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Company: FOX
Location: Gainesville, GA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Automotive, Motor Vehicle, Dealers

Description

What We Do

FOX Factory designs, engineers, manufactures and markets performance-defining products and systems for customers worldwide. Our premium brand, performance-defining products and systems are used primarily on bicycles, side-by-side vehicles, on-road vehicles with and without off-road capabilities, off-road vehicles and trucks, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, specialty vehicles and applications, motorcycles, and commercial trucks. Some of our products are specifically designed for and marketed to a variety of leading cycling and powered vehicle original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs"), while others are distributed to consumers through a global dealer and distribution network. Fox Factory Holding Corp. is the holding company of FOX Factory, Inc. and is publicly traded (FOXF) on Nasdaq. 

Why you should join us

Not only do we provide competitive wages, you will also have access to great benefits and employee

discounts. But more importantly, it's a fun environment where we truly enjoy working as a team and

bringing great products to our customers!

If this sounds like something you would love to do, and a place you want to be a part of, get in touch

with us by submitting your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Position Summary:

Using engineering knowledge, works with significant oversight by management and/or more senior engineers to link cross functional groups to solve complex problems.  

Position Responsibilities:

  • Integrate tools with Production Control, Accounting, Inventory, Quality, Information Technologies and New Product Engineering.
  • Perform time studies and design tooling.   
  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma tools to improve the quality, efficiency and safety of our Global Manufacturing facilities.
  • Oversee development of global production status dashboards.  This will include coordinating MRP, MES and SCADA systems to provide real time labor analysis, takt time, quality and job fulfilment detail for use by cross functional operation teams.  Coordinate programing of the dashboard with Information Technologies; develop feedback with Manufacturing Engineering and train end user's application and use.
  • Develop best practices utilizing Lean Six Sigma tools laying out production lines from material receipt to shipment.
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineering in bottleneck reduction by conducting lead time studies, prioritize actions and participate in the solution.  Validate that the solution achieved the desired results.
  • Utilize Engineering Risk Analysis and Statistics to proactively mitigate quality issues, error proof processes and continuously improve operations.

Specific Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required:

  • Big picture data analysis, communication and statistics skills 
  • Engineering data gathering, including statistics, design of experiments, risk analysis and database analysis
  • Knowledge of manufacturing flow, Six Sigma and capacity planning 
  • Familiarity with computer systems and basic programing logic

Competencies:

  • Customer Mindset: Exceptional customer experience is primary focus while performing job duties. Quality is a top priority.
  • Adaptability & Innovation: Proactively and willingly adapts to changing business needs and conditions and presents creative and fresh ideas on how to solve problems, gain efficiencies and improve quality.
  • Relationship Building: Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of inclusion, cooperation and mutual respect.  
  • Accountability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and strives to exceed requirements.
  • Decision Making and Judgment: Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints and risks.
  • Talent Development (Self and Others): Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement; making an effort to acquire new knowledge or skills associated with job responsibilities. Willingness to work with others and coach/teach in effort to develop and support other employees' development.

Position Qualifications:

Education:

B.S in Industrial Engineering or Systems Engineering degree required

Experience: 

1 year of relevant engineering experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment  

Engineering Design Experience (PROE) a plus.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Office/Production Environment

Ability to sit for long periods of time

Requires walking, standing, bending and lifting for long periods of time

Vision abilities required to validate and enter data on computer

Disclaimer:  This list does not represent all physical demands.  Descriptions are representative of those that must be met by employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the jobs' essential functions. 

FOX provides equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, results of genetic testing, or service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations of any jurisdiction in which we operate.  We base all employment decisions –including recruitment, selection, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotions, transfers, layoffs, terminations and social/recreational programs –on merit and the principles of equal employment opportunity.


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