Posted on: September 19, 2022
ResponsibilitiesGhafari Associates is looking for Industrial
Engineers to join the team. This role will support nationwide
projects and report to a manager out of the Dearborn, MI office.
Candidates can choose to be HYBRID, or 100% IN OFFICE, with
availability to support project sites in the region that includes
Southeast Michigan.Postion Summary:Provide industrial engineering
and material handling analysis for the efficient flow of materials
through manufacturing facilities, to support new product launches
and improve existing operations. The objective of our analysis work
is to optimize the receipt, movement, storage, and workstation
display of material to support efficient production operations.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.Primary
- Apply lean manufacturing principles and methods to develop
efficient material handling processes for the movement of material
throughout manufacturing facilities.
- Develop and maintain material handling data to include bill of
material, packaging information, and material flow/material
handling information. Strong Microsoft Excel skills are required
and Microsoft Access skills are a plus.
- Analyze dock operations and locations for all material being
received into the facility, as well as finished product being
shipped and returnable containers being reintroduced into the
- Plan for efficient material movement processes and patterns
within the facility, which may include movement of material by fork
truck, tugger, conveyor, and automated material handling systems.
Material delivery methods may also include sequencing and kitting.
Experience with Flow Planner and/or FactoryFLOW software is a
- Develop storage analysis to determine min and max storage
levels for parts being stored within the facility, both in bulk and
small lot form. Analysis will also include requirements for empty
returnable containers. Develop efficient storage layouts that
maximize floor space utilization while also supporting efficient
material flow within the facility.
- Using AutoCAD, develop workstation layouts designed to maximize
the efficiency of operators.
- Develop specifications to assist in the procurement of material
handling equipment, including dock equipment, storage equipment,
powered material handling vehicles, and standard and specialized
line display equipment. Assist in the buyoff and runoff of
equipment. Maintain the overall material handling equipment
- Experience in developing processes, labor standards, and line
balancing for direct and indirect labor is preferred.
- Familiarity with various standard time data systems such as
MODAPTS, MTM and MOST is a plus.
- Perform related duties as assigned.QualificationsRequired
Education and Experience
- Bachelor Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical
Engineering, or Supply Chain Management from an accredited
- 5 to 8 years of relevant on the job experience preferred.
- Previous Industrial Engineering experience in manufacturing and
assembly fields preferred.Additional Skills
- Analysis and report generation utilizing Microsoft suite of
products. Strong Excel skills required and Access skills a
- Experience with FlexSim or other simulation software is a
- Experience with value stream mapping and systematic layout
planning methods is a plus.OverviewSince 1982, Ghafari Associates
has taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in
complex markets including: aviation, manufacturing, healthcare,
retail, hospitality, K-12 and higher education. As a global team of
engineers, architects, process designers, and consultants we blend
insight with technological innovation helping clients elevate their
efficiency, sustainability, and impact.Continuously rated a Top
Workplace to Work
Crains Cool Place to Work (https://www.crainsdetroit.com/cool) ,
and a Best and Brightest
company to work for in the US, Ghafari has made a name for itself
through our culture, employee benefits, and portfolio of projects
(https://www.ghafari.com/projects) .Over a quarter of Ghafari
employees have diverse identities that are championed by our
growing approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We provide
flexible work environments allowing team members a schedule that
benefits them, whether it is fully remote, hybrid or an in-office
experience.Through career mapping, Ghafari employees are encouraged
to seek licensure, coached for knowledge growth, and provided
opportunities for management and mentorship roles if interested.
Our robust internship program recognizes undergraduate and graduate
students from across the world, having an over 90% success rate of
hiring our interns after graduation.Join our team and work on
forward-thinking projects all around the world. Ghafaris global
reach creates an environment where individuals can build
professional relationships while building sustainable and
cutting-edge facilities. Are you ready to take that leap? Apply
now! (https://www.ghafari.com/join-the-team)Ghafari Associates, LLC
is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals
with disabilities in the employment application process. If you
need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our
online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC,
you may apply for positions in the following ways:Connect to our
job portal (https://ghafari.jobs)By fax at 313.436.8624; Attn:
Human ResourcesBy mail at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI
48126; Attn: Human ResourcesIn person at 17101 Michigan Avenue,
Dearborn, MI 48126.By email at firstname.lastname@example.orgIf there are any
questions or additional accommodations that are required, please
contact 313.441.3000 for assistance.It is Ghafari Associates, LLCs
policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel
practices because of a persons race, color, creed, religion, sex,
national origin, age, weight, height, marital, pregnancy or
parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
information (including family medical history), political
affiliation, military service, status as a qualified individual
with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other
classification protected by federal, state or local law or
ordinance.Working OptionsHybrid, In OfficeJob ID 2022-1897Job
Location US-MI-DearbornCategory Engineering
Keywords: Ghafari, Dearborn , Industrial Engineer, Engineering , Dearborn, Michigan
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