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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: FXI
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Building our Future Together. FXI is a leading producer of foam innovation in the Bedding, Furniture, Industrial, Home & Office, Healthcare, and Transportation markets. We have made it our mission to provide tailored solutions that delight our customers and consumers. With our corporate headquarters, high-tech research and development facility, and multiple manufacturing locations in North America, FXI has built a culture of innovation and achievement that is recognized by customers, suppliers and peers. Our products include finished goods, sub-assemblies, services, and raw materials for OEMs, fabricators, and retailers. You will find FXI's foam innovations inside, around, and under yourself in countless applications. Everywhere foam goes, FXI's innovations lead the way! Won't you join us?Job OverviewFXI is looking for a talented Manufacturing Engineer to oversee and improve manufacturing processes. The manufacturing engineer's responsibilities include identifying areas for improvement, maintaining high levels of manufacturing and product quality thru lean manufacturing processes and support of the quality system in accordance with ISO and quality regulatory standards.To be successful as a Manufacturing Engineer you should be able to work effectively within a team and have a high level of technical expertise. An outstanding Manufacturing Engineer will ensure our production lines work efficiently and effectively to satisfy safety and production needs. Responsibilities

  • Leads and deploys best practices in the manufacturing organization by leading continuous improvement in various manufacturing processes
  • Leads, facilitates, executes, and manages projects to reduce costs significantly by implementing Lean Principles and/or Six Sigma tools and methodologies
  • Conducts value stream analysis to identify prioritized waste reduction opportunities and design solutions. Influences implementation
  • Develop methods to reduce cost without compromising the Safety or Quality standards. Continuously seeks to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost
  • Assists or leads in root cause analysis for inefficiencies and failures; makes and assists in implementing relevant changes
  • Supports maintenance and engineering activities as well as operational needs
  • Develops effective working relationships with relevant staff to achieve results
  • Can scope, charter, and lead kaizen events
  • Uses Operator Line Balance tool to identify waste, measure current state efficiency and design the future state
  • Understands and can develop value stream metrics to measure efficiency, including OEE, Downtime, Defects, etc.
  • Takes lean and CI principles to shop floor execution implementing standard work for sustainability
  • Maintains waste reduction pipeline and cost out improvement projects tracking. Links results to business KPI'sQualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in either Industrial or Mechanical Engineering
    • At least 2 years' of engineering experience
    • Experience with Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Kanban and 5S
    • Experience evaluating and troubleshooting manufacturing processes and machinery
    • Strong team player, builds relationships within the facility to get things done
    • Excellent analytical skills combined with good negotiation and conflict management skills
    • Results driven with a positive attitude, ability to identify problems and resolve them quickly
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Strong organization and management skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Benefits Summary:We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, basic and optional life insurance, short- and long-term disability protection, a 401(k) plan with company match, tuition assistance, and flexible spending accounts.Our Commitment to a Diverse Workforce:FXI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FXI does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identify or expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We support workplace diversity. We strongly believe that diversity contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company and better products. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can.We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.FXI is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FXI via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of FXI. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by FXI as a result of the referral or through other means.

Keywords: FXI, Fort Wayne , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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