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Manufacturing Engineer - Reed City, MI

Company: General Mills
Location: Reed City
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

OVERVIEWThe Process Lead provides safety and servant-based leadership to achieve breakthrough production results for two packaging lines comprising the Multipack Platform in Reed City which serves General Mills Kid & Adult portfolios within the Dairy Operating Unit. The Process Lead is responsible for building capability in Operating Teams and Equipment Owners. The Process Lead works to drive out top losses on a 24-hour, multiple shift cycle through a rigorous Daily Direction Setting system, specifically through ownership of data integrity and process centerlines. This position leverages the process discipline of continuous improvement tools. Located in beautiful Northern Michigan, Reed City is a manufacturing facility of approx. 420+ dedicated employees serving the Dairy Operating Unit. We operate in a dynamic business environment, with a rich history of quality, performance and innovation (the most recent being Oui Yogurt). We are continuing to evolve to a more complex product portfolio to meet the changing needs of our consumers (organic, non-GMO, new packing formats) while funding growth through effective cost management. Reed City strives to be the destination of choice for General Mills through our commitment to protect our people and our brands, our delivery of exceptional results, our commitment to innovation, and our culture. KEY ACCOUNTABILITES• Technical content owner for the line/ system• Leads portions of the daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly DDS meetings, including:o Daily reporting of top losses with a plan to address.o Execution of the plan for the day.o Weekly loss tree refresh.• Owns the following for the assigned line/ system:o Manufacturing data (MQIS) integrityo Health of Process Centerline system: Leads identification of centerline targets, documentation of standards, and coaches the Line Team and technicians through the execution, problem solving and change managemento Rate Strategy - Conduct capability studieso Changeover management system: Leads closing the gap against specific metrics (Human and Food Safety, Mean Time Between Failure, overuse, etc.), timeliness and success of changeoverso Ensures line/system is meeting product attributes and process parameters that drive them.o Develop basic technical capability of operators on your line (machine and material interface)o Identifies and addresses safety risks related to top losses (equipment interaction) and changeover activities• Supports development and leads execution of the 90-Day improvement plan to deliver the glidepath through loss elimination• Builds capability of the line team to understand losses through data• Applies advanced data analysis leveraging tools such as S-curve and Weibull MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS• 2+ years of manufacturing operations experience.• High learning agility• Technical acumen • Experience with MS Office, especially MS Excel PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS• B.S. or B.A. degree, preferably in Math, Science, or Engineering • Experience leading change• Previous Line Team or manufacturing continuous improvement program experience COMPANY OVERVIEW

Keywords: General Mills, Grand Rapids , Manufacturing Engineer - Reed City, MI, Other , Reed City, Michigan

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