Continuous Improvement Engineer in Des Moines at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Des Moines
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Job Description

Overview: Our Food Manufacturing client is looking to add a Continuous Improvement Engineer to their team in Des Moines, IA.
Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree of engineering required

  • Food or consumer packaged goods manufacturing background a must;

  • Functional experience with implementation and sustaining of continuous advancement programs (i.e. Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, Total Productive Manufacturing, statistical process control, etc.

  • Accomplishments in yield optimization and cost reduction, process cycle time, capability analysis, design of experiment, etc.

  • Administer knowledge of continuous improvement and engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with site leadership teams using CI/Lean tools and analytical skills to analyze, register and drive Continuous Improvement projects or activities.

  • Promote cross-functional project groups including Quality, Corporate Engineering, Supply Chain, & R&D to develop and implement process improvements.

  • Arrange and enforce new Lean strategies and program elements and framework to keep pace with growth and business changes.

  • Establish and administer CI/Lean training on site. Identifies and communicates training requirements for the site.

  • Guide and influence plant leaders and project teams to facilitate culture change. Ensures alignment on initiatives, CI principles, concepts and methodology within the site.

  • Construct and develop relevant data and prepare project scopes, cost estimates, assist in preparation of capital project requests as needed to obtain management approval.