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Process Engineer - Lewisville, TX

Date:  Jun 15, 2021
Req ID:  43109
Remote Position:  No
Country:  US
Line of Business:  VSP Optics
Division:  VSP Labs Overhead

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Under limited direction, align with business process leaders across the organization to lead business process improvement initiatives which ensure the organization meets its customer satisfaction and cost reduction goals.

Essential Functions

Responsible for teaching a wide range of core Lean Manufacturing and 6 Sigma tools in both formal and informal settings. This will include hands-on training of management and front-line employees in methods for reducing variation and measurement error 

 

Promotes a continuous improvement minded culture within the laboratory network operation

 

Ensures the product and process improvement with internal and customer requirements and ensures alignment with industry standards

 

Develops processes and procedures and simplifies complex processes to assist the organization in achieving cost saving goals.   Proactively identifies areas to enable the organization’s shift toward process intervention. Oversees the implementation and effective deployment of continuous improvement process and procedure changes.

 

Establish measurable metrics to integrate Lean Manufacturing & 6 Sigma methodologies with business drivers

 

Promotes standardization of quality process and systems within the business

 

Prepares and controls Continuous Improvement related budgets and expenses

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelors of Science in Engineering, or related degree or equivalent experience in Continuous Improvement implementation

 

Certified 6 Sigma or Lean Sigma Black Belt and a Lean Manufacturing practitioner

 

Minimum five years of experience working in a Continuous Improvement capacity 

 

In depth knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principle and tools with the ability to implement these tools in the manufacturing environment

 

Superior knowledge of operations processes, mechanical engineering, data analysis, interpretation, and Continuous Improvement principles

 

Demonstrated experience in training on a wide range of core Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, and SPC tools in both formal and informal settings to all levels of employee

 

Working knowledge of process improvement and problem solving techniques 

 

Demonstrate exceptional negotiation, motivating, planning and, interpersonal and communication skills

 

Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast paced environment

 

Proficiency with Minitab 17, descriptive statistics, word processing, flowcharts, and spreadsheet applications

 

Excellent interpersonal skills to foster cooperation amongst business partners and coordinate internal as well as external resource/workload

 

Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties

 

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Preferred Skills

Certified 6 Sigma or Lean Sigma Black Belt and a Lean Manufacturing practitioner.  

 

Minimum five years experience working in a Continuous Improvement capacity.

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable, lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

 

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Ophthalmic, Lean Six Sigma, Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse, Business Process, Healthcare, Management

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