Plant Industrial Engineer

Country/Region:  US
City:  Findlay OH
Job Requisition:  31484

Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work. We are constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!


The Industrial Engineer for our Findlay, OH facility plans utilizations of facilities, equipment, materials, and personnel to improve efficiency of operations by performing the following duties.

  • Supports delivering on Findlay Plant operating plan of cure efficiency, scrap cost, and total conversion costs.
  • Completes and presents time and motion studies to plant management to support implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of incentive rates
  • Performs labor efficiency analyses and conducts work measurement studies  to support the production plan
  • Implements systems to provide better data and information to Production / Quality / Management. Provides periodic status reports and analyses.
  • Pursues cost reductions mainly through improved labor efficiencies and headcount reductions. Develops a thorough working knowledge of plant processes, equipment, and employee duties
  • Recommends methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste by restructuring job duties, reorganizing work flow, removing duplication, and identifying potential areas for consolidation.
  • Supports global process benchmarking for labor improvement opportunities across all Cooper Tire facilities
  • Enables flawless product launches by monitoring equipment and manpower capacity to deliver sales forecast. Makes comparison of actual performance to standards, draws conclusions, makes and implements recommendations
  • Completes scenario planning and sensitivity analyses to guide management decisions
  • Monitors and analyzes various plant support inputs including powered mobile equipment, carts and racks, liners for carts, and inventory levels
  • Confers and assists with management and engineering staff concerning cost justifications and to implement plans and recommendations
  • Trains Co-op Students in time and motion study principles and other required techniques
  • Manages and maintains production parameters using SAP


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering or related field of study, Industrial Engineering preferred 
  • Minimum of 2 years technical & relevant work experience
  • Good computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power point, Access) 
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Team oriented personality


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • AutoCad experience
  • SAP experience


Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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