Manufacturing Excellence Engineer

  • location: Calvert, AL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $95,000 - $110,000 per year

job description

Manufacturing Excellence Engineer

job summary:
We are looking for a qualified Manufacturing Excellence Engineer to be a part of the Manufacturing Excellence team who is responsible for driving, developing, and implementing continuous improvement processes. This includes systems to improve safety, quality, profitability, productivity, on-time delivery, and employee engagement. The Manufacturing Excellence Engineer will assist with the implementation of Lean Manufacturing & process improvement methodologies at our world class manufacturing location in Calvert, Alabama.

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline,
  • 3+ years of Continuous Improvement experience; Lean and or Six Sigma certification highly preferred,
  • 2+ years of project management experience,
  • Experience implementing Lean Manufacturing techniques and hosting Kaizen events,
  • interpersonal skills / the ability to lead teams with limited direct authority,
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and general computer networking skills,
  • Ability to react quickly to changing requirements and new process developments,
  • Self-motivated, hands-on, keen interest in quickly learning and applying new skills,
  • Experience in steel or heavy manufacturing industry preferred,
  • Ability to effectively develop and deliver training programs across all levels of the organization.
location: CALVERT, Alabama
job type: Permanent
salary: $95,000 - 110,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: High School
Main Responsibilities for the Role Are:

  • Develop and train Continuous Improvement Processes,
  • Support and coach Continuous Improvement tools and techniques in line with our Production Index
  • Collaborate and build interpersonal relationships with leadership and team members,
  • Lead cross functional teams to drive projects from conception to realization,
  • Communicate and celebrate success,
  • Consult, coach, develop and train all levels of the organization to excel in Continuous Improvement concepts, such as Problem Solving, Kaizen, 5S, SMED, Visual Management, Waste Elimination, Lean Manufacturing etc.,
  • Demonstrate flexibility in managing special projects as directed by leadership,
  • Lead facility implementation of our Production Index standard and fulfill role of subject matter expert,
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Excellence departments across business areas and facilities,
  • Complete and maintain internal Black Belt certification program.

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: High School
  • Six Sigma Black Belt (1 year of experience is preferred)
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Lean Certified

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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