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Industrial and Continuous Improvement Engineer
Lewisville, TX
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Post Date: 05/18/19 Company: Kuehne + Nagel
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Industrial and Continuous Improvement Engineer - -Lewisville, TX -  req46665



 •   Delivery of DDVSA 6 Week programmes as agreed with Operations and the KNPS National MBB 
 •   Delivery and management with Operations of the project portfolio's resulting from DDVSA activity
 •   Productivity and Quality CI project improvements to a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Standard.
 •   Alignment of projects and CI activity to meet both KNPS Savings targets and Site productivity improvement targets
 •   Management of CI Tracker to ensure savings for sites are validated with financial controllers and data integrity is maintained at all times.
 •   Support to develop productivity management tools (GRIP) within the sites to ensure consistent measurement and monitoring of productivity at process and site level. 
 •   Support operations in the development of KNExcellence levels on site from Green through to Gold (Ownership rests with Operations) 
 •   Working with the National MBB development of the LSS YB and LSS GB portfolio, identifying and developing key individuals
 •   Training LSS GB and YB's within their local community


 •   Educated to degree standard or the equivalent experience 
 •   Certified Lean Six Sigma  or relevant Lean experience (2-4) Lean Six Sigma GB
 •   Contract logistics management experience preferred
 •   Can demonstrate experience as a process improvement delivery specialist
 •   Has experience in delivering Kaizen or Rapid Improvement activities based on Value Stream Mapping preferred 

      Leadership and Behaviours :

 •   Demonstrates a passion for continuous  improvement and the ability to energise and inspire others 
 •   Excellent communication and inter personal skills 
 •   Self starter with ability to work on own initiative
 •   Negotiation skills 
 •   Be able to work well in a fast-paced environment and under stress
 •   Show leadership and motivational capabilities and the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams

      Technical Abilities 

 •   Certified Lean Six Sigma 
 •   Negotiation skills 
 •   Experience in the delivery of lean six sigma and continuous improvement programmes
 •   Can demonstrate a rounded business acumen including P & L management and budgeting 
 •   Advanced skills in MS office tools including Excel, Word, Powerpoint, MS project and MS Visio
 •   An advanced level Minitab user version 14 or above
 •   CAD Drawing software experience preferred

Other requirements 
 •   Willingness to travel within country
 •   English written and oral skills preferred



With over 82,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.


Kuehne Nagel Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, uniform service, protected veteran status or disability, or any characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law with respect to employment opportunities.


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