C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • Continuous Improvement Quality Engineer

    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    Career Level
    US-SC-Moncks Corner
  • Overview

    Deploys continuous improvement strategies and operations excellence initiatives for the facility. Focus on driving improvements in Safety, Quality, Delivery, & Cost using multiple methodologies such as; Kaizen & Lean methodologies, Six Sigma, Value Stream Mapping, and Process Optimization. Foster a continuous improvement culture & learning environment to ensure training and development of the facility resources in the principles, techniques, and methodologies of Continuous Improvement.





    Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

    ·       Develop and deploy the facility training & development plan on the principles, techniques, & methodologies of Continuous Improvement across all functions and levels

    ·       Implement systematic problem solving / root cause analysis process across all functions (PDCA, DMAIC, Is/Is Not, 5-Why’s, A3’s, etc)

    ·       Lead the implementation of the continuous improvement strategy throughout the facility including:

    ·       Employee Engagement

    ·       Visual Workplace

    ·       Eliminating Waste

    ·       Improve Flow

    ·       Reduce Defects

    ·       Lead / facilitate facility Kaizen events and drive action plans to completion

    ·       Oversee the development and implementation of standard work across all functions

    ·       Lead the development of lean production lines and line balancing, including for new product introductions

    ·       Ensure standardization of metrics and effective monitoring across departments

    ·       Drive and Deliver expected continuous improvement results for Safety, Quality, Delivery, & Cost


    Essential Job Functions

    Lean Certification; Lean Master or Certified Black Belt or Green Belt.

    • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
    • Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
    • Excellent project management skills.

    CQE preferred

    Basic Qualifications


    Education and/or Experience

    Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering field.

    3 to 5 years experience in manufacturing environment.

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands or arms (to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls). The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb

    • or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
    • The employee must occasionally lift 35 pounds.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
    • The employee occasionally works in high places; in outside weather conditions and with toxic or caustic chemicals.
    • The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate.

    The Personal Protective Equipment required to perform this job safely includes safety glasses and appropriate shoes. The employee would occasionally use ear plugs. 

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