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Job Title:  Continuous Improvement Engineer

Req ID:  28579
Job Category:  Lean

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071


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

For Cantel Medical Italy, now part of STERIS Group, we are looking for a Continuous Improvement Engineer to join our Team based in Pomezia (RM).

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. Manages project activities including communication,  timeline, meeting facilitation, data gathering and  processing, solution implementation and follow-up.


  • Perform hands-on execution of Lean transformation projects. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Other duties that may be assigned.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Related Technical Field

  • 3-5 years working in CI capacity with lean principle applications

  • Experience in a similar related industry/work environment (e.g. manufacturing, service, distribution, etc.)

  • Demonstrated passion for continuous improvement

  • 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




Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering General

Duties - cont'd

Preferred Experience



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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  28579
Job Category:  Lean

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071

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