Continuous Improvement Engineer at Morgan Truck Body

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Morgantown, Pennsylvania

Job Description:


Location: Morgantown, Pennsylvania

How You Will Make an Impact?

The Continuous Improvement Engineer will:

- Support the Site Leader in terms of creating a Culture of Continues Improvement

- Assess Lean Methodologies needs, deliver and/or coordinate proper training

- Understanding the current process state, identifying efficiency/improvement opportunities, then leading cross-functional team members to drive process improvements tied to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of the business utilizing Lean methodologies.

Focus areas include but are not limited to; Strategy Deployment, Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Standard Work, Continuous Flow, Material Flow, Visual Management & Total Preventive Management. Automation opportunities identified will be documented and applied where applicable.

The Nuts and Bolts

- Document current processes and propose process improvements using problem solving tools including, VSM, Daily Management, and Visual Management.

-Standardize processes across various business units, by developing Standard Operating Procedures, Standard Work, and 5S activities.

-Implement process management/process improvement initiatives following Lean methodology

- Create new self-sustaining processes and tracking systems that include identifying and tracking the appropriate manufacturing KPIs, Kaizen activities and savings

- Assist in teaching Lean methodologies to team members.

- Lead Kaizen activities and track financial savings for validation

- Champion communication across the manufacturing plants and between Morgan and its parent company

- Facilitate and lead cross-functional teams to achieve Kaizen objectives

- Mentor employees as they apply Lean methodology and problem-solving tools

-. Publish weekly progress reports

-. Responsible for Kaizen funnel and JDI plan

-. Follow and comply with all Environmental Health & Safety policies

Required Credentials

•Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or related field or related experience

• 5+ years working experience in manufacturing applying Lean methodologies and problem-solving tools in a manufacturing environment.

• 3+ years' work experience in Lean methodologies and continuous improvement activities and financial calculation of savings, budget forecasting, ROI calculation and ration analysis.

• Trained in Lean manufacturing Principles (5S, Waste Elimination, Mistake Proofing, PDCA, Root Cause Analysis, A3 Problem Solving, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Lead Time Reduction)

• Strong analytical skills and extensive experience in financial calculations of savings and return of the investment

• Experience in developing continuous improvement activities in material management and SIOP (Sales Inventory Operating Planning) improvement activities

• Experience in operational performance evaluation (Efficiency/Utilization)

You Must Be Able to

Ability to travel up to 10%.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms and lift and carry objects up to 30 pounds.

How We Make an Impact

Celebrating our 71st year as the largest truck body builder in North America, Morgan Truck Body LLC is proud to produce, deliver, and service quality products. With a foundation built on innovative design and quality construction, Morgan has experienced tremendous growth. In addition to dry freight truck bodies, Morgan specializes in satisfying unique and custom truck body needs, including electric vehicles, mobile service units, and refrigerated products, serving farmers, ranchers, contractors, landscapers, equipment and material haulers, and more!

Our shared values are the foundation upon which Morgan does business:

  • Appreciating the people who make our success possible.

  • Acting with integrity in all we do.

  • Delivering results for our customers.

  • Bringing an unbridled passion for our products.

Some of Our Total Rewards

We offer big company perks with small company culture:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life

  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid holidays and increasing vacation time with years of service

  • Generous Footwear, Eyewear, and Safety Equipment Discount Program

  • Paid Job and Leadership Development training

Morgan Truck Body LLC is a business unit of the J.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc. family and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Percentage: 10.0

Travel Required: Yes

Virtual Job: false

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