K-Tron Salina - Lean Process Manufacturing Engineer


K-Tron Salina voted as one of the Top Kansas Exporters has been designing and manufacturing pneumatic conveying systems for Fortune 500 clients for over 50 years and we're continuing to grow.

If you're energetic, enthusiastic, and interested in growing with us, we'd like to add you to our team of professionals.

K-Tron Salina is recruiting for a Lean Process Manufacturing Engineer who will be primarily responsible for optimizing the manufacturing operations.

Incumbent would be a key contributor in the Production departments mission of  ensuring safe, accurate, low cost solutions across Projects, Sales, Engineering, Design Engineering and Manufacturing.

The Lean Process Manufacturing Engineer will assist in the development of lean processes, equipment and processes for manufacturing of products, design, and oversee tooling, programming, layouts, and capital ROI.  All team members are expected to work cross-functionally to ensure success and many opportunities exist to work directly with sales, project management, purchasing, and manufacturing operations depending on the projects assigned.

 RequirementsEssential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Work directly with sales, project management, purchasing, and manufacturing operations to manage process and product design
  • Act as the primary point of contact for manufacturing
  • Drive continuous improvement in engineering and on the shop floor
  • Manage the product change request process
  • Maintain 5S shop/office and continuous improvement lean initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering/or related experience
  • Proven ability to lead teams
  • Desire to work in a fast pace environment with multiple competing priorities
  • Proficient with AutoCAD/3D Inventor or SolidWorks (preferred but not required)

Technical Skills/Knowledge:

  • Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Must have excellent negotiation skills
  • Must have excellent computer skills
  • Proven problem solving/collaborative learning techniques

Safety Factors:

  • Maintain neat and orderly, hazard free work area
  • Wear necessary safety equipment when required

Job Type: Full-Time    Expiration Date: 12/30/2012
Contact Information
Salina and Throughout KansasShannon Vance606 N. Front Street785-825-3819 785-825-4417 svance@ktron.com