Continuous Improvement Engineer

Posted 3 months ago
at our location in Dunlap, Tennessee.  
– Analyze and understand operational Data to identify target areas for improvement
– Facilitates manufacturing, logistics, in kaizen events
– Develop, update, and own the continuous improvement processes, metrics, and any associated tools
– Participates in tactical planning for the continuous improvement work to be done in concert with Operations Manager and leadership.
– Contributes to the development and promotion of standard work and production basics across the organization
– Uses knowledge of waste elimination tools and techniques to identify clinical and operational opportunities for improvement
– Responsible for proposing and managing projects including tracking costs, assessing resources, and achieving deadline requirements
– Perform value stream analysis for the manufacturing plant
– Understands and supports training of the M+H Production System
– Understands and makes corrective action derived from OEE performance
– Facilitate Kaizen events directed at reducing setup times, scrap, and improving SQDC measures
– Improves manufacturing layouts and researches options for process and product flow
– Performs time studies and equipment utilization studies
– Assists manufacturing with difficult troubleshooting problems on production equipment
– Supports investigation and implementation of counter measures to any internal and external quality or safety concerns.  

Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering or related
3+ years of technical manufacturing processing or manufacturing
engineering experience
Strong experience with MS Excel and PowerPoint
Required Skills:
Lean / Six Sigma Training;
5-10% travel to other MANN+HUMMEL facilities
Preferred Skills/Experience:
CAD knowledge
Industry experience in Automotive or Plastic Injection Molding manufacturing


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