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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Company: RustOleum
Location: vernon hills
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Rust-Oleum is currently hiring for a Continuous Improvement Engineer. This is a key role in leading a data-based critical continuous improvement initiatives that will ensure we can deliver on key productivity and growth goals.

As a Continuous Improvement (CI) Engineer, you will identify and execute on continuous improvement opportunities which will yield improvements in product quality and productivity across our network of US manufacturing plants. You will also provide technical support for the Corporate Quality team in driving product and process improvements across our organization.

In this role, you will work closely with the corporate and plant quality teams, manufacturing plants, and R&D. In addition, you have interactions with others in our organization such as our Purchasing team, our suppliers, and contract-manufacturing partners.

Solving challenges is the very foundation of who we are. After all, in the beginning, our founder, sea captain Robert Fergusson, didn't particularly care about paint. When he founded our company in 1921, he just wanted to keep his ship intact and stumbled upon a valuable solution. Today, that discovery is Rust-Oleum Corporation.

The same passion that drove the Captain to spend his next few years creating the world's first rust-preventative paint still drives us today. When we see a problem, we work diligently until we've perfected a solution, which has led to some of the most cutting-edge, durable and innovative products in the industry. Our creative and talented team of over 2000 people across every corner of the world, help us remain the global leader in protective paints and coatings for both home and industry.

As a CI Engineer at Rust-Oleum, you will:

* Work with manufacturing, R&D, and corporate quality teams on identifying and leading projects that will improve product consistency and quality while improving overall manufacturing operations through improvements in processing and productivity. * Serve as a subject matter expert in continuous improvement methodologies including robust data analytics and statistical analysis to support best-in-class root cause analysis and continuous improvement activities * Assist in projects that will drive product and process improvements across Rust-Oleum and our suppliers.

Rust-Oleum is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected class.


Required Experience

* Bachelors Degree in Engineering (chemical, mechanical) * 5 years continuous improvement experience (in a manufacturing setting) in a process industry or consumer products setting. * Knowledgeable in chemical manufacturing equipment and processes * Proficient in MS office, Statistical analysis (Minitab, etc.). SAP experience desirable. * Experience in lean, six sigma or other continuous improvement methodologies. Strong skills in project management. * Comfortable in an office as well as industrial environments. Lift up to 50 lbs. * Ability to travel up to 50%

Keywords: RustOleum, Arlington Heights , Continuous Improvement Engineer, Other , vernon hills, Illinois

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