Dyno Nobel Lean Process Engineer in Carthage, Missouri

Lean Process Engineer

Location: US - MO - Carthage

Job Code: 30004874

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Drive operations efficiency and cost reduction for CAMO site’s competitiveness through strong change leadership and application of Business Excellence tools.

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the Operations Efficiency Manager, you will be the expert in driving operations efficiency and cost reduction for CAMO site’s competitiveness through strong change leadership and application of Business Excellence tools. You will be part of a dynamic team who supports BEx initiatives and ensures participation from all areas of responsibility. Other duties will include:

  • Increase site productivity, partnering with site management team, by implementing standard work, line balancing, and removing bottlenecks.

  • Establish a baseline, develop measures/targets, and improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).

  • Align with the Business Excellence, identify and implement framework and strategy to reduce waste and improve quality, directly impacting the site costs.

  • Use technical know-how for making time studies, material/man/information flows, layouts, etc. for identifying improvements. Lead and/or implement these improvements ensuring controls in place for sustaining results.

  • Employ a hands-on approach to data collection, analysis, recommendations of opportunities, and implementation. Apply Lean and statistical tools for data-driven decisions.

  • Introduce innovative ideas and technologies and be a change agent to effectively implement and sustain.

  • Ensure and/or support compliance with applicable Company HSE Performance Standards, as well as applicable acts and regulations; Support compliance with ISO 9001-2008.

What We’re Looking For:

  • BS Degree or higher in Industrial Engineering or related field, or have a comparative level of experience

  • Six Sigma Black Belt preferred.

  • 5 – 10 years of experience from manufacturing operations, possibly chemical manufacturing.

  • Experience driving Lean Sigma projects for a minimum of 3 years and fluent at training others with these tools

  • Computer literacy in MS Windows. Experience with SAP and Minitab, plus.

  • SAP capability or knowledge desired but not required.

  • Must satisfy the requirements for a "Responsible Person" as defined by the Bureau of Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

  • Strong Problem-Solving skills

  • Ability to independently identify process problems/opportunities, identifies the root cause, and implements solutions.

  • Proven ability to lead LEAN manufacturing within an operation using various metrics and tools

  • Ability to inspire and engage employees with respect to continuous improvement and process changes.

  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and team player

What We Offer:

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days

  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available

  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service

  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

  • Friendly and supportive coworkers

Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.