Continuous Improvement Engineer

Full Time Eagle Rock VA Dover Corporation

The Continuous Improvement Engineer will serve as a technical subject matter expert on lean/6sigma tools and their applications, while pursuing expertise in organizational development as it pertains to implementing a strong, long-lasting, lean/6sigma continuous improvement culture.

Leads implementation of SQDIP metrics, Bottleneck analysis and Inventory Accuracy initiatives across the plant floor and front office teams.

Leads Kaizen events on the plant floor to implement 6S, TPM, Inventory Management and SMED.

Works with site leadership to synchronize and prioritize improvement activity.

Identify improvement areas/gaps utilizing lean tools including value stream mapping of key business processes and lead improvement plans.

Drive change with inefficient transactional processes within the primary value streams.

Drive changes in process & mindset around how we organize work and deliver functionality for customers, maintaining customer-focused processes towards Aftermarket/Spare Parts value stream.

Drive improvements in design for manufacturing and value engineering with close relationship with the Engineering and Manufacturing departments.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Develops staff and programs

Empowering employees to reach their full potential

Demonstrates ownership and entrepreneurial behavior

Innovative mindset, always looking at improving our processes

Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks

Independent self-starter with ability to problem solve and anticipate and avoid issues

Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win

Customer-focused with the ability to coach and mentor

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