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Continuous Improvement Associate Engineer (Temporary)

Continuous Improvement Associate Engineer (Temporary)

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This is a temporary position employed by Corestaff working on site at Fujifilm Dimatix. 


We search for the most talented and qualified people for both external and internal opportunities. At Fujifilm, performance, development and accountability are the standards to which the company and its people strive toward. At Fujifilm, INNOVATION and PEOPLE matter.



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The Continuous Improvement Associate Engineer is responsible for supporting Wafer Fab and Assembly Manufacturing by maintaining and improving upon current improvement initiatives as well as identifying new improvement projects. Although this position is relatively junior, it offers an opportunity to grow experience and responsibility within the many facets of the industrial engineering discipline. This position will regularly communicate project plans and status updates to management. In order to maintain, improve, and implement initiatives, the Continuous Improvement Associate Engineer is expected to work with and occasionally lead cross-functional teams to gather and analyze data, provide proposals to management, and implement changes which will include communicating the proposal to all stakeholders, developing training documentation, coordinating training with supervisors and trainers, and maintaining control plans. This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Certain jobs may require experience not specifically stated in this document and will be administered by the Continuous Improvement Program Manager. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.





·         Develops, implements, and maintains methods, operation sequences, and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub‑assemblies, and final assemblies

·         Interfaces with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products

·         Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines

·         Identifies and leads the implementation of improved manufacturing techniques

·         Leads or coordinates ergonomic improvement efforts

·         Layout analysis and planning

·         Work flow simulation models

·         Provides support for data management

·         Capacity analysis and planning

·         Strongly upholds the company’s goals of improving the work place by insuring compliance to all safety, health and environmental requirements and promotes involvement in improvement initiatives

·         Actively enforces safety rules; utilizes PPE and works to correct safety and environmental hazards

·         Adapts work schedule and work hours to accommodate training on all production shifts as needed

·         May provide information into the formal assessment of performance by offering input into periodic performance reviews

·         Evaluate the performance and the effectiveness of training programs, providing recommendations for improvement

·         Develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work and the successful training of others

·         Works closely with Production Supervisors to help schedule technician activities and provide adequate training and feedback

·         Identify the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills

·         May conduct orientation sessions and arrange on-the-job training for new hires





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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • BS Degree in Industrial Engineering or similar discipline
  • Excellent interpersonal skills needed to gain cross-functional support for projects, programs, and initiatives
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Intermediate-level skills in MS Office (especially Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Familiarity with semiconductor manufacturing facilities (clean rooms), equipment, processes, methods, and re-entrant flow manufacturing
  • Able to write routine reports, correspondence, and technical instruction documents
  • Able to speak effectively before groups of employees, up to and including executive managers
  • Can work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference
  • Application of concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Can interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Familiarity using and gathering data from MES systems
  • A willingness to lead, take charge, and make recommendations
  • Able to accept criticism and deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations
  • Careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace



  • Knowledge in Lean, Six Sigma, and Theory of Constraints
  • Proficient in AutoCAD or SolidWorks
  • Ability to interpret part drawings
  • Experience with manual and automated assembly processes
  • Familiarity with Design for Manufacturability (DFM)
  • Experience in area of tool design





The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


·         Must be capable of performing all jobs in the production areas.

·         Most of the time the job will be performed while standing.

·         Must be able to move around on the manufacturing floor.

·         Must be able to listen to verbal instructions and work from written instruction.

·         Position requires ability to work at close vision (20 inches or less) and must have the ability to adjust focus.

·         Must be able to identify and distinguish colors

·         Must have the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships





The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


·         Job functions will be performed in an office environment, a light industrial setting, and a clean room manufacturing environment

·         Clean room environment – must be able to wear full clean room garments

·         Moderate noise level (printers, computers, moderate traffic, conversation)





·         Other duties as may be assigned

·         Each employee’s primary objective is to assure that the quality, delivery and cost controls within his/her control meet or exceed all of our internal and external customers’ requirements

·         Each employee is required to abide by the Employee Handbook and the rules and regulations explained and provided at each orientation and training session

·         Special attention must be given to the safety aspects of performing the job and the guidelines set by orientation and training sessions