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Manufacturing Engineer, Continuous Improvement

Company: Johnson Controls, Inc.
Location: Parsons
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

What you will do

At Ruskin, a brand of Johnson Controls, we've become the leaders in the air control industry because we care about empowering our partners and customers to build better buildings and ultimately, to build them with healthy and comfortable air. That's why we are always out front with the best air control solutions in the industry. From dampers and louvers, to air measuring systems and ERVs, Ruskin is recognized for consistent innovation, engineering excellence and precision manufacturing. Learn more at: https://www.ruskin.com/.

The Manufacturing Engineer, Continuous Improvement plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes in plant by performing the following duties. This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.

How you will do it

  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Develop and recommend short and long-range goals and objectives for Lean Manufacturing.
  • Evaluate current manufacturing systems to determine areas for improvement and recommend implementation schedule.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methodologies, prepare capital request, cost justifications to support recommendations.
  • Prioritize and implement schedules for assigned projects using appropriate planning methods and facilitate project implementation.
  • Serve a facilitator coach for teams during Kaizen events and follow up to assist supervisors to sustain work improvement.
  • Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Create Capital Appropriations Request (CAR) for the purchase of new equipment and facility improvements. The CAR process includes calculating the cost of new equipment and justifying the purchase by calculating savings and efficiency in a formal written document.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Resolves deviation reports concerning product or material with plant personnel including maintenance personnel to direct equipment adjustments.
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Distributes product/part drawings to appropriate plant personnel.
  • Responsible for proper hazardous waste container management and emergency response as required upon completion of required hazardous waste training.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

What we look for


  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of Engineering experience in a manufacturing/production environment.
  • Ability to travel approximately 10% to 25% within the US, Canada and Mexico as required.


  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience leading projects.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes in a sheet metal/extruded aluminum environment.
  • Knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma Manufacturing methodologies and a proven track record with application.

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.

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