Arconic Continuous Improvement Engineer in Big Lake, Minnesota
Continuous Improvement Engineer
Business Unit Group:
Engineered Products and Solutions
The CI (Continuous Improvement) Engineer is an expert in continuous improvement processes who teaches and facilitates implementation of standard operational excellence methods and tools to deliver results in throughput, productivity, cost, and inventory and delivery performance.
Lead Operational Excellence using CI principles, tools, methods, and techniques, in direct support of achieving business goals, improved performance, and decreased cost.
Lead the development of manufacturing strategy. Define the current condition of the facility to identify opportunities and create a target condition, with action plans to improve operational and financial results. Utilize Alcoa Hoshin framework to capture and manage execution of the strategic actions.
Provide a plant-wide framework for CI implementation and facilitate the execution of this strategy.
Identify, assess, facilitate, design, and coach implementation of CI methods, techniques, and procedures, including daily management, problem solving, TPM/OEE, 5S, visual management, work design and A3 improvement plans. Use these tools to lead and facilitate continuous improvement.
Lead and coach others in determining specific measures of performance and productivity improvements. Provide training and consultative assistance for all levels of the organization.
Use the ASAT to help identify and implement improvement opportunities, and to assure compliance with corporate expectations.
Liaison with the BU and other plants to bring technology and best practices to the location. Communicate progress and successes within the location and within the business unit.
Maintain, compile, analyze, and report metrics of improvement projects.
Minimum Years of Experience:
Proven results facilitating continuous improvement activity
Strong computer and relationship skills, proficient in Microsoft Office.
Ability to speak and present effectively to personnel at all levels of the organization
Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain Logistics or related discipline from an accredited university
Lean manufacturing experience in aerospace, defense, or automotive industry
Hoshin framework, TPM/OEE, 5S, Kaizen, visual factory management, work design and A3 thinking and improvement plans
Minimum Education Required:
Minimum Travel Required:
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution
Minimum 7 years of continuous improvement experience in a manufacturing environment
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.
Arconic Titanium and Engineered Products