Industrial Engineer Co-op
Cedar Rapids, IA 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Industrial Engineer Co-op
Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01350036 Date posted 12/06/2019 City Cedar Rapids State/Province Iowa Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USADescription

This position is for a Industrial Engineer Co-op that will work in the TacAir IPT in the Cedar Rapids, IA facility. This position is for a student seeking an experience in using engineering principles in a manufacturing environment. If selected, the employee will become familiar with Rockwell Collins products, manufacturing objectives, along with state of the art manufacturing techniques. This position is with the TacAir Integrated Product Team in the Cedar Rapids, IA facility.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for technical problem definition and solution in manufacturing environment.

  • Responsible to act as liaison with design engineering on incorporating changes to the designs which improve manufacturability.

  • Determine the most efficient sequence of operations and workflow, and establish methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel.

  • Conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control through the application of Lean principles.

  • Prepare cost estimates for proposed projects and evaluate cost factors.

  • Plan and design facilities and layout for manufacturing processes and equipment, taking into account economic factors, process flow, operator efficiency and comfort.

  • Perform assignments requiring use and application of standard engineering economics and product development principles and techniques.

  • Plan, execute (facilitate) and document moderately difficult engineering economics challenges.

  • Maintain awareness of the technological state-of-the-art and of the Company's competitive position in the assigned area.

  • Solve Industrial Engineering problems of low level of complexity.

  • Analyze and interpret systems requirements and definition data to the extent necessary to proactively apply engineering economics principles.

  • Assignments usually consist of providing engineering economics support (cost estimates, facilitating achievement of cost requirements/targets) on stand-alone product development efforts.

  • Develop tools that enable manufacturing, aid process improvement or address safety concerns.

  • Frequent use of general/technical knowledge and industry/functional practices, techniques and standards.

  • Responsible for technical problem definition and solution in manufacturing environment.

  • Basic understanding and application of Industrial Engineer principles, concepts, practices and standards is expected.

  • Design, develop, and improve station loading/line balancing.

  • Create and maintain factory staffing plan based on sales demand.

Job Skills & Attributes:

  • Recognizes that individual goals contribute toward accomplishing team outcomes.

  • Generally applies fundamental service techniques and adheres to proper customer procedures when interacting with customers.

  • Demonstrates the ability to follow through with work assignments and support management's policies and procedures.

  • Is able to provide the status of work assignments at any time and can quickly produce any documentation or information that is needed.

  • Uses various software packages to maintain and update documents and records.

  • Develops plans that are aligned with corporate policies and budgets.

  • Displays a compassionate attitude toward the needs of others.

  • Maintains a daily to-do list which helps to prioritize schedule.

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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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