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Matalco- Continuous Improvement Engineer

Lordstown, OH

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Matalco, Lordstown is seeking a strategic and experienced Continuous Improvement Engineer that will lead, support and coordinate hands-on process improvement actions focused on the growth and development of the Matalco production system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and lead improvement workshops (Kaizen) and projects utilizing continuous improvement methodologies including Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
  • Drive and promote data driven process standardization, optimization, and innovation aligned with the continuous improvement strategic plan; foster a safety-focused culture of trust and teamwork between and within facilities and departments impacted by improvement projects.
  • Analyze key performance metrics/KPI’s for trends, identify process improvement opportunities and develop visual communications systems, reports, and dashboards to capture and communicate the impact of the continuous improvement accomplishments.
  • Deliver continuous improvement training, coaching, and mentoring to facilitate knowledge sharing, growth, and development across all Matalco facilities
  • Lead improvement projects focused on key plant metrics such as safety, quality, cycle time, delivery, and equipment downtime to generate growth opportunities and positively impact company financials.
  • Collaborate and align with members of the local and corporate leadership teams to promote a culture of continuous improvement and positive change; Challenge and change paradigms that inhibit the development and growth of the continuous improvement efforts.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in technical discipline or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Five (5) years of continuous improvement experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Demonstrated understanding and successful application of continuous improvement tools and techniques including Lean and Six Sigma; proficient in data collection, analysis, and decision-making utilizing data software packages such as Excel and Minitab; proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Industrial, Mechanical, or other Engineering Discipline
  • Ten (10) years of continuous improvement experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Working Conditions

  • Ability to travel 40-50% of time between facilities. Occasional international travel and passport required
  • Frequent exposure to loud noises and extreme ambient temperatures depending on the season
  • Large quantities of data analysis. High frequency of computer-based work

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $73,000.00 – $97,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Continuous improvement: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Required)

Work Location: One location

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