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Lean Manufacturing Engineer

Company name
Quadion Corporation

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations

Posted on
Jun 26, 2020

Valid Through
Oct 09, 2020

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Lean Manufacturing Engineer

Minneapolis, MN 55441

Quadion LLC/ Minnesota Rubber and Plastics

is a global designer and developer of precision molded plastic, silicone and rubber components, assemblies and finished products for the Medical, Transportation and Fluid Delivery markets. Since 1945, we have built a world-wide reputation in the molding and assembly of products made from elastomers and thermoplastics. Our reputation is founded on our unique science-based approach that has made us the preferred manufacturing partner for industry leaders in North America, Europe and Asia.

Our world headquarters is located in Plymouth, Minnesota with manufacturing operations in Litchfield, Minnesota, Mason City, Iowa, River Falls, Wisconsin, Reynosa, Mexico and Suzhou, China.

Position Summary

The Lean Manufacturing Engineer is a change agent for process and quality improvements. This position will implement and use Lean Manufacturing techniques to help drive continuous improvement and success in the US Operations facilities located in Plymouth, MN, River Falls, WI and Litchfield, MN.


Use and implement Lean Manufacturing processes throughout the plant through coaching, training and improving processes and productivity.

Apply problem-solving methods throughout the company and train others in these methods.

Manage multiple lean projects directed at reducing waste and improving quality.

Understand and ability to properly utilize lean tools such as 5S, Standard Work, Problem Solving, SMED, DFM., etc.

Plans and coordinates Kaizen Events, A3 projects and other continuous improvement activities.

Ensures safety and ergonomic considerations are made relating to equipment, process and plant layout.


Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering or 3-5 years of continuous improvement experience

Green or Black Belt Certification

3-5 years of Continuous Improvement experience is desired

Experience in a leadership role in Kaizen events and A3 Projects

Excellent Written and Verbal Communications

Strong Analytical and Problem-solving skills

High attention to detail and organizational skills

Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines

Must be able to utilize independent judgement, discretion and critical thinking

Adapts quickly to changing environment

Able to work as a member of a team or independently

Ability to solve problems


Medical, dental, and disability benefits

Healthcare and dependent care FSA and HSA programs

Team shares/bonus/incentive opportunity

Paid Time Off

Reward and recognition programs

Training and development

401(k) retirement savings plan with company match

Tuition reimbursement

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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Quadion Corporation

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