Industrial Engineer

| Culver City
Bird is a last-mile electric vehicle sharing company dedicated to bringing safe, low-cost, environmentally-friendly transportation solutions to communities across the world. We provide a fleet of electric, shared scooters that can be accessed via smartphone. Bird is headquartered in Venice, California and is rapidly expanding across the country and the world.
Overview:
As member of the Manufacturing team, Industrial Engineering Managers are responsible for driving manufacturing excellence and process improvement. This is both a management and an individual contributor role. Primary focus is: Production Part Approval process/PPAP, PFMEA open issues, ensuring manufacturing robustness, setting up production lines, process improvement, and maintenance of all equipment.

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for overseeing the build and inspection process for Bird vehicles and related components
  • Develop, qualify, and refine manufacturing processes to bring products from prototype to high-volume production
  • Work with design engineers to evaluate designs for manufacturability and implementation in a rapidly-evolving production environment
  • Quickly resolve non-conformances and work with the Quality team to implement root cause corrective actions
  • Identify, plan, and execute capital equipment, machine, and layout upgrades to the meet volume production demand
  • Analyze, evaluate and propose equipment, process, and facility layout to ensure the most efficient operating conditions
  • Generate and report project status and timelines
  • Maintain safe and effective working standards for all personnel

What You'll Need:

  • Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, BSME, BSEE preferred
  • 5+ years experience on a manufacturing team
  • Experience with appliance, automotive or electromechanical device manufacturing a plus
  • Demonstrated expertise to effectively communicate within all levels of the organization around production and process controls; Corrective & Preventive Action (CAPA), consumer complaints, and product improvement activities
  • Excellent oral communication & report, business correspondence & procedure-writing skills
  • Change agent with energy, passion, and enthusiasm to drive change
  • Understands use of hand tools in assembly lines, ergonomics and safety
  • Lean, Six Sigma, TQM and JIT experience a plus
  • Excellent people skills, 'on the shop floor' attitude, hands on
  • Experience with ERP and/or inventory management systems
  • Background Supervising groups of people
  • Demonstrated understanding of product development lifecycles, design change and document change control, product and process verification and validation methodologies, and manufacturing / production process control methodologies

Bird Rides Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer, and we welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

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