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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Consumer Packaged Products Manufacturing
Creston, Iowa, 50801, United States
$75-85K + Bonus
March 04, 2018

Continuous Improvement Engineer - $75-85K + Bonus – Consumer Packaged Goods Mfg - Duties: *Working toward improving the manufacturing processes; *Working with the CI Manager to define and scope improvement opportunities; *Executing and leading CI Projects; *Developing/applying necessary technical skills to deliver desired results; *Developing strong technical network with plant resources; *Engaging line/process/department personnel in all phases of CI work; *If more experienced, will be responsible for training (Green Belts) and developing team members and other plant personnel; *Maintaining appropriate documentation from project charter to final reports.

BS degree required; Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical Engineering disciplines preferred; SKILLS: *3-5 years of continuous improvement experience in a manufacturing environment; *Experience looking at a process, drive for a project and manage multiple projects; *Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma experience; *Experience holding or leading Kaizen events; *Has Six Sigma Black Belt certification or can eventually obtain; *Training and mentoring skills to develop (or eventually develop) Green Belts; Minimum of 3 years experience in manufacturing and cellular assembly - Experienced in lean manufacturing (Six Sigma, Toyota Production Systems, 5S, Kaizen) - Experienced in promoting continuous improvement activities throughout the manufacturing process