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6364Manufacturing Leader OPS75-90kNorthwest IL/SW WIThermoProductsThe operations manufacturing leader provides focused leadership of manufacturing and continuous improvement (CI) for manufacturing/production within the site, ensuring relentless improvement of world class manufacturing through Lean as our operational strategy. Coaching Forward - Creates and/or fosters a team environment that demonstrates genuine concern for the personal and professional development of all team members, regularly recognizing team members. Participates as an active and highly-collaborative member of customer to customer value stream leadership teams, and demonstrates a high level of commitment to value stream and business unit team excellence In the gemba (shop floor), 80 percent of time is spent leading, coaching and developing team members within manufacturing and those who support the production team members. Bachelor’s degree 5-7 years manufacturing leadership experience preferred Seven to 10 years of Lean leadership experience preferred
7737Production Team Leader 2nd Shift60-80kNorthwest ILThermoProductsWill lead Team Members in the cell(s) on the day to day production to ensure safety, quality, delivery, and cost (SQDC) targets are met to achieve the customer demand and Value Stream goals. Leads improvement efforts through the use of tools and techniques.Your Key Responsibilities will include:Serve as a mentor and role model Manages planning and operations of area of responsibility Determines scope, budget, and implementation timeframes of assigned projects Develops strong relationships and provides effective communication, prioritization, and alignment Determines scope, budget, and implementation timeframes of assigned projects Identifies team member development needs and provides career coaching and planning assistance Qualifications:Must have:Managerial experience required (5-8 years in supervisory role)Project management experience Lean system application experience Experience tracking production metrics such as process output understanding of “servant leadership” mentality Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and emailCoaching skills to develop team members in all aspects of manufacturing management Additional success factors:Bachelors or Associates Degree preferred
8827Materials Manager70-95kNorthwest ILThermo Productsyou will be responsible for all the supply chain activities in Richmond, including planning, scheduling, purchasing, receiving, shipping, and material handling.  You will make critical decisions that help ensure safety, quality, delivery and cost targets are met.  You will lead improvement efforts using lean manufacturing tools and techniques.   You will report directly to the Supply Chain Director and have strong working relationships with site leadership, especially the Director of Operations and the Operations Manufacturing Leader.  This is a unique opportunity for the right individual who enjoys being a hands-on working manager and ensuring the execution of daily tactical work.  Travel to other Watlow locations may be required.Your Key Responsibilities include:Managing inventory days of supply, customer on time delivery, and supplier performance metrics Engaging directly in purchasing, receiving, shipping activities to ensure production demands are meet Sustaining supplier adherence and conformance to company's quality procedures. May be involved in the evaluation, and performance management of suppliers Interacting and collaborating with new product development, account management and sales to ensure customer demand and planning are connected with supply chain and ensure successful production ramps, up and down Planning and coordinating physical movement of materials, parts, finished goods, and information to ensure optimization of cost and service level Serving as primary point of accountability for all supply chain processes, issues and opportunities at the Houston site. Following up as required business leaders and teams to expedite flow of materials and documents to meet business Managing manpower needs to meet production demand and capacity requirements.Leading and executing lean supply chain initiatives to improve the overall effectiveness of material flow and/or sustain daily operational effectiveness Developing and maintaining strong relationships with key manufacturers/suppliers/service providers in the process skid fabrication industry Qualifications:Must have:Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant supply chain experience Relevant supply chain certification, such as APICS (CPIM, CSCP, CFPIM), ISM (CPM, CPSM, CSM)
3325Supply Chain Analyst70-85kNorthwest ILThermo Products. The Supply Chain gathers data and conducts analysis with the goal of improving the organization's supply chain operations and provide actionable insights. Understands business and functional objectives to maximize business value. Identifies underperforming areas in the supply chain, creates action plans, implements and sustains improvements or resolutions to problems. Engages multiple stakeholders to evaluate and prioritize projects and develop goals and objectives. Prepare evaluation of risk for the negotiation of supplier contracts or service arrangements. Mastery of complex data analytics. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Your Key Responsibilities will include: Assist in supplier quality and performance evaluation Monitoring and participating in development of key performance metrics. Enhancing capabilities in material management, material resource planning (MRP), pull systems, flow, and the implementation of lean concepts Enhance supply chain engagement in the sales, operations, and financial planning Participating in lean supply chain focused kaizen events and implementing continuous improvement actions resulting from these events. Qualifications: Must have: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or another related field Purchasing / sourcing experience of 3-5 years Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to learn and communicate technical information related to Watlow products and our customers' applications Skills and process knowledge in material accountability, mix variation, variance analysis, material management, MRP, pull systems, flow, and lean concepts Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.Strong analytical skills along with practical problem solving skills
