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Monogram Gourmet Foods Continuous Improvement Engineer in Medford, Massachusetts

The Continuous Improvement Engineer (CIE) is responsible for engaging, executing and delivering cost reduction, quality improvement and cycle time reduction in the areas of line performance, yields, defect, waste reduction and other opportunities. They utilize DMAIC Six-Sigma technologies, approaches, tools to isolate causes of variation and then work to apply variation and other waste reduction solutions that deliver financial and other established results. Responsibilities include but may not be limited to the following: Assesses identified opportunities for Quality, Cost, Delivery improvement. Frames-up opportunity financial and/or defect reduction potential and quantifies primary and secondary performance metrics for improvement. Utilizes DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) six-sigma processes and tools to isolate critical input variables that affect process performance and then works to ID viable changes, modifications, improvements to alleviate/reduce targeted variation and deliver desired results. Works with Supervisors, Managers, Employees to deploy improvement solutions including procedural changes, line modifications and other changes to process steps to ensure improvements are sustained in delivering results. Identifies additional improvement hopper opportunities and works with CI Manager in vetting such as part of the plants overall strategy of opportunity cultivation. Serves as technical resource to line leaders & employees in applied statistics, process assessment techniques, cost determination, project planning and execution phases, control plan implementation and savings impact calculations. Becomes certified as a Black Belt (BB). Partners with Process Technicians, maintenance, Supervisors, Quality in problem root-cause evaluation and solution deployment. Is integral member of the line/process team The Ideal Candidate will have the Following Qualifications: Bachelors degree in engineering, industrial engineering, statistics, business or other sciences. Manufacturing floor experience. Strong analytical evaluation skills Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint Demonstrated Problem-solving experience Strong interpersonal skills Must be 18 years or older