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Continuous Improvement Engineer

We are looking for a  Continuous Improvement Engineer who will investigate, source, and develop solutions to issues and optimize our existing processes throughout our contract logistics organization. Are you experienced in using the Six Sigma methodology and act as a lead in projects achieving cost-saving targets, meet agreed project deadlines, and proactively manage customer and stakeholder expectations through different operations and sites within the EMEA region? Let us know by applying for the role of Continuous Improvement Engineer at syncreon.

About the Role

 

How you will contribute

 

  • Lead Six Sigma projects to achieve cost saving targets, meet agreed project deadlines, and proactively manage customer and stakeholder expectations by following the governance process.
  • Ensure the delivery of project benefits through the correct cost tracking mechanisms and continually review by following the governance process.
  • Drive the use of Six Sigma and DMAIC methodology across the business.
  • Apply knowledge and experience of related process and tools, including: Process Mapping, Risk Management, Gate Reviews, Control Plans, Value Steam Maps, 5S, Kaizan, JIT Delivery, Labor Balancing, Capacity studies, Time & Motion studies, AutoCAD, MS Excel, project management, facility and process design, lean manufacturing concepts and material flow engineering, throughout each project.
  • Drive the effective use of project tracking to capture, measure, and monitor status, benefits, and issues of projects.
  • Develop appropriate reports within appropriate systems.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with project sponsors, cross-functional teams, customers, business partners and stakeholders.
  • Design, develop and validate KPIs, scorecards and dashboards for the organization and customers and make recommendations on improvements.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Your Key Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline is required
  • 2-5 years of experience, leading and deploying engineering and Six Sigma projects in logistics, supply chain and/or 3PL industry
  • Six Sigma certification (Green Belt required; Black Belt preferred)
  • Experience in Project Management and utilizing Lean Six Sigma in the successful delivery of cross-functional projects. 
  • Proven record of implementing cost savings projects and directly contributing to financial performance.
  • Able to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to recognize and evaluate problems, determine the best solutions, and able to successfully implement the solution while exhibiting excellent verbal and written communication skills, negotiation ability, and initiative.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work with all levels within the organization, customers, and suppliers.
  • Ability to travel between 50% - 75% with high level of flexibility

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At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.

 

Compensation
syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

 

About syncreon
syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com.

 

Note
Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.


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