What you’ll do:
Empower our front-line workers by listening and acting on their ideas and suggestions; being the difference maker between a frustrated employee or an employee that feels appreciated and valued.
Spend as much time as possible on the shop-floor building relationships, digging into quality and production issues, looking for potential safety hazards, and getting your hands dirty.
Team-up with department supervisors and shop-floor employees, identifying the root-causes of problems to make sure we put measures in place that will prevent them from happening again instead of a temporary band-aid fix.
Initiate manufacturing process improvements related to new process development, robotics, automation, capacity, and efficiency.
Facilitate Kaizen events and team meetings to ensure there is a sense of ownership and buy-in from the process owners.
Be the acting project manager working cross-functionally with all departments including safety, quality, engineering, and maintenance to ensure projects are completed on-time and are being sustained.
This is primarily a 1st shift position, but some projects will require you to be willing to come in on 2nd & 3rd shifts and weekends to communicate with and train employees.
What qualifications you’ll need:
Must demonstrate independent problem-solving skills
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Business (or a related field) from an accredited university
2-5 years experience working in a manufacturing environment
Experience and moderate proficiency in MS Suite
Ability to travel as needed to other Arcosa plants for related projects (5% or less)
Comfortable working in a manufacturing environment with varying temperatures and levels of cleanliness
What will put you ahead:
Experience working with automation preferred
PLC, electrical engineering, robotics programming knowledge
Greenbelt certification or Lean implementation experience
Experience providing training, coaching, or mentoring across multiple levels within an organization
Experience and moderate proficiency in 3D CAD (SolidWorks or Inventor preferred)