OverviewEXPLEO USA is looking for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join a dynamic and expanding team in Orangeburg, SC.Reporting to ME Director Serial Production – Civil, the Senior Manufacturing Engineer – North America & Mexico, leads the development and deployment of global manufacturing initia

Manufacturing Engineer

Expleo USA Inc. • 
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Overview

EXPLEO USA is looking for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join a dynamic and expanding team in Orangeburg, SC.

Reporting to ME Director Serial Production – Civil, the Senior Manufacturing Engineer – North America & Mexico, leads the development and deployment of global manufacturing initiatives (Zero Defects Manufacturing, Quality Improvement Programs, ME Capability Development) at a regional level (multiple sites). You will identify and execute cost reduction and quality improvement programs/projects to facilitate the achievement of Business targets (Quality and Cost) in said region. In collaboration with local ME Leadership, assess regional sites industrial maturity and devise a roadmap to improve current maturity and coordinates using structured problem solving, improvements to regional ME business processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards
  • Ensure regional deployment of ME capability deployment efforts (Zero Defects Manufacturing, APQP, Six Sigma) and supports program continuous development
  • Coach production and engineering teams in problem solving (PPS & 8D)
  • Executes industrial maturity assessments in regional sites and develop plan to improve industrial efforts (layouts, capacity assessments, process capability)
  • Identify and execute opportunities to improve Business processes (ME Processes, Configuration and Data management) within the function
  • Collaborate with site in the execution of quality and productivity related projects. Consolidate projects under regional improvement project portfolio
  • Use industry tools and frameworks (Six Sigma, Zero Defects Manufacturing) to assess process capability and deploy corrective action
  • Continuously improve business and manufacturing processes by implementing Lean initiatives.
  • Support site ME team to advance the program from the NPI (New Product Introduction) Phase to a Steady State production phase as defined in the GKN Lifecycle Gate Process
  • Maintain and develop positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • GKN experience
  • Experience in the Implementation of industrial solutions, from concept through to production. Particularly in low volume production and high value parts is strongly preferred.
  • Customer focused attitude
  • Good communication skills and capable to work within all the levels of the organization (from shop floor to Vice President)
  • For internal candidates, the foundation of the ME Academy must be completed, and training initiated to become a Zero-Defect Practitioner and 6σ Green Belt. External candidates to demonstrate equivalent capability in problem solving and process control
  • Fluent in English language, both written and spoken
  • Proficient in the use of Manufacturing Engineering related software:
  • Advanced user Office toolset. Excellence in the use of Excel (Including VBA)
  • Experience in using ERP (particularly MRP-II)
  • Experience in using PLM software
  • Experience in use of statistical quality software (Minitab or similar)
  • Experience in using CAD system (i.e., Catia V5)
  • Experience in using Business Intelligence Software (at user level)
  • Program/Portfolio Management certification
  • Familiarity with the AS9145 APQP process or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Experience in deployment of SPC or similar process control methodology

Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, production support, MRO, and quality services, with a presence in over 30 countries. To find out more, visit www.expleogroup.com

Benefits

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A professional and dynamic work setting

Cutting edge industrial projects that will advance your career

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