Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer who will be a key contributor to the Manufacturing Operations team focusing on methods related to the most efficient utilization of personnel, material, and equipment. This position will work within the Manufacturing Operations organization and cross functionally across organizations to meet production schedules and maximize internal and external customer satisfaction.
Work both within the Manufacturing Operations organization and cross functionally across organizations (Sourcing, Purchasing, Engineering, Operations, and Customer Service) to meet production schedules and maximize internal and external customer satisfaction.
Analyze processes and justify capital equipment purchases and options
Perform time studies, maintain ERP data, and establish production rates for direct and indirect labor operations.
Develop and implement plant layouts and re-layout activities
Identify and aggressively manage and implement cost savings initiatives
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Power point and Outlook
Working knowledge of CAD software
Apply problem solving skills to champion continuous improvement in work processes
Encourage involvement and engage work force in improvement projects (product, process, safety)
Ensure processes satisfy internal production, safety, ISO, and quality goals and procedures set by management
Use computer assisted engineering and design software to review product schematics, drawings, and processes
Interface with design and manufacturing team to optimize current and future products and processes
Develop and maintain key performance indicators, and CTQ (Critical to Quality) product and process characteristics
Perform process/product capability studies as required to ensure reliability/maintainability of processes.
Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
0-2 years' experience with RF and/or analog and digital electronic/embedded design
Some exposure to common test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and frequency analyzers is also highly desired
Solid understanding of analog and digital circuitry
Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally with both local and remote sites
Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards
Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams
Ability to interpret and develop process flow diagrams, system schematics, process and maintenance procedures and other relevant documentation.
Excellent demonstrated organizational skills and a focus on timely delivery of specified deliverables' goals and objectives
Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and ability and willingness to multitask and prioritize projects given multiple opportunities
Knowledge and training in Six Sigma, Lean Enterprise and Time/Motion study principles is essential
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
EOE including disability and veteran