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Improvement Engineer in Carlisle, PA at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 3/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM), is a global leader in the building materials industry.  We’ve been around since 1917.  In just the past six years, our company has grown by nearly 70%.

If you love a good challenge, you’ll fit right in.

We are looking for an Improvement Engineer to join our Carlisle Operation Systems Team in Carlisle, PA  

Traditionally, the Carlisle Operating System (COS) has focused on waste reduction through Kaizen, 5S, and MDI.  Over the past several years, the scope of COS has expanded to include more focus on engineered improvements and variation reduction. This individual will work closely with plant management, R&D, Quality, and COS resources to identify, prioritize, and champion Variation Reduction opportunities across all CCM Manufacturing operations.  This is a highly visible position and requires knowledge and understanding of all aspects of manufacturing businesses. The position also requires the ability to effectively interact at all levels of the organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and communicate Variation Reduction vision and strategy across CCM
  • Identify, prioritize, and manage variation reduction projects and initiatives
  • Interact with CCM Support Teams (R&D, Quality, etc.), Directors of Operations, and plant resources to drive alignment towards Variation Reduction opportunities in CCM
  • Facilitate events and meetings focused on variation and cost reduction  

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Industrial, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering
  • Lean Champion Certification and Six Sigma Green/Black Belt is a plus
  • At least 2 years of experience in a Lean Six Sigma enterprise or equivalent educational experience
  • Travel required 30-50%

When you join CCM, you’ll become part of a team that looks out for you, listens to your ideas and appreciates your work. We think we’ve got something pretty special here, and our employees seem to agree. 

Employees also enjoy some of these great benefits!

Time off – Hard work should be rewarded. You’ll receive paid vacation and a generous amount of paid holidays.

Healthcare – We offer multiple options. Choose the one that fits your lifestyle. CCM picks up a generous amount of the cost.

Retirement Fund – Save for your retirement with a traditional or Roth 401k. We’ll match a portion of your contribution starting on your first day of work.

Training – We believe in being lifetime learners, so we offer dozens of training programs in the classroom as well as online.

Tuition Reimbursement – Ready to get the degree? We’ll pick up 90% of your tuition cost.

Idea Teams – You can be part of helping us solve some of our toughest challenges or developing the next break-through innovation. 

Unlimited Coffee – Caffeine fuels some of the best ideas.