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AIRBOSS DEFENSE GROUP

  • Landover, MD, USA

    July 07, 2020

    Lean Manufacturing Engineer - Full-Time

Department: Engineering

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

 

Lean Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible to develop or improve manufacturing processes by increasing efficiency and boosting profits of the company in the manufacturing of our products.  He/she will be responsible for providing the overall manufacturing process design and measures for improvement of manufacturing, thereby increasing productivity and improving manufacturing costs.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Interface with multi-discipline team to assist in the design/development of new products which aligns with a manufacturing process
  • Analyze layout of equipment, workflow, and assembly methods to optimize manufacturing processes
  • Author and document work instructions for product and process improvements
  • Maintain bill of materials and labor hour cost updates in EPICOR and during the transition to IFS MRP system
  • Work with operations and vendors to ensure adequate infrastructure is in place for new equipment acquisitions
  • Perform motion and time studies
  • Incorporate Six Sigma practices to improve manufacturing processes and eliminate defects
  • Manage projects from concept through implementation
  • Provide instruction and training of lean principals
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • BS in Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering or related field with lean manufacturing minor (desired)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience desired, however, entry level may be considered
  • Knowledgeable about lean manufacturing tools and processes
  • Lean Manufacturing and 5S practitioner
  • Must be a strong trainer with strong communication skills
  • Must be a self-motivated individual with leadership skills that is willing to drive innovation and change
  • Should have an eye for details and be willing to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Should have experience with writing and structuring bill of materials
  • Experience with IFS ERP preferred 
  • AutoCAD, SolidWorks or equivalent CAD software required
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Machining experience is an asset
  • PLC programming experience is an asset

Interested candidates should send their resume with a cover letter to Nadine Kruse, nadine.kruse@airbossdefense.com.



AirBoss is an equal opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, marital status or parental status.


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