

  • For manufacturing and distribution, lead the analysis, recommendation, and implementation of enhancements to existing work flows and processes to increase throughput, reduce cost and improve accuracy and consistency
  • Conduct industrial engineering time studies and translate to labor standard targets for operations
  • Revise and maintain standard work across all major process paths within peer operations including collection of data
  • and best practice training methods to assist in the development of SOPs
  • Establish, maintain, and consistently update computer-based labor standards productivity expectations
  • Work with operations to establish appropriate machine speeds along with associated scrap and waste targets and reflect in BOM and standard costs
  • Develop methods for tracking and reporting warehouse and manufacturing key performance indicators including productivity KPIs and planning tools to better utilize labor and track waste
  • Conduct labor audits and time studies to validate and ensure the reasonableness and soundness of all implemented labor standards.
  • Train operations staff on techniques of work sampling and engineered standards and development, including how to thoroughly investigate issues or complaints that come up and how to check their validity
  • Aid in the evaluation and subsequent revision of all work methods and workflow for all functions to ensure they are ergonomically correct
  • Help with the analysis and cost justification on capital project requests when needed
  • Work with Inventory Control to maintain a high level of inventory integrity
  • Participate in Quality and Safety Committees to impact respective metrics through standardization
  • Work with and influence procurement and inventory teams on standardization opportunities
  • Occasional travel when needed, to drive standardization and best practices across the supply chain
  • Facilitate lean events and audit for compliance for Lean / 5s.
  • Other duties may be assigned

Who You Are

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in Industrial Engineering, automotive industry background a plus
  • Hands-on experience in creating and implementing engineered labor standards in manufacturing and warehousing
  • Strong mathematical/statistical analysis skills including statistical analysis and simulation skills.
  • Experience in process design, work measurement, productivity improvement, cost reduction, Kaizen 5S, and project implementation required.
  • Ability to problem solve and determine root cause for quick action, temporary countermeasures, and long-term sustainable solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, manage and drive projects to completion accepting accountability for project progress and quality
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to work independently and with others
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, SQL Experience with work measurement methodologies and tools
  • Proficient with using ERP systems, WMS a plus
  • Flexible to work on various shifts as needed
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • English and Spanish fluency preferred

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Alameda , Industrial Engineer, Other , Alameda, California

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