Generac Power Systems

  • Industrial Engineering Technician

    Job Locations US-WI-Eagle
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(1/14/2019 10:00 AM)
    Ops - Operations
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Eagle, WI is seeking an Industrial Engineering Technician.


    The Industrial Engineering Technician is responsible for ongoing process improvement initiatives that deliver excellence across the entire value chain. The Industrial Engineering Technician will utilize enterprise standards to support a demand driven philosophy and approach across the entire value chain.  This role is responsible for contributing to process improvement initiatives by implementing policies, procedures and process documentation related to continuous improvement directives. This position reports directly to the Industrial Engineering Supervisor.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Contribute to facility transformation, technology transfer and ongoing maintenance of mixed model lines and/or value streams.

    Ensure ongoing success of process improvement initiatives by implementing policies, procedures and process documentation.

    Implement demand driven principles and strategies that support operational excellence and long range plans. (Flexibility, Speed & Responsiveness)

    Contribute to creation of innovative ideas to improve business results.

    Deploy standard Generac tools, methodologies, standards, practices and processes.
    Implement objectives to include continuous improvement initiatives to achieve customer satisfaction and fulfillment needs.

    Work closely with shop floor personnel to promote ongoing Continuous Improvement of manufacturing methods, systems and controls.

    Participate in area layouts, process definition, and fixture implementation.


    Basic Qualifications: 

    Associate’s degree in Industrial Technology OR 4 years related experience in the Operations function within a similar working environment. 


    Additional Qualifications: 

    Proficiency in CAD (AutoCAD, Solid Works and/or ProE);
    Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills;
    Knowledge of lean principles and process improvements.
    Ability to collaborate cross-functionally to drive common solutions;
    Ability to operate in high mix, low volume and high volume, low mix production environments;
    Ability to successfully manage shifting deadlines and priorities in a fast paced environment. 


    Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.


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