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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: HNI Corporation
Location: Hickory
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

HBF, an industry leader in workplace furnishings and a top brand in the HNI Corporation enterprise, is in search of a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team in Hickory, NC! 

Some of the essential aspects of the position include:

  • Responsible for process execution and technical application of manufacturing processes and methods utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication and assembly processes with the goal of positively impacting business through lean manufacturing implementation.

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical engineering field required.
  • In rare exceptions, based on employment market and/or company need around a specific niche skillset; a combination of experience, responsibility and prior professional accomplishment will be considered as equivalent to a technical engineering degree.
  • Lean manufacturing principles, including RCI, 3P, Value Stream Mapping, problem solving, and statistical analysis
  • Strong interpersonal skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated successful implementation of continuous process improvement programs
  • Experience with project development, management, and implementation encompassing start-to-finish planning and execution
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change, handle multiple projects and incorporate lean manufacturing principles
  • Strong communication skills with ability to motivate and influence others, as well as interact productively members within all levels of the organization and external suppliers and customers
  • Preferred experience with CAD (Computer Aided Design)
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Preferred experience with Oracle, inventory system knowledge

We look forward to hearing from you! 


Why HNI Corporation?

HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments.  The workplace furnishings segment is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands.  The residential building products segment is the nation’s leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products, which include a full array of gas, electric, wood, and pellet-burning fireplaces, inserts, stoves, facings, and accessories. 

As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation has been ranked by Industry Week magazine as one of the “Top 100 Best Managed Companies in the World”, by Fortune magazine as “The Most Admired Company” in the furniture industry; and named by Chief Executive Magazine as one of the world’s best companies for leadership development.

Leveraged Furniture Operations (LFO) is the branded name for our furniture manufacturing and operations structure.  This encompasses all roles in manufacturing, plant engineering, supply chain, distribution and logistics, as well as some roles in finance and accounting, and human resources.  By centralizing these key functions, we enhance our efficiencies, reduce costs, and ultimately improve our customer’s experience with HNI!  When you accept a role in LFO, you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on both our future and yours with work that matters, empowerment and autonomy, and growth without limits. 

We invite you to visit us at www.HNICorp.com for the best visual overview of our organization.

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Keywords: HNI Corporation, Hickory , Manufacturing Engineer, Other , Hickory, North Carolina

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