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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Description

Want to raise standards in a fast-paced environment? As a Continuous Improvement Engineer, you’ll have the freedom to influence things with one of the world’s largest consumer goods manufacturers.

 

Continuous Improvement Engineer

Salt Lake City, UT 

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package

4-weeks Paid Vacation annually    
Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription insurance
Volunteer Days
Bonus Programs
401(k) Match and Profit Sharing
HSA with company contribution
Parental / Maternity Leave
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program
On-Site Gym
On-Site Employee Store
So Much More!

Leading a manufacturing and packaging team in a demanding operation, you’ll set high standards throughout. A positive and supportive leader, you’ll ensure a safe, high-performing environment. You’ll:

  • Coach and inspire your team
  • Consistently meet or exceed delivery targets
  • Focus on improving processes. And culture
  • Raise the bar for improving quality, service and safety.

 

You’ll succeed because… 

…you have a breadth and depth of knowledge of manufacturing plant operations. This means you can move between the different manufacturing and packaging areas. Equally importantly, you:

  • Empower people to deliver their best
  • Focus on your team’s welfare and safety
  • Can engage and influence others
  • Innovate. You leave work every day knowing the operation is better now than it was at the start of the shift.

 

You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 

Responsibility

  • Ensure strict adherence to Health and Safety standards and continuous improvement activities 
  • Ensure strict adherence to quality/GMP standards and continuous improvement activities 
  • Support data analysis for Right First-Time performance on batch documentation
  • Support Quality audits and completion of CAPA actions within given deadlines
  • Driver of projects for production line efficiency to deliver required schedule
  • Owner of site OEE and waste performance KPIs and continuous improvement
  • Site super users of OEE software Provideam including administrative tasks for logons, run rates data, report setup, troubleshooting and training
  • Standardize and monitor OEE reporting process - shift reporting, daily and weekly reviews with area management team and support functions
  • Set up visual management & parameters and establish KPI measurement system & procedure
  • Use Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodologies to drive process and product improvements including processes such as Kaizens, 5S and SMED
  • Planning and execution of larger scale projects resulting from area OEE and waste data to implement gross margin improvements
  • Provide mentoring, coaching and training at the shop floor level to support the use of the continuous improvement methodologies and tools (data collection, visual management, center-lining, preventative & predictive maintenance, rapid changeovers (SMED) and troubleshooting (RCA/ PCS)).
  • Support site engagement and employee recognition to ensure strong performance on all KPIs
  • Coordinate validation activities and documentation (protocols, reports, procedures and work instructions) related to continuous improvement projects
  • Site Power BI super user and dashboard owner to ensure standardization across design; monitor individual dashboard assignees and conduct training on usage
  • Site Visix software owner; coordinate admin tasks and training for all users
  • Balancing priorities maintaining high quality products made efficiently in a safe environment
  • Changing the culture of the factory to accept more ownership for performance and results 
  • Supporting and driving the performance of individuals in large teams 
  • Challenge teams to make their own decisions and accept responsibility for the outcome 
  • Ensure that briefings and trainings are 2-way events focused on driving KPI improvements 
  • Identifying, recommending and implementing process improvements. 
  • Being central to factory performance managing multiple function stakeholders

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • AS or BS degree in related Engineering field preferred
  • Strong MS Office Skills – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams
  • Knowledge of SAP and Quality Systems preferred 
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and supply chain processes
  • Exhibits leadership skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and meet deadlines 
  • Openness to change and ability to think out of the box
  • Entrepreneurial skills in terms of innovation and problem solving are key along with tenacity, tough-mindedness and ability to influence and demonstrate strong team working abilities and commitment
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise work and resources appropriate to requirements
  • Experience of working as part of a multifunctional team, ability to network & build effective working relationships with people within and external to the organisation at all levels
  • Enjoys the challenges and demands of an ever-changing platform
  • Views information objectively, makes logical assumptions and remains calm under pressure

Equality

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 


Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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