Operational Excellence Engineer

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December 20, 2016
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The Operational Excellence Engineer is responsible for completing process improvement projects and supporting lean activities within the Crosby planning, materials, and distribution processes. This position will report to the Director of Materials Management and Distribution Operations.

Essential Functions:

  1. Use value stream mapping and problem solving techniques to identify and implement process improvements in a broad array of production planning, material flow, and distribution processes
  2. Implement data collection where needed to enable data-driven decision making
  3. Implement visual management tools make problems visible so that they can be corrected
  4. Develop metrics and reports to enable monitoring of process improvements

Work Experience, Skills, Abilities:

  1. Experience using lean, six sigma, or other process improvement skills
  2. Ability to work with other team members to quickly learn processes, recognize wastes, and implement changes
  3. Ability to define effective metrics to ensure process improvements deliver results and can be sustained
  4. Ability to work with both informational and physical processes to identify and remove waste
  5. Ability to understand complex, cross-functional processes which impact production planning, material flow, engineering, accounting, and other areas
  6. Ability to travel 15-20% of the time to other Crosby locations

 

 

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