Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement Engineer

  • 2600 N 32nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53210, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Supply Chain

Job Description

As an Operations Professional, the Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement Engineer will:

  • Develop, implement, and improve production processes, methods, and controls
  • Coordinate manufacturing launch of new or revised products including fixtures and tooling, measurement gages and techniques, PPAP with capability studies and ongoing CI efforts
  • Drive processes and provide training to all employee levels to realize improvements in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost
  • Prepare and maintain manufacturing/quality documentation as well as tooling/gauge design
  • Lead projects in the development and implementation of automation in mechanical assembly and inspection processes.  This will include design, specification, directing and managing vendors, installation and qualification of automated systems and equipment
  • Engage production processes with 100+ pieces of metal manufacturing equipment including rotary screw/multi-spindle machines, assembly, and inspection using brass material. 
  • Collaborate cross-functionally among production, maintenance, quality, scheduling, purchasing, and finance.



  • 3-5 years Technical Experience in Manufacturing Operations (engineering, CI, quality)
  • Demonstrated business/team metrics improvements in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Team, etc.
  • Strong skills in communication, project management, analytics and problem-solving
  • Proficient with computer applications including 3D CAD-Solid Works & 2D AutoCAD, ERP-Oracle, MS-Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering-Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, or related technical discipline


  • Application of Lean, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement tools such as Value Stream Mapping, Poke-Yoke, Kanban, KPI’s, structured problem solving, kaizen, standard work, hour-by-hour, 6S, GEMBA Walks, FMEA, PFEP, PLQP, TPM/OEE, etc.
  • Metals Manufacturing process experience (machining, assembly, fabrication, test)
  • Gage and Fixture design experience
  • Able to diagnose machine, tooling, and equipment malfunctions (strong mechanical aptitude)
  • Leading company with a structured/sophisticated Business System (Toyota, Danaher, GE, CAT, Eaton, etc.)
  • High career potential individual who has the drive to continuously learn and grow 

Additional Information


  • All the Insurance coverage you’d expect including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, wellness programs, 401K all effective on your date of hire, and a bonus program plus generous PTO
  • Scholarship program for children of employees
  • Charitable gift matching
  • Associate appreciation/recognition programs
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Associate Purchase Program on All Fortune Brands Products
  • Culture committed to work life balance with hybrid work schedules available

Fortune Brands Outdoors & Security (Fiberon/Master Lock/Therma-Tru Doors) is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, marital/family/caregiver status, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local low. Fortune Brands Doors & Security also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

Candidates for positions with Fortune Brands Outdoors & Security must be able to present proof of identity and work eligibility post hire. Immigration visa sponsorship is not available for this position and accordingly this position is not appropriate for foreign students who will require sponsorship in the future, including assistance with an Optional Practical Training (OPT) F-1 extension.

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All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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