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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Company: CNH Industrial
Location: Fargo
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Continuous Improvement Engineer







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CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company dedicated to advancing the noble work of agriculture and construction workers. Driven by our shared purpose of Breaking New Ground, we are passionate about bringing Innovation, Sustainability, and Productivity to all that we do. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial's 37,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world through our core brands: Case IH, STEYR, New Holland Agriculture, CASE, and New Holland Construction. We are seeking a Continuous Improvement Engineer to support and promote the overall continuous improvement culture at our Fargo, ND plant. This role will be working with the Continuous Improvement Site Leaders to be responsible for leading the implementation of Lean principles driving toward operational excellence. This position will be responsible to lead, coach and develop production employees to a deep understanding of Lean tools and concepts.


  • Actively participates in kaizen events, workshops, problem solving and process mapping exercises to bring alignment and improve performance.
  • Lead kaizen events after becoming certified in the various Lean toolsets.
  • Works with department leaders to collaboratively identify process improvement opportunities through quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
  • Assists with the implementation of Lean manufacturing goals and strategies for improving the operations and processes within the facility.
  • Evaluates all continuous improvement activities and implements plans to optimize performance and processes.
  • Provides project support to production employees as needed following kaizen events.
  • Creates a visual workplace leveraging 5S, 5T and other visual controls.
  • Promotes plant wide KPIs and integrates data in decision making.
  • Coach all plant employees on proper application of Lean methods/standards.
  • Trains Supervisors and Team Leads to create a culture which engages employees at all levels in the root-cause-problem-solving process.


    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other technical degree with emphasis in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical field plus 2 or more years of experience in lean manufacturing environment.
    • In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, candidates with an Associates degree plus 5 or more years of lean manufacturing experience OR high school diploma/GED plus 7 or more years of lean manufacturing experience will be considered.The ideal candidate will have:
      • Multi-functional manufacturing project management leadership experience is a plus.
      • Strong general Lean manufacturing background acquired working within a plant setting.
      • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of change management principles with the ability to implement and drive change is preferred.
      • Ability to become certified in kaizen toolsets to facilitate future kaizen events.
      • Fundamental understanding of Lean manufacturing concepts including root-cause-problem-solving techniques and value stream mapping/analysis.
      • Strong business communication and presentation skills in English.
      • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and Power Point.

        Company Benefits

        CNH Industrial offers a wide variety of benefits that not only encourages wellness and preventive care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance. Our industry leading 401k will support you in meeting your retirement objectives. Additional benefits include paid parental leave, flexible work policies, opportunities for self-development and paid leave for specific activities. Click here for more information! The annual salary for this role is $93,000-$142,000 (Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role.)


        US applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and its supplement here. CNH Industrial participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. You can view additional information here. If you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact us at narecruitingmailbox@cnhind.com. Read about our company's commitment to pay transparency by clicking this link: pay transparency notice. Canada applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, place of origin, disability, marital status, family status, age, or any other ground prohibited by applicable provincial human rights legislation.

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