Principal Engineer, Process Improvement, Marshfield, WI

Marshfield, Wisconsin
Sep 07, 2018
Oct 07, 2018
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) oversees Marshfield Clinic and other subsidiaries, including Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., Marshfield Clinic Information Services, Flambeau Hospital in Park Falls and Lakeview Medical Center in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Marshfield Clinic, with more than 60 locations in Wisconsin, serves patients through accessible, high quality health care, research and education; with more than 750 physician specialists in over 80 specialties and subspecialties and more than 8,000 employees.

The Principal Engineer has process improvement ownership for a specific set of Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) process group(s), and coordinates improvement activities for those processes. This individual is responsible for resourcing process improvement (PI) activities in their area of responsibility and assisting with identifying process improvement opportunities in those areas.

Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable compassionate healthcare.  Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.


  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, engineering or related technical field
  • Formal training in problem solving methodologies, systems analysis and statistical analysis preferred
  • 10 years of experience with process improvement projects
  • 5 years of experience with process improvement projects within a multidisciplinary healthcare setting
  • Experience with facilitating improvement projects with demonstrated measurable results
  • Training in a process improvement methodology equivalent to black belt level
  • State of Wisconsin driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt from accredited institution/employer equivalent or Six Sigma Black Belt from the American Society for Quality (ASQ) or an accredited institution/employer equivalent or American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Engineer within 18 months of hire; at hire preferred

Working at Marshfield Clinic, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Low cost of living within clean, safe environments
  • Stable communities and short commutes
  • Outstanding schools and affordable housing
  • Plenty of recreational activities for all four seasons
  • Easy access to Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee or Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Comprehensive benefits package

Inquiries can be directed to Beth Westlund, Human Resources at

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Reference job# MC181567

Marshfield Clinic Health System

1000 N. Oak Ave., Marshfield, WI 54449

Marshfield Clinic Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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