Continuous Improvement Lead

Belle Plaine, MN

Cambria has an excellent opportunity for a motivated, organized individual seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity in a fast-paced environment.  This position is responsible for lead continuous improvement functions in the manufacturing plant.  The scope of this work will include developing manufacturing best practices to ensure product quality, integrity, and value through manufacturing improvements and cost reduction projects.


  • Drive continuous improvement by developing and implementing systems and process improvements that optimize all phases of the production process; be actively involved in the development and implementation of long term quality improvement plans
  • Support the business in development and implementation of procedures and systems throughout the manufacturing process that support the manufacture and delivery of  quality products that meet or exceed customer expectations, provide for efficiency and accuracy in all customer related processes, reduce scrap, and improve plant performance
  • Supervise the preparation of defined products and key process elements in preparation of proposals and project execution to include Process Flow Diagrams (PFD) and Safety Review
  • Provide technical inputs for root cause analysis and corrective action.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by leadership


Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required
  • 3-5 years of experience managing quality in a lean manufacturing environment and leading rapid continuous improvement
  • Standard Work and Quality Systems Documentation and Management
  • Lean certification preferred
  • Black Belt/Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Visual Management
  • 5S
  • Variation Reduction Kaizen
  • Material Pull System
  • Total Production Maintenance
  • Error Proofing
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with statistical process control methods and software systems
  • Analytical skills and understanding of problem solving techniques/tools
  • Data-driven, disciplined, objective, and detail-oriented
  • Strong communication skills

If you are looking to advance your career by becoming a member of a growing and dynamic team, we are eager to meet you. Please send your resume and salary requirements to (reference job # 14-MN-006 in the subject line of your e-mail).

Cambria is a privately held, family-owned company with an entrepreneurial vision. We bring a new perspective and approach to the countertop industry by responding to the needs of our customers. With state-of-the-art facilities, combined with the work ethic of experienced employee teams, Cambria has rapidly become an industry leader.

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