Lean Engineer

Reference Number: 051119trs
Location: Detroit, MI

Lean Engineer
Detroit, MI
$70 - 80K


Provide engineering services and advice for industrial engineering activities; prepare reports regarding reviews of production methods, equipment layout, equipment and material utilization, capital purchases, and process improvements.  Help drive lean improvements through all facility processes.


  • Develop and implement process improvements to reduce costs, enhance product marketability and reliability, improve competitiveness, and improve quality
  • Facilitate programming of new capital equipment and support and improve current processes.
  • Initiate and maintain documentation
  • Develop and maintain all departmental procedures supporting and maintaining ISO certification.
  • Review prototype designs with Engineering to recommend design changes to develop and reduce target costs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • 3 + Years of Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Machine Shop experience
  • Lean Techniques to include; SMED, Poka-Yoke, 5S, etc.
  • Lean or Six Sigma certification preferred.