Quality and Continuous Improvement Engineer

Location: Rohnert Park, California US


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Job Number: 17129

Position Title:

External Description:
Quality and Continuous Improvement Engineer

Company: Rieke Packaging Systems

Primary Location: 1200 Valley House Drive, Suite 100, Rohnert Park, CA 94928 USA

Employment Type: Salaried | Full-Time

Function: Quality

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities

The Quality & Continuous Improvement Engineer will support Quality Management System activities, Customer Satisfaction and Analysis of Data to improve the business operations. The QE will also assist in plant operations by contributing towards improving manufacturing efficiencies by utilizing continuous improvement techniques.

  • Be a "leader of change". This person must be comfortable working with all levels within the organization. Must be able to question the status quo and be a strong communicator
  • Manages and leads continuous improvement projects, as well as mentoring and coaching others on 6S, Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen
  • Applies Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools and methodology in the implementation of manufacturing quality and excellence initiatives
  • Manages a portfolio of lean projects directed at reducing waste and improving quality to provide greater valve; implements such tools as: 5S, KPI, SMED, VSM, and Kaizen.
  • Trains and leads cross-functional continuous improvement teams; focusing on measurable quality, service and cost improvements; mentor green belts
  • Implements a formal six sigma program that focuses on reducing process and product variation. Implements such tools as: SPC, Process Capability, 5 WHYS, Pareto analysis, Fishbone.
  • Trains, coaches and motivates personnel in the understanding and adoption of new principles and techniques.
  • Drives the standardization of processes and the implementation of metrics and best practices.
  • Assists in setting annual operational targets and help drive improvements to achieve those targets.
  • Other projects as assigned by Manager


  • Degree in an engineering or science discipline highly preferred
  • 5-10 years previous Quality Manager/Engineering experience
  • Training in LEAN Manufacturing
  • Training in Problem Solving Skills (Fishbone, 5WHYS, DMAIC, other).
  • ISO9001 experience
  • Prior experience working in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of developing internal procedures

City: Rohnert Park

Location_formattedLocationLong: Rohnert Park, California US

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Quality and Continuous Improvement Engineer

Company Profile:

Requisition Number: 957

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