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Lean Manufacturing Engineer at STIHL Inc.

Lean Manufacturing Engineer

STIHL Inc. Virginia Beach, VA Full-Time

As a family-owned company, it’s the people who continue to make STIHL a successful, world-class brand. Since revolutionizing the forestry industry in Germany with the first electric chainsaw in 1926, the STIHL name has remained synonymous with outstanding innovations, high-quality products and comprehensive service. STIHL is seeking a highly motivated, passionate Lean Manufacturing Engineer to join our chainsaw assembly team at corporate headquarters in Virginia Beach, VA! With competitive compensation, excellent benefits and exciting growth potential, it's a great time to join the STIHL team.

This individual will develop and conduct in-depth and complex industrial engineering assignments to develop new methods, work process designs, cost estimates, and/or to resolve engineering problems involved in manufacturing of standard parts or products.

Position highlights include:

Competitive Compensation with multiple bonus opportunities
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability
Pension Plan & 401k with employer match
Vacation, Sick, & Paid Holidays

Job Duties & Responsibilities
Ability to perform capability analysis to identify improvement opportunities.
Performs improvement projects using lean six sigma methodology.
Supports change management and fully interacts with all manufacturing teams, supporting and driving process capability and control.
Drives change thru direct contact with process operators, take lead on specific directed projects.
Works directly with MSPG group identifying and delivering cost saving initiatives.
Recommends methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing work flow, relocating work stations and equipment, and purchase of equipment. Perform Lean Six Sigma methods and demonstrate continued use of DMAIC process with tangible results.
Confers with management and engineering staff to implement plans and recommendations.
Develops management systems for cost analysis, financial planning, wage and salary administration, and job evaluation.
Works to achieve lean Six Sigma black belt certification
All work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of appropriate education, training, skills and experience.
Lean six sigma certified - green belt minimum.
All other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Bachelor's degree required, Engineering or related preferred
7+ years' experience in similar required


Recommended Skills

  • Administration
  • Change Management
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Define Measure Analyze Improve And Control (Dmaic)
  • Engineering
  • Financial Planning
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