Process Engineer II

Position Description

The Engineer II position is responsible for leading small to medium size projects. This position will lead a team which may consist of other engineers and departments to conduct analysis, create standardized work, test products, and work with other associates to implement new processes. The Engineer II is responsible for working independently on projects and the implementation of Lean concepts

The Engineer II position functions as a technical leader to others and is able to serve as an expert in supporting the Operations team. This position is responsible for working directly with stores and simultaneously handling other departmental projects at one time.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Responsible for small to medium size projects and utilizing Lean concepts such as single piece flow, 5S, standardized work, and visual shop to design production lines
• Responsible for creating and assisting other team members in creating standardized work and provide content for training materials on production line techniques
• Design building layouts to support the needs of the production system
• Selection and testing of all equipment, tools, materials, supplies, and processes
• Mentor locations in problem solving using a Toyota based methodology and assist them with developing action plans
• Lead and participate in Kaizen events
• Manage a team of 10 or less associates on small to medium size projects with some complexity and multiple processes
• Responsible for report out of results to the Regional VP level
• Define manufacturing standards and ensure current processes are capable of meeting the manufacturing standard
• Set labor standards and staffing guidelines

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple projects and tasks on time sensitive schedules
• Must know and understand the business and engineering mythologies to meet business objectives
• Keeps larger picture in mind when approaching problems
• Travel: on average 50% of the time, could exceed 50% depending on the project
• Facilitates group discussions with diplomacy and seeks diverse opinions
• Ability to read the audience and adjust communication style appropriately
• Delivers organized and engaging presentations; tailors message to the audience
• Written and verbal skills are clear and professional and able to adjust to the appropriate audience
• Able to use applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio and AutoCad
• Must utilize advanced analytical thought and quantitative methods in solving complex problems
• The position requires strong analytical and organizational skills
• Must be able to simplify complex situations and react accordingly
• Ability to identify and conduct root cause analysis to problem-solve
• Ability to evaluate complex issues and develop innovative solutions
• Must look at situations from multiple angles, applies different methods to develop conclusions and anticipates challenges

Position Requirements

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• Engineering degree, required
• 3-7 years of lean manufacturing experience
• 1-3 years experience with project management
• 1-3 years facilitating classroom and training events

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• May occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
• May frequently bend, kneel squat
• May frequently stand


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