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About the job Continuous Improvement Engineer

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Engineer

Location: Waterloo, Iowa

Salary: $85-95K plus bonus

Elevate Your Career as a Continuous Improvement Engineer!

Are you passionate about Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement? We're looking for a talented Continuous Improvement Engineer to join our team in Waterloo, Iowa. With a competitive salary and bonus structure, this role offers a unique opportunity to lead and implement Lean processes, driving excellence across our organization.

What Youll Do:

  • Lean Expertise: Serve as a subject matter expert, leading the implementation of Lean processes and providing technical guidance to our leadership team.
  • Best Practices: Identify and leverage best practices in Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement processes.
  • Strategic Development: Assist in developing strategies and identifying opportunities for improvement organization-wide.
  • Quality Systems: Evaluate and interpret industry requirements and internal Quality Management Systems (QMS) to develop robust procedures and instructions.
  • Problem Solving: Support site quality teams and senior leadership in investigating and correcting quality issues, fostering continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Project Leadership: Lead and facilitate projects from our High-Performance Team Board process.
  • ISO-9001 Implementation: Oversee the installation and implementation of ISO-9001 quality management systems.


  • Education: Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience: From new graduates to professionals with up to 5+ years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering or Process Engineering.
  • Technical Skills: Expertise in ISO-9000 and internal auditing; CORE, Lean, or Six-Sigma experience.
  • Process Improvement: Support manufacturing, product, and customer quality processes to implement process improvements.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills to facilitate, visualize, and communicate process flows for stakeholders and teams.
  • Relationship Building: Build strong relationships with various levels of leadership and individual contributors, leveraging change management skills to influence culture.
  • Project Management: Implement projects using proactive project management skills and risk mitigation techniques.
  • Innovation: Design and deliver solutions that meet organizational needs and bring value to the organization.
  • Leadership: Lead efforts with minimal oversight, set objectives, and guide others to achieve operational results.
  • Travel: Willingness to travel up to 10%.

Why You Will Love Working with Us:

  • Competitive Compensation: Earn $85-95K plus bonus, reflecting your expertise and contributions.
  • Professional Growth: Enjoy opportunities for continuous learning and career advancement.
  • Collaborative Environment: Be part of a supportive team that values your ideas and skills.
  • Impactful Role: Play a key role in driving continuous improvement and Lean processes across our organization.

If you are ready to elevate your career and make a significant impact, apply now to become our next Continuous Improvement Engineer!