Manage IE personnel in developing and maintaining equitable standards in assigned areas of production with appropriate documentation. Includes employee performance calculation and tracking.
Assist in the planning and implementation of incentive pay systems for all manufacturing departments.
Manage industrial personnel in creating, maintaining, and auditing accurate routing information.
Scrutinize engineering data to ensure accurate labor routing, and work center information.
Assist in capacity planning as required or as requested by management team.
Periodically audit inline and new products as they are being produced in production to identify and correct routing problems. Verify questions regarding sew rate, and other product related questions from production and quality personnel.
Drive improvement initiatives focused upon improving processes to attain increased through-put and quality.
Assist in identifying, documenting and implementing industry wide “Best Practices”.
Develop and maintain metrics reports for the specific requirements of management.
Provide a monthly standard versus actual main material scrap variance analysis to all departments.
Work with Finance department to perform analysis on special projects and feasibility studies as they pertain to product and product changes.
Work with Production personnel on determining ideal factory layout and product flow through entire organization.
Set up department control by writing and enforcing SOPs, ensure SOPs are understood and followed by all engineering related staff.
Direct the day to day activities of IE works to meet department objectives.
Required –Graduate of a good university with lean manufacturing learning. Engineering discipline.
More than 5 years experience at supervisor/manager level in relevant role in large labor intensive manufacturing company (headcount >3,000)
Expert user of Excel and statistical analysis software
Kaizen, Cell manufacturing, CQI, 6S, Pull manufacturing, One Piece Flow, Flexible processes, experience in managing multiple kaizen projects
Lean thinking, lean manufacturing
Theory of constraints
Statistical process control
Budgeting and cost control
Skills and Abilities
Strong leadership, management, communication skills are compulsory.
Skilled in delivering training
Highly capable of identifying problems and solving problems.