Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.

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US-MI-Iron Mountain

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Systems Control is seeking an experienced industrial engineer for their Iron Mountain, Michigan office


  • Conduct process flow analysis, work measurement, capacity utilization and cost reduction studies
  • Build and execute actions plans based on studies done to ensure cycle time and capacity requirements are achieved and maintained
  • Lead problem solving investigations and assist with implementation of corrective actions
  • Suggest and work closely with manufacturing engineers on process improvement items: fixtures, equipment and tools
  • Work closely with product design team to provide manufacturing feasibility and clarity on constraints
  • Participate in and lead Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) activities
  • Provide manufacturing level project management, technical guidance and timely support to new or non-standard projects
  • Apply lean manufacturing techniques to reduce cost and improve safety and quality
  • Write and own execution of yearly strategic A3s


  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related field.
  • 5 years minimum in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong quantitative and advanced analytical and problem solving skills
  • Background in lean, capacity planning, inventory management
  • Experience in performance metrics and optimization
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask in support of multiple projects and initiatives
  • Self-starter with demonstrated self-initiated goals and results
  • Experience in generating/ implementing process improvements
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as welding, metal cutting and forming, painting and assembly
  • Demonstrated computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook

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