Senior Manufacturing/ Industrial/ Production Engineer

Job Description

What you’ll do

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee production and operations to ensure adherence to the daily production schedule and right first time performance.
  • Maximize throughput of manufacturing processes, machinery, and tooling.
  • Coordinate with other business functions to understand customer requirements, provide production lead times and ensure timely delivery of orders.
  • Improve efficiency of daily manufacturing activities and optimize resource allocation.
  • Establish and monitor SPC data for critical features to determine process capabilities and performance reliability.
  • Lead planning, designing, and implementation of new technologies that aim at cost reduction, productivity improvement, and minimizing downtime.
  • Provide leadership team with key business initiatives on focus areas.
  • Monitor critical KPI to assess production performance and present MIS reports to leadership.
  • Support Design for Manufacturing during NPD stages.
  • Map process flow and conduct failure analysis to identify root causes and areas of improvement.
  • Ensure conformance of products to industry standards.
  • Develop and ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and visual management tools to ensure process integrity.
  • Increase safety engagement and identify improvement areas to reduce injuries.
  • Coach junior staff and lead production training workshops.

Desired Skillset:

  • Lean Manufacturing practices (Value Stream Mapping, Poke Yoke, Kanban, etc.)
  • AutoCAD/SolidWorks/CREO.
  • Line Balancing, Standard Work, Tooling/fixture design.
  • Experience with electro-mechanical assembly required.
  • Knowledge of ISO/TAPPI/SCAN Standards.
  • Interpret engineering drawings and technical specifications.
  • Experience with MES/ERP systems is a plus.
  • Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
  • Proven teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Minimum experience of 3-5 years in a manufacturing environment preferably from paper industry, instrumentation, or other engineering operations.
  • Qualification: B. Tech/BSc in Industrial/Production/Mechanical Engineering or higher.
  • Proven experience managing workforce in a production facility.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Knowledge of industrial equipment and raw materials.
  • Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions.
  • Must have willingness to drive change and coach staff on new practices.