Manufacturing Engineer-Lean

Sturtevant, WI 53177

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Manufacturing / Process Engineering Job Number: Ca239537929 Compensation: $35-45 / hour

Job Description

Title: Manufacturing Engineer 

Location: Sturtevant, WI 


Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary: 
The Manufacturing Engineer will find ways to prevent waste and inefficiency in production processes. The new hire will design efficient systems that integrate workers, information, machines, energy, and materials to make products or provide services. In this role, they will also design equipment to coordinate production planning to minimize production issues and costs while ensuring products meet quality standards. They will design, develop and maintain manufacturing routes to maximize effectiveness, efficiency, and space.

Job Duties:
    • Analyze and evaluate existing systems and processes, identifying value-added and non-value-added activities to solve manufacturing challenges
    • Conceive, design, test, and develop innovative solutions based on analysis and organizational objectives
    • Evaluate and explore new and existing processes, equipment, and materials as an input to scheduling methods, performance metrics, and financial standards
    • Foster company's reputation by delivering innovative solutions while upholding company, federal, and state regulations
    • Manage and conduct employee training for productivity improvement projects, and mentor fellow engineers and technicians
    • Utilize principles of mathematics, science, and engineering to streamline processes
       Identify opportunities to prevent waste and inefficiency in production
    • Research and test design ideas to determine feasibility, utilizing Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Six Sigma, and root cause analysis to formulate/support innovation, corrective actions, and continuous improvement activities
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years related engineering experience
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principles.
  • Experience using analytical tools, workflow time study, and process balancing.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
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