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Top 50 Process Improvement Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Process Improvement Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Process Improvement Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.0% of Process Improvement Engineer resumes contained Process Improvement as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Process Improvement Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These are the most important skills for a Process Improvement Engineer:

1. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Analyzed 'as-is' processes, identified inconsistencies, and generated process improvement solutions.
  • Facilitated numerous process improvement efforts to optimize production cycle times and reduce waste.
  • Lead and participated in major studies and process improvement implementations.
  • Championed Process Improvement workshops relative to improving Continuous Improvement.
  • Developed new machine specifications after completing process improvements 3.
  • Specified and procured process equipment necessary for process improvements.
  • Conducted process improvement projects using 6 sigma methodologies.
  • Worked on various process improvement and quality maintenance projects
  • Conceived and implemented process improvements.
  • Created current state and future state value stream maps (VSM) based on proven Lean/Six Sigma process improvement methods.
  • Trained, Coached and mentored team members in the understanding and application of process improvement tools and methodologies.
  • Led cross-functional teams in business process improvements and training on Six Sigma and Lean tools.
  • Associate working with the US Air Force Civil Engineers on process improvement initiatives.
  • Lead the process improvement projects at the operations center in Dalian, China.
  • Trained 150+ caregivers in project management / process improvement tools and methodologies.
  • Conducted Lean process improvement projects in manufacturing and transactional/service areas.
  • Identified process improvement opportunities to increase production, quality, and safety in extrusion, jet, and baling departments.
  • Worked in an onsite process improvement role in preparation for transition into systems analyst work.
  • Work with Plant Engineering Manager on process improvements & efficiencies.
  • Facilitate daily process improvement within Marshfield Clinic and Lakeview Medical Center.

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2. Sigma

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  • Created the presentations to validate ROI justification using Six Sigma methodology * Eliminated selling process based on price commodity buying.
  • Prioritized resources to meet production schedule requirements utilizing Lean, 5s and Six-Sigma methodologies.
  • Trained personnel at different organizational levels around Lean & Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Lead Lean Six Sigma process improvement initiatives within the engineering organization.
  • Led project teams through structured Lean Six Sigma analysis to identify root causes, make recommendations and successfully deployed solutions.
  • Utilized 6 Sigma and Lean Thinking to develop plans to save $400k over 4 years.
  • Participated with the GCS Lean Sigma project team to reduce referrals across the GCS GIP Platform.
  • Initiated Six Sigma training to physicians, pharmacists and medical staff to reduce medication errors.
  • Developed Lean Six Sigma employee handbook to use as a reference tool for Lean tools.
  • Project Manager for Lean Six Sigma Project in Engineering focused on standard product line processing.
  • Leveraged my knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma to find the sources of variation.
  • Improved business processes using project management, Lean and Six Sigma tools.
  • Educated over 200 Airmen on 6 Sigma and Lean Thinking.
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification and Government Security Clearance.
  • Utilize Six-Sigma and Lean Manufacturing techniques to reduce costs.
  • Implemented Lean Six Sigma tools across production line.
  • Utilized Six Sigma tools to correctly identify issues.
  • Project mentor for Technology based Six Sigma projects.
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certified.
  • Reason for leaving Perdue Farms: Solicited by Dentsply to implement and lead their Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing program.

