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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Company: Masco
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Coordinates and implements site improvement activities working closely with the Manufacturing Manager, Engineering Department, and cross functional support teams. Identifies and delivers best practice programs to ensure the short and long-term success of manufacturing. Work directly with font line operations managers/leads, engineers, and operators to instill a LEAN and Continuous Improvement culture supported by Masco Operating Systems (MOS) tools and training. Collaborate, recognize and implement highest impact opportunities to improve safety, quality, delivery and cost Help drive best Masco "best practices" across Mercury.

  • Drive production efficiency improvement efforts to achieve total cost productivity (TCP) savings

  • Work with production and engineering staff members to develop and maintain the Kaizen Pipeline

  • Lead and/or facilitate Kaizen events for both production and business process improvements

  • Work closely with Production Managers and Engineering team to ensure continuous improvement is a focus in all Safety related goals and initiatives

  • Balance safety, quality, productivity, cost and morale to achieve positive results in all areas

  • Evaluate and redesign production work cells as well as entire production areas to improve safety, efficiency, ergonomics, work flow and eliminate waste

  • Gain insights and ideas directly from operators for improving their workstations, work environments and processes

  • Work across multiple sites and all shifts as need to ensure consistent results throughout the shop floor

  • Create and evaluate operational performance and staff allocation to recommend and determine the best use of resources coupled with meeting operational goals


    • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree

    • College Degree Major Desired: BS Engineering or Technology (Industrial, Mechanical or related field) or equivalent work experience.

    • Six Sigma Certified. Black Belt preferred.


      • Minimum of 2 years experience with lean manufacturing and Six Sigma

      • Demonstrated problem solving and driving improvement activities in a manufacturing environment

      • Demonstrated knowledge and track record of delivering results in a high performance, continuous improvement environment through process optimization and facilitation

      • Experience in the development and implementation of continuous improvement tools and training curriculum preferred

      • Must be functionally organized with the ability to motivate and inspire employees for improved operations performance

      • Experience working in Extruded Plastics and/or Injection Molding preferred

      • Experience with working with plant layout design using CAD

        Other Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

        • Strong affinity for process optimization and data-based performance improvement

        • Must work well with cross functional teams, inspiring team work, and participation

        • Strong bias for action and continuous improvement. Results driven

        • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills

        • Excellent organizational skills with a strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Accuracy is a must

          Company: Mercury Plastics
          Full time
          Mercury Plastics (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company's policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.
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Keywords: Masco, Cleveland , Continuous Improvement Engineer, Engineering , Cleveland, Ohio

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