Process Engineer

  • Company: Louis Vuitton US Manufacturing
  • Country / Region : United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: LVM11316
  • Date of publication: 2020.10.11

Position

NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

  • Handles process implementation and management to ensure a robust and cost-effective product
  • launch
  • Provides technical assistance to Product Developers to define the most efficient process flow and
  • support to Production when launching the process validation phase and the first production
  • deployment run
  • Work as a team with Product Developer, Production, Quality and Maintenance
  • Implements lean principles and tools
  • Conducts time studies and estimates labor for new products necessary for pricing
  • Analyzes product development feasibility, taking into consideration production cost optimization requirements, existing and/or additional technology and resources needed
  • Evaluates and coordinates staffing and technical resource requirements
  • Defines the right workstation organization/layout taking into consideration ergonomics, safety,
  • quality, and productivity objectives
  • Guarantees that all critical processes regarding quality are fully under control to ensure the highest customer satisfaction

PRODUCTION PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

  • Evaluates current processes, identifies areas for improvement
  • Defines action plans to implement these improvements based on quality, safety, efficiency, and
  • cost
  • Conducts profitability analysis
  • Is involved directly in the recommendation and decision-making regarding equipment needs/
  • selection and asset investment, calculates return on investment (ROI)
  • Provides direct technical support to production and assists with all manufacturing and quality
  • related issues
  • Assists effectively the production floor associates in resolving

NEW TECHNOLOGY

  • Maintains abreast of all new processes and technology developments, tools, machines, and
  • equipment
  • Requests vendor quotes when new equipment is needed and selects suppliers in collaboration with
  • other departments involved
  • Assures the new technology meets product specifications and ensures adherence to quality and cost
  • Defines and follows the implementation schedule when employing new equipment and
  • communicates potential delays
  • Ensures that safety, environment and quality standards are applied and followed

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

  • Participates in cross functional improvement projects (organizations, workflows, change management, etc.)

Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant manufacturing experience with similar responsibilities in a lean manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, across all levels of the organization
  • Detail oriented and possess excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects varying in complexity
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team
  • Familiarity with capability analysis of manufacturing processes
  • Must take initiative and be innovative to contribute to unique ideas and be viewed as value-added in brainstorming settings
  • Possesses sound judgment on the utilization of creative ideas and has a sense of managing the creative process
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, and continually changing environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); MS Project is preferred
  • Bilingual skills in English/Spanish (written and oral), French is a plus
  • Project Management (PM) Certificate is preferred, PM skills in the industrialization of new
  • products, including Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) is a plus
  • Auto Cad experience
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