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3. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Pioneer cost savings initiative, utilizing project management, negotiation and team development skills.
  • Implemented changes and improvements to manufacturing operations and reported any cost savings.
  • Lead departmental efforts to meet yearly cost savings goals ($260K) and report monthly results to Plant Lead Team.
  • Received Annual Evergreen Award for developing and implementing the most cost savings projects (over $250,000) in one year.
  • Designed robust business solutions that led to cost savings of 20% within 1 calendar year of implementation.
  • Lead a 12 month project to provide a one million dollar cost savings over a two year period.
  • Designed a One Piece disposable Pump that produces over $4.00 cost savings & eliminating multiple Assembly problems.
  • Project and managed over 30 process improvement events with a combined cost savings of over $50M.
  • Developed cost savings Project by evaluating 3-Vacuum Pumps by selecting the best Quality & lower cost replacement.
  • Awarded ConAgra Foods Sustainable Development Award and identified over $4M in annual cost savings opportunities.
  • Consolidated shipments with other departments to remain competitive and offer cost savings to our customers.
  • Implemented robotic cells to generate a $170K a year cost savings.
  • Performed economic batch size analysis and drove cost savings of $500K.
  • Lead departmental teams with cost savings initiatives meeting KPI monthly targets.
  • Automated many procedures that produced cost savings, and revenue generation.
  • Project improved site compliance and resulted in significant cost savings.
  • Increased Tetra Pak pump speed, which decreased batch time from 6 hours to 4hours with a cost savings of 1M.
  • Implemented Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) across the machining shop, driving $200K cost savings per year.
  • Improved training of operators increased uptime by 2 hours a shift with a cost savings of 60K annually.
  • Conducted time studies around sanitation activities to reduce sanitation times resulting as much as $100,000 cost savings/annually to company.

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4. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Proposed and implemented a formal cross-functional review process and structure to insure accurate project management and implementation of process excellence groups.
  • Increased engineering projects' focus and efficiency resulting in improved teams' morale by introducing a more project management focused philosophy.
  • Provide project management leadership and implement process improvement initiatives leading to CMMI-DEV Maturity Level 2 and Maturity Level 3 ratings.
  • Demonstrated strong project management and coordination skills supporting supply process improvement projects in both Shale and Conventional sectors.
  • Incorporated project management and process improvement methodologies to establish qualitative and quantitative project objectives.
  • Led cross-functional teams utilizing process improvement and project management tools.
  • Provide project management support to assigned strategic enabler initiatives i.e.
  • Tracked project deliveries using project management tools.
  • Provide project management of strategic enterprise projects.
  • Lead teams in the use of facilitation tools, decision making, project management, and conflict resolution.
  • Worked with corporations of all sizes focusing on professional, technical, manufacturing, and project management staff.
  • Led the implementation of Critical Chain Project Management in the Final Assembly area of the 747 production line.
  • Mentored 16 Green Belts candidates and provided project management support that saved nearly $1M.
  • Team Member toward achievement of Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification.
  • Performed root cause analysis of working delay, project management, inventory control.
  • Provide project management for smaller-scale capital (CER) projects.
  • Project management of three concurrent, critical improvement projects.
  • Project Management of the redesign and transition of the manufacturing facility from 120k Sq, Ft. facility to new 240K Sq.Ft.
  • Support delivery of key Resource Conservation projects by leading the Cap-Ex process and Project Management deliverables.
  • Position Held: IT Process Improvement Specialist, Project Management, Release Coordination and Team Lead.

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5. Kaizen

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  • Participated in several KAIZEN projects; which involve high impact short turn around productivity blitzes.
  • Participate in Kaizen/Lean events to ensure safe and efficient manufacturing operations effective quality system.
  • Facilitated Kaizen events with internal and external customers to improve customer quality outcomes.
  • Facilitate successful Kaizen and rapid improvement process events.
  • Utilized Kaizen, Lean, and statistics tools (later to become part of GE s Six Sigma program).
  • Led Kaizen events in the 747 Gear/Wing assembly shop with improvement in assembly time from 9 days to 6 days.
  • Led one of three Kaizen teams in 2010 to restructure production floor and create three new manufacturing work-cells.
  • Led Kaizen event in 2011 to restructure components warehouse and establish Kan Ban systems to eliminate outages.
  • Demonstrated leadership through Kaizen and Brainstorming events to gain a step change improvement in safety.
  • Served as team leader and facilitator for Lean process improvement projects and Kaizen events.
  • Design and build work station and material handling improvement projects using kaizen methods.
  • Lead KAIZEN teams to increase efficiencies in changeovers and increase productivity.
  • Led Kaizens to address safety and operational concerns.
  • Consult to leadership and lead kaizen events.
  • Led / Participated on kaizen teams.
  • Cost reduction implementation teams.Kaizen events.
  • Led team Kaizen events to streamline batch production into work-cells using Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen and 5S techniques.
  • Performed Kaizen events at Brightstar Miami Operations Center that delivered $750K in savings.
  • Introduce a lean culture through measurements and trainings, such as kaizen events.
  • Led multiple Kaizen events in different work cells within the facility to reduce defects and improv throughput.

