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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer


Troy, Illinois, United States

Are you ready to revolutionize the way we approach efficiency and cost productivity? Join our dynamic Troy, IL team as a Continuous Improvement Engineer and become an integral part of our commitment to excellence! You will be at the forefront of driving cost productivity improvements by managing a dynamic project deck. Your focus will be on sourcing, VA/VE, and delivering measurable savings annually. Bring your expertise in continuous improvement (CI) / lean principles to lead, facilitate, and execute projects that will reshape our operational landscape.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $77249.97 - $113299.96 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Your role will extend beyond traditional boundaries, as you take charge of deploying lean principles across our site. Collaborate directly with Operations leadership to set priorities, develop goals, and design objectives that align with our site's operating goals. Your ability to train and coach process owners in lean and statistical tools will play a pivotal role in creating a culture of operational excellence at the department level.

As a problem solver extraordinaire, you'll analyze and resolve work problems, ensuring a seamless integration of efficient processes for the manufacture of new products. Your innovative mindset will shine as you develop proposals to incorporate new technologies, preparing capital expenditure requests and engaging with external suppliers and regulatory personnel.

But it's not just about processes—it's about people. Foster a culture of strong employee engagement and lean transformational change. Your experience in LEAN, coupled with a deep understanding and application of all LEAN tools, will position you as a key driver of continuous improvement. Lead cross-functional teams with finesse and showcase a track record of delivering sustainable processes.

What’s in it for you?

As a champion of change, you’ll be the support for a lean cultural shift, interfacing with manufacturing personnel to enhance processes, bolster safety, and address ergonomic concerns. Your technical prowess will shine as you provide crucial support to the shop floor, optimizing equipment, layout, tools, fixtures, and machines to guarantee the production of low-cost, high-quality products.

If innovation is in your DNA, you’ll have the opportunity to implement manufacturing processes for new products or product lines, emphasizing efficiency and repeatable design. Prepare to be at the forefront of technological integration, developing proposals to incorporate new technologies, and engaging in frequent interactions with outside supplies and regulatory agencies.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum two (2) years of manufacturing experience
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Troy, IL will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.