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PROJECT ENGINEER - IOWA CITY, IOWA - Iowa City, IA

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Company Name:TVS Supply Chain Solutions North America, Inc.
Location:Iowa City, IA
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Engineering
Pay:Salary
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Description

Summary/Objective

This position will provide analysis, support, planning, improvement, and implementation of business processes to meet the goals and objectives of the organization. This position will support all TVS North America new business requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Business Development/Account Management to launch and support the develop and implement solutions to meet the requirements of new and existing business
  • Independently identify, lead, and execute Six Sigma / Continual Improvement projects
  • Apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine processes, staff requirements and production standards
  • Organize complex data to drive business decisions
  • Create business plans to justify capital expenditures and process improvement plans
  • Deliver reports and presentations to internal audiences and external audiences, including existing customers and prospects
  • Lead project and implementation teams
  • Lead offsite implementation projects as required
  • Provide training, resources and documentation
  • Oversee and mentor other Industrial Engineering resources providing mentorship, project guidance, training, and knowledge transfer of processes, systems, and lean methodologies.
  • Confer with vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, specifications, service capabilities, and project deliverables

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required in a related technical field or equivalent work experience
  • Master's degree preferred in a related technical field or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of work experience in Industrial Engineering or related Engineering Field
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt preferred
  • Lean manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Supply chain or logistics is a plus

Technical (hard) skills:

  • Strong computer skills; MS Office, Outlook, AutoCAD
  • Microsoft Project experience is a plus
  • Experience working with a Warehouse Management System (WMS) and/or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Knowledge of ISO standards
  • Ability to conduct accurate and descriptive time studies
  • Ability to create and read a process flow chart
  • Formal Lean Training and Certifications are a plus
  • Ability to read dimensional engineering drawings

Critical (soft) skills:

  • High level of initiative
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Works well within a team environment
  • Detail-oriented, adaptable, and able to work independently
  • Strong collaboration and relationship building skills

Physical Requirements

  • Regular exposure to high forklift traffic.
  • 50%/50% office environment/ warehouse environment
  • Warehouse conditions are subject to seasonal temperatures
  • Required PPE: steel-toed shoes and safety glasses, when on warehouse floor

Hours of Work

  • Full-time
  • Typically Monday Friday
  • Schedule flexibility for extended or unplanned work hours is required
  • Some overtime and Saturday work

Travel

  • Ability to travel 30% - 50%
  • Frequent travel between locations in North America is required

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Pay Salaried Position
  • Eligible to participate in the company's benefit package first of the month following 60 days of employment
  • Frequent travel between locations in North America is required


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