5124Quality Engineer II/III60-80kMilwaukee, WIConsumer ProductsThe Quality Engineer will apply knowledge to the completion of quality engineering assignments. Assist in more advanced quality-engineering functions, including root cause analysis, implementing corrective/preventive actions, driving process/product improvements and improving control plans.Perform advanced quality assurance assignments and projects; participate in new models development process; perform Quality Management System documentation activities;Coordinate complex product/process capability studies;Lead problem solving teams; identify root causes, implementing corrective actions and verifying effectiveness;Develop product/process procedures, including development of performance metrics Perform statistical analysis used in problem solving and quality improvement projectsPerform layouts, read and understand geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)Investigate customer complaints, develop corrective action plans and verify effectiveness Lead Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) teamsPerform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required Good technical knowledge and background of quality and manufacturing processes including geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD & T), layout and gaging; machining methods and assembly processes; statistical process control (SPC) and statistical techniques; knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) tools including control plans and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA); analytical and problem solving skills with project management skills a plus Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Equiv.Equivalent experience in quality field combined with Quality Engineer Certification Experience Requirements:Minimum of 3 years of related experience in engineering, purchasing or quality field; fundamental quality experience in machining or assembly type operations or equivalent experience preferred Enterprise wide reporting system experience preferred
21322nd Shift Production Supervisor/Team Leader65-80kNorthwest ILThermo Products ManufacturerIn this role, you will Lead Team Members in the cell(s) on the day to day production to ensure people, quality, delivery and cost (PQDC) targets are met to achieve the customer demand and Value Stream goals. Leads improvement efforts through the use of tools and techniques in the Business System. Serves as the subject matter expert on the operations in the cell(s)Skills Include:•Serve as a mentor and role model•Manages planning and operations of area of responsibility•Carry out policies and communicate changes.•Applies experience and expertise to reach solutions•Reports trends to senior leadership•Understand the majority of skills in an area of responsibility.•Understands the business operations•Facilitates, coaches, and mentor’s others Solves complex problems•Determines scope, budget, and implementation timeframes of assigned projects•Controls expenses•Understands the financial aspects of the business•Makes sound decisions based on evaluation of available information•Manages internal and external two-way communications to promote the best interest of all parties•Lead department team members to ensure that people, quality, delivery, cost and growth are continuously being improved on to achieve strategy deployment objectives.•Lead / Participate and support Lean events - Ensure that Continuous Improvement (CI)/Lean techniques are being utilized to sustain daily operational improvement.Utilize the daily operating system to drive PQDC (People, Quality, Delivery, Cost) performance at the cell level,•Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience (5-8 years)•Technical certification preferred•Project management experience•Leadership training
3737Project Engineer Motor Sports80-95kMayville, ILMotor SportsNational Cycle retained us to place an additional engineer, as they specialize in coated plastics and metal fabrication for aviation, motorcycles and powers sports. We are an industry leader in supplying OEMs and aftermarket high quality plastic forming, coatings brackets, and systems. In-house tooling and rapid prototyping adds value for our customers.This Mechanical Engineer is for project life-cycle to include: design, NPD, manufacturing, tooling, and improvements, using tools of: APQP, PPAP, IRIS to supply parts to global OEMs and aftermarkets, in an ISO environment.You’ll speak with and work with customers for design, layouts and to develop test samples for us and them,and:help create blueprints for production with group leaders.manage project issues, budgets, and schedules.establish needed quality controls and production rates.NEEDED: Preferred a BS Eng. or Tech. degree and at least 5 years of experience with 2D CAD, SolidWorks (surfacing) and/ or Unigraphics, machining,fabrication, moldings.Ability to work some flexible schedules - with paid over time.We do plastic injection molding with 3 and 5 axis CNC routing and machining, fiberglass fabricating. Most of our metal work is done in-house: stampings, tool and die design, lazer cutting, fabrication with: milling, rolling, bending, press brake, welding in MIG, TIG brazing, and more.
