Position Title: Operations Process Engineer
Location: Assembly Drive
Shift: 1st Shift
Reporting To: Director of Operations
Responsible For (Staff): None
This position will work to continuously improve processes and systems that ultimately lead to improved profitability to the company. Using all available Engineering, Lean and Six Sigma tools, this position will work independently and cross functionally to drive out waste and reduce process variability
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Schedule and lead continuous improvement initiatives with the necessary subject matter experts (SME).
Interact with upper management to communicate status of continuous improvement initiatives. Ensure concise communication of status as well as any areas where barriers exist.
Gather and analyze data using the operations data collection systems, including but not limited to: Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE), uptime, scrap, margin, staffing, quality, capacity, safety and direct labor cost per unit to facilitate decision-making as well as identify and prioritize initiatives. This will require ownership of the data collection systems to insure the purity and consistency of the source.
Design ways to improve processes via implementation of lean and continuous improvement efforts. Serve as coach for the applicable process owners to drive overall process changes and sustainability.
Drive sustainability of projects through key metrics that tie to overall facility KPI's. Utilize Pareto analysis to identify areas for opportunity and prioritization.
Partner with Site Leadership to identify and lead lean deployment. Areas of focus will include but not be limited to Value Stream Mapping, Continuous Flow, Kaizen, 5S, PDCA, Root Cause Analysis, Standard Work, Visual Factory and Gemba Walks.
This position will help create documented best practices. This includes writing and creating SOP's, on the job training checklists for certification purposes and reviewing and approving batch records to assist in sustaining gains. This could include conducting group training on all shifts.
This position will require auditing of all new processes as the project transitions from preparation to execution. This will require coaching and partnering with cross functional teams to insure the process as it was prepared is running at or above quoted rate less than the quoted scrap during and following the validation process.
This position will require auditing of existing processes to identify waste opportunities and coach on the spot to maximize efficiencies.
This position may require overtime and/or weekend work.
Knowledge of and adherence to all PCI, cGMP, and GCP policies, procedures, rules.
Attendance to work is an essential function of this position
Performs other duties as assigned by Manager/Supervisor.
Stationary Position: From 1/2 to 3/4 of the day.
Move, Traverse: From 1/4 to 1/2 of the day.
Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, or place: From 1/4 to 1/2 of the day.
Install, place, adjust, apply, measure, use, or signal: None.
Ascend/Descend or Work Atop: None.
Position self (to) or Move (about or to): From 1/4 to 1/2 of the day.
Communicate or exchange information: 3/4 of the day and up.
Detect, distinguish, or determine: From 1/4 to 1/2 of the day.
On an average day, the individual can expect to move and/or transport up to 10 pounds between 1/4 and 1/2 of the day.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and/or 1-5 years related experience and/or training.
College Level Mathematical Skills
Advanced Computer Skills: Ability to perform the most complex computer tasks and operate various computer programs.
Full Professional Proficiency: Ability to speak, read, and write fluently and accurately on all levels pertinent to professional needs.
Very High Reasoning: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Be able to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in math or diagram form and deal with several abstract/concrete variables.
Training in Lean and Six Sigma
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled