Continuous Improvement Engineer

Moses Lake, WA 98837

Posted: 01/23/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 2305 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description

$90,000 - $105,000 + 10% bonus

Continuous Improvement Engineer

As a Continuous Improvement Engineer, you will play a key role in driving operational excellence and process improvement within a manufacturing environment. Your primary responsibility will be to identify and implement initiatives that optimize productivity, efficiency, and quality, leading to increased customer satisfaction and reduced costs. This role requires a strong background in manufacturing processes, along with analytical skills and a systematic approach to problem-solving. Collaboration with cross-functional teams and effective communication are essential for success in this position.


  • Identify and analyze areas for improvement within manufacturing processes, systems, and workflows.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvement strategies to enhance productivity, efficiency, and quality.
  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools to identify process bottlenecks, waste, and inefficiencies.
  • Lead or participate in improvement projects, coordinating efforts with cross-functional teams to achieve project goals and timelines.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and implement corrective actions to address quality issues or non-compliance.
  • Monitor and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure process improvement and provide regular progress reports.
  • Develop and deliver training programs to enhance employee awareness and engagement in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement by promoting best practices and creating a learning environment within the organization.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and advancements in manufacturing processes to identify opportunities for innovation.
  • Collaborate with suppliers and external partners to optimize the supply chain and drive process improvement initiatives.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a process improvement or continuous improvement role.
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools (e.g., DMAIC, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping).
  • Experience in using statistical analysis software and tools for data-driven decision-making.
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with teams at all levels of the organization.
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated with a focus on results and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prior experience in implementing automation, robotics, or digitalization initiatives is a plus.

Additional Information


Subject: CI Engineer- Moses Lake, WA

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