Continuous Improvement Process Analyst

Chief Fabrication Manufacturing/Production Grand Island, Nebraska


Chief Fabrication is seeking a Continuous Improvement Process Analyst to join the Chief team. This position is responsible to lead the development of a continuous improvement culture, analyzing the current operational processes and helping formulate action plans within the organization to improve quality and throughput, increasing our ability to serve and deliver value to our customers while building our business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as a key driver of change within the division, supporting continuous improvement initiatives across departments by communicating changes to all personnel, teaching, mentoring, and helping all to understand and adjust to change.
  • Leverage principles to assist in the design and execution of new manufacturing processes, methodologies, and equipment layouts to improve overall equipment effectiveness.
  • Helps develop a culture that values excellence in customer service, quality, and continuous improvement to improve company performance meeting customer demand.
  • Assist in the review of labor, material, and other production costs along with future production requirements to help determine best plan of action.
  • Analyze workflow, equipment placement and space requirements to improve manufacturing processes.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • 2 – 5 years manufacturing experience, and/or bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or related field.
  • Lean training or accreditation a plus.

The Company:

Putting the needs of customers first has taken Chief Industries, Inc. from a small construction company in 1954, to a highly diverse company with a reputation for manufacturing quality products and offering unparalleled customer service. Through its many divisions and subsidiaries, Chief Industries employs over 1,400 skilled and dedicated employees who produce a wide variety of products, many of which are used around the world.

A division of Chief Industries, Chief Fabrication is one of the leading midwest providers of custom steel fabrication and powder coating, equipped to make any component. Chief Fabrication is one of the largest operations of its kind between Chicago and Denver, offering such steel fabrication services as stamping, welding, CNC punching, and CNC forming to manufacturers throughout the Midwest. It also offers one of the most state-of-the-art powder coating facilities in the United States.

Our Benefits:

This full-time position is eligible for full company benefits, including

  • Paid vacation and PTO policies
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Wellness program
  • 401(k) retirement with company match
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And much more.