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Engineer, Industrial

Company: Southwire Company, LLC
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: May 27, 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 and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what's possible?Location:[[SCUPP- Carrollton, GASouthwire Job DescriptionJob Title: Industrial Engineer II
Report To: SCUPP Materials Manager
Location: Carrollton, GA - SCUPPSummary: This individual will provide engineering support for continuous improvement initiatives, cost reduction projects, project timelines, and material flow for the SCUPP materials management groupDescription of Duties and Responsibilities:* Participate in Lean activities, such as Kaizen events, Problem Solving events, SMED, Value and Stream Mapping
* Evaluate plant capabilities and capacities relative to specific products and product hierarchies
* Understand standard cost and perform cost analysis for new products, product changes, and product rationalization
* Gather, analyze, and evaluate ideas from manufacturing to improve or develop new functionality within materials management or production planning
* Assist in analyzing and optimizing plant and equipment layouts (3P & VPI)
* Drive and track capacity growth initiatives relative to cost out events and any modernization efforts
* Participate in special projects as it relates to current initiatives within company or operations to leverage systems; examples include Master Data initiatives, support Integrated Business Plan implementation
* Lead or assist projects from idea generation to execution with the goal of improving key performance indicators (KPIs). Develop and maintain dashboards/KPIs for reporting
* Maintain accurate and current training documentation as it related to materials management process
* Target process improvement initiatives, working with process owners and project team members through all phases of planning, implementation, and control
* Gather data and analyze to make predictions, assess trends, and map out future processes
* Assist with reports and presentations
* Analyze cost improvement initiatives and track progress
* Must support the production departments and work closely with the Value Stream Manager and the supervisors in the plant
* Responsible for reviewing WIP levels to keep obsolete inventory at acceptable levels.
* Support scheduling manufacturing facilities for maximum utilization
* Become a change agent for inventory accuracy by implement best in class cycle counting process
* Improve transactional process related to daily inventory adjustments to improve material yieldQualifications and Experience Requirements:* Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering required
* Knowledge of Wire and Cable manufacturing and/or Project Management systems is preferred.
* 2+ years of experience preferred.
* Work with a variety of systems including but not limited to SAP, Advaris, Kaizen Optimizer, CableBuilder and JIRA.
* SAP & Advaris experience preferred
* Must possess strong leadership skills as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Utilize Excel, Excel Macros, Relational Database Theory and Develop interactive reports in Excel for analyzing the production, budget, and capacity
* Must be able to work well on teams with sales, product management, and operations.
* Must be detail oriented with the ability to think critically and logically.CompetenciesNimble LearningCustomer FocusPlans and AlignsCollaboratesBalances StakeholdersAction OrientedBenefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching
  • 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
  • & MoreSouthwire 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.

Keywords: Southwire Company, LLC, Columbus , Engineer, Industrial, Engineering , Carrollton, Georgia

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