Supplier Continuous Improvement Engineer

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 21873
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Aug 13, 2020

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec is looking for a Supplier Continuous Improvement Engineer graduating in Fall 2020 to join the team located in St. Joseph, MO. Our engineers work collaboratively to implement lean principles throughout the facility, support manufacturing and the field with existing products, and may work with New Product Development teams.


Customer First  -  Enjoyment of Work  -  Family- Financial Stability  -  Integrity  -  People Are Our Greatest Strength  -  Quality  -  Spiritual Development  -  Teamwork


Qualifications

  • Pursuing an ABET EAC certified degree in Engineering required
    • A degree in one of the following majors preferred:
      • Mechanical Engineering
      • Industrial Engineering
      • Agricultural Engineering
  • Completion of Degree prior to start date required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time, potentially on short notice, which may include flying
  • Prior interaction with Altec team at a recruitment event highly preferred


Responsibilities/Advantages

  • Interacts directly with customers, suppliers, and all Altec departments
  • Supports Operations, Sales, Service, and Engineering on all lean initiatives
  • Trains suppliers on the Altec Production System
  • Utilizes lean principles to improve products and processes
  • Leads a variety of continuous improvement events, such as value stream mapping, standard work, and 5S
  • Performs time studies and identify waste
  • Identifies top warranty drivers, root causes, and corrective actions
  • Assists in redesigning Altec's and/or supplier's components to reduce processing time
  • Manages multiple projects which can vary in size and scope
  • Visits a wide variety of manufacturing plants and environments
  • Gains leadership responsibilities
  • Develops communication skills
  • Drives hands-on implementation of your ideas at supplier sites
  • Broad visibility within Altec
  • Travels worldwide
  • Involved with major business decisions


Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Retirement 401(k) Program
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

 

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