A world class aerospace defense contractor conveniently located between Atlanta and Birmingham seeks a Sr Industrial Engineer. In addition to standard medical benefits available on date of hire, other benefits include a gain sharing program, tuition reimbursement, and 3 weeks of paid vacation/PTO accrued in the first year. We are also on a 9/80 schedule popular with government contractors (every other Friday off).
This position is responsible to plan, direct, and coordinate manufacturing processes in an aerospace defense machining facility by successfully performing the following duties.
Major Position Responsibilities
Essential duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods.
Coordinates with others in planning work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
Consults with customer and other personnel regarding product information such as capacity and purpose to fabricate product.
Identifies and recommends changes or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup and production processes.
Mentors machine tool operators and technicians on “best practice” ergonomic methods and efficiencies during setup and production machining.
Participates in meetings, seminars and training sessions to stay apprised of new developments in field.
Works independently in assigned area and applies seasoned knowledge to many engineering disciplines.
Ensures successful completion of assigned project within budgeted time and cost constraints.
Support proposal activities and contribute in writing assignments.
Identify and report issues to management in a timely manner.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Master’s degree preferred, 10 years minimum related experience
Proficiency in use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, Microsoft Windows environment, including Word and Excel software. Must possess strong engineering skills. Excellent interpersonal relationship/communication skills across multi-functional departments is mandatory.