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Continuous Improvement Engineer I

Company: Essential Cabinetry Group
Location: Rockledge
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary
The ECG Continuous Improvement Engineer I will assess, evaluate, and provide recommendations for improvements in relation to manufacturing quality and production efficiency. This Engineer will use a variety of lean manufacturing tools and concepts to map all inputs and outputs of a defined process while working with department leaders to implement recommendations and drive change. This person will need to be able to establish strong cross-functional relationships quickly and have a passion for a positive customer and associate experience as well as lead the coaching efforts of servicing agents.
Must be willing to work second shift which starts at 2pm, Monday thru Friday. Responsibilities Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost
Leadership/ Safety

  • Leads Six Sigma improvement process through leading, motivating, and influencing project teams.
  • Represents and encourages a continuous improvement culture within the site.
  • Create developmental process plans by first identifying opportunities for their improvement.
  • Communicates daily feedback and formal project reviews.
  • Communicates effectively and respectfully with all levels of the company.
  • Works closely with associates as a coach to help them improve and/ or add to skill sets as needed for overall site efficiency.
  • Engages and influences 5S practices.
  • Influences buy-in for safety by recognizing, adhering to, and including safety standards in continuous improvement projects and their implementation

    Quality/ Delivery/ Cost

    • Creates and executes processes to analyze opportunities and strengths of the department as well as individuals
    • Is a change agent in recommending solutions to improve quality, procedures, training, and coaching initiatives, and implements approved recommendations
    • Creates quality parameters within plans/projects to ensure accurate quality measurements and tools are implemented
    • Partners with Quality team to ensure timely and accurate remediation of defects and errors.
    • Conducts effective Kaizen events that produce cost improvements quarter over quarter
    • Oversees continuous improvement projects using the Lean Sigma DMAIC framework to eliminate re-work, provide cost savings, increase revenues, and increase customer satisfaction within the site.


      • 4-year college degree from an accredited university in Mechanical/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering.
      • Green belt certified
      • Must have sound knowledge of Mini-Tab or similar analysis software
      • Must utilize all Lean Six Sigma tools
      • 2+ years of Lean Six Sigma experience in a manufacturing environment
      • Must have analytical and results-oriented outlook to ensure performance metrics are in place being utilized not only to identify opportunities, but also to track improvement of processes
      • Must have extensive experience in manufacturing with a high-performance history
      • Ability to lead, teach, negotiate, investigate, root cause, resolve issues, recognize opportunities for improvement or change, and measure improvement at the process level
      • Proven track record of building influential relationships with internal customers; ability to influence across departmental lines without direct authority
      • Have experience in the role of process mentor or coach
      • Must have decision making and prioritization skills
      • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
      • Ability to work in a team environment
      • Proven ability to multi-task
      • Strong attention to detail

        Demonstrated Core Values

        • Displays a high level of professionalism and integrity
        • Interested in the growth and development of people
        • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, to lead by example, and possess positive attitude
        • Adapt to change and makes necessary recommendations for change
        • Open-minded
        • Accountable
          Working Relationships
          Communication is required with management personnel as well as individuals within all levels of company. The Continuous Improvement Engineer I works directly under the supervision of the Director of Continuous Improvement and Quality. The Continuous Improvement Engineer I is expected to exemplify CARE values in all communications.

Keywords: Essential Cabinetry Group, Melbourne , Continuous Improvement Engineer I, Engineering , Rockledge, Florida

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