83732nd Shift Maintenance Mechanic60-70kChrystal Lake Area, ILMaintenance MechanicAs a Senior Maintenance Mechanic, you will install, trouble shoot, and repair facilities, equipment, tooling, with a focus on reducing downtime through process improvements.Your Key Responsibilities will include:Technical troubleshooting of production and process equipment•Electrical troubleshooting, repair and installation of process equipment•Program and/or work on equipment controllers•Schedule and perform preventive maintenance, write procedures, train others in limited maintenance. Contribute to problem solving activities•Identifies ways to reduce waste and improve business processes. Qualifications:High School graduate/GED•2 year technical education or equivalent experience.Must have:Basic electricity (110V/208 single phase)Understanding of Pneumatics and Hydraulics Basic mechanical skills/troubleshooting Hands on experience in Lean manufacturing.
3552Senior Engineer78-93kWI/ILThermo Products Focuses on improving products or processes that impact one or more technical areas or across multiple locations/facilities. Identifies opportunities for new products or processes. Actions impact cross-functional teams, department, or plants. Interacts with internal customers and existing and potential external customers/suppliers. Works independently or in teams under general direction or minimum supervision. Ability to work on and solve very complex problems with occasional assistance of peers and/or technical leaders. Arranges for review of own technical work product as needed. Directs and monitors the work of less experienced employees.Does not have formal supervisory responsibilities but provides input for project team member performance reviews. Determines scope, budget, and implementation timeframes of assigned projects. Manage agency certification activities for new products (UL, CE, CSA, VDE,etc) Conduct analysis and evaluation of competitive products and services. Develop or revise appropriate safety policies and procedures based on new product/process. Master Degree and Bachelor�s degree and related experience, or equivalent experience (5-8 years)
9676Sr. Project Engineer80-90kNear Kenosha, WIThermalPerform a variety of engineering work Product Development, must have a familiarity with Design-for-Manufacturability and Design-for-Automation concepts, including in planning and developing products, fixtures, tools,equipment and industrial processes. In this role you will focus on improving products or processes that impact one or more technical areas or across multiple locations/facilities. In this role you will lead major projects and many small ones. You will identify opportunities for new products or processes. Will work with internal customers as well as external customers and suppliers. In this role you will direct and monitor less experienced employees. Eventually you will lead projects and programs. Determine scope, budget and implementation timeframes, of assigned projects. Will control expenses for projects and responsible for meeting budget goals and objectives. Will take control of ownership of project results. BS Engineering with a preference for MS Engineering Ideally looking for 5+ Years of Experience.
3300Quality Manager70-115kMilwaukee, WI Consumer Products Plan, coordinate and administer the quality assurance program to ensure optimum quality and product reliability at the most economical costs. Responsibility for providing leadership, guidance, and decision-making to maintain and continuously improve product and process quality utilizing the appropriate quality tools for the manufacturing facility; represent that facility in communication with the customer; function as a change agent in moving quality process and initiatives forward. Supervise assigned team members. This position reports to the Quality Director, but us dotted lined to the Plant Manager. Comprehensive knowledge of quality practices and procedures including Quality Management Systems (QMS) and ISO/QS requirements along with track record of achieving and maintaining same Proficient in quality tools such as Statistical Process Control (SPC), Six Sigma, 8-D Problem-solving, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, etc.Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people Comprehensive knowledge of engines and components with working knowledge of blueprints and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerances (GD&T)Enterprise wide system reporting experience preferred Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field required Minimum of eight years of supervisory experience in Quality Control, Engineering or equivalent