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At Simpson Strong-Tie, we've built a workplace where people are connected and engaged in creative thinking from day one throughout their careers.
When you think of the best a family has to offer — support, collaboration and respect — that's what we value at Simpson Strong-Tie. When there's a win, we'll cheer you on. When there's a snag, coworkers step in to help you out. Working on solutions together is just the way we do things here, and that creates an atmosphere that often feels like home.
At Simpson Strong-Tie, you'll find talented, passionate, dedicated, humble and genuinely kind people who are all connected by our shared mission — to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures.
It's this mission and our strong people-focused values that have made Simpson Strong-Tie a unique place to work for more than 60 years — a place where you can connect, create and build your career. We invite you to learn more about our culture and why our employees are our most loyal customers.
As a Manufacturing Engineer you will streamline manufacturing process; eliminate waste, increase efficiency and drive continuous improvement through the plant and warehouse/ shipping department. You will also be responsible to identify automation needs, research and contact equipment vendors, negotiate price and terms, spearhead the project and deliver in time and within budget. You’ll lead a team of Kaizen associates to recognize bottlenecks in manufacturing processes, collect and analyze data, place corrective actions, implement counter measures, evaluate process after change, compile results, present findings and solutions, recommend permanent changes to process, develop work instructions and train associates. You are driven to own and maintain all manufacturing processes and meet all guidelines.
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WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING (% of Time)
Collect, organize and analyze data, summarize findings, develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources. You’ll design, develop and/or source and cost- justify various machinery and equipment for recommended automation and manufacturing methods. Carry out process improvement, problem resolution, project management and employee training. (35%)
Work to improve manufacturing processes and methods for cost reduction, quality improvement and efficiency. Research and create new methods of manufacturing processes and recommend achieving maximum production capacity and efficiency while developing innovative solutions. Research and purchase new manufacturing technologies. (35%)
Create and maintain standard work for all processes. (15%)
Stay up to date on technological advancement by researching and attending different workshops and studying white paper articles / magazines and be able to relate to branch needs. (15%)
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
If you can do everything listed above, you’ve got what it takes. Perhaps some of the following would be helpful too:
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering preferred.
Lean manufacturing knowledge preferred.
0-3+ years experience in either worked or completed projects working in a manufacturing plant.
0-2+ years experience in SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) system (mainly ignition).
Projects: Project management, scheduling and risk management, presentation skills, MS office knowledge.
Process Improvement: Lean Manufacturing, Process Modeling, Statistical Methods, Root Cause Analysis, Time Studies, Automation.
Operation Improvement: Ergonomics & Human Factors, Capacity Planning, Operation Plans.
Integrated Systems: Value Stream Analysis.
Analytical ability: Data collection and analysis.
This job requires domestic/international travel, less than 10% of the time.
WORK STATUS & LOCATION
This full-time, exempt position is located in McKinney, TX.
Relocation may be considered for this position.
In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
Please note all job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.