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Textile Manufacturing Industrial Engineer
Charlotte, NC

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Direct Hire

$60,000 - $70,000 / yr

Needs someone with a yarn, spinning, or extrusion background

This position is responsible for (This is not a complete job description):

· Utilizing Industrial Engineering concepts to devise efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, and information

· Developing analytical tools and reports, determining process performance baselines, maintaining process performance measurements, and statistically analyzing metrics to identify areas for process improvement

· Utilizing IE skill set to assist in production planning and strategy: plant layout, capacity/bottleneck analysis, simulation, capacity planning, make/buy analysis and employee count/labor hours planning

· Implementing and supporting cultural change across the organization and drive business improvement

· Leading workplace 6S development and provide follow-up activities to drive improvement

· Strong understanding on SMED, able to facilitate and follow up on all teams

· Planning and conducting successful Kaizen activities that are fun and encourage others to participate

· Assisting in developing and documenting best methods via Job Methods and Job Instructions

· Partnering with operations to identify and eliminate the 7 wastes: Overproduction, Waiting, Transporting, Over-Processing, Inventory, Motion, and Defects

· Utilizing information from OEE systems to drive actions that improve OEE and productivity

· Collaborating with Engineering and Operations to identify improvement projects and opportunities

· Working directly with operators, to reduce changeover times, increase throughput, and otherwise optimize processes

· Supporting and administering company policies and procedures consistently

· Ensuring good housekeeping in all areas of the facility including manufacturing, distribution, and common areas

· Meeting or exceeding all performance and productivity standards

· Promoting a safe and healthy work environment on all company property to achieve the best working conditions for all employees and visitors

· Ensuring compliance with all regulatory and company policies and procedures

· Performing other assignments as requested or as business needs require


This position requires (unless indicated):

· BS in Industrial Engineering or related field with 1 – 3 years IE experience in a manufacturing environment

· Solid grasp and practical implementation of Industrial Engineering concepts

· Lean manufacturing experience and expertise

· Six Sigma Certification (is a plus)

· Experience using MS Outlook and Office with intermediate or high Excel and Word skills

· Knowledge of statistical software (is a plus)

· Practical understanding of EHS and quality systems

· Ability to manage multiple tasks and provide expected results

· Maintaining regular and predictable attendance

· Communicating effectively with employees at all levels of the organization

· Working cooperatively, courteously, and respectfully with all team members, vendors, and visitors

· Following verbal and written instructions

· Complying with company processes and procedures

· Successfully completing drug and background screenings

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