Continuous Improvement Engineer in Lafayette, IN at Arconic

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Lafayette Operations is seeking candidates for the Continuous Improvement Engineer position. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting and assisting the Continuous Improvement Manager in the organization, planning, implementation and follow-through of continuous improvement initiatives established within the Company’s operating model: the Arconic Business System (ABS). The Continuous Improvement Engineer coordinates and leads a wide range of activities that are designed to improve on-time delivery, productivity, quality, cost, safety and environmental performance.
  • Facilitates successful kaizen, problem solving and rapid improvement process events with both internal and external consultants, customers and suppliers, with a major emphasis on locally focused improvement. Provides the support for all follow-throughs required to sustain the improvements established during the events.
  • Coordinates, plans, and executes 5S and TPM kick-offs/workshops. Works with the team to create/modify cleaning standards, TPM checklists, etc. and helps audit to ensure sustainability.
  • Coordinates, assists, and delivers team-based ABS training to support enhanced organizational performance through imparting a thorough knowledge of team and ABS concepts, principles, and practices.
  • Assists team leaders in team skill and knowledge development to support meeting management goals, project management, improvements, results measurements, problem solving, and related team skills.
  • Provides assistance and support focusing on the perfection of ABS techniques. Identifies opportunities for improvements.
  • Assists in the collection of data for tracking improvements.
  • Coordinates with resource departments to fabricate, install and implement improvements.

Basic Qualifications

•High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
•Minimum of 6 months of experience in a process improvement or lean engineering role or combined intern / co-op experience
•Minimum of 6 months of experience in project management or combined intern / co-op experience
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Arconic ABS Level 1 certification (internal candidates).
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with Kaizen events, Daily Management processes, TPM/AM, and Problem Solving.