Continuous Improvement Engineer
|Company Industries:||Food and Beverages|
|Min Experience Level:||3-5 Years Experience|
|Posted:||Tuesday, November 27, 2012|
RequirementsREQUIREMENTS · BS/MS degree in relevant technical topic · Trained or willing to be trained as a Black Belt in Six Sigma · Ability to challenge the status quo and work effectively with a wide array of plant personnel · Strong computer skills · Demonstrated Leadership Skills · Team leadership (Demonstrated Facilitation Skills) · Excellent Communication Skills (Verbal and Written) · Interpersonal Savvy · Excellent Time Management Skills · Able to successfully coordinate with other functions to ensure project success · Available to work flexible hours and days as needed to meet business demands · Data Driven analytical thinker and problem solver · Possess a basic Financial Understanding to ensure results are delivered on time and in full · Has familiarity with manufacturing equipment PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS · Demonstrated Project Management skills · Training and Mentoring skills to develop Green Belts · AutoCad experience · MS Access experience · Working experience in an ISO, Food, or Pharmaceutical environment
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Job DescriptionThe Continuous Improvement Engineer will plan and Lead Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement teams for manufacturing and support processes. They will support production by developing and implementing continuous improvement strategies. RESPONSIBILITIES · Work with CI Manager to define and scope improvement opportunities · Leads and executes breakthrough and continuous improvement Projects using Lean Six Sigma methodologies · Develops and applies necessary technical skills to deliver improvement results · Engages line/process/department personnel in all phases of improvement work (team members and key stakeholders) · Develops strong technical network with plant resources · Maintains appropriate documentation including project charter, progress updates and final reports · Captures and communicates learning to enable best practice replication · Participates on several Lean Six Sigma projects prior to Lean Six Sigma training · Successfully execute 4 Lean Six Sigma projects per year following the Lean Six Sigma training and certification · Participate in Line Assessments, sigma level calculations, and project hopper development · Responsible for personal compliance with all regulations, safety policies, and procedures that support Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety · Responsible for training and leading CI teams · Perform other duties as required