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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Troy, OH 45373

Posted: 02/12/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 612060 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client is North Americas largest garage door manufacturer. They are looking to bring on a Continuous Improvement Engineer at their Troy, OH location. The ideal candidate would have 5 years of CIE experience in a manufacturing environment.

Position Responsibilities
  • Promote safety and ensure a safe work environment
  • Support and train 5S throughout the plant
  • Understand, determine necessary changes, and contribute to the creation of engineering labor standards
  • Assist in the continued development, training, coaching, and implementing of the front-line management system
  • Monitor, track, and improve manufacturing efficiency
  • Assess and develop processes that deliver required results in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Contribute ideas to budget development and determine ways to support plant leadership in controlling and reducing labor costs
  • Formulate short- and long-term operating objectives in cost reduction, quality improvement, and new product integration.
  • Develop and maintain a partnership with supporting areas including scheduling, materials, engineering, and maintenance.
  • Establish machine and labor capacity analysis on critical processes.
  • Response to customer feedback and complaints.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory bodies and prepare for audits. 
  • Develop a playbook for labor assignments within all production areas that assists line leaders in making staffing adjusts to counter changing customer demand
  • Develop high performance work teams thru teaching of problem solving, Kaizen, and other lean principles
  • Drive a continuous improvement culture
  • Analyze actual production methods and establish best practices in order to standardize processes within and between plants

Job Requirements/Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent education plus experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years' of demonstrated continuous improvement experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced in implementation of lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong developer of teams.
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