Manufacturing/ Process Improvement Engineer in Hebron, KY at ANCRA INTERNATIONAL, LLC

Date Posted: 1/10/2023

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Hebron, KY
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Key Responsibilities and Priorities:

  • Performs research, design, development, and implementation of manufacturing processes, including production flow, assembly methods, and production equipment. ​
  • Leads Process Improvement projects in support of Kentucky Operations’ continuous improvement plan.
  • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products, including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
  • Designs, develops, implements, tests or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended safe manufacturing methods.
  • Performs product/process analysis for safety, quality, and efficiency improvement.
  • Maintain routings in the ERP system to ensure accurate costing of manufacturing goods.
  • Determine root causes to eliminate safety and quality issues in the manufacturing process.
  • Develop best practices for manufacturing methods and standardize across all sites.
  • Work closely with quality assurance and maintenance personnel to prevent problems with products and equipment.
  • Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams
  • Participate in and/or lead insource versus outsource analysis.
  • Create and update work instructions to document manufacturing methods.
  • Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of buildings and equipment.
  • Ensure all manufacturing safety regulatory policies and procedures are implemented and maintained.
  • Assist in the assessment of vendor/subcontractors and their processes.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Position Consults with:  This position will work with Ancra Cargo Operations, Safety, and Engineering personnel at all sites, as well as with some suppliers.    

Years of Experience Required:   2 – 5 years’ experience in Manufacturing

Skills, Specialized Knowledge and Abilities:

  • 2D/3D CAD Experience
  • Metal Machining Experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement processes
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, and organized
  • Must be able to prioritize and balance workloads and meet critical deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team setting and as a member of a cross-functional team