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Carrier Lean Manufacturing Engineer in Ashland, Massachusetts


United States of America


CAFMA: FS Kidde Fenwal Ashland MA 400 Main Street, Ashland, MA, 01721 USA

Carrier is the leading global provider of healthy, safe, and sustainable building and cold chain solutions with a world-class, diverse workforce with business segments covering HVAC, refrigeration, and fire and security. We make modern life possible by delivering safer, smarter, and more sustainable services that make a difference to people and our planet while revolutionizing industry trends. This is why we come to work every day. Join us and we can make a difference together.

About The Role:

Established Manufacturing Engineering professional. Develops, designs and plans layouts. Plans the sequence of operations for fabrication tools to ensure excellent product performance.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and facilitate Process-Certification, Lean Transformation, and other Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives across Operations.

  • Identify basic forms of waste (Muda), and support finance in quantifying each waste, consistently with business plans and objectives.

  • Facilitate Quick-, and Standard-, projects using PDCA methodology.

  • Drive Pro-Cert initiatives, including but not limited to PFMEA, gauge R&R, capability studies, control plan, and periodic process capability audits.

  • Develop and maintain factory-wide workflow systems, including but not limited to QCPC, Tool Request, RPA (Request for Production Assistance), CI certification levels.

  • Participate in company CI assessment.

Role Purpose:

  • Support the drive for cultural change toward more data driven decisions.

  • Support teams during the transition toward the adoption of root cause analysis as standard practice.

  • Drive continuous identification of known losses, definition and tracking of new losses, and identification of methods with which to reduce or eliminate them.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS degree with 2+ years of manufacturing engineer experience

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience as a manufacturing engineer in a medium volume manufacturing environment with high product variability.

  • Experience with lean manufacturing projects, 6 Sigma, and SPC tools and methodologies

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.

  • Proven ability to facilitate change by interfacing with various organizational levels.

  • Experience with root cause analysis tools (5W+1H, 4M, 5Why).

  • World Class Manufacturing, Toyota Production System, or equivalent.

  • Specific pillars: Workplace Organization, Focused Improvement, Autonomous Maintenance, Logistics.



Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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