Industrial Engineer

Engineering Greater Detroit Area, Michigan


umlaut is a 4500+ people strong global full-service cross industry end-to-end partner that applies its deep-running interdisciplinary, collaborative advisory and fulfilment capabilities to change its clients fortunes for the better and - on top of that - add value, quality and focus to their organisations and produce.

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  • Conducting status/as-is analysis; identifying bottlenecks and key enablers in manufacturing environments
  • Able to use standard methodologies to determine root cause analysis of potential problems (DMAIC, PDCA, A3, 8D, DFSS, etc.)
  • Responsible for the successful development and execution of lean manufacturing teams & projects
  • Communicate and collaborate directly with various Aerospace and Automotive OEM’s, Tier 1 and Tier 2 Suppliers
  • Identify, develop and analyze KPI’s while working with Quality and Operations teams to ensure requirements are met and exceed client specifications and expectations
  • Lead teams through production Kaizen events to develop value streams that assist with team prioritization, process development and improved throughput
  • Establish and maintain production reviews in accordance with client and site leadership requirements
  • Manage overall project plans, scope, cost, risk, etc.


  • Masters/B.S. in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering or equivalent technical education or equivalent field of study preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ years of professional experience preferably in Aerospace or Automotive manufacturing companies
  • Extensive hands on experience implementing lean methodologies at a shop floor level
  • Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing methods and production systems
  • Strong competence in problem-solving and a pragmatic hand-on approach
  • Solid experience and in-depth experience in the automotive manufacturing industry preferred
  • Experience in moderating and managing teams
  • Substantial knowledge in project management including creating and managing project plans, scope, cost, risk, etc.
  • Possess self-confidence, high motivation, and an enthusiastic personality
  • Ability to provide a hands-on approach and be a team player

top 5 reasöns

  1. An entrepreneurial environment with immediate responsibility and a chance to make a difference from the word go
  2. Innovative projects with big name clients and exposure to future, cutting edge technologies
  3. Unlimited individual growth opportunities and the ability to create a personalised career path
  4. Access to a global network with opportunities to live and work abroad
  5. All the support, training and coaching you need to further your career
  • +X. A team spirit and family-like culture as exciting and colourful as our gradient coloured coffee marshmallows