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Industrial Engineer (18-00461) in Kansas City, KS at GTA

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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Job Description

GTA is unable to hire candidates that require H1-B visas to work in the U.S.  If you require an H1-B, please don't apply.

Title: Industrial Engineer (18-00461)
Location: Kansas City, KS
Pay Rate: Open
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Contract (6-7 months)
Shift: 1st Shift (Occasional off-shift may be required)
Manager Specifications:
  • Will perform typical IE duties for Stamping department
  • Will perform plant IE work for many different departments
  • 50% of the typical day is spent on the floor making observations. This includes taking data, validating operations on the floor, documentation, and conducting standardized work
  • The other 50% of the day is spent working in the office making updates to the documentation and working on plans to improve processes 
Position Responsibilities:
  • Field checking
  • Time study on the floor
  • Layout of date and line balance
  • Preparing for a new Cadillac model build
  • Validate time studies (breaking down small aliments of work on the right job, ensuring that each amount of time is appropriate so the jobs are feasible)
  • Working on floor layouts with AutoCAD tools
  • Updating layouts
  • Creating proposals for rearrangements at the operations level
  • Creating innovative solutions to maximize the efficiency of the operators
  • The ability to troubleshoot very quickly so the line can get up and running.
  • The ability to perceive future possible obstacles that would cause the line to shut down and prevent production from running 
Position Requirements:
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are complex
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Work flexibility (working all 3 shifts)
  • Knowledge of work measurement, standard data and time study
  • Knowledge of Global Manufacturing System and assembly processes
  • Demonstrated creativity, personal initiative and decision making capability
  • Demonstrated, technical and professional skills in job-related area required
  • Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with business partners to meet mutual goals required
  • Knowledge of computer software as it pertains to engineering preferred (MS Office, Assembly Process System Client, AutoCAD) 
Must Haves:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 0-5 years of experience (manufacturing, production)
  • Good communication skills, people skills
  • Comfortable working in a union environment
  • The ability to sell ideas and lead/conduct meetings
  • Good people skills 

  1. Please share a few highlights why you are an ideal fit for this opening. (Brief example)
  2. Have you completed any college education? If so, what was the month and year? (Ex: 01/89)
  3. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  4. Can you please list why you left your last few employers?
  5. What pay rate are you looking for? (If your required rate exceeds the listed pay rate you may by over qualify for this position, but please share what you would be comfortable with)    
  6. Have you worked at GM before? If so, were you contract or direct?
  7. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?  
  8. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years. 
Please be aware that in order to submit you for a position with GM we will need to confirm additional personal information.  A recruiter will contact you by phone or e-mail to verify this information. 

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms