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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Company: NewAge Industries
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: Utilizing Lean Six Sigma principles and practices, this position will assist in driving the overall manufacturing efficiency to reach product quality, efficiency and process repeatability. The position will lead focused improvement projects towards improving & optimizing manufacturing processes under the guidance of the Continuous Improvement Manager. The engineer will also support in the education and deployment of Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies, strategies and policies driving sustainable lean transformation on the shop floor and the entire business operation. Key Job Responsibilities:Develop and drive a culture of continuous improvement within NewAge ensuring the engagement and involvement of everyone.Train and educate the manufacturing team on new procedures upon implementation and on Lean Six Sigma methodology.Plan, execute and manage projects completion through Lean Six Sigma methodology.Ensure changes are implemented and monitor progress and results.Participate and facilitate Lean Six Sigma principles and problems solving initiatives to improve quality, uptime, cost and safety.Contribute to the 5s initiative to ensure that improvements are sustained and entrenched within the business.Develop work standards and line balancing for productivity.Optimize manufacturing processes to reach product quality, efficiency and process repeatability with focus on work flow and cell designs for productivity and safety advantages.Implements controls to monitor capacity, throughput and costs to minimize production issues.Create dashboards and scorecards to improve operations execution, empower associates, and provide insights on how to improve efficiencies.

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.Minimum of 3 years with proven experience utilizing Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing initiatives in production are preferred. Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Certification or higher with strong understanding of Lean Six Sigma concepts.Computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office software (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).Ability to observe business processes, ask questions and synthesize information from a variety of sources to develop understanding, map current and future business processes.Effective communication and collaboration skills.Knowledge of process controls techniques including statistical process control and data analysis techniques and present them in meaningful visual format with conclusions preferred.Demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and deliver commitments on time in a fast-paced environment.PM22PI183115934

Keywords: NewAge Industries, Philadelphia , Continuous Improvement Engineer, Engineering , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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