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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids, MI
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JOB SUMMARY: The Continuous Improvement (CI) Engineer will work with the management team to develop and implement new initiatives; modify and improve existing processes; facilitate audits; provide support for APQP and PPAP; and manage lab testing activities. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established diverse manufacturer with a Grand Rapids headquarters. The company has been nationally recognized for its safety initiatives and is focused on providing top-notch customer service.

LOCATION: Grand Rapids (North Side)

POSITION TYPE: Direct Hire - Fulltime

PAY: Commensurate with experience

SCHEDULE: 1st shift


* 10+ years of experience in manufacturing operations and process support with knowledge of ISO9000, TS16949, AS9000, or industry equivalents required
* Experience with lean manufacturing tools such as 5S, standard work, value stream maps, visual management techniques, and kaizen required
* Experience with continuous improvement and quality management tools such as root cause analysis, 5-Why, Six Sigma, and Pareto charts required
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to produce reports and deliver presentations to the management team, employees, and customers, required
* 3+ years of casting, machining operations, and processes preferred


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