Manufacturing - Industrial Engineer - Birmingham, Alabama United States - 22857

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Job #: 22857
Title: Manufacturing - Industrial Engineer
Job Location: Birmingham, Alabama - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: Yes


An exceptional World Class Tier I Automotive supplier has an immediate need to fill a position of Manufacturing - Industrial Engineer at their large plant located an hour east of Birmingham, AL.  


Local candidates encouraged to apply.


Summary:  Provide layout and labor optimization, material flow, PFEP and cycle time analysis utilizing lean manufacturing techniques. Recommend, develop and implement cost save and efficiency improvement projects to improve production and reduce labor.




  1. Creates/Designs work cell layouts.
  2. Creates/Designs work cell flows.
  3. Process utilization.
  4. Establish/calculate manpower by design for All programs.
  5. Establish/design process steps and sequence of operation for ALL jobs/programs.
  6. Completion of time studies for all programs.
  7. Ensure EOAT (End of Arm Tooling) development for ALL programs (where needed).
  8. Ensure development of assembly aids, fixtures, degating machines, and EOAT quality gate control items.
  9. Responsible for warehouse layout and improvement.
  10. Responsible for plant layouts and improvements.
  11. Responsible to work and assist program management with packing design.
  12. Creates/Designs material and parts pull flow.
  13. Responsible for special projects as requested by management.
  14. Assists program management with launches of major programs.
  15. Responsible for creating packaging designs and pallet load designs for parts.
  16. Lean Manufacturing – lead/facilitate with plant.
  17. Lead Kaizen activity with plant and CIP team.
  18. Standardization activity throughout plant.
  19. Work with Safety Coordinator to improve safety throughout plant (i.e. safety cages, floor rails, bumpers, etc.).
  20. Assist production to eliminate and minimize regrind waste.
  21. Potentially identify a buyer/resource for regrind.
  22. Resource cost efficient suppliers for forklifts, mold loading systems, dryers, hoppers throughout the plant for

improvement activity.

  1. Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility:


Education and Experience:

Minimum four (4) years in Industrial Engineering or 5-7 years of experience in related field.  Technical degree not required,

but is a plus.  



Must be able to multi-task.  Good personal skills.  Must possess good oral and written communication skills.  Proficient in Excel

with cost formulations and time study analysis.  Knowledge of blueprint reading and CAD design is a plus.  Proficient with setting

up and establishing man-power standards and work analysis.  Proficient with Auto-CAD or similar 3D software for layout design

and work cell layout design.  Proficient in motion study analysis.    




None required but would be a plus.

Physical Demands:

                The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the

                functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential


Must be able to stand for multiple hours as required and be able to lift 15-20 pounds (occasionally more) when required.  Must be

able to work overtime as required especially during new program launches.