The position is responsible for initiating and driving improvement within production processes in order to maintain efficiency, reduce cost, improve sustainability and maximize profitability within the organization. Additionally, this position will develop best practices, routines and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output.
Develop, configure and optimize processes from inception through to start up and certification.
Assess processes, take measurements and interpret data.
Provide process documentation and operating instructions.
Oversight of processes and working to maintain optimization of the production line.
Assist production technicians in troubleshooting in the event of a problem.
Design, run, test and upgrade systems and processes.
Perform risk assessments of equipment and processes being used.
Lead training to implement "Lean Culture" for improvement. (i.e. 5S's, Standard Work, TPM, SMED).
Prepare technical reports, case study documentation, and training manuals.
Focus on continuous improvement to eliminate short and long-term problems.
Develop innovative solutions using Lean Principals (i.e. Six Sigma, Kaizen process) to accomplish the improvement goals for the organization.
Initiate and drive process improvement projects, improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.
Ensure that a project plan is developed and agreed for each defined project.
Work with team leaders to plan and lead improvement projects.
Involve plant management in improvement projects in an effort to eliminate barriers to team success.
Provide guidance to sustain improvement changes.
Communicate lessons learned and best practices from improvement projects.
Ensure projects are completed within budget and on time.
Research and purchase new manufacturing technology.
Education: Bachelor in Engineering Sciences. Master degree in Industrial Engineering desired.
Lean Manufacturing, Process Set up, Process Optimization, Six Sigma, AutoCAD.
Experience: Process Engineer with minimum of 3 years' experience, 5 years preferred.
Competencies (Abilities): In line with corporate values, leadership and self-empowered
American Standard Companies Inc.