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Continuous Improvement Engineer

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Macomb, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 25, 2017
Job ID
Continuous Improvement Engineer – Macomb, Illinois
Direct Hire Position with Relo Package!
1st shift role (7-4:30) for EXPERIENCED Continuous Improvement Engineer.
Must relocate to or near the Macomb, Illinois area.
Lead Improvement throughout the facility.
Target Identifying and eliminating waste in order to reduce overall costs.
Seeking passionate people who look toward IMPROVEMENT to help others find a “smarter way” to do their job!
Bachelor of Science degree in an appropriate discipline.  Preference given to individuals with education in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Quality, and/or Manufacturing Engineering.   Must possess solid background in Lean Manufacturing with 2-5 years direct Continuous improvement or related experience.  Experience in Toyota Production System is a requirement. Possess basic computer skills pertinent to the positions (i.e. Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Visio - EVSM).  Previous experience facilitating via Six Sigma required.  Project Management skills required.
Essential Duties (Other duties may be assigned as necessary)
  1. Create Value Stream Maps for plant processes; use information from these maps to drive Continuous Improvement activities.
  2. Lead Standard Work teams and assist in Standard Work development.
  3. Lead culture change through Kaizen activities and by training other employees on basic Lean and Six Sigma principles and concepts.
  4. Project Management - create detailed project plans in order to manage multiple projects, achieve business plan results and meet project deadlines.
  5. Improve Plant 5S, 3D and Visualization - must possess a very strong working knowledge of these concepts.
  6. Lead Setup Reduction projects - must possess a very strong working knowledge of SMED principles and techniques.
  7. Possesses strong people skills and excellent communication skills. 
  8. Possesses ability to overcome objections in a positive / favorable manner. 
  9. Supports the Plant quality systems goals / improvements & productivity goals / improvements within the scope of the job.
  10. Supports the Plant safety programs / goals within the scope of the job.
Incredible Family Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401K match) and more!

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Company does not sponsor visas or consider C2C candidate, must already be US Citizen or Green Card holder with experience.

Not a job for a new grad…must have at least 2-3 years’ experience after graduation (internships don’t contribute to the required 2-5 years of work history required).

Please forward your current WORD of PDF resume attachment to:  kmccoy@pro-techsearch.com

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