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Job Title:  Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer

Req ID:  26638
Job Category:  Engineering

Point Richmond, CA, US, 94804

Description: 

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Sr. Continuous Improvement Engineer leads the implementation of  Lean principles tools, systems, and behaviors throughout the organization. Works with  stakeholders to identify and facilitate key projects that will improve safety, quality, cycle and lead time, and provide the optimum benefits to the business through waste reduction. Trains teams in lean manufacturing tools and systems such as Kanban, Value Stream Mapping,5S, Visual Management and Kaizen. 

Duties

  • Perform hands-on execution of Lean transformation projects.
  • Progressively apply advanced Lean principles, techniques, methods, and tools (Shingijutsu).
  • Deliver Lean curriculum per the Lean Course Catalog. Conduct in-person training ranging from orientation to problem solving to lean principles and tools.
  • Facilitate Kaizen events; monitor and measure to ensure sustainment of results. Provide guidance to stakeholders on Lean tools and principles including set-up reduction, standardized work, value stream mapping, and problem solving.
  • Monitors and oversees Kaizen event follow up activities.
  • Estimate production or process times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions including Capital Expenditure requests.
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis. Maintains records of Kaizen event metrics.
  • Complete Capital Appropriation Requests, provide input into organization budget planning.
  • Maintains current knowledge and serves as a technical expert in Lean tools and principles including set-up reduction, standard work, value stream mapping, A3 problem solving, etc.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years working in a Continuous Improvement capacity with Lean principle applications
  • Experience in a similar related industry/work environment (e.g. medical device, manufacturing, service, distribution, etc.)
  • Demonstrated application of lean tools.
  • Demonstrated passion for continuous improvement.
  • Supervisory skills, demonstrated business acumen.
  • Demonstrated effective skills: organization, logic/reasoning, interpersonal, communication (oral and written), accuracy and detail. 
  • Bronze certification from AME/SME or the ability to certify within 6 months in role.

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.

 

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STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  26638
Job Category:  Engineering

Point Richmond, CA, US, 94804


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