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Industrial Engineering Manager -Focus Factory 2021

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Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Req ID 42112 Date posted 09/07/2019 City Oakville State/Province Ontario Country/Region Canada


In this position you will be reporting to the Associate Director of Technical Services. The Focus Factory 2021 Industrial Engineering Manager is responsible to coach and lead cross-functional teams to reconstruct how Oakville manufacturer's large and medium sized landing gear components from launch to shipment with the shortest lead time and cost. This is a new position and will require your skills to develop and grow the department and the Collins team.


  • Benchmark all the product value streams, the physical layout of product through all machinery and the most efficient sequence of operations and work flow.
  • Lead numerous linkage and flow projects through your team of industrial engineers to establish the future state for the 2021 factory layout.
  • Prepare the business case to justify all capital investment, machine purchase or moves, new technologies, labour variance, lead time or run time reduction to establish the ROI for the project.
  • Strong project management skills are necessary to create the plan, and to drive accountability to meet the ROI.
  • Responsible to lead the team of IE's in the Machine Shop, Surface Finishing and Assembly to drive;
    • Run time reduction
    • Enhance standard work
    • Create and analyse linkage & flow process maps per part & LIKE product families
    • Setup time reduction
    • SWIP definition

  • Will be adding information on router maintenance such as validation and update of time standards and routers along with SAP experience / needs
  • Will be supporting our ACE operating system to ensure compliance when using the tools
  • Plan the allocation of resources, materials and personnel to support the schedule, having daily IPT team meetings to ensure actions are being addressed.



    • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and miniumum 3 years in a relevant experience is required. In the absence of a degree a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in a relevant experience is required.
    • Strong understanding of Continuous Improvement and Lean Techniques and applications
  • Completed projects of similar magnitude is mandatory
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all MS office applications.
  • Previous ERP experience necessary (SAP preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Successful candidate must meet all requirements under ITAR and CCGP.

Perffered Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering. Another engineering discipline, complimented by post graduate studies, or specific industrial engineering training combined with a minimum of 5 years of work experience as an Industrial Engineer may be considered.
  • 3 years previous leadership/supervisory experience in required.

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