Continuous Improvement/ Industrial Engineer

Requisition ID:  28930
Job Location(s): 

Mountain Home, AR, US

Job Description

The Continuous Improvement Engineer is responsible for supporting deployment of the Danfoss Business System to significantly improve the operational performance of the Mountain Home Plant. This role collaborates with the Danfoss Business System team to develop and implement better tools, methods, and processes. It is a role that requires engineering, continuous improvement, and team facilitation experience.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following.

  • Utilize technical skills and operational experience to develop solutions for business problems that involve methods, equipment, material replenishment, process controls, error-proofing, overall equipment effectiveness, and others.
  • Facilitate kaizen events and working sessions focused on operational improvements. Drive the outputs of these efforts to completion, to reap the full benefit to the site's performance.
  • Engage with site leadership to support and strengthen the Daily Management System.

Background & Skills

 

Required (basic) qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated experience in lean tools and structured problem solving.
  • Must be able to work in the US without sponsorship, both now and in the future. 

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in continuous flow operational environments
  • Lean or Six Sigma certification is highly preferred.

Job Criteria:

  • Must have previously led CI process improvements, Kaizen events, or other Lean Manufacturing focused projects.
  • Excellent communication abilities (written and verbal) as this individual will work with corporate leadership, plant management, and hourly employees.
  • Must be high energy and willing to spend their time on the plant floor
  • Thinking and acting strategically

 

At Danfoss, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace fosters creativity, innovation, and a broader perspective in decision-making. When you consider this job posting, do you feel like your profile is not a perfect match? Numerous studies have found that women and people of color are more likely to apply only when they meet all requirements listed in the job posting. Even if you do not check all the boxes, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are curious to find out how you can bring new insights to the role or to Danfoss as an organization.

 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

 

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways - driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder’s mindset “action speaks louder than words”, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.