Continuous Improvement Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18
Virtual / Travel
5 - 7 years experience
Food & Beverage
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18

The Continuous Improvement Engineer assists our manufacturing leaders in strategy development, process deployment, operations improvement, and change management initiatives. The Continuous Improvement Engineer supports the development and analysis of long-term plans that are aligned with the external market and internal strategies. The Continuous Improvement Engineer positively impacts our operations by identifying best practices and addressing gaps.

Responsibilities
 

  • Ensures the effective use of manufacturing systems to support Continuous Improvement.
  • Identifies and determines appropriate procedures for fostering improvements.
  • Provides guidance within project teams tasked with identifying and implementing initiatives to reduce total delivered costs and improve returns on invested capital.
  • Implements and promotes TPM principles within Dawn Manufacturing operations.
  • Complies with basic manufacturing requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with standards for performance and capacity measurements as defined by company standards.
  • Ensures Continuous Improvement of factory performance in the function areas of safety, quality, service, environment, and cost.
  • Promotes the exchange of information and best practices through the use of the BiC Repository, internal and external benchmarking.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Demonstrates the “Dawn Values” of Team Dawn and supports the Circle of Excellence.

    Qualifications
     
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, or related) or equivalent experiences.
    • 5-7 years relevant work experiences, preferably within the food and/or consumer packaged goods industries.
    • Demonstrated competence within industrial engineering and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
    • Familiarity with TPM and/or related lean manufacturing principles.
    • Extensive knowledge of manufacturing and logistics systems.
    • Ability to understand the components of total delivered costs and business financialreporting systems.
    • Ability to work effectively within a team setting.

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