Celadon Continuous Improvement Engineer in Janesville, Wisconsin

Continuous Improvement Engineer


Date Posted: 5/14/2018


Location: Janesville, WI

Address: 101 W. Venture Dr.

City: Janesville

State: WI

Country: United States of America

Category: Warehousing


Job description

  • Facilitate Lean, Continuous Improvement, and 5S projects.

  • Provide lean methodology expertise for warehouse wide deployment, including core tools: 5s, Kaizen, A3 Thinking, Standardized Work, VSM, and Problem Solving, Layout optimization

  • Drives rigorous deployment and use of metrics for all functions, resulting in clear direction for continuous improvement efforts.

  • Identify opportunities to increase accuracy, optimize resources, and develop solutions and implement the solutions

  • Operate in an efficient/cost conscious manner so that all budgeted objectives are achieved.

  • Use appropriate measurements, analysis, and evaluation methods to accurately identify and document process improvements financially.

  • Monitor the progress of planned improvement implementation to assure timely action, and achievement of expected tangible benefits.

  • Determine resource needs (Management & supervisory) based on work tasks, activity levels, product dimensional profiles and technical requirements of work required

  • Use IE tools to help estimate the work content for new bids and RFQ

  • Help sites with Annual Operating Budget estimation

  • Develop training material and train warehouse personnel.

  • Communication within the organization at all levels, from individual contributors to leadership level.

  • Create, update, and maintain Standard Operating Procedures

Minimum Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience at a Minimum

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related field

  • 5 + years of full time Lean industrial engineering experience in a warehousing / distribution center environment with proven success in cost reduction and process re-engineering projects

  • Experience with analytical tools such as flow charts, Pareto charts, cause and effect diagrams, run charts, etc.

  • Must have experience in WMS / ERP systems.

  • Must be willing to travel up to 10% to warehouse sites nearby and sites within US

  • Previous coaching and training experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal communication skills and organization skills


  • A competitive starting base salary

  • Fun upbeat atmosphere with good work life balance

  • Casual dress/ work environment

  • A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage as well as the opportunity to participate in our 401(k) program

Celadon, one of Indiana's fastest growing companies, is looking for top candidates to join our winning team! Apply today for the opportunity to work with an industry leader to service our Fortune 500 client-base.