Jr. Process Improvement Engineer

Requisition Id:  589846


Title:  Jr. Process Improvement Engineer
client: state client
Duration: 12 months
location:  Raleigh,NC


Description:
This position will be part of a team that will optimize business processes using Lean Six Sigma and other tools. Primary emphasis of the position is to do more with less by eliminating non-value-adding work, unevenness, errors, rework, redundancies, variability and lead-time. The engineers will serve as an internal/external consultant who will assist the business in achieving future state business processes. Under the guidance of an internal process improvement engineer, the successful applicant will ultimately serve as a change agent to optimize business processes using Lean Six Sigma tools, events, and methodologies.

The candidates must have hands on experience working with Lean Six Sigma. Candidates the just have the Six Sigma certification but no hands on experience will not be considered.

Engineers will challenge the status quo by seeking to instill a culture of continuous improvement. The candidate will achieve results by explaining complex concepts in a simple manner, quickly evaluating operational pain points, recommending solutions, and managing the resolution to completion. The engineer will influence and foster teamwork in addition to influencing upward, across and down the organizational chart without a direct line of authority. Major responsibilities include coordination and facilitation of business process analysis, modeling, and improvements and project management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Required) and Management Preferences (optional).
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Cross-functional process improvement in business/operations.
  • Intermediate analytical/statistical aptitude.
  • Ability to partner with business clients to implement business process change.
  • Knowledge of best practices and process improvement cycles.

Management Requires: Experience with continuous improvement and process-based programs. Three (3) years process improvement experience using best-in-class Lean Six Sigma methodology. Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt), Business Process Management/Reengineering, or equivalent agency/company/association certification. Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills. One year of project management methodology experience.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Operations Management or any related field from an appropriately accredited institution and two (2) years of experience in process improvement or requirements gathering in an information technology environment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.


Required skills:
  • Experience facilitating six sigma mapping and data collection sessions
  • Cross-functional process improvement in business/operations.
  • Intermediate analytical/statistical aptitude.
  • Ability to partner with business clients to implement business process change.
  • Knowledge of best practices and process improvement cycles.
  • Experience with continuous improvement and process-based programs.
  • Three (3) process improvement experience using best-in-class Lean Six Sigma methodology.
  • Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt), Business Process Management/Reengineering, or equivalent agency/company/association certification.
  • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • One year of project management methodology experience.


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