Continuous improvement engineer

Job Description

Reporting to  the General Manager, the continuous improvement engineer will be responsible for promoting a culture of lean manufacturing throughout the company. He / she will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan based on Lean methodologies within a dynamic and motivated team.


• Collaborate, as part of a continuous improvement team, in the conception and implementation of a strategic improvement plan based on the principles of "lean manufacturing";
• Work in collaboration with the management team to identify business improvement projects based on the short- and long-term strategic plan;
• Recommend and implement measures to increase the efficiency and quality of equipment and processes
• Identify opportunities to reduce non-value added work in a cost-control manner;
• Manage continuous improvement projects throughout the company and support projects within each department;
• Analyze and plan the use and optimization of work areas, resources capacity, equipment requirements, operational flow etc. in order to ensure maximum effectiveness;
Implement and monitor key productivity and cost metrics
• Contribute to the success of Lean events and projects
• Identify waste and improvement opportunities in a non-unionized manufacturing environment;

Job qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field
• Proven work experience of at least 3 years in a similar position. Experience in aerospace manufacturing  is an asset;
Demonstrated experience in business process improvement (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma, continuous improvement), to include process data gathering and analysis, process mapping in MS Visio, formulating viable improvement recommendations, and implementing process recommendations
• Knowledge of best practices in process optimization
• Professional knowledge in Excel (complex Excel formulas, dynamic tables, etc.)
• Knowledge of ERP systems. Knowledge of Infor Visual is an asset,
• Effective interpersonal and project leadership skills,
• Excellent communication and presentation skills,
• Perfectly bilingual in English and French (spoken and written).


To be discussed