Continuous Improvement Engineer

Dawn Food Products   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Food & Beverage

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 240 days ago

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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