Under the direction at the Office of State Printing, to perform the more difficult work in the engineering analysis of printing production methods, processes, and procedures; and to provide support in all areas of industrial engineering, including areas involving electronic automation systems.
Provides technical support; performs engineering studies relative to the design and installation of systems that will improve the operation of the Printing Plant, including the use of electronic automation; participates in the coordination of complex projects with all levels of management; conducts utilization studies relative to setting workload standards for cost centers; conducts replacement surveys of production equipment to develop replacement schedules; develops techniques to measure production activities and develops recommendations for corrective action; does plant layout and determines production area and storage space requirements; researches and recommends selection of equipment needed for production and material handling and coordinates with vendors on purchase transactions; coordinates with the Quality Control Engineer to simplify work and improve product quality; develops specifications for raw materials and standards for production methods and procedures; advises production personnel on proper safety practices; and performs other studies and special projects as assigned.
Experience: Two years of experience performing mechanical or safety engineering duties comparable in responsibility to that of a Mechanical Engineer (Range B) in the California state service.
or Three years of experience as an Industrial Engineer. (In appraising experience, more weight will be given to industrial engineering experience gained in a large scale printing operation.) and Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with a major in industrial or mechanical engineering or a related field. (Additional qualifying experience in industrial engineering may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) and Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as an Industrial Engineer or Mechanical Engineer issued by the California Board of Registration of Professional Engineers.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of industrial engineering and production management as well as Total Quality Management; work simplification; specification and procedure writing; methods analysis; plant layout; material handling; inventory control; production planning and control; systems approach to problem solving; principles of data processing; and OSHA safety regulations applying to manufacturing operations.
Ability to: Reason logically and creatively; analyze data and present conclusions in a concise manner; maintain effective working relationships; communicate effectively; develop detailed specifications; establish working priorities; plan projects; organize resources; and promote and be accountable for customer satisfaction and quality services and initiate or recommend changes that promote innovative solutions to meet customer needs.