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Sr. Continuous Improvement Engineer

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Assumption, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Who We Are Looking For

AGCO is looking for an innovative Sr. Continuous Improvement Engineer to work at our Assumption, Illinois location! As the Sr. Continuous Improvement Engineer you will implement process improvements within our Grain and Protein manufacturing sites and service parts warehouses to optimize use of space and resources while improving efficiency in parts delivery both internally and externally. In this role you will be a change agent becoming the subject matter expert in world class - warehousing and material handling systems, ensuring exceptional delivery performance to farmers around the world!


What You Will Do

  • Mentor IE/ME, CI Technicians and other operations staff on warehouse and internal material handling process improvement projects.
  • Take the lead in the development and implementation of projects.
  • Leads and develop efficient process flow diagrams with our warehousing and material handling departments.  Develop 5S, Work Instruction and KPI with the team as well as kaizen idea submission support and problem-solving support for the warehouse / material handling departments.
  • Work to drive indirect labor cost requirements out of our processes via use of efficient layouts, implementation of effective storage methods and material handling and information processing devices. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams across plants and locations.


What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Process Engineering/Technology or related field, or eight or more years of related work experience.
  • Four or more years of manufacturing or industrial engineering experience in warehouse operations, leading people and/or projects.
  • Understanding of storage systems/solutions preferred, including: vertical lift machines, automatic storage retrieval systems (ASRS), AGV/VGV systems, forklifts, and racking.
  • Understanding of warehouse, work cell and facility layout, assembly line balancing concepts and material flow analysis.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Teams, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).


A Plus If You Have

  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to be proactive and independent, taking initiative.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and provide practical solutions to ongoing process issues.
  • Ability to organize work and effectively manage a variety of projects at the same time, while meeting deadlines.


What We Offer

GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!

ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We’re committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.

POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people around the world who share your enthusiasm.

MAKE THE MOST OF YOU – Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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