Process Improvement Engineer

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/23/2018 8:54 AM)
ID
2018-4145
Type
Full-Time
Shift
7.5 Hour
Category
Non-Licensed Professions
Shift Details
8am - 4pm w-variable hours possible as needed
Primary Location
CPH Main Campus
City
Potsdam
Education: Required Level
Bachelor's Degree
Education: Required Field
• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Healthcare, Business, Quality Systems or related field; Master Degree in related field preferred
Licensure / Certification
<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Required: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification</p>

Job Summary

The Process Improvement Engineer will be responsible for leading process improvement initiatives to establish standardized workflows, reduce waste and decrease organizational operating costs. This role will lead and train business unit support teams to conduct and support Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement methodologies

 

Core Responsibilities

Process Improvement Analysis

Lead and apply Lean Six Sigma/DMAIC practices to support continuous improvement

  • Analyze and document processes using standard process techniques (i.e. process flow charts, times studies, data and time standards to develop process cycle times and quantitative recommendations for improvement)
  • Partner with key areas to define problems and opportunities in quantitative terms, produce Return on Investments (ROI) opportunities, and compile findings and reports of solutions to actionable items
  • Devise and implement control systems to collect and analyze data and/or develop alternate tools for measuring performance
  • Develop and provide recommendations to enhance process flows, role development, work instructions, standards and improvement activities
  • Train support teams/lead implementations of process improvement programs and practices
  • Strong analytical and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, resolve problems and present appropriate business solutions and recommendations.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with proven ability to facilitate cross functional teams ranging from executive to staff level employees.

Leadership and Program Development

  • Work with shared services teams to identify areas for solution enhancement in support of process improvements
  • Act as a Change Leader in the organization with the ability to adapt, initiate, support and motivate change throughout the organization
  • Provide expertise regarding team dynamics and change management, process redesign strategies, performance improvement tool sets and technical expertise such as statistical process control, process flow and data analytics.
  • Partner with leaders and champions to drive results, assuring the linkage between projects and business/customer priorities.
  • Establish educational pathway for system adoption of Lean Six Sigma
  • Establish Short/Long Term Goals towards organizational Lean Six Sigma
  • Establish system wide Lean Six Sigma Workgroup

 

Required Experience

Required

Five (5) years of process improvement related work experience, to include at least three (3) years of experience utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodologies in an operational setting

Preferred

Experience deploying Project Management and Change Management techniques and methodologies

Experience in healthcare

 

EOE

 

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