TG Missouri Manufacturing (TPS) Engineer in Perryville, Missouri

Manufacturing (TPS) Engineer

Department: TGMO TPS - I/E - 5090

Location: Perryville , MO



  • The Manufacturing Engineer functions with a high degree of autonomy, and is responsible for providing professional level industrial engineering for Toyoda Gosei (TG) North America Corporation (TGNA) and TGNA Manufacturing Companies (NAMCs).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Horizontally deploy (Yokoten) TPS philosophy and tools to enable NAMCs to meet customer requirements

  • Collaborate with NAMCs to expand existing or launch new models & facilities, and integrate new product lines

  • Utilize TPS to improve material flow to achieve target TAKT time & cycle time, and reduce lead time

  • Collaborate with NAMCs in observing manufacturing processes to isolate problems and develop countermeasures

  • Utilize TG standard problem solving process (PDCA) to prioritize problems, perform root-cause analysis, determine potential solutions, and propose action to eliminate problems and improve KPIs

  • Determine parts/tools needed to implement existing processes and layouts into new/expanded facilities

  • Serve as a SME to support NAMC TPS development throughout the America-s

  • Create and maintain reporting and documentation on processes, procedures, and changes

  • Drive optimization by being actively engaged in continuous improvement efforts

  • Function in a highly collaborative environment where flexibility and teamwork is crucial to organizational success

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related field is required

  • Experience working with Toyota Production System (TPS) is preferred

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience working in automotive manufacturing or related industry is required

  • Demonstrable ability to understand and apply mechanical processes is required

  • Demonstrable ability to compile and present factual/concise reports is required

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suites 2007 or newer is required

  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines is required

  • Effective verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skills with all staff and management are required

  • Effective attention to detail, problem solving and organizational skills is required

Toyoda Gosei North America Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.