Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Continuous Improvement Engineer in Green River, Wyoming
At Church & Dwight, we value talented professionals with a strong desire to make a positive impact in our company. As a rapidly growing organization, we are always seeking passionate and creative individuals whose action-oriented mindset will foster continued growth throughout our leading brands.
Continuous Improvement Engineer
Under the Technical Manager’s supervision, this position drives assigned improvement activities to completion for the plant, will be involved in multiple areas of focus such as process design, equipment capabilities, reliability and manufacturing improvements, assists the Technical Manager in the development of continuous improvement methodologies and strategies, and assists with implementing a culture of continuous improvement.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
Ensure all tasks are performed according to safety, quality and regulatory procedures.
Responsible for planning and executing improvement activities for manufacturing and packaging facility.
Work with Technical Manager to identify and charter new continuous improvement projects to meet finished product demand, safety, productivity, process improvement and cost goals.
Support and help drive culture of continuous improvement.
Incorporate/use principles and techniques of lean manufacturing, such as 5S, key TPS (Toyota Production System), TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) elements, etc. in daily work as well as during project completion.
As competence in lean and continuous improvement principles is developed, utilize cross functional teams to coordinate project schedules, ensure results and sustain improvements.
Assist Technical Manager in providing formal training in process improvement methodologies, such as Lean Six Sigma, across the various departments.
Provide ongoing project support to process owners.
Communicate methods, changes, scheduling, etc. as appropriate throughout the organization.
Track operations key performance indicators with defined reason codes; generate reports and trend graphs.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor of Science degree, engineering preferred, along with experience that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities needed to perform the job.
Manufacturing experience; packaging experience a plus.
Project management experience, preferably as an engineer or in a leadership role.
Highly desirable: Experience as a Continuous Improvement Engineer, and/or a Lean Six Sigma belt.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to execute and close Lean Six Sigma-type projects in both manufacturing and transactional business environments.
Ability to influence others and rapidly build internal network.
High energy, self-starter.
Excellent project management and communication skills.
Experience in the facilitation of work groups, utilizing leadership skills.
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/.
• Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
• Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
• Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
• Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.