- Statistical analysis
- Continuous improvement
- Communication skills
- Microsoft Office
Position at Leveraged Furniture Operations
HON and Allsteel, industry leaders in office furniture design and manufacturing, is in search of a Manufacturing Engineer to our Leveraged Furniture Operations (LFO) team in Muscatine, IA!
Some of the essential aspects of the position include:
Perform research, design and develop manufacturing processes for production flow, assembly methods and fabrication equipment in accordance with product specifications and quality standards
Improve manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency
Identify root cause inaccuracies and recommend/implement process improvements and corrective action
Assist management in improving and sustaining a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control and training
Perform research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
Prepare and maintain detailed layouts of buildings and equipment
Coordinate the manufacturing of new/revised products by establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results
Design, develop and test and/or source and cost-justify various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods
Perform product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency
Coordinate and work cross-functionally with Operations, Quality, Engineering, Sales, Finance, customers and members assisting in process and product improvement plans and status
Participate in projects efficiently and with high-quality expertise in accordance with established deadlines
What it takes:
Lean manufacturing principles, including RCI, 3P, Value Stream Mapping, problem solving, and statistical analysis
Strong interpersonal skills with attention to detail
Demonstrated successful implementation of continuous process improvement programs
Experience with project development, management, and implementation encompassing start-to-finish planning and execution
Demonstrated ability to lead change, handle multiple projects and incorporate lean manufacturing principles
Strong communication skills with ability to motivate and influence others, as well as interact productively members within all levels of the organization and external suppliers and customers
Preferred experience with CAD (Computer Aided Design)
Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
Preferred experience with Oracle, inventory system knowledge
We look forward to hearing from you!
Why HNI Corporation?
HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI), is a $2.3 billion-dollar, global office furniture and hearth product enterprise. Our furniture brands are among the strongest, most widely known in the industry, including HON, Allsteel, Gunlocke, HBF, Maxon, and OFM. The depth and breadth of our brands, the scale and capability of our manufacturing, and the strength of our distribution enables us to provide the best office furniture solutions to meet the needs of every customer.
The fourth largest employer in Iowa, HNI Corporation has been ranked by Industry Week magazine as one of the “Top 100 Best Managed Companies in the World”, by Fortune magazine as “The Most Admired Company” in the furniture industry; and named by Chief Executive Magazine as one of the world’s best companies for leadership development.
Leveraged Furniture Operations (LFO) is the branded name for our furniture manufacturing and operations structure. This encompasses all roles in manufacturing, plant engineering, supply chain, distribution and logistics, as well as some roles in finance and accounting, and human resources. By centralizing these key functions, we enhance our efficiencies, reduce costs, and ultimately improve our customer’s experience with HNI! When you accept a role in LFO, you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on both our future and yours with work that matters, empowerment and autonomy, and growth without limits.
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