Operational Efficiency Engineer

International Steel Manufacturer is seeking an Operational Efficiency Engineer I who will support plant operations by contributing towards improving safety, quality, and operational performance through the utilization of continuous improvement techniques.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Be a leader/facilitator of change. Will work with all levels of the organization on continuous improvement activities
  • Will work with cross-functional teams toward successful outcomes of continuous improvement and optimization projects
  • Provides technical support/training of NPS (Lean & Six Sigma) tools such as 6S, Process Mapping, SMED, SPC, Pareto Analysis, Fishbone Diagrams, and 5-why as required to achieve targets in Safety, Quality, and Operational Efficiency initiatives
  • Provides technical support and participates in (A3) structured problem solving and Root Cause/Corrective Action activities. Ensures SOPs and Checklists are updated when appropriate
  • Technical resource for development, implementation, and tracking of OE projects.
  • Provides technical support to functional areas toward achievement of KPI targets.
  • Become a certified L/SS Green Belt

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BS Degree (Preferably Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering)
  • Highly self-motivated, excellent work ethic, and have an ability to communicate in a professional manner[Additional skills or experience that would be considered favorable for the person in this job, e.g. presentation experience, applications software proficiency, ability to work without close supervision.] to all levels of the organization.
  • 1-5 years of experience in a manufacturing operation; preferably in the steel or heavy industry
  • Exposure to some Continuous Improvement tools such as 6S, PDCA, or Process Mapping, etc
  • Proficient computer skills including M/S Office [What are the minimum and preferred qualifications and education for this job? Be sure to distinguish between what is required and what is preferred.]

Preferred Skills

  • Six-Sigma Greenbelt
  • Lean Manufacturing training in waste reduction and 6S
  • Mini-tab Software exposure

***Travel is expected to be up to 10% for this position***

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