Industrial Engineer

General Motor
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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On-site: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis

The Role:

The Industrial Engineer will work directly with production in implementing lean manufacturing systems. They will analyze throughput data to help departments improve performance. They will be responsible for handling standardized work for future and current products alongside the core team and help to launch extraordinary products. In steady state, they will drive continuous improvement projects.

What You'll Do: The main purpose of the Industrial Engineer is to work to eliminate waste of time, money, materials, person-hours, machine time, energy and other resources that do not generate value. The position will develop, recommend, and implement changes which will result in the improvement of manufacturing processes and or product quality. The ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing environment is critical to your success at General Motors among the responsibilities listed below:

  • Implement common Industrial Engineering business practices and processes
  • Design work operations that meet safety, quality, and efficiency requirements with high integrity
  • Maintain accurate time studies through motion analysis and application of standard time data
  • Maintain accurate routings of parts to their assembly location
  • Maintain accurate workstation layouts using computer aided drafting software (AutoCAD)
  • Drive Continuous Improvement efforts in assigned area through elimination of waste
  • Evaluate bottleneck areas and support throughput and productivity improvements in assigned area
  • Support change management projects by developing line balance plans and participating in production trials
  • Reduce total cost by improving productivity metrics related to operator work loading and value-added percent
  • Participate in lean manufacturing through implementation of GM's Global Manufacturing System
  • Support implementation and training for standardized work development
  • Become a coach and teacher of lean manufacturing principles to the production floor team members
  • Drive problem solving efforts
  • Work collaboratively as one team with all levels of the organization
  • Develop relationships with Production department and related personnel
  • Additional Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years experience working in manufacturing with a background in Continuous Improvement
  • Previous experience in documentation of Standardized Work procedures
  • Previous experience in implementation of Lean Manufacturing concepts
  • Knowledge of time study and motion analysis
  • What Can Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Knowledge of human factors engineering / ergonomic analysis
  • Working knowledge of computer aided drafting tools (AutoCAD / SolidWorks / Line Designer)
  • Ability to adapt to different interpersonal styles and communication methods
  • Previous experience with project management and time management
  • Previous experience working in a Union Environment or Bargaining Unit
  • About GM

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    Why Join Us

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    Diversity Information

    General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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