Industrial Manufacturing Engineer - Contract

in Sacramento, CA

Industrial Manufacturing Engineer - Contract Job

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    Sacramento, CA 95828, US

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking an Industrial Manufacturing Engineer to join our team at our client s site in Sacramento, CA .

Position Overview

As an Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer your primary responsibility will be to drive the continuous improvement of safety, schedule, and cost savings through the use of Lean Manufacturing principles both in the warehouse and production floor. Working with the production core team members, you will lead the team in technical problem solving for topics including standard and non-standard work, tooling, material flow, safety, engineering drawings and BOMs, and process improvements.


Reviewing BOMs, CAD floorplans, and engineering drawings to gain an understanding of manufacturing process requirements such as job sequence, workflow, and takt time.

Defining key production work steps, sequences, and durations to optimize logistics processes to support production needs

Generating and improving material flow paths and logistical needs for each production work order both in an MRP system and on the production floor (Material Handling).

Preparing future production/warehouse floor layouts to meet planned volume and production requirements.

Preparing standardized work instructions

Setting up work areas with proper processes, documentation, tooling, and equipment

Development of detailed specifications for tools and equipment for logistics and manufacturing processes using takt time, capacity calculations, engineering product design, and sourcing from vendors.

Leading logistics improvements, complex process changes, and technology changes including developing a core team, assigning / reporting to a steering committee, projecting efforts involved with implementation, and identifying impacts by generating and presenting ROI calculations.

Creating and reporting key performance indicators for current and future processes

Coordinating and communicating technical information to and from all levels of the organization including vendors, project managers, production team members, and operations managers.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Bachelor s Degree or higher in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering (Or Equivalent Experience)

Minimum 1-3 Years Experience in a Manufacturing or Warehouse Environment

Firm project management skills, including developing project plans, timelines / schedules, budgets, proposed layouts, resource requirements, calculating ROI, etc.

Practical knowledge and experience in the implementation of the lean toolbox.

A history of hands-on approach to problem solving and countermeasure implementation within own areas of responsibility.

Experience using different types of bills of materials between engineering and production.

A history of driving projects in a very dynamic low volume start up production environment.

Required travel: 5%

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

3 + years of experience in material handling and logistics implementation for launch of new production lines in a low speed production environment (e.g. rail, aviation/aerospace, naval, heavy equipment, etc.).

Work experience in the rail business, preferably in light rail, heavy rail, or related production

Knowledge of SAP or similar MRP / ERP systems is highly desired.

One or more certification (or equivalent coursework) in the following fields- Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Certification, OSHA Safety, Certified Manufacturing engineer, Supply Management, EIT, or Professional Engineering License

Practical experience utilizing and implementing lean methods and tools such as 5s, 7 Types of Waste (Muda), root cause analysis and corrective actions, Yamazumi Methods, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping / Process Flow Diagrams, ABC-XYZ Analysis, and Lean Shop Floor Management Model.

Practical experience training others on Lean topics, facilitating Lean improvement activities, Kaizen, Root Cause-Corrective Actions, 5S events, etc. Ability to promote Lean in Production, Lean in Quality, and Lean in the Office.

Practical experience using complex Factory Planning Methods such as defining high level warehouse plans, identifying / analyzing new technologies required, creating a value stream analysis, performing total space needs analysis, performing total capacity needs analysis, implementation planning, etc. preferred.

Practical experience developing technology roadmaps for a range of automation.

Bi-lingual German and English is a plus.

Bi-Lingual Spanish and English is a plus.

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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