Matrix Composites & Engineering is currently recruiting for an Industrial Engineer to join our business on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, and based out of Henderson, the Industrial Engineer will be responsible for implementing strategic change initiatives to our production processes; determining and applying the most efficient and cost-effective methods for industrial production and eliminating non-value adding processes. 

The incumbent will be responsible for designing efficient systems that integrate employees, information, machines and material in the overall production processes and will coordinate production planning to minimize production issues and costs, while ensuring efficiencies, quality and safety standards are upheld.

Detailed accountabilities will include:

  • Plan, direct and coordinate manufacturing techniques and support justification for alternate methods to reduce costs;
  • Perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, head count requirements and production standards;
  • Study operations sequence, material flow and liaise with production & engineering to determine worker functions and responsibilities;
  • Draft, model and design layout of equipment, materials and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency, using AutoCAD and relevant modelling tools;
  • Develop manufacturing methods, labour utilisation standards, and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility utilisation;
  • Lead the estimation of production cost for bids and product design changes;
  • Practice DMAIC principles to resolve production problems, maximise product reliability and minimise cost of non-quality;
  • Review processes from end to end and complete Value Stream Mapping to identify waste and improvements; and
  • Establish and lead a culture of continuous improvement.

About You

The ideal candidate will be willing to get involved in wider company initiatives, to help achieve Corporate strategy and will, ideally, have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or Manufacturing Management;
  • Proven working knowledge of implementing continuous improvement initiatives (e.g. SPC, Lean, Business Process Improvement);
  • Knowledge of planning processes for assembly i.e. Kan-ban, make to order/ stock, replenishment;
  • Sound knowledge of manufacturing processes, particularly fabrication and assembly in a continuous production line; and
  • Strong analytical skills, detail-orientated, with excellent communication skills.

Experience in a vehicle manufacturing production environment and/or lean manufacturing experience in a high-volume production environment would be considered advantageous. 

A high commitment to safety is essential.

To apply

All applications are to be submitted via the Seek platform. Please click here to apply now.

This position is available only to permanent Australian residents, or applicants who hold the relevant Visa with authority to work in Australia.

Matrix is an equal opportunities employer and we support diversity in our workforce. Applicants from a wide sector of the community are always encouraged to apply.