SR Project Engineer

Published
February 18, 2024
Location
Juárez

Description

R PROJECT ENGINEER - PLANT II Location Juárez, Nuevo León. BASIC FUNCTIONUnder the supervision of the Genl Supvr- Kilns & Spray, Plant II, this position is responsible for providing engineering support to production areas, identifying and improving areas of opportunity in production processes or products. As well as, developing and maintaining project-engineering programs consistent with sound engineering practices, KOS principals and company policies, so the facility will operate without interruption and will meet its production and cost objectives. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES1. Provide engineering assistance for daily production, quality control, problem solving, cost reduction and meeting delivery schedules.2. Oversee production processes and suggests changes in working methods or operation sequences in order to assure an adequate operation and improve efficiency.3. Support the maintenance department in maintaining and troubleshooting the manufacturing process, tools and dies.4. Develop and maintains control over labor standards in complex operations.5. Assist in providing associates training as required and provide technical guidance to less experienced engineers.6. Monitor and Keeps track of the different Metrics of the Plant.7. Assist the implementation of the Kohler Operating System (KOS)8. Promote continuous improvements in safety, quality and cost in the Plant operations.9. Develop quality projects through Lean Manufacturing tools in order to get cost reduction and improve the results in the areas.10. Support the team work in order for them to give follow-up to the established methods, once the projects had been implemented.RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACTSSupervisory Relationships1. Report to the General Supervisor dotted line with Supt-Pottery, Monterrey Plant I.Organization Relationships1. Frequent contact with Quality and Production departments and Foremen. 2. Moderate contact with factory employees. 3. Frequent contact with General Supervisors. 4. Works in conjunction with Wis. Support areas, such as Excellence Team and Vitreous Support teams.External Business Relationships 1. Moderate contact with tooling and machine vendors. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSEDUCATION Preference Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. EXPERIENCE Preference minimum of 2 to 4 years’ experience in a manufacturing operation employing lean system. FORMATION Preference working Knowledge of Microsoft Windows based software applications. Bilingual skills preferred.SKILLSTraits Critical Abstract Reasoning Ability, Thoroughness, Cautiousness, Self-Structure, Urgency, Aggressiveness, Assertiveness, Ego-Strength, Energy, Idea Orientation. Supporting Ego-drive, Empathy, External Structure, Gregariousness, Idea Orientation, Sociability.Behaviors Critical Is persistent; confidently expresses ideas and opinions; copes with rejection; recognizes problems, issues and opportunities; gathers and analyzes data; creates new concepts and approaches to solve problems; learns from mistakes; independently sets goals, objectives and priorities; manages multiple tasks and activities; works quickly.Supporting Persuasively sells ideas to gain support and buy-in; considers others´ points of view with an open mind; follows established policies and procedures. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

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