McNeilus - Dodge Center, MN3.7

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $84,000 a year

The Commercial segment is a leading manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles, front and rear discharge concrete mixers, portable and stationary concrete batch plants, field service vehicles, and truck mounted cranes. All backed by 24/7 support, our segment’s brands consist of McNeilus, CON-E-CO, London Machinery, and IMT. Oshkosh Commercial leads it's industries in both innovation & quality.

Oshkosh Commercial is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


Drive continuous improvement in all phases of the production cycle. Maximize manufacturing effectiveness through identification and elimination of major forms of waste. Identify root causes of performance gaps through use of Lean and Six Sigma tools. Formulate corrective action plans for improvement with area team members. Drive adherence to process and progress of all corrective action plans. Assist in direction of daily activities of Industrial Engineering staff members.


1. Research and formulate plans to accomplish major projects, including manpower estimates, cost estimates and work measuring devices such as milestones or critical path charts

2. Develop and mentor assigned industrial engineers and technicians

3. Take an active role in large scale production projects

4. Participate in safety meetings; investigate root cause and corrective actions for safety incidents

5. Incorporate ergonomics into safety, productivity, and performance

6. Monitor progress of major projects and make recommendations when needed including acquisition of capital equipment

7. Develop proposals for production processes

8. Support cost estimate activities for both new product lines and contract extensions

9. Research and make recommendations on make or buy products

10. Research and make recommendations for the acquisition of tooling, equipment, and fixtures

11. Understand current safety and OSHA requirements pertaining to assembly operations

12. Represent Assembly Operations on Corporate-wide projects

13. Identify process improvements in the areas of safety, quality, and productivity

14. Write assembly work processes and man assignment procedures

15. Establish manpower requirements, line and sub-assembly balancing data, and expectancy time performances

16. Participate in Quality Resolution Improvement Process meetings

17. Assist in plant layout and work station design

18. Plan, schedule, and prioritize work to meet established deadlines

19. Provide technical support and assist as a resource person in assigned area

20. Perform stop watch time studies

21. Utilize Lean/Six Sigma principles and methodologies in making process improvements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field
  • 3-plus years related experience in automotive assembly operations with application of Lean and/or Six Sigma tool


  • Candidate must be able to work well independently or as a member of a larger team
  • Experience with JDE
  • Previous supervisory and/or manufacturing experience
  • Experience with ProPlanner or related line balancing software packages
  • Experience with automotive or heavy-duty equipment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • OSK100
Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

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