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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016

Safariland, LLC Ontario, CA

Ontario, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree




Provide technical support to the manufacturing departments to implement new products or process changes.


* Develop and improve manufacturing processes in support of new and existing product to ensure timely delivery of quality product

* Perform time studies of manufacturing processes to be included in the determination of validating manufacturing labor standards

* Design and conduct developmental tests on new and existing projects

* CAD support for component print drawings, layouts and work center designs

* Oversee the justification, planning and execution of individual capital projects to scheduled timelines and within approved budget

* Seek out, research, develop cost analysis and justification for new methods, procedures equipment and materials

* Lead continuous improvement projects using classical Lean techniques including Kaizen and 6S team projects

* Evaluate production capacity capabilities of existing operations and recommend and implement enhancements as needed

* Fabricate engineering prototypes for testing and evaluation

* Identify manufacturing variability issues and work with Product Engineering, Production and Maintenance to reduce or eliminate variation in manufacturing processes

* Develop and lead cost reduction projects



* Five (5) to Seven (7) years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

* Five (5) to Seven (7) years of manufacturing engineering experience and a working knowledge of Lean principles and tools including Kaizen & 6S implementation


Bachelor s degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering * Proficient with CAD software in Solid Works 2011 & Auto CAD

* Ability to manage projects using a continuous improvement/Lean approach that includes leading and facilitating Kaizen and 6S projects

* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

* Ability to speak effectively before groups

* Previous experience in new product development

* Experience with significant capital equipment and facility layout projects

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