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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Industrial Engineer - Fresno, CA
Copper Brass Sales NA,
Location Fresno

Copper and Brass Sales, a division of thyssenkrupp Materials NA, Inc., is the source in your supply base that provides you with the inventory management expertise and value-added processing services necessary to help you compete in today's global market. With our comprehensive line of nonferrous metals and alloys, wide variety of precision processing capabilities, and a focus on customer service that is unmatched in the industry, Copper and Brass Sales earns our reputation as a leading metals service center with each and every order.

Your responsibilities

Summary of Position:
The Industrial Engineer will work directly with plant managers and operations employees to focus on improving current process efficiency, material flow, labor productivity, quality, safety and space utilization.  The position is responsible for contributing knowledge, performing analysis, developing solutions, justifying investment, managing implementation projects, integrating systems with processes, providing training, and measuring results.  

Key Accountabilities:
• Provide Operational Excellence leadership, which includes: identifying performance, customer service and competitive weaknesses; developing solution options using improvement methods; defining and financially justifying projects; documenting processes and practices; integrating systems and equipment; training and coaching of resources; leading on-site resources to execute projects; tracking project status and results; anticipating and removing project barriers; and developing team members.
• Ensure projects are integrated and aligned with business strategy and coordinated with the appropriate process owners to accomplish key goals.
• Utilize improvement and analysis methods, such as strategic planning, operations research, Value Stream Mapping, Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, facility and work cell design, product slotting, IT systems integration, performance measurement, benchmarking, financial analysis, and cost justification.
• Conduct and facilitate workouts with plant personnel to understand current processes and challenges, to encourage input and jointly develop solution options, to provide training, and manage change.
• Recommend expenditures, specify equipment, source vendors and support contracting for capital projects.
• Define and manage multiple operational improvement initiatives concurrently.
• Effectively manage multiple projects across multiple facilities in the organization. 
• Measure and monitor performance across multiple facilities on a continuous basis to identify improvement opportunities, to maintain process control, and ensure that improvement benefits are realized.
• Share best practice documentation, tools and key learning's across the organization.
• Inform and seek guidance from the Operational Excellence Steering Committee.
• Inform and seek approval from the VP.
• Meets TKMNA Employee Attributes / Competencies
• Other duties as assigned.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Your profile

Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering.
• Recent graduate or around 5 years of professional level experience with demonstrated success in driving large scale manufacturing improvement projects with evidence of increased productivity and cost savings.
• Knowledge of lean principles or practical understanding of lean principles in the field.
• Experience in planning for and executing projects to improve material handling, inventory storage and retrieval, machine setup and utilization, product/service quality, safety, and information management.
• Demonstrated competency in advanced project planning and management.
• Exposure to labor relations, safety programs and ISO standards.
• Ability to lead and direct an improvement projects.
• Group facilitation and trainer/instructor skills.
• Ability to learn and perform statistical analysis.
• Aptitude for financial analysis and applying basic financial principles.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint and Access.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with individuals at all levels within and outside of the company.
• Willingness to travel up to 50% (within North America).

Preferred Requirements:
• Bilingual written and verbal communication skills (English and French).
• Functional experience in production planning, inventory management and warehousing, preferably in an SAP ERP environment and using SAP WM.

About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Copper and Brass Sales, a division of thyssenkrupp Materials NA, Inc., is the source in your supply base that provides you with the inventory management expertise and value-added processing services necessary to help you compete in today's global market. With our comprehensive line of nonferrous metals and alloys, wide variety of precision processing capabilities, and a focus on customer service that is unmatched in the industry, Copper and Brass Sales earns our reputation as a leading metals service center with each and every order.

Your responsibilities

Summary of Position:
The Industrial Engineer will work directly with plant managers and operations employees to focus on improving current process efficiency, material flow, labor productivity, quality, safety and space utilization.  The position is responsible for contributing knowledge, performing analysis, developing solutions, justifying investment, managing implementation projects, integrating systems with processes, providing training, and measuring results.  

Key Accountabilities:
• Provide Operational Excellence leadership, which includes: identifying performance, customer service and competitive weaknesses; developing solution options using improvement methods; defining and financially justifying projects; documenting processes and practices; integrating systems and equipment; training and coaching of resources; leading on-site resources to execute projects; tracking project status and results; anticipating and removing project barriers; and developing team members.
• Ensure projects are integrated and aligned with business strategy and coordinated with the appropriate process owners to accomplish key goals.
• Utilize improvement and analysis methods, such as strategic planning, operations research, Value Stream Mapping, Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, facility and work cell design, product slotting, IT systems integration, performance measurement, benchmarking, financial analysis, and cost justification.
• Conduct and facilitate workouts with plant personnel to understand current processes and challenges, to encourage input and jointly develop solution options, to provide training, and manage change.
• Recommend expenditures, specify equipment, source vendors and support contracting for capital projects.
• Define and manage multiple operational improvement initiatives concurrently.
• Effectively manage multiple projects across multiple facilities in the organization. 
• Measure and monitor performance across multiple facilities on a continuous basis to identify improvement opportunities, to maintain process control, and ensure that improvement benefits are realized.
• Share best practice documentation, tools and key learning's across the organization.
• Inform and seek guidance from the Operational Excellence Steering Committee.
• Inform and seek approval from the VP.
• Meets TKMNA Employee Attributes / Competencies
• Other duties as assigned.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Your profile

Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering.
• Recent graduate or around 5 years of professional level experience with demonstrated success in driving large scale manufacturing improvement projects with evidence of increased productivity and cost savings.
• Knowledge of lean principles or practical understanding of lean principles in the field.
• Experience in planning for and executing projects to improve material handling, inventory storage and retrieval, machine setup and utilization, product/service quality, safety, and information management.
• Demonstrated competency in advanced project planning and management.
• Exposure to labor relations, safety programs and ISO standards.
• Ability to lead and direct an improvement projects.
• Group facilitation and trainer/instructor skills.
• Ability to learn and perform statistical analysis.
• Aptitude for financial analysis and applying basic financial principles.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint and Access.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with individuals at all levels within and outside of the company.
• Willingness to travel up to 50% (within North America).

Preferred Requirements:
• Bilingual written and verbal communication skills (English and French).
• Functional experience in production planning, inventory management and warehousing, preferably in an SAP ERP environment and using SAP WM.