Process Engineer/Continuous Improvement
Howard Lake, MN Engineering
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The Process Improvement Engineer is responsible for the implementation of lean manufacturing principles to improve productivity and capacity requirements of the manufacturing operations. 

Essential Duties:

  • Initiate, lead, and implement productivity and capacity improvement projects that deliver measurable results.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Utilize plant metrics and data to identify areas of opportunity for improvement.
  • Lead cross functional process improvement teams.
  • Train and influence others on lean manufacturing principles.
  • Provide the momentum for and supports 5S implementation. Teaches: It educates and coaches employees. Sets the bar: sets 5S standards across the company and coaches along the way. Provides checks and balances: 5S audit activity.
  • Conduct time studies, line balancing, line efficiency, OEE, etc.
  • Focus to include: 3P (Production Preparedness Process) of both new and current product launches with fixture /process plans, quality/process improvements, targeted cost reductions, various lean initiatives, and other value stream optimization opportunities.
  • Bachelor's degree Mechanical or Industrial Engineering plus 3+ years' experience in continuous improvement in an industrial setting or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • 4+ years' experience in Manufacturing required.


  • 401(k) with Company match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Company paid short term disability and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Employee discount

Equal Opportunity Employer