Industrial Engineer

Tecumseh, MI 49286

Posted: 02/20/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 2 - Engineering & Manufacturing Job Number: JO00018749

Job Description


A Leading Automotive Supplier in the Adrian, Michigan area is in need of an Industrial Engineer. This is a Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Position offering Competitive Compensation, Bonus Potential, Good Benefits, Paid Holidays & Paid Vacation.




Manage, set direction, implement, facilitate and administer the Lean / Continuous Improvement program and culture, policies and initiatives at the plant.

Primary focus will be involving all employees into the Continuous Improvement Program utilizing Lean Manufacturing methods and process improvement strategies through adequate interactivity and alignment with global management.

Define objectives, goals and milestones, with Plant Manager(s) and Continuous Improvement Core Team.

Coordinate the deployment strategy, planning and implementation processes.

Coordinate the planning of projects scheduling in the plant(s), together with Management and other team members.

Supervise the reporting, feedback and information flows.

Manage the local Continuous Improvement team and other resources, in accordance with plant & company policies

Coordinate implementation with other initiatives, including Kaizen tools.

Coordinate the workshops planning, organization and resourcing (including additional workshops, when needed).

Coordinates the approval, with Plant Management, of new lay-outs and/or other organizational critical changes (processes, facilities, procedures, resources).

Coordinates continuous improvement tools, including Suggestion Schemes.

Coordinates the internal marketing activities, in order to spread lean culture and respective organizational value.

Leads by example by coordinating change process management (activities, documentation, other).

Coordinates the training processes, planning and resourcing, ensuring acquaintance with lean knowledge requirements.

Train Plant Personnel, team members and Plant Management on required knowledge, tools and practices.

Support shop floor teams and employees (coaching, mentoring, and guidance).

Coordinates specified standards (critical activity). Plans and coordinate audits.

Track implementation activities and identify process deviations/roadblocks (including reporting and escalation); coordinate and propose identification of alternatives and solutions to Plant Manager(s) and Upper Management.

Drive and support process reviews and improvement potentials, reporting status to Plant Management

Locally coordinate the project cost and payback calculations, in accordance with previous budget assumptions. Detect and report to the Upper Management and Local Management the financial deviations to the plans and project forecasts, and propose adequate corrective measures or correction strategies and actions.

Locally coordinate the action plans to correct, or improve, the financial deviations to the plans & project forecasts.

Promote the spread and common share of Six Sigma and Lean philosophy, culture and ensure connections and implementation standards

Contributes to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment that complements the Occupational Health and Safety Act by ensuring the principles of the 5-S discipline (Simplify, Separate, Sanitize, Standardize and Support) are supported and adhered to.



Advanced knowledge of Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma and Lean tools, methods, deployment process, etc.

Relevant experience in Automotive Project Management and roll-out.

Team based deployment of various Projects and multiple Processes.

Good coaching and training competencies.

Advanced knowledge of plants (demographic, technical, processes, organizational and management models, etc.)

Advanced operational/technical background and experience.

Technical Resources: MS Office, SAP, MRP System etc.

Good communication skills: written, verbal, spoken.

Demonstrated skills with facilitation and as moderator: meetings, projects, people, both formal and informal.

Demonstrated Project Management skills in a multi-project environment.

Advanced skills in Team Management and Team coordination.

Leadership Traits. Effective Problem Solving & Decision Making.

Negotiation at all levels of the organization.

Ability multi-task and handle changing priorities.

Works well in a team environment.

Effective organizational and presentation skills.

Ability to coach and motivate employees.

Ability to work within multiple locations (if required) with all levels of Management and employees

Excellent analytical and judgment skills.





If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to:

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today.



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