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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016

Clemens Food Group Hatfield, PA

Hatfield, PA
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Job Classification
Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Asset Utilization
Develop tools to analyze maximize capacity
Leverage capacity tools to facilitate decision making; identify, recommend and communicate potential solutions
Facilitate and mediate capacity strategy development
Investigate capacity concerns related to increased sales
Facilitate engineering process change request
Capital justification, NPV reviews for other functions
Drive improvement in VA and Fresh margins , absorptions (things driving overhead) - be able to identify inputs driving variances (Yield, Labor)
Utilize discrete event simulation software to improve processes and to reduce constraints

Quality/Cost Improvements
Make recommendation for portfolio optimization
Support sales initiatives as engineer on new product develop teams
Review and approve area changes including product specification, equipment/process and new products.
Lead cross functional teams for timely resolution of tactical and strategic issues.
Collaborate with Supply Chain team on implementing system improvements
Act as area technical resource to optimize and improve operations performance as related to our KPIs and products
Apply advanced trouble shooting skills utilizing root cause analysis for quality, breakdowns, and process deviations
Implements methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities including restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations and equipment, technology and purchase of equipment.
Strong Communicator during change management.
Participate in cost saving ideation sessions to help drive cost out of the system
Identify and challenge Operations labor trends for opportunities for improvement i.e. Overtime leading to additional shifts or creative scheduling improvements
Establish relationship with key vendors to leverage and apply their key knowledge and expertise.
Utilize lean manufacturing tools, SPC/Analytics, Kaizen Events, Line Balancing, value stream mapping to drive the development and implementation of cost and quality improvement projects for the plant

Standards Maintenance
Perform standard audit for assigned process area on a yearly basis.
Perform the following studies to develop standards for process changes, new opportunity or product specification changes.
-Time studies for labor standards
-Yield and material standards
-Packaging Standard for film and ingredients
Create and maintain SOP's for IE functions
Perform indirect and PF&D labor analysis
Maintain central location of all IE related information pertaining to inputs of labor utilization
Participate in new item development process - ownership of costing development & minimum pricing expectations, spec optimization recommendations (i.e. trim levels, pump levels, packaging)
Creation and maintenance of performance management tools(DSC, Hourly Production)
Maintain standard crewing for the supply chain

Team CFG
Staying current with IE best practices and recommend opportunities for implementation
Support safety performance
Participate in CFG sponsored personal development programs
Support company wide initiatives
Participate weekly activity tracking meeting

Experience & Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B.S.) is required

Minimum 3 years experience in Industrial Engineering, Continuous
Improvement, Finance or Analytical role

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Additional Benefits

Full service, 24/7, gym on site in our Hatfield, PA office location. Gym includes full-size basketball court, weight and exercise machines, fitness instructors and classes throughout the day.

Onsite cafeteria and company store for purchases at a discounted price.

Wellness Program with activities through the year to promote physical and mental well-being.

Annual Company picnic and celebration events for Team Member recognition.

Discounts with area businesses.