Due to continued growth, the Continuous Improvement Engineer (CI Engineer) is a recently established position for King Arthur Baking so the successful candidate will have the opportunity to define the role and establish the program. As an individual contributor, this role is accountable for providing continuous improvement and technical leadership for the Merlin manufacturing team. Guided by formal Kaizen methodologies, the individual in this position takes the lead in analyzing existing manufacturing processes, identifying opportunities, and implementing appropriate changes. Additionally, this individual acts as a leader and coach for continuous improvement throughout the manufacturing facility for cross functional teams in production, quality, facilities, and safety. The CI Engineer utilizes established process improvement models to ensure changes and projects are properly planned, communicated to appropriate stakeholders, and results validated through selected KPIs.