Lean Process Engineer
Aberdeen , South Dakota
January 10, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Lean Process Engineer for the Personal Safety Division located in Aberdeen, SD

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Process Engineer will be responsible for initiating and leading projects related to the manufacturing, continuous improvement and development of processes and products related to Personal Safety.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Provides engineering leadership to the Aberdeen plant - Establishes a network of resources and contacts to meet business goals and customer needs
  • Utilizes technical skills to compile and review information to evaluate project scope, equipment specifications and other project requirements
  • Monitors product factory cost and initiates continuous improvement projects
  • Leads and participates in multiple Lean and Six Sigma projects focused on product and quality system improvements
  • Utilizes project management skills to organize and execute projects
  • Supports site and focus factory resources with process improvements
  • Drives understanding of key customer needs and monitors process capabilities
  • Reports project implementation, cost and status to appropriate person

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering and/or Science discipline from an accredited university
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Industrial, and Chemical Engineering; Master's degree a distinct plus
  • Minimum of three (3) years working within a manufacturing and/or process engineering environment
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience with DMAIC and Business Excellence
  • Minimum of three (3) years working with cross-functional teams
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience with Minitab
  • Demonstrated strength in engineering/technical skills
  • Self starter/self directed that leads with high energy and passion
  • Proven track of continuous process improvement
  • Effective facilitation, communication and teaching skills
  • Ability to engage and influence the organization
  • Ability to multi-task and handle large workloads under time constraints
  • Ability to understand and apply analytical and statistics tools
  • Results oriented with strong process and execution skills
Location: Aberdeen, SD
Travel: May include up to 15% [domestic/international]
Relocation: Is authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

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