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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Title: Continuous Improvement Engineer

Location: Mogadore, OH



As a member of Rubbermaid’s Plant Team, the Continuous Improvement Engineer will promote lean initiatives to improve processes, services or products within the facility. Will act as a changing agent to improve current operations and inefficiencies and help meet financial goals

**Main Responsibilities**

+ Coordinate, lead, execute and track CI projects.

+ Ability to work both independently and as a team member to understand cost drivers and improvements to KPIs.

+ Develop and administer a master training plan for the facility to promote the advancement of a lean culture.

+ Promote and train associates in lean strategies, including but not limited to work balance, standardize work, problem solving, level production, Kaizens, TPM and SMED

+ Function as a change agent by utilizing lean tools to implement cost improvement activities.

+ Collect and analyze data on plant processes, procedures, and performance using lean manufacturing evaluation tools and make recommendations on improvement opportunities.

+ Track, monitor and report regularly on project status, monitor improvement milestones to ensure on-time completion and sustainability of results.

+ Provide technical support to develop new cost savings projects.

+ Select, coach & train “champions” for Newell’s Performance, Engagement, Achievement, and Knowledge (PEAK) continuous improvement methodology.

+ Network with other Newell leaders to learn and share “Best Practices”

+ Assures compliance with Newell corporate governance, appropriate laws, and regulations.

+ A 4-year degree from an accredited college or university and / or equivalent experience.

+ 4yrs+ of plant operations experience, including day to day floor operations.

+ 4yrs+ in a roll of Continuous improvement.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office: Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Projects.

+ Knowledgeable in ERP systems, SAP preferred. Routing, BOM and cost structure experience

**Skills and Abilities**

+ Ability to handle multiple tasks, is team oriented, and is hands-on.

+ Open-minded and able to learn from others.

+ Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication. Ability to work with integrity and build trust.

+ Previous experience leading, motivation and engaging teams.

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.