Flex-N-Gate

  • Industrial Engineer

    Job Locations US-AL-McCalla
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    ID
    2018-4300
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Company
    Flex-N-Gate Alabama LLC
  • Overview

    Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

    Scope of the Position

    The Industrial Engineer designs, develops, tests and evaluates integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics, and material flow, cost analysis and production coordination.  This position will also develop, administer and implement companywide occupational safety programs.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for safety orientation, safety training, job site inspections and reporting.
    • Maintain awareness of amendments to the Occupational Health & Safety Act (OSHA) and Regulations, and make recommendations for their implementation.
    • Responsible for monitoring adherence to the company safety program by all Flex-N-Gate AL employees and subcontractors.
    • Ensure timely completion of accident/injury reporting to Corporate Office.
    • Plan, design, develop, implement and evaluate departmental occupational safety programs.
    • Design safety standards to conform to industry standards and federal, provincial and local regulations.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of new product launches
    • Develop or assist in the development of manufacturing process documentation (i.e Control Plan, FMEA, PFD, OIS)
    • Maintain manufacturing process documentation, Operator Work Instructions, Work Cycle Breakdown, Packing Instructions, Process Flow Diagrams
    • Maintain press and assembly equipment GAP reports
    • Ensure all assembly processes operate within lean manufacturing principles (Value Stream Mapping, Five S, Kanban, and poka-yoke)
    • Manage plant lay-out updates and assist with facility construction projects
    • Conduct cycle time studies for equipment run at rate. Conduct periodic cycle time studies for manufacturing inefficiencies or improvements

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering.
    • Minimum of three to five years of related experience and/ or training; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
    • Must have Computer Assisted Design (CAD) experience
    • Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques
    • Safety ceritification training (e.g., CRSP, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information, MSDA) is considered a strong asset.
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations and workers’ compensation legislation.

    Benefits

    • Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
    • Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
    • Paid holidays and vacation time

    What do our employees have to say?
    “It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
    “Lots of growth opportunity.”
    “The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
    Not just a job—a great place to work!

    Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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