Continuous Improvement Engineer - Bethlehem - Curtiss-Wright

Publiée le: 2/20/2021

Résumé de l'offre

Description de l'offre

Curtiss-Wright Engineered Pump Division (EPD) is searching for a Lean Six Sigma Specialist based in Bethlehem, PA. EPD and its predecessor companies have been providing naval and maritime technological expertise since 1847. EPD's pumps go to the heart of the systems that enable the Navy's ships and submarines to protect our nation. Today, EPD is the leading supplier of mission-critical pumps for the U.S. Navy's Ford & Nimitz Class aircraft carriers and Virginia Class submarines, as well as the Navy's next generation Columbia Class submarine. EPD also supports the entire naval fleet with various innovative pumping solutions such as composite pumps and parts, and provides complete overhaul, upgrade and field service capabilities.

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Continuous Improvement Engineer

The ideal candidate will utilize lean and six sigma concepts, manufacturing operations knowledge and business acumen to partner with cross functional teams from production operations, engineering, quality, supplier management, materials management, and program management to achieve organizational business goals and objectives.

Location: Bethlehem, PA (greater Philadelphia area)

Your Challenge:

  • We are looking for a dynamic thinker, problem solver, leader and change agent to drive culture change in a way that engages all employees positively.
  • Applies lean and six sigma concepts, techniques, analysis and decision tools under general supervision to promote and assist in implementing changes in manufacturing, engineering and service operations. Assists in developing models, data bases and spreadsheets to analyze data (e.g., statistics, operations research, engineering economics), and provides summary analysis and metrics for consultation to customers (e.g., management, departments, suppliers).
  • Performs moderately complex analysis primarily utilizing Six Sigma concepts related to product design, manufacturing software, engineering projects
  • Guide team of continuous improvement practitioners to support business goals
  • Responsible for lean manufacturing and Six Sigma concepts to reduce rework and variation throughout the companies processes
  • Develop continuous improvement program to sustain operational excellence initiatives
  • Lead and support Kaizen events
  • Lead and motivate a culture of lean thinkers

Your Expertise:

  • BS Business Administration, and/or 2-6 years continuous improvement experience in a manufacturing/operations environment
  • Change agent, driving culture change in a way that engages all employees positively
  • Prior experience interacting with employees to gather data for process improvements, including observing, documenting processes, and collecting data in manufacturing areas.
  • Process modeling
  • Greenbelt certification (blackbelt certification, not required)
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project)
  • Lean, Six Sigma experience, root cause analysis, value stream analysis
  • Demonstrated to have managed and led Kaizen events
  • US Citizen and must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. #LI-AC1