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Senior Industrial Engineer

United States - MI - Novi

Job Description

The Senior Industrial Engineer is the
key link to providing technical support to plant IEs on standards layout,
direct & indirect labor and material flow. 
He / She will provide technical expertise in standard labor analysis and
lean manufacturing.  The Senior
Industrial Engineer role is a corporate role, with support of all plants in
NA.  The Senior Industrial Engineer will
maintain key performance measurements to monitor and exceed department goals.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Mentor plant
    IEs & Technical Co-Op students
  • Provide technical
    expertise in Lean principals & Lean Flow
  • Develop AutoCAD
    standards, and monitor compliance to standards for plant layouts
  • Ensure accuracy
    and alignment to standards, for Floor Space Planning and Layout, at each plant
    within assigned region
  • Develop new facility
    layout guidelines and standards
  • Support
    Corporate Strategy with “What-if Analysis” and strategic layout studies
  • Approve Plan
    for Every Part (PFEP) for each plant in region
  • Train each
    plant and AME Team in PFEP usage – kaizen tool with Supply Chain Management
  • Develop material
    handling guidelines and standards
  • Develop warehouse
    racking guidelines and standards, including high-density vertical warehouses
  • Participation
    in the design of new program packaging and line-side racking – ensure they
    provide lean flow throughout the process
  • Define line-side
    racking guidelines and standards
  • Develop internal
    logistics processes using defined guidelines and standards
  • New program
    Lean Flow reviews with AME, SCM, and Packaging Engineering for assigned
    programs
  • Support time
    Study, MODAPTS, line balancing, and Process Book training for AME and each
    plant IE
  • Support SCM and
    Operations with Flow Planner and Simulation analysis to define indirect labor
    requirements and opportunities
  • Communication and
    training on standards to all parts of the IE functional organization
  • Support key
    initiatives and core projects as required

Your Qualifications

Education:

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in
Engineering - Industrial preferred

Experience/Skills/Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 7-10 years
    of industry experience – automotive interiors experience desired
  • Working experience in
    a manufacturing assembly facility – JIT manufacturing experience desired
  • Lean Certification
    desired
  • MODapts certification
    desired
  • Strong computer
    skills required (MS Office, AutoCAD, etc.)
  • Strong Leadership and
    Interpersonal skills – ability to work in a matrix organization and effectively
    lead without direct positional authority is required
  • Strong communication,
    presentation, and teamwork (verbal and documentation) skills – ability to write
    clear and concise technical documentation is required
  • Flexible work &
    travel schedules - plant visits are required
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Published: 11/17/2020
Job Field: Engineering
Location: United States - MI - Novi
REQ. NO.: 20002445
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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