- Statistical software
- Communication skills
- Lean Six Sigma
Perform a variety of engineering work to install, improve, and evaluate new and existing manufacturing equipment and processes. Understand internal and external customer requirements, align work product with capability to minimize the cost of poor quality and maximize customer satisfaction.
Essential Job Functions:
Utilize appropriate statistical and/or data analysis tools within a structured problem solving approach to characterize and improve existing operations or translate customer requirements into repeatable and capable manufacturing processes.
Plan, execute, and analyze multi-phase validations or scenarios to determine if new equipment, processes, or tooling meet functional performance requirements and/or metrics.
Develop and maintain Charters and Implementation Plans (includes establishing project scope, anticipated gains, required resources, timelines, etc.)
Act as Engineering liaison to various groups, participate on analysis/design/project review teams. Develop product and equipment specifications to ensure resulting processes are manufacturing capable.
Support transfer of project solutions, new processes or products to on-going operations, through operator training and development of standard operating procedures, where applicable.
Establish and implement control plans to ensure project gains and improvements are realized and maintained over time.
Understands and contributes to the development and execution of the Operational Strategy that in turn drives Operational Excellence Regionally and Globally.
B.S. Degree in Textile Engineering. Mechanical, Industrial, or other related Engineering field considered with relevant knowledge and experience. Knowledge of statistics, probability and Lean Six Sigma Tools. Computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office software. Strong leadership, teamwork, communication, and project management skills. Ability to self-pace learn including book, web-based, and classroom participation.
3 to 5 years of experience in a textile or similar manufacturing environment, knowledge of textile or web based manufacturing processes. Experience utilizing MiniTab statistical software.