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Stanley Acess Technologies Continuous Improvement Engineer (LEAN) in Holliston, Massachusetts

71114BRTitle:Continuous Improvement Engineer (LEAN)Business:US - GTS - Global Operations State/Country/Province:Massachusetts No. of Positions:1Job Description: Continuous Improvement Engineer (LEAN)

Holliston, MA

We Don’t Just Build The World, We Build Innovative Technology Too.

Come Build The World With Us

This is the career you’ve been waiting for your whole life. Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you’ll get the unique chance to impact some of the world’s most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black & Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.

Who We Are

We’re the World’s largest tool company. We’re industry visionaries. We’re solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.

Who You Are

You have:

  • 3-5 years’ hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment required.

  • Exposure to machining and steel forming manufacturing preferred.

  • A strong CI background and an understanding of Lean Principals with a proven record of successfully implementing improvements that yielded measurable gains.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (BSME or BS in Manufacturing Engineering preferred)

  • Proficiency in SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Mechanical Desktop is desirable.

  • Occasional travel (<10%) may be required mostly to other SBD sites.

  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments as well as Lean Tools is expected.

  • Experience measuring manufacturing efficiency improvements and performing time-study/data driven improvements in a Lean environment is a must.

What You’ll Do

As a Lean Engineer, you’ll be part of our Global Tools & Storage team located in Holliston, MA. Specifically, you’ll:

  • Help to continue to drive a Lean cultural change in the Holliston facility and work with Design Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Value Stream leaders closely as well as outside Lean Leaders and Consultants.

  • Provides analysis and observational data on manufacturing processes and leads Kaizen events in support of identified need for improvements and change.

  • Documents process changes and quality plan changes depending on corrective actions, and trains users on changes as required

  • Designs and implements manufacturing process improvements from small to moderate complexity.

  • Participates in projects of all sizes and is assigned projects and tasks of small to moderate scope.

  • Works with design engineering and manufacturing engineering to help re-design products for lower cost while maintaining high quality, and ease of manufacturing.

  • Provides manufacturing implementation support for the introduction of new products, working with design engineering to ensure that necessary equipment, documentation, controls, training, etc. are implemented in accordance with our ISO9000 procedures.

  • Participates in group problem solving and issue resolution as necessary.

  • Provides training on manufacturing processes as needed, usually for process changes.

Benefits & Perks

You’ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.

What You’ll Also Get

  • Career Opportunity: Career paths aren’t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.

  • Learning & Development: Our lifelong learning philosophy means you’ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).

  • Diverse & Inclusive Culture: We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that’s how the best work gets done. You’ll find we like to have fun here, too.

  • Purpose-Driven Company: You’ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

Stanley Black & Decker is one of the world's largest, fastest growing and most dynamic companies. SBD, a Fortune 200 company is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth.


All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

Requisition Number:71114BRFunction:Manufacturing City:HollistonEEO Statement:All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.Featured Category on SBD Careers:Engineering