Continuous Improvement Engineer
Company: Bridgeway Professionals
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Major established and brand name company at a large manufacturing
and distribution site located on the south side of the Atlanta, GA
metropolitan area with a good working culture has a need for 2
Continuous Improvement Engineers. -
Will be responsible for leading plant-wide and department level
performance improvement initiatives that positively impact cost,
quality, safety, material flow, productivity and delivery metrics.
Will develop the company's CI culture through targeted training,
shop floor Kaizen program, Small Group activities, and Kaizen Blitz
events. There are major company benefits to include quarterly bonus
potential, 2% profit sharing and there is relocation assistance.
Facilitate Kaizen and process improvement activities.
Works individually or with a team to complete projects following 8
Step Process based on Toyota Production System and Six Sigma
methodologies. Provide CI support to shop floor associates,
production managers, and other engineering departments.
Design, develop, and implement improved work flows. Partner with
Manufacturing Engineering to create/update work instructions,
visual aids, and process standards for production operations.
Plan, organize, and lead week-long Kaizen Blitz events.
Train company associates in principles of Lean Manufacturing (5S, 8
Wastes, Value added/Non-value added analysis, poka yoke),
Theoretical Value Production, PFMEA, and Formal Problem Solving
Mentor and develop CI department interns (quarterly rotation).
Provide direction to CI department technicians.
Develop and maintain time study documents. Conducts Value Added
Analysis (VAA). Perform classic IE time studies and optimize labor
Identify and troubleshoot inefficient work processes. Perform
process analysis, design, and refinement.
Identify opportunities, participate, and complete projects as
identified by CI department annual goals.
Perform value stream mapping.
Update master projects lists. Provide summary progress reports for
Champion Kaizen and Small Group programs.
Education / Experience:
4 year technical degree required (Industrial Engineering degree
Minimum of 6-8 years' experience in an engineering role in a
Minimum of 3 years Project Management experience
Minimum of 3 years Lean Six Sigma experience
Or 15-20 years' experience without a degree Must know and have
experience with -
- Time study, Takt Time, Cycle time, Line balance ratio and
rebalance experience. This is 60% of the job.
- Has experience with workstation design, optimum material
delivery to that workstation. Gathering current layout and propose
future layout using some sort of software.
- Understand 5S and experience with leading 5S kaizen
- Standard work understanding and experience. Advantageous to
- Setup Time Reduction experience.
- Kanban system design understanding and experience.
- Have formal problem solving experience.
- Have formal trainer experience on Lean tools. Other Required
Demonstrated application of engineering skills and problem solving
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with applied
experience working in a team environment
Capable of working with minimal direction and supervision
Demonstrated ability to apply Statistics and SPC
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
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