About therole :
The successful candidate will be responsible for the Engineering and Technical staff of the Industrial Engineering group.
Your Responsibilities include :
Implement the specifics of the manufacturing strategic plan in the above areas.
Improve process engineering fundamentals focused on process flow, scrap reduction and process control (replace 'art' with 'science').
Responsible for the identification and elimination of waste through Lean Tools and foster an Operational Excellence culture in all manufacturing areas.
Responsible for maintaining and improving the Value Stream policies, operational excellence tools and practices.
Support of the continous improvement program, visual factory, time standards, and facility modifications.
Responsible for the plant's efficiency and utilization KPI, which includes the dentification and elimination of production related bottlenecks and flow enhancement through lean, simulation and statistical tools;
production methods analysis and improvement; production capacity analysis and line balancing.
A key responsibility will be supporting the development of an operational excellence policy and to develop a training system to ensure that Operational Excellence is embedded into the culture.
Plan, monitor and control department’s budget and forecasts.
Maintain a general knowledge of trending Industrial Engineering knowledge.
Drive a staff that is seen as the keepers and providers of the methods and tools for manufacturing excellence and efficiency improvement.
Develop a core group of internal experts in the Operaional Excellence principles and systems.
Be a proficient communicator, orally, written and active listener, both in spanish and english (90%+ required).
Proficient in Statistics, Simulation, Lean Manufacturing, Shingo Model, Project Management and Linear Programming.
Demonstrate working knowledge on Quality Systems (medical industry) and proven project management skills.
Proven track record in hiring and developing professionals in a team based environment. Possess superior leadership skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and ability to drive excellence in staff is a key requirement.
Bachelor of science in industrial engineering or similar field + 10 years of experience
Master of science and certifications in six sigma or lean manufacturing is a plus.
What we are looking for :
Licenciate degree in Industrial Engineering.
Desirable Master degree in related areas.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience within medical device environment or similar.
English level : Above 90%
Preferred Qualifications :
Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean, APQP or similar tools
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks / projects
Knowledge of materials (and associated properties) for medical devices
Protocol and report generation.
Ivannia Vega Montoya