T. D. Williamson, Inc. Manufacturing Engineer in Nivelles, Belgium
Design best possible manufacturing processes (HSE, lead time, quality, cost)
Lead improvement initiatives in manufacturing environment.
Plan and organize production processes.
- HSE Rules & Requirements (20%):
Participates in the risk analysis for work places, and ensure all new equipments are compliant with HSE standards and regulation,
Establish the working and safety instructions linked to the equipments and process operations,
Participates to the root cause analysis of any LTI (lost time incident and/or injury; frequency rate) and implement corrective actions as required.
- Design, Routes & Costings (20%):
Participates to “design reviews” with engineering and ensure that new products are aligned with our manufacturing capabilities,
Provide a 24h service for Routes in AX (ETO products) :
Define work sequence for optimum manufacturing process (inside or outside TDW),
Defines best suitable work centers, based on equipment constraints,
Define cycle time for each operations, based on available standards,
If required, manage special tooling (test vessels, caps, fixtures, etc..),
If required, modify BoM according to manufacturing needs (subout, tooling, etc…),
Participate to product costing evaluation by providing standard cost references.
- Production Planning (40%):
Develop and adjust future production plans (planned orders) according to planned material deliveries,
Notify Customer services for any planned delay,
Validate work orders based on material confirmed delivery dates,
Prepare production package (route card, drawing, wps, specs, etc.) and start work orders in due time,
Call for materials (establish picking list),
Provide daily follow-up of ongoing orders, adjust the plan, and keep Customer Services informed,
Organize subcontracted activities with Procurement department,
Report the end of production (RAF),
Acts as backup to Production Supervisor when required,
Every production plan must be managed through AX “future messages”, across the complete organization (sales, procurement, production).
- Tools & Equipment, in partnership with Manufacturing Specialists (10%):
Propose new investments, with relevant data and realistic benefits,
Lead new equipment acquisition,
Lead new product introduction,
Define new tooling needs and implement in relevant cases.
- LEAN, 6 SIGMA and Continuous Improvement (10%):
Facilitate work sessions (data gathering, brainstorming, problem solving, decision making,..),
Provide Lean/SixSigma expertise (value stream mapping, visual management, kanbans, one piece flow, metrics, error proofing) and spot major hick-ups or bottlenecks for rapid improvement,
Implement improvement initiatives.
Engineering degree or equivalent by experience,
6 sigma green belt or similar is nice to have,
Good communication, team building and team working competences,
Experienced in the following tools : FMEA, Root cause analysis, SMED, TPM, 5S, Kanban, Continuous Improvement, Lean,
Within minimum 2 years of experience in similar function (Manufacturing Engineering or Planning),
Good communication skills in English, written and oral,
Experience in robotics (Cloos) and/or automation is nice to have.
Position ID: Position-15940
External Company Name: T. D. Williamson, Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.tdwilliamson.com/en/