• Assist with and often lead efforts in issue resolution and process improvement for Manufacturing • Execute a failure analysis, root cause and corrective action process using Lean Six Sigma principles and failure trending data. • Participate on and sometimes lead Lean Six Sigma project teams focused on continuous improvement, eliminating waste and improving quality and productivity • Maximize efficiency by analyzing layout of equipment, workflow, assembly and in-process test methods. Determine parts and tools needed to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification. • Plan and design production cells and overall factory process flow • Develop and implement operating procedures, process methods, test protocols, standard work, and visual work instructions. Estimate/measure labor times and provide input for ERP system • Effectively launch design and process changes into production with documentation and training. • Identify and implement safety improvements • Determine equipment needs, prepare capital justifications and implement capital projects while maintaining schedule and budget. • Identify, justify and implement significant data driven projects to reduce manufacturing costs • Perform other duties as directed or assigned by Manager • Coordinate as required with vendors for outsourcing, issue resolution, and cost savings projects. • Significant focus on assembly process improvement.
Education, Training and Experience • Minimum 5 year experience as a Manufacturing Engineer • Bachelor degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering • Experience in continuous process improvement with significant Lean project experience • Lean Six Sigma training preferred • Good customer-facing, report writing and presentation skills. • Ability to investigate and solve process and product issues as an individual and working on a team • Team leadership experience • New product development experience • Can take on projects and successfully lead them with minimal supervision
Located in Rancho Cucamonga, California, US Specialty Vehicles is an automotive manufacturer that specializes in bringing uniquely designed and re-engineered luxury sport utility vehicles to life. Our vehicles integrate traditional SUV aesthetics with our own proprietary designs and technological innovations to create truly exceptional products for our truly exceptional customers.