Process Improvement Engineer

Requisition ID:  25138
Job Location(s): 

Searcy, AR, US

Job Description

The Process Improvement / Continuous Improvement (CI) Engineer reports to the CI Manager and is assigned to major continuous improvement projects and initiatives that help the plant to improve performance. The CI Engineer utilizes their technical abilities to multi-task and solve problems in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. The CI Engineer assists the CI Manager in leading the organization in driving change through cross-functional teams. The CI Engineer monitors and communicates Key Performance Indicator trends. 

Job Responsibilities

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

  • Partner with the CI Manager to drive improvements based on the Danfoss Business System (DBS)
  • Lead CI problem solving activities to improve process performance in Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost/Productivity (SQDC) to eliminate loss from the root cause and avoid recurrence of problems
  • Lead strategic CI projects using the Define Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) process improvement cycle
  • Analyze and interpret SQDC Key Performance Indicator trends to provide predictability to the business and create improvements through cross-functional teams 
  • Lead Kaizen events with cross-functional teams to implement sustainable Lean solutions using the A3 and 8D problem solving methodologies
  • Develops procedures, reports, dashboards, and training to facilitate leveraging these systems to efficiently achieve SQDC goals

Background & Skills

 

The ideal candidate possesses these skills

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 3 years’ experience in Continuous Improvement, Lean, or Process Engineering 

 
Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in an Engineering field
  • Minitab statistical software, MS Power BI, Advanced MS Excel skills, MS Access
  • Proven experience in DMAIC Lean Six Sigma projects and leading Kaizen events
  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt by ASQ (American Society for Quality), or equivalent Lean Silver or Gold by AME (Association for Manufacturing Excellence) from recognized worldwide entity is a plus.

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 40,000 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 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.