Summary: Work hands-on with a motivated team in a fast paced, highly automated, growing manufacturing site to aggressively drive process improvements in operations using lean manufacturing, process improvements, problem solving, and project management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Research, design, and develop processes to optimize productivity and workflow.
Analyze existing processes for improvement opportunities and drive improvements in safety, quality, delivery, and cost through lean manufacturing methods, tooling and work-holding improvements, process changes, programming, automation, and capital investment.
Develop and maintain standard work for all manufacturing operations while using the PDCA tool to continuously improve the standard.
Work with the team to build and maintain a healthy productivity project pipeline and lead process improvement projects to completion.
Drive root cause problem solving and implement effective countermeasures using lean tools.
Successfully manage projects of all sizes and levels of complexity.
TRAVEL: Occasional travel may be expected for this position.
Other Duties - Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
BS in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering or related technical degree.
Strong knowledge and experience with using lean manufacturing tools and concepts to optimize products and processes.
Project Management experience with a proven track record of success.
Team player with excellent communication skills.
At least 3 years manufacturing experience including:
ABB robotic programming experience
PLC programming experience
Automation and controls
Hands-on experience in troubleshooting electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical systems
Internal Number: 10751
About JELD-WEN, Inc
JELD-WEN — one of the world’s largest manufacturers of doors and windows — operates in 25 countries with 116 manufacturing facilities located primarily in North America, Europe and Australia. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodeling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. JELD-WEN’s full breadth of products has earned numerous awards and endorsements for dependability, innovation and excellence — providing solutions that deliver exceptional value for builders, architects and homeowners around the world. JELD-WEN is a recognized leader in manufacturing energy-efficient products and has been an ENERGY STAR® Partner since 1998.
JELD-WEN’s culture is our lifeblood – it is the ongoing expression of our Purpose, Vision and Values, reflected in the behaviors and actions of our associates who genuinely understand and are committed to these principles. At JELD-WEN, we do much more than manufacture windows and doors. Our Purpose is that we bring beauty and security to... the spaces that touch our lives.
For more information about JELD-WEN or to join our team, visit www.jeld-wen.com.