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Senior Industrial Engineer 

Division ARE - Truck Hero  
Location Massillon, OH - ARE  

At A.R.E., a Truck Hero Company, we proudly manufacture the nation's best fiberglass truck caps and hard tonneau covers - it's our identity and what we have been doing since we began manufacturing wood frame truck caps in 1969. To accomplish this, A.R.E. operates with a commitment to value, integrity and a great team of employees.

The Sr. Industrial Engineer will lead, manage and participate in a wide variety of projects targeted at improving and managing production efficiencies, implementing equipment & systems, developing and improving processes and training associates.

Position Requirements
  • Champion and lead Standard Work efforts across various functional teams to identify process improvement projects, employ the DMAIC process of problem solving, and produce measurable results.
  • Design, develop and support the rollout of new training tools and methodologies, including Work Instructions and Visual Aids.

  • Create project schedules and manage multiple project vendors during the implementation of new equipment and processes to remain on schedule and on budget.

  • Work with the quality team to determine root cause of non-conformances and implement corrective actions and maintain and audit current production SOPs.

  • Initiate product trials to improve production operator job duties, document process improvements and provide training materials to the production team.

  • Perform time studies on processes to identify opportunities for improvements and to verify process changes once implemented.

  • Partner with material suppliers to validate/maintain quality, reduce cost and optimize products for better performance internally.

  • Serve as technical resource for other plant personnel in efforts to improve the overall manufacturing process.

  • Mine and analyze data to initiate projects, monitor effectiveness of improvements, and provide interpretation of data to other team members.

  • Maintain excellent communication and relationships with other departments and associates and support a high performance, results oriented team environment.

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in Engineering with 7+ years of relevant hands-on experience in a manufacturing or process capacity.

  • Hands-on experience in workplace environments that includes both highly skilled hand assembly and automated assembly.

  • Experience in the Fiberglass Composites Industry (preferred) or industry utilizing material spraying and cutting processes.

  • Experience working in an Automotive Tier 1 Supplier or, a 24/7 continuous process environment (preferred).

  • Experience working in a Lean Six Sigma environment; ability to understand and use these tools to determine root cause and drive improvements.

  • Experience with working knowledge of quality system requirements within the ISO9000 & TS16949 systems.

  • Experience with 2D CAD and 3D modeling software.

  • Experience working with capital projects including planning, budgeting, managing, etc.

Pay and Benefits:

  • A.R.E. offers competitive pay.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision health insurance.

  • A matched 401k savings program to plan and save for your retirement.

  • Paid vacation and time off to ensure time with your family and a work/life balance.

  • Educational assistance to continue in college or pursue other skills and further your career.

  • Discounts on great Truck Hero products for you, your family and friends.

What’s Next?:

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Open Date 11/17/2021  
Req Number ENG-21-00070  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

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