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Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer

Company: HNI Corporation
Location: Dixon
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

HNI Corporation, an industry leader in workplace furnishings, is in search of a Senior Rapid Continuous Improvement Engineer to join our HNI Manufacturing Operations team of HON and Allsteel in Muscatine, Iowa!In our Rapid Continuous Improvement focused organization, engineers in this focus area will perform engineering tasks and projects that are centered on a variety of opportunities for improvement, from simple process changes to larger transformations. You will investigate, analyze, and implement solutions to positively impact our manufacturing operations across your entire plant!You do not necessarily have to hold a degree in engineering to be considered for this role, though that does help! If you are a natural problem solver, have a mindset for Continuous Improvement, and embrace positive change, these qualities will help lead to your success in this position. This, along with experience in manufacturing and sound knowledge of lean tools and methodologies, will make this a great opportunity for you!Some of the essential aspects of the Continuous Improvement Engineer position include:Lead or facilitate project teams for implementation of plant projects working closely with plant management, engineers, and suppliers.Investigate and provide solutions to productivity, quality, and delivery issues.Analyze data to determine feasibility of product proposalsProvide new and unique approaches to complex projects and process improvementsWhat it takes:Bachelors' Degree, preferably in engineering or industrial technology. Business degrees will be considered.Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principals including RCI, 3P, Value Stream Mapping, and statistical analysis.6 years of manufacturing experience, preferably in a CI-focused capacityDemonstrated success with implementations of continuous process improvement programsWe look forward to hearing from you! Why HNI Corporation?HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments. The workplace furnishings segment is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands. The residential building products segment is the nation's leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products, which include a full array of gas, electric, wood, and pellet-burning fireplaces, inserts, stoves, facings, and accessories.As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation has been ranked by Industry Week magazine as one of the "Top 100 Best Managed Companies in the World"-- -, by Fortune magazine as "The Most Admired Company"-- - in the furniture industry; and named by Chief Executive Magazine as one of the world's best companies for leadership development.HNI Manufacturing Operations is the branded name for our furniture manufacturing and operations structure. This encompasses all roles in manufacturing, plant engineering, supply chain, distribution and logistics, as well as some roles in finance and accounting, and human resources. By centralizing these key functions, we enhance our efficiencies, reduce costs, and ultimately improve our customer's experience with HNI! When you accept a role, you'll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on both our future and yours with work that matters, empowerment and autonomy, and growth without limits.We invite you to visit us at for the best visual overview of our organization.EEO/Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Keywords: HNI Corporation, Rockford , Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer, Engineering , Dixon, Illinois

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