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 Continuous Improvement Manager Category: General Manufacturing Job Number: 8916
Description

The role of this Lean Manufacturing Engineer will be to concentrate primarily on improving efficiencies in a metal products manufacturing environment. The ideal candidate will have the skills and experience to lead improvement teams focused on reducing setup, process variability and waste. Other responsibilities will include equipment and tooling selection or design, determining key process indicators, procedure generation, and participation in all production readiness and validation activities for new clients. Additionally, this individual may provide direction to other Manufacturing Engineers in support of Lean department objectives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Champion Lean activities across the company.
  • Determine job cost baselines and initiate cost reduction activities.
  • Provide assistance in job setup and process training for operators.
  • Weekly/monthly reporting of activities and chosen performance attributes.
  • Periodic Customer liaison for quality or continuation engineering related issues.
  • May assume project manager role for specific customer applications.
  • Use value stream and process mapping to identify areas of improvement
  • Lead greenbelt projects
  • Lead layout designs and implementations
  • Facilitate Kaizen Events
  • Champion the 5 S program
Qualifications

3-5 + years’ experience in a Lean Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering role. BS degree in an engineering discipline or Industrial Engineering preferred. Demonstrated Lean and Six Sigma experience. ISO 9001. Proven leadership skills are a definite plus. Knowledge of PPAPP, APQP, TS and ISO preferred. 

Posted 01/15/2018 16:47:27