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Improvement Engineer

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When you are looking at a city’s skyline or the grilles on the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. SRG Global™, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency. Perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible.

 We are looking for an Improvement Engineer to join our team in Portageville, MO!

The Improvement Engineer role will be a vital member of Operational Engineering, transforming the organization through incremental, innovative, and cultural improvements within the plants. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Coordinate events - Gemba, project improvement, problem solving, innovation and ideation
  • Manage operation improvement team website
  • Prioritize asset strategy alignment and facilitate plant strategies
  • Drive robust Engineering Change Request process
  • Facilitate learning for lean tool fundamentals
  • Manage retention of gains and track the measurables of projects using available tools

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Knowledge of process flow improvement
  • Experience working with Lean Tools

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Experience leading process improvement events 
  • Experience with TACT analysis
  • Experience in program management and process flow improvement 

This role is not eligible for sponsorship. 

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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