Lean & Continuous Improvement Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Rainin is looking for a Lean/Continuous Improvement Engineer to lead continuous improvement projects using Lean methodology and to help drive key activities and achieve production area improvements throughout the Unit. This role has the responsibility to attain key operational and back office results through Lean manufacturing tools. Additionally, this role will be responsible to leverage systematic problem solving techniques to improve performance and help drive a continuous improvement culture overall.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Building working relationships with Unit Management and all departments
  • Helping implement the Lean Vision for the Unit
  • Providing necessary training to all levels and functions at Rainin
  • Facilitating Kaizen events and other Lean projects
  • Working with team members at all levels to drive improvement solutions
  • Managing all metrics related to the role
  • Working with the supervisory group to monitor effectiveness of implementations to sustain Lean/Continuous Improvement standards
  • Seeking out opportunities to improve team member knowledge base
  • assisting leadership in demonstrating their commitment to continuous improvement and removing barriers that slow successful improvement initiatives

What You Need to Succeed

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (e.g. Industrial, Mechanical) or equivalent experience
  • A "Can Do" and resourceful attitude & ability work with diverse team is necessary to succeed in this role
  • Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and Lean Manufacturing Techniques/Principles
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing implementation
  • Experience working in a fast paced team oriented environment
  • Leadership skills and ability to lead diverse team
  • A Minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field or position is desired
  • Strong interpersonal skills, clear communicator, and demonstrated relationship-building skills
  • Ability to function through influence in the absence of having positional authority
  • Self-Motivated with a proven record of taking initiative
  • Able to take a leadership role in driving change

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, educational matching gift program, perks and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the benefits you expect from a global leader 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 precision instrumentation
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards across Mettler Toledo
  • Global recognition for the quality of our products and services

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.
Mettler Toledo Rainin manufactures pipettes, one of the most basic tools used in every type of chemistry laboratory and many kinds of biological laboratories. Rainin's pipettes consistently rank among the top premium pipette brands in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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

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7500 Edgewater Dr, Oakland, CA 94621 United States

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