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Continuous Improvement Engineer
Title:Continuous Improvement Engineer

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Continuous Improvement Engineer

The Continuous Improvement Engineer is an innovative, technical, and results oriented professional responsible for helping to develop and implement a continuous improvement culture for IIMAK while driving process enhancements, efficiencies, and cost improvements across the organization. The incumbent will partner closely with key stakeholders throughout IIMAK, to lead improvement efforts, while coaching and mentoring employees through training, event facilitation, action plan follow-up, project management and results documentation for sustainability.

Position Contributions

  • Responsible for overseeing cross-functional teams engaged in continuous improvement activities of the company using standard methods for value creation and waste elimination in accordance with industry standard strategic deployment of Lean and Six Sigma.
  • Identifies, develops and leads continuous improvement projects, in support of organizational objectives, and delivers sustainable improvements that translate to positive financial results for the organization.
  • Investigates core business processes, develops recommendations for improvement and facilitates the implementation of action plans to deliver results.
  • Organizes a comprehensive list of improvement initiatives as approved by the executive leadership team, estimate benefits and explain risks, prioritize based on business need, and deliver successful programs that that return benefit to the company.
  • Works in collaboration with IIMAK team members, at all levels, to fully assess current state and future state opportunities while bringing colleagues along as key contributors to successful outcomes.
  • Lead and facilitate process improvement-based workshops to drive the identification of ideas and solutions across the organization, solving business problems and innovating our manufacturing operations
  • Ensures that all necessary and applicable documentation is updated and properly stored.
  • Regularly communicates projects, leads tollgate meetings, and updates executive leadership and key stakeholders on project status, roadblocks, and delivery of commitments.
  • Maintains and creates appropriate documentation for reports, project execution, and data analysis.
  • Keep the customer top of mind when making decisions internally.
  • Cultivates and promotes a strong continuous improvement culture across IIMAK and challenging the status quo.
  • Some travel, up to 10% (including international).


Expected Experience and Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or related engineering field. MBA is a plus.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment supporting or leading Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Certifications in Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma strongly desired
  • Demonstrated experience in lean tools and structured problem solving
  • Proven track record of business process projects to achieve business results
  • Advanced experience utilizing business process tools including Excel/Word, PowerPoint, CAD< Visio
  • Strong analytical skills with a mechanical aptitude



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