Industrial Engineer in Newton, North Carolina at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Newton, NC

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Lead value stream mapping exercises to identify, document, & execute opportunities to improve the business (cycle time, capacity, & cost) from current to future state. 
  • Direct the planning and implementation of continuous improvement activities via Kaizen. Facilitate leadership and others “going to Gemba” to truly understand & implement improvement. 
  • Develop & implement sustainable 5S, Visual Control, Load Smoothing, Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED), & other Lean programs. 
  • Facilitate the planning & implementation of workplace flow/layout, as well as process layout optimization, modifications, automation, and moves according to Lean concepts. 
  • Develop/sustain a strategy & process for Lean training and development (emphasis should be on coaching teams to accept responsibility and solve problems). Overcome paradigms and obstacles to establish a Lean culture. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Plant Operations Manager. 

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • 3-5 Years of Experience
  • BS Degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Working knowledge of Performance Excellence, DMAIC and 6 Sigma 
  • Leadership / Supervisory experience 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based environment 
  • Proven ability to simplify strategy into simple actions 
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions effectively and create focus 
  • Ability to create vision, case for change, and communicate vertically and horizontally within the organization 

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