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Regional Continuous Improvement Engineer

As the Regional Continuous Improvement Engineer you will play an important role in the company developing process maps, value stream maps, plant layouts, and improve existing layouts using AutoCAD to maximize efficient use of space, equipment, and labor. Are you willing to travel to different sites in order to support their needs? Interested in joining our growing team in North America? Apply today to learn more!


About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Plan, coordinate and execute Engineering function(s) for assigned projects, including processes, equipment, work standards, and facilities.
  • Support the application of lean principles and apply lean tools, including standardized work, 5S visual factory, total productive maintenance, time studies, and pull systems.
  • Develop plant and process layouts, and improve existing layouts to maximize efficient use of space, equipment, and labor.
  • Assist the Plant Manager and Engineering Manager to make informed decisions relating to the purchase of equipment, including forklifts, tooling, lift assists, generators, compressed air systems, racking, sweepers/scrubbers, compactors, and miscellaneous items pertaining to specific projects.
  • Utilize 5S, Kaizan, JIT Delivery, Labor Balancing, Capacity studies, Time & Motion studies, Six Sigma methodologies, AutoCAD, MS Excel, project management, facility and process design, lean manufacturing concepts and material flow engineering.
  • Obtain quotes, perform cost analysis, and manage contractors working on various installations and facility construction.
  • Develop systems for maintenance of equipment and facilities.
  • Institutionalize TPM methodology in accordance with corporate standards; assist with tracking the project capital budget and report ongoing status to the Project Manager and VP Engineering.
  • Assist with training plant engineers hired to support the operational organization during plant launches.
  • Other duties as assigned


Your Key Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Experience utilizing all of the following: 5S, Kaizen, JIT Delivery, Labor Balancing, Capacity studies, Time & Motion studies, Six Sigma methodologies, AutoCAD and MS Excel.
  • Proficient in MS Office and Project Management software.
  • Ability to travel to assist in launching new facilities up to 50%. 

At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.


syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon
syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com.


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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