Continuous Improvement Engineer

Engineering
CA, US
Job ID: 18444
Req ID: KNH00119
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 2018-07-20 16:35:35

Continuous Improvement Engineer

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Introduce Lean improvements in manufacturing and transactional processes/technologies to reduce waste, variation and cost.
  • Analyze root cause and implement appropriate corrective action to solve quality and throughput related problems.
  • Manage Lean Improvement projects to successful completion
  • Applications of Lean principles such as Value Stream Mapping, Single Piece Flow, 5S Visual Factory Management, Total Productive Maintenance, Continuous Improvement Process, Kaizen, Six Sigma, Communication Tools, Statistical Problem Solving.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual, operational and regulatory requirements.
  • Addressing of production and post-production issues.

Required Skills:

  • Highly developed and technical knowledge of manufacturing practices and procedures
  • General understanding of machine programming  
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to analyze complex situations involving diverse data and information, strong communication/interpersonal skills with an outstanding ability to influence others
  • Advanced computer skills are required (i.e. MS Office, AutoCAD, Visio etc.)
  • Knowledge of Programming Software (Visual Studio)

 

Required Experience:

 

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a Lean Manufacturing role.

 

Level of Education:

 

  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering