• Manufacturing Engineer Merrill
  • Merrill, WI in Merrill, WI, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Weinbrenner Shoe Company, the manufacturer of the Thorogood brand is recruiting for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer.

Under the direction of the Director of Engineering, an experienced Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the implementation of effective product and process execution engineering and for the effectiveness of the Domestic Manufacturing of Weinbrenner footwear through... standardization of the production process using Lean Six Sigma tools to eliminate waste, improve throughput, lead time, and repeatability, and maximize the performance of the shop floor.

• Work with Product Development and manufacturing to ensure product costing complies with WSC expectations to drive competitive gross margin.
• Leads research and development projects that produce new designs, products, and processes.
• Evaluate and process engineering and design change requests to ensure competitive cost.
• Conduct department evaluation and cycle time to drive improvement.
• Responsible for keeping all factory metrics and KPIs and sharing them with the management team in monthly meetings.
• Train supervisor and lead personnel on process improvement methodology and corrective actions.
• Partner with Maintenance and Safety for all regulatory and safety compliance on the production floor.
• Establish the standard learning curve for all operations in the factory.
• Work with Plant Manager, Superintendent, and supervisor on production build-up for new styles and growth requirements.
• Responsible for defining, measuring, analyzing, improving, and controlling manufacturing processes and standardization across WSC Domestic operations, Subcontractors, and Sourcing when applicable.

• Candidates must work on-site. This is not a remote position.
• Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Lean Six Sigma.
• Advanced Computer skills.
• Ability to learn and research Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP).
• Ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Ability to pay close attention to detail, prioritize work, and coordinate various activities.
• Ability to write technical reports.
• Strong relationships-building and collaboration skills.
• Requires education equivalent to a undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering.
• Knowledge of production machinery, processes, and standards.
• Above average verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to use complex algebraic calculations
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions through the interpretation of a variety of technical documents and variables.

• Bachelor's degree in either Industrial or Mechanical Engineering
• At least 5 years' of engineering experience
• Experience with Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Kanban and 5S

Choosing where to grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important that you know that Weinbrenner Shoe Company, the manufacturer of the Thorogood brand, has a positive impact on the development of leaders, and will support and guide you with a focus on core values
Merrill WI USA


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