Continuous Improvement Engineer

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.    

Your Role:

The Continuous Improvement Engineer at MilliporeSigma takes a role in identifying, gaining consensus, and facilitating issues resolution of efficiency, Safety, and Compliance that impact our Mobius operations. The role contributes as a member of cross-functional teams to support production. Individual contributor role that works with a cross-functional team and provides Continuous Improvement for the team and processes.

  • Provide technical coaching, training, and guidance to shop floor personnel on core Lean Fundamentals tools like 6S, VSM and Standardized Work.
  • Ensure proper deployment of TIERED structure meetings across a Value Stream, guiding teams through Danvers Daily Management System implementation.
  • Lead Value Stream Mapping efforts to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Work with a cross-functional Value Stream team to create a transformation roadmap to meet strategic business KPIs.
  • Support Kaizen Events as needed.
  • Provide support for CAPA actions in relation to production direct impact.
  • Work with other support groups to identify issues, formulate solutions and then to implement changes as required.
  • Ensure compliance with all factory guidelines and good documentation practices are followed to provide a safe, quality, and effective product for all proposed and implemented changes.
  • Support both the needs of production as well as project related activities.
  • Interact with Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), Engineering, Site Quality Operations, Outside Contractors/Consultants, Vendors, and Research & Development departments.
  • Write/review/execute/approve technical documents which support production operations.

Who You Are:  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in industrial, mechanical and/or other applicable engineering field OR
  • 1+ years’ experience in pharmaceutical or biotech manufacturing, maintenance, and engineering
  • 1+ years’ experience in the areas of customer support, operational excellence and problem solving

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years’ experience working in a pharmaceutical GMP environment
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
  • Ability to be flexible and accountable; detailed oriented work standards
  • People oriented; you have interest in working with a diverse group of people
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to work with cross functional teams actively, and cooperatively
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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Full time
Salary Range
$67,000.00 - 93,000.00
per Year
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Danvers, MA 01923, US
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