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Continuous Improvement Engineer
Waterloo, IA

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$75,000 - $95,000 / yr


Job Title: Continuous Improvement Engineer

Location: Waterloo, Iowa

Salary: $75-95K plus bonus

Job Summary of the Continuous Improvement Engineer:   We are looking to hire a Continuous Improvement Engineer for our team. This role will serve as a subject matter expert to lead the implementation and Lean processes. This CI Engineer will serve as a technical resource for our leadership team to consult for guidance and assistance with lean-related concerns.

Qualifications of Continuous Improvement Engineer:

  • Identify and leverage best practices in Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement-related processes.
  • Assist in development and identify opportunities for improvement across the organization.
  • Evaluate and interpret both industry requirements and internal Quality Management Systems (QMS) requirements with the goal of developing robust procedures and instructions.
  • Help the site Quality teams and/or senior Quality leadership as subject matter expert to investigate and correct quality issues and establish continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Lead and facilitate projects generated from our High-Performance Team Board process.
  • Lead and facilitate installation and implementation of ISO-9001 quality management systems.

Responsibilities of the Continuous Improvement Engineer:

·         Engineering degree is required. Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering preferred.

  • Manufacturing Engineering or Process Engineering experience
  • New Grad – 5+ years experience.
  • Expertise in ISO-9000 and internal auditing
  • CORE, Lean, or Six-Sigma experience
  • Support manufacturing, product, and/or customer quality processes to implement process improvements.
  • Utilize knowledge and expertise to provide input and influence the development, application, and maintenance of prevention, root cause corrective action, quality control systems, and protocols.
  • Facilitate, communicate, and visualize process flow for stakeholders and teams.
  • Builds relationships with various levels of leadership and individual contributors and influences culture by leveraging change management skills.
  • Implement projects using demonstrated proactive project management skills and risk mitigation techniques.
  • Design and deliver solutions that meet organizational needs and bring value to the organization.
  • Lead efforts and development with minimal oversight, set objectives and guide others on execution/approach for achievement of operational results.
  • 10% travel
  • Engineering degree required.
  • Communicates with and to all levels of the organization – clear and concise objectives, identifies and share risks and opportunities, ability to create value statement

 

 



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