As a proud advocate for manufacturing in the U.S.A., Kenall has become a champion in developing advanced lighting solutions, systems and controls for high abuse, transportation, security detention, and sealed enclosure for healthcare, cleanroom, containment and food processing environments.
The Director, Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering is a highly visible, hands-on leader responsible for developing and implementing solutions for manufacturing and industrial engineering projects. This position will lead continuous improvement efforts which in turn yield high results throughout assembly, paint, fabrication and surface mount technology (SMT) departments.
Identify, justify and deliver significant manufacturing continuous improvement and cost reductions
Manage daily activities of manufacturing and industrial engineering team; Lead, motivate, coach/mentor and engage team to drive and maximize performance
Provide project management leadership through direct reports and others
Ensure manufacturing process optimization, capacity utilization, energy consumption and waste reduction
Analyze manufacturing process flows for continuous improvement opportunities for quality, cost and throughput
Provide leadership for lean strategies and activities
Coordinate manufacturing launch for new or revised products
Partner with production and engineering areas to conduct technical training and introduce new processes
Drive the investments on new initiatives and other changes necessary to improve production efficiency, quality and operational safety
Participate in engineering design reviews; evaluate and approve drawings, routings, specifications and other documents
Support all efforts and implementation of ISO9001
Manage department budget and perform capital expenditure analysis
BS in Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Operations/Manufacturing Systems; Masters preferred
Related experience in an operational engineering leadership role
Working knowledge of sheet metal design and assembly manufacturing methods, injection molded plastic design and manufacturing techniques (SMT preferred)
Previous experience working in a high mix, low volume vertically integrated facility preferred
Working knowledge of incandescent, fluorescent, and HID lighting fixture operation, solid state or LED lighting, circuits, electrical components, reflector design, schematics, photometrics, and related options and accessories preferred
Demonstrated experience with lean strategies
Proven engineering project management experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and 3D CAD/CAM systems
Committed to advancing the state of lighting, Kenall is an established organization with a proven track record of excellence and great corporate culture. If you share our drive, professionalism and enthusiastic spirit and would like to be a part of a growing organization, we would like to hear from you!
Apply on line at https://goo.gl/eQqRfy / Visit our website at www.kenall.com
Founded in 1963, Kenall is one of the industry's most respected independent lighting manufacturers. Based in the U.S., Kenall produces high-quality, high- performance lighting for commercial and architectural markets in our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Kenosha, WI. Our markets include healthcare, architectural, institutional, cleanroom, containment, transportation and securit...y. Kenall's ability to remain an industry leader is the direct result of our commitment to new product develpment and innovative manufacturing techniques.
Kenall is a well-established, financially strong and rapidly growing organization. We are a fast-paced, forward-thinking entrepreneurial company with a postive outlook and great corporate culture. Employing the brightest, most talented professionals in the industry, our foremost guiding principle is to maintain the highest level of personal and professional integrity thoughout the organization. We consider our employees to be our greatest asset and we are committed to creating and maintaining a progressive environment that encourages and supports employees' professional and personal growth.
Kenall: Innovative Lighting Solutions.