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Industrial Engineer

Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: Louisiana, MO, US

Company: Dorman Products

Dorman Products, a $1.3B+ global supplier of aftermarket motor vehicle parts with 3,300+ Contributors and 28 sites across the globe, is seeking an Industrial Engineer to join our growing team!  As an Industrial Engineer for Dorman, you will lead, drive and focus the organization on Lean Implementation in the area of Order to Invoice, Material, Labor and Overhead Improvements to and through the SAP ERP Operating System. In this role, you will instill a lean/continuous improvement culture throughout the organization. If you desire career progression with an industry pioneer, trusted partner, and valued brand, apply today! 



  • Lead and drive VA/VE, lean, problem-solving activity across the business unit
  • Facilitate and lead VA/VE workshops with internal teams as well as with the supply base
  • Facilitate cost improvement idea generation internally and externally
  • Lead problem solving training and execution across the business unit
  • Build and encourage continuous improvement culture
  • Provide technical guidance to team members
  • Leading, facilitating, and training teams in/with Lean Tools such as:
    • Value Stream Mapping and Analysis
    • Kaizen Events
    • Lean 6σ Projects
    • Standard Work & Process Control
    • 5S & Visual Work Place
    • Key Performance Indicators in the fields of Safety, Quality, Delivery Inventory, Productivity and Cost will be used to determine successful application, implementation and sustainment of these tools and results.
  • Extract knowledge and insights from data in order to investigate complex business problems through a range of data preparation, modeling, and analysis.


Education / Experience

  • BS degree in Engineering or related field; recent graduates will be considered. 
  • OR 2+ years of Lean, Lean 6σ, Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, including experience as lead facilitator for kaizen events that have delivered noteworthy improvements in productivity, working capital and quality. Kaizen events should span Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, and 5S preferred.
  • Sufficient skills and experience in developing process controls and quality standards. 
  • Knowledge and experience in Lean manufacturing and Continuous Improvement practices. 
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Access, and ability to extract data from replicated data sets.
  • Excellent skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint. 
  • Previous SAP knowledge is a plus.
  • Extremely results oriented.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication/presentation skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and execute assigned projects. 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and meeting all agreed deadlines.
  • Strong sense of urgency in meeting customer needs. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and teams across all levels
  • Passion for continuous improvement and ability to teach, mentor and coach team members
  • Six Sigma problem-solving through continuous improvement projects, and events.  






Dorman Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Candidates must pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.

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