CI Manufacturing Engineer

Date: May 21, 2023

Location: Gaithersburg - Maryland, US, 20878

Company: Heraeus

CI Manufacturing Engineer
Location Gaithersburg - Maryland
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 16,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


Your Role and Responsibilities:


  • Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the planning and execution of site improvement projects (Lean & Six-Sigma) to fulfill the strategic objectives of the business. 
  • Executes the appropriate engineering tasks necessary to achieve the most economical production while meeting or exceeding quality standards. 
  • Purchase new manufacturing equipment, conduct and audit time studies for productivity.
  • Delivers practical, hands-on training to associates on Lean manufacturing and tools to eliminate waste in all administrative, manufacturing and support functions. Measures and reports progress for group level activities on an on-going basis.
  • Develop standards of work and line balancing for productivity.
  • Identify manufacturing cost reductions.
  • Optimize processes to reach product quality, efficiency, and process repeatability.
  • Develop and implement product quality plans, FMEAs, SPC, Cost-Of-Quality objectives. 
  • Execute LEAN manufacturing techniques and design.
  • Optimize workflow and cell designs for shop throughput.
  • Design machine and tools for new product or process.
  • Track and execute cost reduction for process improvements.
  • Plan, execute and manage projects to complete through product continuous improvement.
  • Communicate Lean group's philosophy, vision, and expectations.
  • Develop and sustain employees training and development on lean concepts.
  • Develop measurement systems supporting lean manufacturing philosophy.
  • Lead value stream mapping exercises to determine and record business improvement areas.
  • Plan and reach expense budget objectives


What is Required for this Role:



  • A bachelor's degree in engineering, process management, or operations.
  • One to Five years' experience in process optimization, operations, manufacturing.
  • Experience in Six Sigma methodology, tools, and practices (Minimum of Green Belt preferred).
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Experience with CAD, Minitab or statistical data analysis software is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent communication and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Outlook and Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of environmental health & safety regulations is preferred.



Nearest Major Market: Washington DC