Senior Industrial Engineer
Senior Industrial Engineer – Design control systems, process flow, and line layout for new and existing products. Create and ensure project launch schedules, prepare and control process master data, implement line balancing, capacity analysis, etc.; Design and implement factory equipment. Create factory layouts and incorporate new equipment; Create and manage processes essential to assure product quality. Analyze data and trends and create performance reports for customers and for internal use; Investigate and analyze product and process changes. Create and oversee Engineering Change Order implementation among effected departments (i.e. Supply Chain Management, Production, etc.); Participate in ISO and customer audits. Support communication with external auditing agencies and customers to resolve open issues; Participate in supplier audit teams and evaluate/authorize new suppliers for use. Conduct analysis of supplier capability, processes, etc.; Prepare and control departmental budgets for production related capital projects and factory expenses. Manage capital implementation projects according to budget. Typical budgets range from $10K to $200K, with total engineering budgets in excess of ~$3M annually; Identify and implement opportunities for continual improvement. This includes cost reduction and process improvements, design changes, labor savings, etc. Provide cost analysis in the form of return on investment, breakeven analysis, and/or annual total; and Participate in company-sponsored activities, including employee suggestion program, quality training, safety committee, etc.
Requirements - Bachelor’s or foreign degree equivalent in industrial engineering and 5 years of experience in the job offered or 5 years of engineering experience in an ISO certified manufacturing environment. Also acceptable – Master’s degree in industrial engineering and 1 year of experience in the job offered or 1 year of experience in an ISO certified manufacturing environment. Special skills - 1 year of experience with manufacturing concepts such as factory layout, line balancing, workflow analysis, capacity analysis, employee training, 5S, cost analysis; 1 year of experience with business operations including production planning, scheduling, MRP, ATP, and capacity planning; 1 year of experience with Product Data Management and its impact on supply chain management; 1 year of experience with ergonomic principles and performing ergonomic risk assessments and 1 year of experience with ISO 9001:2015 standards and compliance requirements, generating and maintaining procedures, work instructions, and forms. Occasional domestic travel required.
Employer and Worksite: Yaskawa America, Inc., 1067 Johnson Dr., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089.
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Ms. Patty Chybowski
Senior HR Generalist
Yaskawa America, Inc.
2121 Norman Drive South
Waukegan, IL 60085