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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Agility Fuel Solutions

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Lincoln, NE
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Continuous Improvement, driving the energy transformation 
Lincoln, Nebraska, US

Driving the energy transformation is critical to reducing climate change. To limit climate risks, it is necessary to reduce the amount of CO2 released into the atmosphere.

Our C plays an important role in driving that transformation. 

Hexagon Agility, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions, is driving the energy transformation in the transport sector.  Our technology enables hard to decarbonize segments – such as trucks and buses – to move from diesel to cleaner fuel alternatives.

We are looking for an ambitious and driven colleague that wants to work closely with our global CI Team.

To learn more about Hexagon Agility, please visit our website at www.hexagonagility.com


 

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with enterprise business areas at the operational and corporate level to drive process improvements, compliance standards and strategies for consistent, repeatable, and flawless execution
  • Implement Continuous Improvement initiatives to help ensure the continuation of streamlined processes to create a sustainable, lean organization
  • Analyze ambiguous problems utilizing demonstrated proficiency of lean tools such as Value Stream Mapping, standard work, Six Sigma, 5S and other lean tools
  • Manage and lead multiple Continuous Improvement/Industrial Engineering projects with minimal oversight
  • Develop and implement project plans to achieve Future State
  • Leads Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, and other Continuous Improvement activities ensuring projects are done according to budget and timelines
  • Conduct time studies, develop and document work standards, and maximize line balancing to optimize workflow and drive throughput and productivity improvements
  • Develop/implement metrics supporting lean manufacturing philosophy to track process improvements and cost reductions
  • Develop standards for process confirmation using sustainable problem solving
  • Support and executes training of others with focus on lean manufacturing techniques
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
  • Other duties as required and assigned

 

 

Education Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Master’s degree in related Engineering field or MBA preferred, but not required
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of progressive, manufacturing process design and continuous improvement experience
  • Experience in the automotive industry a plus

 

 

Skills and qualifications 

  • Must have strong problem-solving skills and a desire to create solutions
  • Must be efficient and effective in time, quality and cost management
  • Proven experience working on a cross-functional team with strong ability to influence/motivate others to achieve results
  • Must have demonstrated and effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to professionally interact with internal and external customers
  • Prior experience working under tight deadlines with shifting priorities
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions with ability to deal with abstract and concrete variables
  • Proficient in statistical analysis of processes and understands how and when to apply them based on the situation and specific needs
  • Moderation and training skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively with management direction
  • Basic computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, email and web-based navigation

 

 

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock or flammable mixtures.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to reach, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Specific smell ability is required; recognize the smell of various fuels.

 

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Agility Fuel Solutions is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and ensures that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.