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JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE: Reporting to the Sr. Site Leader, the Continuous Improvement Engineer will be responsible to lead continuous improvement initiatives that will positively impact customer satisfaction, quality, and performance. The Continuous Improvement Specialist will also serve as the Subject Matter Expert for continuous improvement activities at the facility.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Implement strategic, complex process improvement projects in conjunction with goals and imperatives for increasing revenue, optimizing cycle time, reducing defect rates, and improving customer satisfaction.
Lead cross-facility and cross-functional project teams through the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) phases of the Six Sigma strategy. Facilitate Lean events using the lean manufacturing tools/methods. Lead the 5S Program throughout the plant.
Identify and remove barriers that slow or prevent the successful attainment of process yield, cycle time, defect reduction and cost goals.
Utilize statistical analysis of process capabilities
Provide manufacturing floor technical support
Define process yield and run/set-up time standards
Conduct root cause investigations including laboratory analysis of both internal non-conformances and external (customer) complaints
Assist key customers (worldwide) with technical issues/opportunities
Complete required documents for “Yellow Sheets”, this includes Process Sheet, SAP Standards, SAP data entry and purchasing requirements
Develop accurate SAP Standards that includes yield and production rates to track variances and assist in costing
Make presentations to management on continuous improvement activities.
Mentor Green Belts.
Participate in CIP steering team activities.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mechanical, Materials or Industrial
8+ years of experience continuous improvement activities in a manufacturing environment
Black Belt Certification required
Demonstrated ability to resolve technical issues on the manufacturing floor
Experience running cross-functional teams and leading cost improvement projects
Strong understanding of manufacturing process equipment & tooling
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Working understanding of application of statistical methods for problem solving and for process and product improvement.
Proficient in use of computer software – database, spreadsheet and statistical packages.
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!