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Veterans Preferred - Manufacturing Engineer

Company: MODIS
Location: Louisville
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -Modis is excited to announce an opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer role.
Length of assignment- 8-10 months

Job Description:
The Manufacturing Engineer is directly responsible for the strategic and tactical management and execution of all aspects of receiving, warehousing, distribution, shipping, purchasing/sourcing, production, and inventory control operations in an agile, fast paced manufacturing environment. The Manufacturing Engineer will also assist the Manufacturing Leader in coaching, driving, and developing hourly production team members to achieve high performance in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, and cost.


  • Promote a culture of safety and compliance, ensuring the observation of safety precautions and safe work methods by all personnel, including behavior-based safety observations, safety meetings, safety audits, and 5S housekeeping standards.
  • Lead material flow and strategy deployment for all material related initiatives.
  • Proactively drive continuous improvement materials programs utilizing Lean methodologies and practices.
  • Responsible for the overall inventory management process emphasizing reduced inventory levels and increased inventory turns.
  • Work closely with Operations, ERP and Lean teams to identify and address Materials issues related to process improvements and accuracy.
  • Review and calculate safety stock and economic order quantities.
  • Responsibility for driving 95% inventory accuracy.
  • Responsible for inventory portion of financial reviews; generate and maintain on-going inventory project deck to drive inventory reductions.
  • Successfully manage multiple priorities without direct supervision.
  • Ensure all company-required tools, programs and management systems are properly implemented and that documentation required to support programs and management systems are comprehensive and up-to-date.
  • Complete required reports timely and accurately.
  • Benchmark and share best practices across GE Appliances.
  • Ensure the products produced within the entire value stream operation are defect-free and produced according to specifications.
  • Provide supervisory responsibilities for production
  • Monitor manufacturing processes, data & reports daily and drive the resolution or escalation for any issues.
  • Work cross-functionally with multiple stakeholders to address and solve delivery issues (i.e., Team Leader, engineering, manufacturing, transportation, quality).
  • Monitor scrap and downtime data/reports to drive resolution of issues and work projects to prevent future issues

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, engineering, or other relevant field of study.
  • Excellent presentation skills and solid verbal/written communication skills.
  • 2-5 Years of Engineering Experience
  • Initiative and ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks.
  • Strong systems experience and capabilities, including MRP/ERP systems and MS Word/Excel.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong planning/forecasting capabilities; experience in production control, forecasting, master scheduling and Lean initiatives
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Detailed and proficient in data analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and collaborate among multiple functional stakeholders.
  • Customer focus, high energy, and aggressive approach to issues.
  • Prior experience in managing change, implementation of new processes.
  • Understanding and prior usage/application of Lean manufacturing principles.

    If you are interested in this Manufacturing Engineer job in Louisville, KY then please click APPLY NOW.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please visit https://www.modis.com/en-us/candidate-privacy/

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.modis.com/en-us/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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