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  • Orangeburg, SC, USA
  • 2021-08-05

Continuous Improvement Engineer                                         Orangeburg, SC  

COMPANY PROFILE:

  • Award Winning Manufacturer of Consumer Products and a World Leader in outdoor products
  • Over 330 years of innovation and production
  • Community Involvement

WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS YOU:

  • Comprehensive Benefits and Salary Program
  • Medical Plans to choose from plus Dental, Vision, and prescription plan
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts available
  • STD and LTD Coverage plans plus a variety of other plans related to health, accident, etc. are available
  • 401K with Match
  • Chance to be part of a proud team manufacturing award winning products recognized worldwide

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:

The primary focus of this position is to provide strategic direction and leadership in the area of continuous improvement and new product requirements for manufacturability.  Reports to Manufacturing Engineering Manager

  • Organize continuous improvement structure for the plant to include:
  • Development and standardization of continuous improvement processes
  • Coaching and developing plant personnel in continuous improvement competencies, such as lean manufacturing, 5S, and project planning activities
  • Coordinate and direct kaizen activities that result in process improvements
  • Lead site planning process to maximize floor space, minimize lead time, and optimize flow
  • Lead cost reduction activities and projects
  • Provide guidance and support for new model launches
  • Collaborate and help prioritize manufacturing engineering projects in production areas throughout the plant
  • Support and assist manufacturing unit leaders in costing of new models to identify opportunities for cost reductions
  • Promote implantation of Lean Operating Systems into daily work activities
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing engineering to gather production information to establish metrics that can be used to determine performance standards, manpower requirements, production capacities, and future cost improvement opportunities
  • Identify and coordinate training and development of CI initiatives
  • Identify and coordinate Lean training for the facility

 

BACKGROUND PROFILE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 7 years minimum experience and/or training in LEAN or Six Sigma
  • Previous leadership experience in manufacturing
  • Experience working in a large, multi-national organization
  • Effective leadership skills including the ability to build and influence relationships throughout all levels of the facility
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills including a demonstrated ability to link and interpret plant operational metrics to financial performance, communicate/present finding, and make recommendations
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks and work independently – with strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficient use of accounting systems, as well as MS Office software applications, ERP/MRP proficiency and JDE as needed
  • Ability to travel to domestic and possibly international destinations as necessary
  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends as necessary
  • HANDS ON