Process Improvement Engineer Jr.

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

The Process Improvement Engineer Jr. assists with the evaluation and improvement of manufacturing methods, utilizing lean tools and concepts applied to product design, materials, parts, fabrication processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist and leverage Lean Manufacturing culture on the shop floor in the design and execution of new manufacturing processes, methodologies and equipment layouts to improve overall equipment effectiveness.
  • Assist with developing, maintaining, and training on manufacturing work instructions utilized across production, of all product models, production lines, and warehouse activities
  • Support manufacturing and operational cost savings initiatives and kaizens with collaboration of other departments such as manufacturing, engineering, continuous improvement, sales, and others as required
  • Provide daily tactical support to Manufacturing and other operational functions related to the shop floor through continuous monitoring, interaction, and direct support request
  • Act as a liaison between Electrical/Mechanical Engineering and manufacturing, and support the resolution of any challenges that arise in the manufacturing process
  • Assist in creating an efficient, effective, and dependable set of processes focusing on the elimination of waste in all areas of the company. 
  • Work with leadership teams to define the current and future state Value Streams to plan and prioritize continuous improvement activities.
  • Collaborate with the continuous improvement manager and peers to provide mentoring / training to manufacturing teams on the use and practice of Lean methodology and tools (VSM, 5S, Kaizen, SMED, “Design for Lean”, MDI, etc…)
  • Work with CI peers to optimize work center layout, space requirements, material flow and process to improve productivity and eliminate waste
  • Work with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient and repeatable production methods
  • Assist in driving change supporting cross functional decisions by communicating changes to employees and helping them learn, understand, adjust and grow with the business’s lean transformation.
  • Assist to optimize bench strength in manufacturing
  • Support new material set up, by creating as well as, updating existing production related master data such as routings and work center setup/design

What You Need to Succeed

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work within a team environment using consensus building to achieve a desired result, has excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to reach out to and work with other teams as required through self-motivation and understanding of process implications  
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, warehousing, and other supporting supply chain processes preferred
  • Ability to safely lift 50 lbs. and work in multiple positions (ie Stand, sit, laying, squat, bend, kneeling) for prolonged periods of time
  • Background in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, and/or Electrical Engineering
  • Fluent computer skills in Microsoft Office based programs
This position is considered safety sensitive and is subject to drug testing as permitted by law.

Minimum Education / Experience Required:
  • Associates degree in Technical related discipline AND 1-3 years of relevant experience in similar environment
  • Rated as a Production Technician Specialist III or Production Lead I based on our PIUS-PO’s Manufacturing Training/Skills Matrix

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire 
  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts 
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits 
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation 
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards 
  • A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes. 
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. You can find more details in our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.



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Mettler-Toledo, LLC

1571 Northpointe Pkwy Lutz, FL 33558 United States

+1 (813) 889-9500