The Continuous Improvement Engineer is responsible for improving manufacturing efficiencies by utilizing and implementing continuous improvement techniques. This includes, but is not limited to identifying, investigating and resolving production issues, both systemic and acute; working with operations personnel to ensure qualified processes and production requirements are met, provide training, support, and leadership for cross-functional problem solving activities and methods.
Responsibilities & Roles
- Perform line studies to determine the efficiencies and improvements to be gained.
- Develop standard work procedures for training and operations.
- Develop methods to minimize change over times and reduce down time.
- Establish a process of standardization in all aspects of the business.
- Work with Materials Group on inventory flow process
- Material Flow Improvements
- Drive mechanical improvement initiatives: Capital or MRO equipment investments.
- Work on standard for all operation and develop manpower requirements.
- Work with Maintenance on developing a process for response time, diagnostic guides, and PM effectiveness
- Workplace organization, visual control and 5S Process
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
- Experience level: 3+ years in related field
- Strong knowledge of PLCs, camera inspection systems, automation technology, packaging, and conveyors and palletizing systems.
- Experience troubleshooting, repairing, installing packaging equipment, and/or removing pneumatic, mechanical and electrical components. Experience with manufacturing line changeovers.
- Six Sigma and Statistical Process Control
- Proficient in MS Excel, MS Project, and AutoCAD
- Work effectively without close supervision and in a matrix team environment
- Manage schedule and priorities of multiple projects and initiatives
- Any offer is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and a pre-employment drug test.