Continous Improvement Engineer
Grand Rapids manufacturing company is looking for a CI Engineer. This person will be versed in CI technology: problem solving, basic 7QC tools and basic economic analysis. The CI team member will be able to guide improvement groups in problem solving and to record and report QC stories and results. The ultimate education goal for this position is to become ASQ certified as CI technician, Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor and other related to CI.
**Automation experience is a Must**
The CITM will generate and keep alive (the value stream flow chart, control plan(s) and process FMEA.
The CITM will lead and generate Kaizen in his / her value streams.
The CITM will be the record keeper of all improvement in the value stream: QC problem solving stories, kaizens, metrics.
The CITM (as the VS lead) will be accountable for generating savings and improvements (Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety) translated in dollar amounts (except for safety improvements).
The CITM is responsible to create and manage Quality Alerts to the value stream. That is, the CITM will make aware the group of customer complaints and Quality issues related to the stream.
The CITM will constantly monitor the VS company QMS is respected and executed in the stream(s). The CITM can perform audits and raise corrective actions and risk mitigation actions.
The CI Engineer in addition will have the following responsibilities:
Project management of innovative manufacturing engineering projects.
Supplier Quality projects, PPAPs and inspection plans.
Other special projects dictated by the Operations director and COO.
Wage based on experience and ranging from $75000-$95000+