Continuous Improvement Engineer

Kenco Group, Inc. Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 7 months ago

About the Position

Key to success in this position is the ability to work within the sites/networks at all levels utilizing a very "hands on" approach to creating value and buy-in as the coach and mentor for the Kenco Operating System (KOS). For Kenco, the ultimate goal when pursuing the Kenco Operating System model is cultural transformation through the integration of operational excellence principles across the enterprise and its value streams to create a complete, systemic view, leading to consistent achievement of results. This includes the cross functional activities of: Lean, Work Measurement & Accountability, Six Sigma, Quality, Financial Management, Training and Project Management.


The Candidate will be expected to utilize these Skills and Competencies in successfully performing this position.

  • Data Analytics/Problem Solving skills (interpret complex data sets and solve complex problems)

  • Lean Skill Set (Visual Management,5s,Standard Work, Cause & Effect Diagrams, Value Stream Mapping and Hoshin Planning)

  • Communication (Verbal and Written)

  • Knowledge Sharing & Management Skills (Process and Procedure sharing)

  • Work Measurement (Performance Standards/Metrics, Measurement System Analysis, Regression Analysis)

  • Financial Management Skills (ROI Analysis, Value Creation Index, Activity Based Costing, Unit Rate)

  • Software Skills (Mini Tab, Sigma Zone, SPC XL, Excel, Word, Auto Cad)

  • Training Skills (TWI approach)

  • Organizational Skills (Interacting with all levels of the Organization)

  • Coaching Skills (Socratic and Interactive approach)

  • Team Leadership Skills (Servant model Humility, Altruism, Vision, Trust, Empowerment and Service)


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Industrial/Manufacturing) Operations, Manufacturing or equivalent

  • Minimum of 5+ years' experience in Lean/Industrial Manufacturing with demonstrated results

  • Lean Bronze Certification and/or Green/Black Belt Certification

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