Continuous Improvement Engineer

    Country
    USA
    City
    Dillon
    Section
    Other
    Level
    Professionals
    Contract type
    Permanent

    The position includes the responsibility for improving manufacturing processes, equipment, manufacturing layouts, and providing manufacturing production support. Leads process improvement activities to include: in-process defect reduction, scrap reduction, set-up/ changeover reduction, productivity improvement, and overall improvement in OEE.

    Your challenge

    • Facilitates manufacturing, logistic, and business process kaizen events
    • Develop, update, and own the continuous improvement processes, metrics, and any associated tools
    • Participates in tactical planning for the continuous improvement work to be done in concert with CI Manager and leadership
    • Contributes to the development and promotion of standard work and production basics across the organization
    • Uses knowledge of waste elimination tools and techniques to identify clinical and operational opportunities for improvement
    • Responsible for proposing and managing projects including tracking costs, assessing resources, and achieving deadline requirements
    • Perform value stream analysis for the manufacturing plant
    • Understands and supports the training for the Lean Production System
    • Understands and makes corrective action derived from OEE performance
    • Facilitate Kaizen events directed at reducing setup times, scrap, and improving SQDC
    • Assists manufacturing with difficult troubleshooting problems on production equipment
    • Improves manufacturing layouts and researches options for product and process flow
    • Performs time studies and equipment utilization studies

    Your profile

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    Experience:

    • 2-5 years’ experience as an Industrial / Manufacturing Engineer
    • 1-3 years’ experience in Lean Manufacturing

    Required Skills:

    • Must be able to lead groups in problem solving Kaizens and balance multiple projects to completion
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

    Are you full of ideas? Are you keen to take on responsibility and really achieve something? Then our doors are open to you. This is a company that lives out its values, gives people the freedom to use their own initiative, offers many development opportunities and many exciting projects – all of which awaits you here.