Continuous Improvement Engineer - II

Date: Mar 27, 2024

Location: Muscle Shoals, AL, US, 35661

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

In conjunction with the Management Team, provides strategic leadership in the identification, development, implementation, and monitoring of activities that drive continuous improvement and operations excellence.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Partners with management team to optimize the operation’s processes, and to ensure linkage to the company's financial goals.
2. Under direction of management team, coordination + implementation & follow-up yokoten of continuous improvement projects to improve effectiveness, quality, delivery, ergonomics and cost relative to all aspects
of manufacturing including material handling, space utilization & overall production system.
3. Collects, analyzes, and reports on data from all production-area continuous improvement activities.
4. Space Planning for the identification of available and required future space via kaizen projects while
emphasizing overall part flow within the facility.
5. Researches systems and processes and identifies and develops analysis and recommendations to implement tools, processes, and infrastructures to achieve best practices and optimize efficiencies.
6. Participates in and/or leads various teams (IMPACT, PIT, TQIT, Special Project, etc) to integrate and/or reach consensus on processes.
7. Communicates with management, engineering, and other CI professionals to ensure that best practices are shared across the organization.
8. Upon request, acts in place of the Industrial Engineer and/or Manufacturing support in his or her absence or heavy workloads
9. Performs other duties as assigned.


1. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or a related discipline
2. 2 to 4 years of Industrial Engineering or related manufacturing experience
3. Strong Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities in the following areas:
a. Knowledge of the organization structure and each department’s functional responsibilities.
b. Understanding of line and facility layout, assembly line balancing, and material flow in highvolume,
just-in-time production environment
c. Organizational, planning, and multi-tasking skills
d. Problem-solving and analytical skills using prescribed methodologies and tools
e. Computer skills for technical & business writing – proficient in using basic business software
packages (including MS Office)
f. Written and verbal communication skills with presentation abilities.
g. Leadership and Interpersonal skills — ability to work in a team environment, and to
confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority

At North American Lighting

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 16406

Location: Muscle Shoals Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Florence