Continuous Improvement Engineer APPLY NOW

Madison Heights, MI & Clinton Township, MI
Full time

Second Nature Brands –Madison Heights & Clinton Township, MI

We have an opening for a Continuous Improvement Engineer who will be responsible for developing, championing, and sustaining continuous improvement at both of our manufacturing facilities (Madison Heights and Clinton Township). 

The Continuous Improvement Engineer reports to the Chief Supply Chain Officer in our fast-paced, high growth and customer-centric environment. The person who fills this role will be a key member of the operations team and will be responsible to deliver significant operations improvements and accompanying financial benefits. 

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

·        Develop and implement continuous improvement strategies and plans, delivering value to the organization

·        Identify and prioritize opportunities

·        Own daily operating system execution and lead the operating system maintenance for the factories

·        Conduct detailed analysis on performance data and integrate into Manufacturing Operating System (MOS)

·        Drive loss elimination for assigned area to include down time analysis and develop action plans to address

·        Lead process improvement teams focused on the reduction of downtime and loss elimination

·        Assist production leaders in managing the performance of teams through coaching and development

·        Assist in capital project development and execution with operations leaders

·        Lead Commission, Validation, Startup (CVS) activities for capital projects

·        Maintain capacity plans for long and medium term, contributing to the business S&OP Supply Review

·        Work with Finance to understand and assist with bill of material and routing management, standard product costing, and budgeted vs actual cost analysis

·        Champion all safety and quality standards and objectives

Qualifications and experience:

We are an equal employment opportunity employer-Second Nature Brands is a leading U.S. manufacturer of premium and better-for-you snacking and treat products. Through new product development, thoughtful ingredient sourcing, and a focus on nature, Second Nature Brands is reimagining the way people enjoy snacks and treats. We are going further, producing products and seeking out opportunities that feed our communities, help nature thrive, and deliver financial results to our stakeholders. Our family of brands,Kar's®, Second Nature®and Sanders Fine Chocolatiers®, craft better snacks and treats built to nourish the body and the spirit. For more information on Second Nature Brands, please visit                                     

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