Blades Manufacturing Industrial Engineer

Location: Columbus, Georgia US

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Job Number: 9874

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01333500 Date posted 07/18/2019 City Columbus State Georgia Country United States

Date Posted:
2019-07-08-07:00
Country:
United States of America
Location:
PW103: Columbus GA 8801 Macon Road, PO Box 9903, Columbus, GA, 31908 USA
The sky has no limits.

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company thatâ€s moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team youâ€ll help answer todayâ€s challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrowâ€s solutions.
Powers Innovation:
We unlock our employees†full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybodyâ€s opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued, so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Have you considered what it may be like to join our team and bring your career to Pratt & Whitney

Columbus Forge Blades, a recognized leader in producing airfoils for the aerospace propulsion market, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity for you!

Columbus Forge Blades, a recognized leader in producing airfoils for the aerospace propulsion market, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity for you!

In this industrial engineering role you will support plant site initiatives, projects, and activities. This includes the application of Lean Manufacturing, Operational Excellence, Quality Engineering, Project Engineering, and discipline-specific concepts through:

  • Identifying projects related to cost reduction, quality improvement or productivity improvement
  • Contributing to Visual Management & Control, Layout, Flow & Linkage and Standard Work according to the UTC operating system, Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE)
  • Participating in kaizen events as appropriate for functional area of responsibility
  • Leading kaizen events (ACE training will be provided by UTC)
  • Improving production work cell and process flow design
  • Processing time studies to ensure accuracy of routing and identify opportunities
  • Developing and updating process maps
  • Developing and updating Value Stream Maps (VSM)
  • Developing and updating Standard Work, Standard Work combination sheets and load charts
  • Using innovative problem solving methods and creative solutions
  • Monitoring and analyzing turn backs to develop corrective actions
  • Supporting the Process Certification process
  • Learning and applying new concepts and keeping current with state of the art techniques
  • Periodic travel required (
  • Final Grade/Level of position will depend on experience and qualifications.
Education / Certifications
  • Bachelorâ€s degree from an accredited program in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering.
Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years†experience in a manufacturing environment with a focus on Process or Industrial Engineering
  • U.S. Citizenship required due to government contracts
  • Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated project management experience with excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with Process/Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Ability to work and interact with all levels of an organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Reliability, willingness to learn, attention to detail.
  • Candidates should be self-starters and able to work with minimal direction
  • Ability to data mine through multiple information systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Access and Visio with experience in Project
  • Ability to work in a safe manner within the Aerospace Manufacturing Environment
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles, experience with Kaizen events or experience with a continuous improvement program (ACE, 6S, VSM, 3P, etc.)
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification
  • Experience in manufacturing and non-manufacturing process improvements
  • Training and demonstrated proficiency in Excel Macros or other programming languages
  • Understanding of capital acquisition process â€" knowledge or background preferred.
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