- Continuous Integration
- Lean Manufacturing
- Project Management
- Continuous Improvement
- Change Management
The Continuous Improvement Engineer is responsible for the support of manufacturing operations in the development, planning and execution of Lean strategies and metrics. This position will require an experienced Lean leader with manufacturing industry background and is able to facilitate and drive change in a fast paced and ever changing environment. Th key to success in this position is the ability to identify and drive operational improvements at all levels utilizing a very hands on approach to creating value and buy-in as the lead change facilitator for the plant's Lean transformation.
Develop a Lean manufacturing strategy for all manufacturing assets to ensure the facility’s objectives are met in the areas of safety, quality, profitability, waste reduction, OEE and team excellence.
Facilitate the selection, scope, and planning of specific improvement projects with a primary focus on business performance improvements that yield zero accidents, defect free products capable of passing field testing, on demand and on time delivery, at the lowest cost.
Manage and take a lead role in promoting and improving quality processes, expectations and results.
Facilitate Kaizen events in support of the business plan.
Conduct 30, 60, and 90-day post Kaizen event reviews to ensure sustainability of event results.
Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
Develop training materials and effectively deliver those materials in a team environment to ensure employees throughout the facility are trained in CI concepts and philosophy
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant work experience
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and/or Black Belt Certification is preferred
Minimum of 3 years leading Kaizen events, teaching TPS, and the Tools of Lean in a continuous improvement role
Minimum of 4 years of experience related to continuous improvement or similar project management
Minimum of 5 years working in a manufacturing environment
Engineering experience – prefer Industrial, Chemical, Mechanical, or Materials Engineer
Experience with change management
Must have organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and multi-task
Ability to maintain confidentiality, exceptional attention to detail and good follow-up skills
Must possess good problem-solving skills
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Must be dedicated to continuous improvement
Transcendia is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.