The Process Improvement Engineer (PIE) Leader is responsible for maintaining & improving true efficiency (TE), running efficiency (RE), production system capabilities, and operational stability. Responsibilities include cost efficiency, continuous improvements on processes, service, and safety. The PIE develops mastery of the processes they are assigned to and uses that mastery to deliver improved TE, quality, and yield.
Major Tasks, Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities:
Lead the Centerline System management, including its development, maintenance & leading change management initiatives.
Responsible for loss analysis & TE improvement plan development, plan execution leadership, and results tracking
Facilitate Lean Six Sigma (LSS) project management throughout the plant
Responsible for rapid changeover activities including principles, target setting, and leading successful efforts reducing changeover time to achieve challenging objectives.
Lead analytical troubleshooting & problem solving
Develop annual operating plan, yield, and fixed budgets. Coach and train others on these as well.
Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally to assist teams to solve operational issues
Understand the CQV process – Commissioning, Qualification, Verification process
Provide weekly, period, and ‘Year to Date’ reliability and variability downtime analysis support to the operation.
Apply reliability expertise to stabilize and improve the operation, driving variation down and seeking improved TE through capital, procedural, and operational improvements in both planned and unplanned downtime areas.
Assist in plant initiatives and direct line supervision as needed
Requires lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally
This role may require some travel (less than 5%)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management, or similar field
Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major continuous improvement projects.
2 + years of manufacturing experience in a consumer products manufacturing operation
Ability to lead a team-based approach to decision-making
Ability to work in a results oriented, challenging environment
Strong leadership with the ability to get results through mentoring others
Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team building skills
This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States