Lean Engineer

Cincinnati Incorporated
Harrison, Ohio, United States View on Map
Apply Before : March 8, 2024
Job Description
Position Summary and Purpose:  The Lean Implementation Engineer will work closely with Management, Office and Manufacturing personnel to strategically implement lean methodologies to improve safety, quality, on-time delivery and production efficiencies. The successful candidate will also be a strong partner to the operations team and be able to operate in a matrixed environment. Continuous improvement through the implementation of Operational Excellence is a requirement to enable CI to be a competitive provider of machine tools.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate and improve the flow of materials and personnel through the manufacturing process.
  • Streamline key business and manufacturing processes by reducing waste and simplifying workflows
  • Facilitate cross-functional teams to analyze opportunities and implement solutions through the kaizen process.
  • Recommend and coordinate cost saving initiatives based on in depth analysis using time studies.
  • Balance Safety, Quality, Productivity, Cost, and Morale to achieve positive results, and work to continuously improve in all areas
  • Maintain compliance to company safety policies and procedures
  • Lead and or facilitate kaizen events on a regular basis
  • Drive implementation and sustainment of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) initiatives
  • Responsible for optimizing current production processes while modeling and defining requirements for future designs using value stream mapping and process modeling.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline and 1 year in a Continuous Improvement, Manufacturing, or Process Engineering role; or an Associate Degree in a technical discipline and 3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Green Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Characteristics, etc.
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness
  • A strong desire for personal growth and learning
  • Effective communicator with positive attitude
  • Superior critical thinking skills
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, embracing change and our company Core Values
  • Strong mechanical, electrical or manufacturing background is preferred
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Physical demands:  employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
This role does not offer sponsorship employment benefits and being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment.  You must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or recent lawful permanent resident to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Career Benefits

  Paid Vacations
  Paid Holiday and Personal Days
  Profit Sharing
  Medical Insurance (including HSA)
  Company Paid Dental Insurance
  Vision Insurance
  Accident Insurance

  Life Insurance: AD&D
  Disability Insurance
  Generous 401K Employer Match
  Flexible Spending Account
  Tuition Reimbursement
  Employee Assistance Program
  Parental Leave

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