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This position is responsible for a wide variety of manufacturing process engineering and production activities in a specific production department to include:

    Participate in the strategic planning for new product and manufacturing processes to lower costs and improve our company's position in the marketplace.
    Provide the insight and vision necessary to identify technologies and processes that will mesh with the overall business strategy and provide competitive advantage for the business.
    Direct a variety of activities by internal manufacturing personnel, outside vendors and partners as well as customers to develop value added technologies for our company.
    Provide manufacturing and technical support to the company's global manufacturing footprint and include coaching other salaried and hourly employees on effective teaming skills.
    Remove obstacles, increasing productivity and solving problems to root cause.
    Support the plant in strategic business improvement activities that will focus on improving the Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Productivity with a results-oriented approach.
    Assist in the design and engineering of equipment, facility, and flow paths to optimize total system productivity.
    Coordinate and implement Lean Manufacturing principles across the department’s material flow paths and must gain a complete view and understanding of the area's manufacturing process to be successful.
    Focus on tactical projects in the areas of safety, productivity, semi-autonomous teaming, recovery improvement and training.
    Coordinate efforts on process improvements, including capital projects, and will support and lead the execution of problem-solving efforts related to process and machine improvements.
    Although the person in this position works primarily daytime shifts M-F, it is expected that they work off-shifts as needed to support the functions of this role.


Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Industrial, Ceramics or Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited institution.
    Minimum of four years of manufacturing experience.
    This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
    Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

    Six years of manufacturing experience in the metals or similar industry.
    The ability to engage with employee at all levels of the organization.
    Experience with the application of lean manufacturing principles in a manufacturing setting.
    The knowledge to identify and help resolve process-related problems.
    Strong business, technical, computer, and analytical skills (from educational background and/or manufacturing experience).
    Experience working in a union environment.
KP Recruiting Group was started to create a world-wide network of multi-level, highly skilled talent; that are either experts or working to become one, in their respective fields. Our process involves focusing on the talent, skills, and experience of an individual as a key indicator of the present and future value that they will bring to any organization.

In establishing a network, we are able to forge genuine relationships with talent and gain valuable insight that allows us to understand what motivates them. This data allows us to give strategic advice to our partners as they go through the process of managing their human capital.

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