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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Company: Aptar Group
Location: Midland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Opportunity - Continuous Improvement Engineer

What's new with Aptar

We have an exciting position open in Midland: Continouus Improvement Engineer, reporting to Greg Cole, Operations Engineering Manager. This position will be based in Midland and will be in charge of systematic application of Lean, CI, Six Sigma, and APS tools and completion of assigned projects. Resources and support for the tools will come from the support of designated department managers lead by the Lean/CI Coordinator. The greatest opportunity for challenge and innovation will be effectively building continuous improvement mindset, developing Lean culture, and leading local resources to success through influence

This is how your journey begins

You will:

* seek continuous improvement opportunities in, but not limited to: Processes, Quality, Productivity, Lean Manufacturing, Safety and Environmental * train workforce on problem solving, CI tools and other lean concepts * lead lean pilot groups and coach team members * initiate CAPEX and run Planisware projects for CI projects * facilitate cross functional CI teams on total cost issues * mentor Six Sigma Green Belt project owners * identify, prioritize and leverage opportunities * justify new capital equipment expenditures * promote and communicate point kaizen activity internally and externally * assist shop floor CI teams with statistical analysis and solution validation * interface with regional operations CI group for external support * assist in preparation of the site's yearly cost savings and improvement plan * have constant interaction with production, maintenance, and outside vendors. * perform other job duties as assigned by supervisor.

What you will bring on the journey

* Education: Bachelor's degree required * Experience: Preferred technical background with experience in manufacturing * Ability to travel from time to time * Demonstrated success in the ability to speak and present to groups and communicate with all levels in the plant. Capable of delivering results through a position of influence, not authority. * Successful track record in the following: * Strong project management skills * Good verbal and written communication skills are required * Strategic thinker to lead a group team through influence * Versatile in Lean and Six Sigma principles, BB preferred and can be provided * Highly motivated and can work from own initiative within broadly scoped position * Proven influencing ability and leadership qualities; Team player

Nearest Major Market: Midland Michigan

Nearest Secondary Market: Saginaw

Keywords: Aptar Group, Midland , Continuous Improvement Engineer, Other , Midland, Michigan

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