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Lean/Six Sigma Supply Chain Engineer

Randstad USA Belcamp, MD
  • Expired: 8 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Must have Lean/Six Sigma certification/training

Our Supply Chain Logistic Engineers are responsible for driving production losses to zero and delivering breakthrough results in new product initiatives and material optimization, high-speed picking, packing, and distribution technologies that provide winning product for consumers around the world. Dealing with a multitude of current and future products, Supply Chain Logistic Process Engineers have the technical curiosity and knowledge to develop new approaches to big problems. Your work will require creativity, innovation, teamwork, and leadership.

Role Description: As a Supply Chain Logistics Process Engineer you will be responsible for driving chronic losses to zero in a sustainable manner. You will act as a technical resource to:

 Identify , prioritize and eliminate process losses

 Build process capability & control

 Own Process Reliability plans for the line to create and execute Improvement Action Plans

 Analyze critical line data to make recommendations for improvement from trends

 Master line transformations and their impact to quality and service

 Contribute to new product initiative readiness by providing line fit for use requirements to influence early product design

 Develop standards and train line technicians for continuous improvement at the line

 Lead and build capabilities within Process failure troubleshooting

 Own change management and validation processes for a designated process. Update process control strategies and operating procedures as changes occur

 Drive productivity and cost savings projects, such as Scrap and Waste reductions

 Develop innovative process equipment solutions to deliver superior consumer driven product designs

 Participate in Operational Daily Direction Setting Meetings

 Own critical daily management systems (running to optimal machine settings)

 Use Reliability Engineering tools to drive machine setting determinations and loss elimination

 Utilize 6-Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodologies to root cause issues and develop action plans

 Lead process benchmarking and reapplication

 Develop him/ herself through participating in corporate and external trainings

Significant Business Results:

 Process Reliability @ line goal

 Cost – Scrap and Waste %; Minor Stops @ line goal

 Preventive Maintenance/ Autonomous Maintenance/ Defect Handling

 Instantaneous Start Up of New Product Initiatives and All Process Changes

Key system ownership/support areas:

 Process Reliability/Stops

 Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)

 Daily Direction Setting (DDS)

 Scrap and Waste (S&W)

 Autonomous Maintenance (AM)

Additional Expectations:

 Spend 80% of his/her time on the floor.

 Become a technical expert for a designated process.

 Qualify on all technician operating roles.

Job Qualification 1: Managing Priorities: Must be able to manage under pressure and respond effectively to a rapidly changing business environment. Strong bias for action and the ability to develop solutions quickly, particularly in times of high change like projects/initiatives.

Job Qualification 2: Coaching and Development: Proven track record of successfully coaching others. Strong coaching skills and ability to lead work teams.

Job Qualification 3: Situational Leadership and Improvement of an organization’s capability: Ability to energize an organization to take on tough challenges and deliver with excellence.

Job Qualification 4: Operates with Discipline: Strategic Planning and strong utilization of Daily Management Systems are a must. Needs to be a champion of the 6-Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodology

Job Qualification 5: Operates with Discipline: Learned track record of managing an operation’s results through Daily Direction Setting for PR, Scrap & Waste, ppm defects, etc.

Qualification 6: Collaboration and Communication: Should have the ability to work across functions at all levels to lead and enable problem solving and decision making.

Qualification 7: Compliance Leadership: Proven track record of maintaining and improving Safety, Quality, and Internal Controls.

Other information:

BS degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Chemical Engineering, Supply Chain Logistics or have relevant manufacturing/warehousing experience are preferred.

 We generally seeks to hire individuals that are in good standing at their university and/or field of study, this typically means people with overall GPA of 2.75 (on 4.0 scale) or above.

 Typically, successful candidates have an or are working towards an Engineering degree and up to 3 years full time or internship/work experience in the field. Skills / training / unique experiences required for role.

 Successful candidates will be willing to travel on the job.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.

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