Process Engineer

Process Engineer - World Class Manufacturing

Independence, MO

Background & Purpose of the Job:

The Process Engineer role is critical to the development of our factories to World Class, which means zero defects, zero waste and zero losses. You will apply extensively the full range of Focused and Quality Improvement methods and tools to counter losses identified in the areas of Safety (SA), Quality (QC), Cost Deployment (CD), Customer Service (CS) and Logistics (L). The Cost Deployment pillar will be populated with data built up through application of the Managing Manufacturing Performance (MMP) Code, which is key to ensuring focus on key losses.

Who You Are & What You'll Do:

Working directly with Mechanics, Technicians and, Operators daily the Process Engineer also acts as the technical advisor for line teams and provides coaching in phenomena identification, root cause analysis and the establishment of counter-measures. As Process Engineer you are responsible for the validation of all process improvements and the establishment of revised basic conditions on the line. A core deliverable is elimination of losses and waste, and increase the stability of the processing equipment to support the transition of traditional line teams to semi-autonomous teams.

  • You're a born leader: You understand that leadership means listening to the issues, understanding the roadblocks and then helping to remove them to empower others to succeed.>
  • You're a teacher: You share our vision and have a passion for achieving results through great teamwork, an ability to teach new tools and methodologies and ensuring that you and your colleagues are fully aligned, and drawing on one another's strengths. You'll bring the power of WCM methodologies and tools to demonstrate how it can transform our business through identification of root causes, defining countermeasures and validation of their effectiveness. You'll deliver the benefits of Autonomous Maintenance (AM), Preventive Maintenance (PM), Quality (QC) and Focused Improvement (FI) tools and processes
  • You're a changemaker: You drive focus on the positive aspects of change and manage it with enthusiasm and empathy. You see things in a different way and can implement better and more efficient strategies to achieving our goals. .

What You'll Need To Succeed:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • 2 or more years of experience in an engineering related role
  • Strong understanding of World Class Manufacturing and it's related tools/practices or other similar Continuous Improvement methodologies
  • A solid background in implementing continuous improvement strategies
  • The ability to approach others to seek understanding and clearly communicate complex information across levels and functions

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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