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Lean Manufacturing Engineer

Location : Auburn Hills, MI
Job Type : Contract
Reference Code : 923687
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
We have an awesome opportunity with a great client in Auburn Hills for a Lean Manufacturing Engineer. 


The responsibilities of this role will include; Assess plant process capability.

• Collect process cycle time and machine downtime data.
• Analyze system throughput bottleneck and make design improvement recommendations.
• Implement lean process in plant, train plant with lean methodologies, continuous improvement and problem-solving tools.

Requirements: Positions are scheduled for short-term basis of 6 months or possibly longer based on justification of work load.


Required Qualifications :


o    Completed Bachelor of Science degree, preferred in Operations, Mechanical, Industrial and/or Manufacturing Engineering from an ABET accredited university with 1-2 years of experience. Related technical degrees will also be considered.

o    MUST BE a problem identifier and not a “doer”, perform tasks with specific guidance in a plant environment.

o    Strong mechanical skills with understanding of manufacturing equipment operation

o    Strong people skills to train, coach and develop others

o    Strong computer skills (Microsoft office suite, especially Excel and Google Suite)

o    MUST BE willing to travel 100% of the time to automotive suppliers/plants, domestically, 2 hours within the Detroit, MI area, Dayton OH, and areas in Ontario Canada.  A company car may not be available, reliable transportation is required with a valid driver's license is required as well as a clean driving record. 

o    This candidate needs to be dependable enough to receive limited, having strong business acumen skills, professional dress as they are representing the company at supplier locations. Strong attention to detail work in a fast paced, dynamic work environment, professional dress and acumen.

o    The Lean Manufacturing - SIM (Supplier Integration Management) Specialist shall be able to participate and complete assigned improvement activities in an automotive manufacturing environment with specific elements of the supplier integration process, experience with these skills below are not required but are HIGHLY PREFERRED:

HTA – Hard to Access

CILR -  Cleaning Inspecting Lubricants Retighten

EWO – Emergency Work Order


5s5T at a warehouse

Spare parts management

Tooling shop management


For immediate review please send a copy of your resume to Ken Markiewicz at

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