The Woodbridge Group® a global manufacturer of foam products and just in time assembly & sequencing for diversified products offers innovative urethane and bead foam technologies, to serve the automotive industry and several other business sectors around the globe.
Since its inception in 1978, the company has grown to more than 60 facilities throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
The key competitive strength for the Woodbridge Group® continues to revolve around its people and their commitment to improve everything they do.
With over 8,000 employees worldwide, The Woodbridge Group® is focused on evolving workplace safety, sustainable environmental stewardship and enduring customer satisfaction, in each of the markets they serve.
Role Purpose : Designs Dry manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, Standards, processing, machining and material handling.
Flexible Foam and Lamination; Technical Products; Engineered Composites; SMED Formed Plastics Dry processes. Responsibilities : Develop / Implement systems and schedules to maximize manufacturing capacity / uptime.
Provide manufacturing engineering services to site, including equipment, building and facility maintenance. Provide overall direction, training and supervision to outside suppliers via routines and procedures.
Foster a highly interactive and interdependent problem solving climate among all salaried and hourly associates. Plan, budget, schedule and co-
ordinate capital projects. Drive continuous improvement projects. Assist in build events, design reviews, and station layouts, among other responsibilities.
Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering coupled with five years of hands on experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent.
Experience working with Design for Manufacturability and Assembly, Lean Manufacturing, and the Assembly Planning Process Strong understanding of SMED Must have strong project management skills coupled with good organizational and problem solving skills.
Experienced in managing technical contractors Good technical knowledge including applicable engineering principles and codes, safety, and environmental requirements, and other related legislation.
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Access) Ability to work effectively with CAD / CAM systems.
Capable of reading blue prints and schematics Ability to effectively communicate and present to all levels internally and externally Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, 5S, Kaizen Travel Required 35% plus.