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Manufacturing Improvement Technician in Springfield, MO at The Timken Company

Date Posted: 8/22/2018

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Manufacturing Improvement Technician - Springfield, Missouri

Manufacturing Improvement Technicians role will be to assist the Manufacturing Improvement Supervisor and Manufacturing departments to improve efficiencies in the following areas:  Production Process Improvement, Scrap Reduction, Quality Improvement, Safety Improvements and other areas as assigned from Manufacturing Improvement Supervisor or Operations Manager.

Manufacturing Improvement Technicians will coordinate with Value Stream Managers of projects within their respective departments.  They will coordinate teams comprised of operators, supervisors, managers, process engineers, and others that are deemed necessary to drive improvements in the above mentioned categories.

  • Analyze data in areas of daily run rates, scrap, quality, and safety to have a strong foundation in which to drive projects for improvement to the departments.
  • Gain a full understanding of processes of the departments by communicating with production operators, supervisors, managers and reviewing departmental metrics.
  • Provide supervisor coverage as needed within departments.
  • Provide assistance in resolving repetitive quality, scrap, and production issues within the departments.
  • Create spreadsheets and utilize power point presentations for communication to departmental employees and management staff to verify improvement projects.


  • High School diploma or GED required, Associated degree in a related field is preferred.
  • 3-5 years manufacturing experience required.