Continuous Improvement Engineer
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Continuous Improvement Engineer
• Under the Technical Manager's supervision, this position drives assigned improvement activities to completion for the plant.
• Involved in multiple areas of focus such as process design, equipment capabilities, and reliability and manufacturing improvements.
• Assists the Technical Manager in the development of continuous improvement methodologies and strategies and assists with implementing a culture of continuous improvement.
• Ensure all tasks are performed according to safety, quality, and regulatory procedures.
• Responsible for planning and executing improvement activities for manufacturing and packaging facility.
• Work with Technical Manager to identify and charter new continuous improvement projects to meet finished product demand, safety, productivity, process improvement and cost goals.
• Support and help drive culture of continuous improvement.
• Incorporate/use principles and techniques of lean manufacturing, such as 5S, key TPS (Toyota Production System), TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) elements, etc. in daily work as well as during project completion.
• As competence in lean and continuous improvement principles is developed, utilize cross functional teams to coordinate project schedules, ensure results and sustain improvements.
• Assist Technical Manager in providing formal training in process improvement methodologies, such as Lean Six Sigma, across the various departments.
• Provide ongoing project support to process owners.
• Communicate methods, changes, scheduling, etc. as appropriate throughout the organization.
• Track operations key performance indicators with defined reason codes; generate reports and trend graphs.
• Create and own action item tracking systems that drive continual improvement and accountability in problem solving, cost savings, layered audits and continuous improvement projects
• Facilitate root cause analysis and large kaizen events
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Bachelor of Science degree, engineering preferred, along with experience that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities needed to perform the job.
• Manufacturing experience; packaging experience a plus.
• Project management experience, preferably as an engineer or in a leadership role.
• Highly desirable: Experience as a Continuous Improvement Engineer, and/or a Lean Six Sigma belt.
• Ability to execute and close Lean Six Sigma-type projects in both manufacturing and transactional business environments.
• Ability to influence others and rapidly build internal network.
• High energy, self-starter.
• Excellent project management and communication skills.
• Experience in the facilitation of work groups, utilizing leadership skills.
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