Continuous Improvement Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Liquibox (

$55-65K /yr

  full-time   employee

United States

Position Summary: To develop, implement, monitor and maintain efficient manufacturing processes and workflow, for assembly products. This roll will report directly to the Plant Manager while working closely with the Production Manager, supervisors, maintenance, and quality teams.

Essentials Functions:

Follow all key operating procedures' including but not limited to:
Company and facility Policies
Safety â?? LTCT; use of proper PPE; adherence to all applicable safety rules
Quality â?? PQCT, Bag Specifications, Testing Frequencies and Procedures
SOPs â?? Methods for performing work
SSOP/Good Housekeeping standards (keep machines and area sanitized and clean)
Good Manufacturing Practices
Food/Safety Security
HACCP ( Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point)
Food Regulatory and Customer Specifications
Organize, implement and maintain production process flow.
Develop working instructions, workmanship standards and process documents, and ensure they are followed.
Improve continually existing operation, for increased quality, productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
Investigate operational problems affecting production and reporting and recommending solutions.
Liaise with production planner/scheduler for ensuring the released products have adequate BOM and routings.
Manage manufacturing documentation required for product manufacturing i.e. revise drawings, BOM, accurate work instructions and workmanship standards and process procedures.
Provide manufacturing data i.e. production control charts, reliability, process capability, to improve the process and monitor and measure progress to target.
Organize meetings with other team members to facilitate growth.
Identify ways to reduce production costs through recommendations â?? i.e. new process equipment, equipment justification to improve performance.
Work with R & D engineering on new product development (design for excellence) to include:
Design for cost
Design for test
Design for manufacturability
Design for efficiency
Work with other relevant departments to determine estimated costs, run time, cost reduction, root cause, and close the feedback loop.
Liaise with suppliers on manufacturing process.
Train and supervise staff on new development processes and technology.
Establish a training and quality culture.
KPI Dashboard
Develop and implement a KPI dashboard to be submitted weekly. Ensure the results are communicated as required.
Any other reasonable task the manager may deem as suitable for the role

B.S Engineering
5+ years' experience
Proven track record and working knowledge in process improvement in the manufacturing industry
Good knowledge of cell custom build, lean Manufacturing, six sigma and ISO methodology