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Engineer 2, Manufacturing Engineering

Location: Prachin Buri, 25, Thailand 
Req ID: JR-0000027753


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  • Develops, coordinates and executes continuous improvement activities at all levels and functions.
  • Facilitates the Plant to focus on reducing waste to yield savings, improve efficiencies, improve quality, meet customer needs, and achieve facility and corporate goals
  • Lead project teams, initiatives, and analysis of existing production data to develop more efficient and effective processes using lean principals
  • Utilize IE Technique / Lean Manufacturing methods for process improvement and problem resolution
  • Support operational priorities-Quality, Inventory, Delivery, and Cost Containment
  • Identify process improvements and support the implementation of these projects to production
  • Evaluate production and quality data to prioritize areas of potential improvement
  • Determine equipment requirements to support capacity changes, product changes, volume changes
  • Partner with cross functional teams to define and implement production requirements
  • Preparing project design, focusing on engineering scope as equipment specification, layout and performance
  • Review the project’s technical risk assessment (technical, operation)
  • Validating the project cost and delivery schedules before the beginning
  • Facilitates continuous improvement activities such as Rapid Improvement Events.
  • Facilitates the development, follow through, and adjustment of a strategy plan for the site
  • Assesses and reports on plant progress to keep implementation on track.
  • Assists IE Manager in facilitating Steering Committee meetings, identifies and removes barriers to success 
  • Capacity planning/staffing analysis
  • Theory of Constraints application
  • Process modeling and Design/Process simulation
  • Time Studies and Standards Development
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Kanban application
  • Performs other duties as required and/or assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or other related.
  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in the capacity of an industrial engineer, improving quality and productivity 

  • Knowledge of process improvement methods like 5S, TPM, Kanban and LEAN
  • Strong team player, works well with all levels of employees collaboratively and respectfully
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver against aggressive schedule pressures
  • Ability to prioritize, delegate, track and coordinate multiple tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and creative problem solving ability
  • Ability to determine capacity and staffing requirements and subsequent investment
  • Utilize metrics/data to justify process improvements


  • Recommend and implement ways to improve efficiency, eliminate waste and reduce cost. Identify ways to make things better and track progress.
  • Good communication of both spoken and written English
  • Computer literate (MS Office ; Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Photoshop)



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