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Continuous Improvement Engineer, Raleigh-Durham, NC Area

Basic Function:
Plan, organize, facilitate, manage, and lead continuous improvement projects for assigned value streams.
Develop standard processes for data collection, analysis, and action planning directly related to key Business Results and operational KPIs.
Develop and maintain Daily Management Systems to ensure standard processes and resulting output measures are sustained.
Serve as the Subject Matter Expert for all critical process parameters for assigned business unit.
Support a culture of continuously improving manufacturing using concepts / principles of Toyota Production System, Lean Manufacturing, and World Class Manufacturing.
Major Duties:
Facilitate continual improvements in Business Results and Site KPIs (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity, Cost, Morale)
Lead, facilitate, and coach continuous improvement teams to find root cause and resulting action items using a variety of root cause problem solving techniques with the goal of improving efficiency, productivity, downtime, and scrap issues.
Develop, document, and maintain process for best practice sharing and reapplication.
Develop a departmental metrics system / scorecard based on the cascade from Site level Business Results & KPIs
Manage scorecards for the designated Business Unit as well as resulting gap analysis data to develop actions in the team's periodic meetings.
Participate in Rapid Improvement Events (RIEs), Kaizens, or Blitz activities as required utilizing Lean Manufacturing tools.
Any additional project as assigned by leadership.
Requirements:
BS Engineering or related discipline and 1+ years of experience.
Must possess a bias for action.
Must be a self-motivator with significant attention to detail.
Analytical and process driven to convert top level data into executable action plans.
Process development and implementation to enable data granularity for critical business KPIs.
Capable for working in cross-functional environment within the Site.
Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office with advanced level skills in Microsoft Excel.
Must have excellent organizational, administrative, and communication skills (verbal and written).
Must be flexible within a team-based environment.
Must be capable of working flexible and extended hours.
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