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thyssenkrupp Presta North America, LLC Operational Excellence Engineer - 800025 in Terre Haute, Indiana

SUMMARY: Responsible for facilitating / organizing / training all tkps and Continuous Improvement activities in the entire plant. Has the responsibility for the implementation, conformity and performance of the process at the respective plant / OU for the tkps Project Planning, tkps Implementation, tkps Program Controlling, tkps Process Standardization, SQDC Shop Floor Management, SMED_Setup Time Management, 5S / TPM_Machine Availability Management, Six-Sigma_Problem Solving process, 6Sigma Training Request and Nomination, 6Sigma Project Assignment, 6Sigma Project Execution and CIP.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Always follow all Company Safety policies and proceduresSupport all safety procedures and initiativesResponsible for facilitating / organizing / training all tkps and Continuous Improvement activities for the entire plant and supporting teamsSupports Production Manager to ensure that all tkps and Continuous Improvement activities are followedChampion employee IDEA programReport current activities or issues with Eschen tkps organization in order to foster synergies and cooperationEnsures project team members and affected departments are informed of any changes or findings that are necessary to their functionEnsures all necessary documentation is updated and posted in a timely mannerEnsures all points assigned to tkps in pre / closing meetings are completeSupports Supplier trainings in regards to tkps and Continuous Improvement methodsMust be able to perform training for production personnel, and continually be available to coachSupports Operations in Scrap and Downtime reduction projects per OPLMaintain tkps roadmap in accordance with current and planned projects and maintain communication with Logistics, Production, Quality, and Process Engineering to have an effective planTravel to customers, Presta plants and suppliers in the U.S., Mexico and Europe when the need arises QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must have very good people / communication skills, and be able to communicate technical ideas to non-technical individuals as well as experts. Exceptional organizational skills are necessary, as many tasks must be handled simultaneously. The best candidate will have the ability to diffuse the resistance to change that is inherent with each project.Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University in Engineering; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Computer and Technology Skills: The successful candidate will be proficient in MS Office applications, QS-Stat or Minitab. SAP, Lotus Notes and Microsoft Project. Effective use of production support software such as ZPoint, LTA, and the Production Database is beneficial.thyssenkrupp Presta North Americais an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly.Our Automotive Technology business is passionate about the automotive industry and produces as well as markets high-tech automotive components worldwide. With over 20,000 employees, we are responsible for the success of this business. Our product and service range includes chassis technologies such as steering and damper systems and the assembly of axle systems as well as powertrain components for conventional and alternative engines. We also develop assembly syst