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Continuous Improvement Quality Engineer

CaptiveAire Systems

CaptiveAire Systems

Quality Assurance
Muskogee, OK, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Company Profile:

CaptiveAire is the nation’s leading manufacturer of commercial kitchen ventilation systems, and now provides a complete solution of fans, heaters, ductwork and HVAC equipment. For over 40 years, we’ve led the industry with innovative technologies, unmatched service, competitive pricing, and rapid lead times.

CaptiveAire maintains a network of over 90 sales offices in the U.S. and Canada and six strategically located manufacturing plants in North Carolina, Iowa, Oklahoma, California, Pennsylvania and Florida.

Summary: This role will be working within the manufacturing facility and will be responsible for maintaining facility organization and improving manufacturing efficiency.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Help maintain a continuous improvement mentality with focus on Kaizen (small change for the better) across your facility
  • Observe, investigate, and effectively communicate process improvement projects to all relevant stakeholders
  • Collaborate with plant management and the corporate continuous improvement lead to execute on process enhancements that maximize productivity for your location
  • Proactively looks for process improvements and reducing or eliminating manufacturing waste in daily workflows
  • Lead cross-functional teams while implementing 5S projects in various manufacturing workspaces
  • Coach and mentor others on Kaizen, lean manufacturing, and 5S methodologies and practices
  • Drive the standardization of processes and implementation of projects as assigned by the quality manager and corporate continuous improvement leadI
  • Analyze and evaluate existing facility processes and procedures. Discuss possible Safety, Quality and Productivity related improvements to plant management and the corporate continuous improvement lead
  • Additional tasks on an as needed basis as defined by the quality manager
  • Report directly to the quality manager at your facility
  • Travel up to 5%


  • 2-4 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with a focus on quality
  • 4-year technical degree in mechanical or industrial engineering
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be meticulous and have exceptional attention to detail
  • Must have experience analyzing data and identifying trends
  • Multi-tasking and problem-solving a must
  • Strong desire to please the customer with perfect product quality and to maintain a safe work environment


  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off (PTO) based upon tenure
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Disability & life insurance based upon election of medical insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)

Salary: Competitive base salary + monthly bonus based on productivity and profits

Captive-Aire Systems, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. At this time we are not able to consider applicants that require sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment visa status.

This position is classified as a safety-sensitive position. Employees in this position are subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with CaptiveAire’s Drug-Free Workplace policy.