Kellogg (Thailand) Ltd.

Continuous Improvement Engineer (CI Engineer)

Kellogg (Thailand) Ltd.
Salary negotiable
Posted on 10 Aug 2020

Continuous Improvement Engineer (CI Engineer)

Kellogg (Thailand) Ltd.

Job Highlights

  • IE Engineer
  • Problem Solving
  • Continuous Improvement

Job Description

This is a full-time position that exists to ensure the sustainability of the Continuous improvement practices, systems and processes within the Rayong Facility. This will be accomplished by: 

1. Regular audits,

2. Providing training, coaching and consultation,

3. Establishing ‘best practices’ with associated education and training, and

4. Ad-hoc issue resolution.

5. Do analysis of all the losses and timely escalate it to concerned people 

Note: Under normal conditions the audit function serves only to identify areas of need.


  • Maintains expert knowledge level of Continuous improvement, lean manufacturing and industry “best in class” manufacturing operations practices to serve as a subject matter expert.
  •  Support to functional leads to help direct the element of Leading and Managing Change.
  •  Regular audits to: 
              1. Identify and recognize areas of Continuous improvement compliance.

              2. Identify, recognize and implement Lean “best practices”

              3. Identify areas of opportunity & work with plant to correct.

  • Support KWS Manager to maintain the COE Playbooks; inclusive of ensuring compliance with all “best practices”, policies, procedures and schedules.
  • Works with plant supervisors to identify, develop and implement CI “best practices” and production/process improvements that increase OEE within the Rayong plant.
  • Works with plant supervisors to develop and implement “best practices” in the areas of receiving, processing, packaging, quality and shipping.
  • Ensures the optimization of plant operations and/or equipment related Kaizen events by:

             1. Maintaining a schedule of major Kaizens.
             2. Ensuring multi-plant participation in major Kaizens when appropriate.
             3. Identification, implementation, and sharing of major Kaizen resultant “best practices”, and
             4. Identification, implementation, and sharing of S2 Kaizen events.

  • Coordinate with Environmental Health & Safety, Food Safety and Quality to ensure that all improvement practices/procedures/methodologies ensure 100% compliance in these areas.
  • Do the waste and OEE losses analysis work with production and engineering team to improve the waste and the OEE
  • Participate in ongoing cross-functional savings analysis teams to conduct plant savings opportunities analyses.
  • Responsible for Tier 1,2,3 Meeting, sustainability: Ensure achievement of all unit KPIs; ensure adherence to and continuous improvement for all area DMS elements.
  • Process Monthly reports, Quarterly and yearly report.
  • Other duties as assigned by KWS Manager.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 5 years related experience

       Candidate minimum qualifications:

  • Effective Thai and English communication (both written and verbally) and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated “change agent” skills; inclusive of influence management, project management, vision development, and people motivation skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify and leverage internal and external technical resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and consult multiple organizational levels from the plant floor.
  • Experience with manufacturing, enterprise, and PLAS systems.
  • Proven problem solving skills inclusive of Root Cause Analysis, Kaizen, and Conflict Resolution.
  • Proficiency with computers, and computer software including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).

Candidate preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP.
  • Experience with Lean
  • Previous Manufacturing Operations Management.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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Company Overview

Kellogg is a global company committed to building long term growth in volume and profit and to enhancing its worldwide leadership position by providing nutritious food products of superior value Kellogg (Thailand) Limited is a Manufacturer under BOI promotion, produces more than 10 different cereals and markets its products in more than 10 countries around Asia. We are looking for qualified candidates who dynamic, self-driven and hands-on working style with can do attitude to join us for the position:

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Free shuttle bus, Housing allowance, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus