The Continuous Improvement Engineer will be responsible for assisting the management team in relation to the steel service industry. They will be responsible for helping with process studies, optimization, monitoring key performance indicators, product management, supervising employees, corresponding with vendors, print reading, project management, and field service work.
Who we are
At SMS group, our people are our greatest asset. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that promotes a culture of innovation, growth, and inclusion. We offer company events, activities, and opportunities to participate in charitable initiatives that benefit the communities where we are located.
The right candidate will
Develop and implement process improvements and technological upgrades.
Create and maintain required manufacturing process documentation, including process flow charts, capacity and utilization studies, time and motion studies, standard work, cycle time analysis, and line balancing.
Communicate with customers and manage related projects. Develop relationships to increase sales and create quotes for customers.
Prepare material and equipment lists, purchase orders, cost analyses, and estimated production costs.
Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities.
Develop manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards, and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and operational utilization.
Work and consult with clients, vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, product and production specifications, manufacturing capabilities, or project status.
Apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards.
Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency using drafting tools and computer.
Plan and establish sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products and to promote efficient utilization.
Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to obtain knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities.
Communicate with management and user personnel to develop production and design standards.
Coordinate and implement quality control objectives, activities, or procedures to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, or minimize costs.
What you’ll need
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Process Automation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work both independently and within a group.
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and all levels of employees.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Strong commitment to a career in engineering, operations, research & development or commercial functions.
Limited business travel to customers and vendor workshops will be required.
AutoCAD, Solidworks, Creo, Inventor, or Autodesk experience
What we offer
Competitive compensation, medical/dental/vision coverage, paid vacation, paid holiday time, 401k with a company match, training, a tuition reimbursement program and more!
What we do
SMS group is the leading partner in the world of metals. We are an original equipment supplier offering comprehensive maintenance and spare part services for metals production, continuous casting and rolling (flat and long products), tubes, welded pipes, forging, non-ferrous technology, and heat treatment plants - all from a single source.
SMS group Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, gender identity or other categories protected by law. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen and physical capacity profile test.