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Sr. Continuous Improvement Engineer

Messina Group Hagerstown, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Messing Group is hiring a Sr. Continuous Improvement Engineer for a permanent opportunity with our client in Hagerstown, MD.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement continuous improvement strategies to achieve overarching global business strategy (MAP)
  • Work with plant management to gather baseline data on Yield, OEE, Quality, Losses, Waste, etc. and provide relevant tools that clearly identify top losses (Pareto analysis, etc.)
  • Champions loss analysis improvement plan development, plan execution leadership and results tracking
  • Lead collaborations with plant leadership to develop processes that monitor performance hour to hour, shift to shift, day to day and week to week.
  • Leads continuous improvement events/activities to improve performance, eliminate wastes and losses (i.e., kaizen/continuous improvement, value stream mapping, statistical problem solving, etc.) as required, including the planning of events and resources, training and leading teams, achieving event objectives, and documenting improvements.
  • Provide leadership in continuous improvement efforts to improve reliability, ease of use & maintenance, minimize changeover times, and eradicate production losses.
  • Coach & mentor junior continuous improvement engineer(s), operations’ team, including staff, supervisors, and crew leads on continuous improvement methods & processes to establish a culture where tools and methods are utilized in a standard way to deliver improvements.
  • Develop continuous improvement leadership within local operations’ team to build their capability for leading and executing their own continuous improvement activities within the plant according to the business strategy.
  • Lead the implementation of initiatives that support the progress for improvement of Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Engagement
  • Maintain positive work relationships with members of other teams to communicate effectively, and to ensure compliance with cross-team responsibilities.

 Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. 
  • 7+ years of progressive experience leading continuous improvement efforts in a manufacturing setting.
  • Good project management, written and verbal communication skills are required along with a high level of initiative.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills, in project and people management in a continuous improvement environment in the areas of production, safety, quality and Lean manufacturing principles.
  • Understanding of mathematics behind TAKT time, capacity analysis, and work combination diagrams, etc., a plus.
  • Lean or Lean/Six Sigma green or black belt, preferred.
  • Strategic thinking skills, and the ability to effectively translate strategy into operating methodology and results.
  • Ability to successfully interact with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Must be able to demonstrate safe practices and follow safety guidelines.
  • Strong computer skills in various software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with diverse workforce.
Company Description
Messina Group is a national Staffing and Consulting solutions firm that has grown to over 200 employees and continues to serve its clients across numerous industries. With an average employee tenure of 15 years, Messina understands the level of quality talent organizations need to succeed.

Messina Group encompasses two national divisions: Messina Group Staffing and Messina Group Consulting. Combined, these two divisions provide customers a full suite of People, Process and Technology initiatives through professional staffing offerings and consulting services. As a trusted advisor to its clients, the experience and longevity of Messina Group’s staffing division provides both stability and a competitive advantage to clients and their business.

Our staffing expertise includes:
• BECO | Manufacturing & Engineering Staffing
• BECO | Architectural & Engineering Staffing
• LabTemps | Scientific & Laboratory Staffing
• FinancialTemps | Financial, Accounting & Administrative Staffing
• MG | Project Management & Information Technology Staffing
• MG | Digital Marketing & Creative Staffing

Messina Group

Messina Group is a national Staffing and Consulting solutions firm that has grown to over 200 employees and continues to serve its clients across numerous industries. With an average employee tenure of 15 years, Messina understands the level of quality talent organizations need to succeed. Messina Group encompasses two national divisions: Messina Group Staffing and Messina Group Consulting. Combined, these two divisions provide customers a full suite of People, Process and Technology initiatives through professional staffing offerings and consulting services. As a trusted advisor to its clients, the experience and longevity of Messina Group’s staffing division provides both stability and a competitive advantage to clients and their business. Our staffing expertise includes: • BECO | Manufacturing & Engineering Staffing • BECO | Architectural & Engineering Staffing • LabTemps | Scientific & Laboratory Staffing • FinancialTemps | Financial, Accounting & Administrative Staffing • MG | Project Management & Information Technology Staffing • MG | Digital Marketing & Creative Staffing

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Hagerstown, MD
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