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Engineer, Manufacturing

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what's possible? Location:HOUSTON Shift: [[Shift]] Pay Rate:[[custom_Min]] [[custom_Max]]Southwire Job DescriptionManufacturing Engineer Houston, TX Summary: Provide Manufacturing Engineering support and guidance for Southwire Houston plant. The individual will coordinate continuous improvement initiatives, cost reduction projects, capital project justifications, project timelines, provide project management, work measurement, and lean practice implementation. This individual will work to ensure that process modernization & improvements are made to help exceed operational performance objectives. Description of Duties and Responsibilities: --- Lead Lean events to improve value streams utilizing Lean tools such as 3P, Kaizen events, improving OEE, improving takt time, Poka Yoke, theory of constraints, level loading, or others to eliminate all forms of waste. --- Provide Lean training to site employees and identify and support manufacturing lean initiatives. --- Drive and track cost-out and capacity growth initiatives relative to improvements projects. --- Lead capital and non-capital improvement projects may include new equipment requests and justifications. --- Work with manufacturing teams and equipment vendors to specify new equipment and support old equipment. --- Maintain cycle times and machine rates for the production floor (time studies). Change Bill of Materials to update as needed. --- Understand standard cost and perform cost analysis for new products, product changes, and product rationalization. --- Work with a variety of systems including but not limited to SAP. --- Gather, analyze, and evaluate ideas from manufacturing to improve or develop new functionality within materials management or production planning. --- Develop and maintain accurate and current training documentation for SOPs, drawings, new employee onboarding and other standard work documentation as needed. Qualifications and Experience Requirements: --- Bachelor's degree in engineering required. --- Strong knowledge and expertise of engineering methods and concepts. --- Must have strong analytical, time-management, and problem-solving skills. --- Knowledge and experience implementing Lean tools improvements. --- Must possess strong leadership skills as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. --- 2 5 years of experience required. --- Must be able to work well on cross-functional teams. --- Must be detail-oriented with the ability to think critically and logically. --- Must have excellent software skills including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, SAP and SolidworksCompetenciesNimble LearningCustomer FocusPlans and AlignsCollaboratesBalances StakeholdersAction OrientedBenefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Long & Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • Parental Leave
  • & More Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Nearest Major Market: Houston

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Houston , Engineer, Manufacturing, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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