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6. Business Requirements

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Here's how Business Requirements is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Gathered business requirements and user requirements for software development and enhancements.
  • Defined and designed reporting business requirements for core operational areas.
  • Write business requirements in collaboration with other business groups.
  • Reviewed business requirements for accuracy and completeness.
  • Led development of process architecture and future state business requirements for Electronic Document Management (EDM).
  • Facilitated, organized, and led meetings with users across functions to capture business requirements.
  • Developed system specifications and business requirements, to include system testing and production implementation for proprietary workflow tool.
  • Create Project Timelines consistent with business requirements.

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7. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Contributed to new CRM user interface redesign implementation utilized by used 8K global customer service representatives.
  • Resolve operational problems to ensure operations efficiency, policy compliance, and customer service.
  • Evaluated patient discharge process and streamlined procedures resulting in improved quality and customer service.
  • Introduced online customer service tools to speed service notifications and retooled billing system.
  • Developed and delivered Customer Service Training Program for newly created Customer Service Department.
  • Maintained professional level of customer service where customers recognized me to my supervisor.
  • Participated in the development of an organization-wide customer service program.
  • Provided education to physician office staff on proper scheduling techniques and opened the lines of communication for better customer service.
  • Project Manager for Lean Six Sigma Project in Customer Service to reduce non value added steps within the Engineering Department.
  • Designed and implemented Business Process Improvement (BPI) projects in all claims processing and customer service areas.
  • Provided support to service lines to identify trends in customer service feedback and action plans for improvement.
  • Worked with Customer Service Reps to reduce production ticket errors as part of Six Sigma initiative.
  • Led Customer Service team to optimize order entry, order processing, and ship-confirming steps.
  • Earned TSA's Customer Service Award in 2006.
  • Project leader of Customer Service Definition team.
  • Selected Highlights: Enabled Customer Service to consolidate data to generate credible reliability metrics through the creation of a tool.
  • Key industries include Healthcare, Customer Service, Defense, Space Station, State and Federal government contracts.
  • Participated and sat on multiple committees that varied from continuous healthcare improvement to customer service.
  • Mowed lawns and maintained existing landscaped areas - Ensure optimal work quality and customer service.
  • Hired as onsite liaison between corporate headquarters and third party customer service call centers.

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8. Audit Procedures

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9. Performance Improvement

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Here's how Performance Improvement is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Assisted in supplier evaluation programs and proactive panel shop assessments including determining root cause for procurement issues and driving performance improvements.
  • Provided support for quality monitoring (QAPI), performance improvement, and educational activities related to performance improvement concepts.
  • Collected and analyzed performance improvement data from clinical and administrative perspectives for reporting to various internal and external end-users.
  • Coordinated, implemented and evaluated the hospital, medical staff and allied health clinical performance improvement activities.
  • Collected performance improvement indicators from designated staff, prepare reports and submit to Director monthly.
  • Project Management of identified Performance Improvement Activities with internal staff members and external providers.
  • Monitored goals and objectives and summarize ongoing data collection outline in performance improvement standards.
  • Explored and developed network of professional colleagues in support of organization-wide performance improvement initiatives.
  • Developed and led performance improvement initiatives to support physician credentialing and performance management.
  • Bolstered the performance management process by developing goals and performance improvement plans.
  • Coordinated, implemented and evaluated medical staff performance improvement activities.
  • Facilitated the Surgical Performance Improvement and Surgical Infection Prevention teams.
  • Review and drive performance improvement related to incident reports.
  • Assisted in the coordination of organizational performance improvement.
  • Attended performance improvement conference calls and meetings to discuss recruiting, budgeting and better practices.
  • Serve as a resource to Hospital staff for appropriate use performance improvement tools and data.
  • Led performance improvement teams to develop processes that would improve patient outcomes and documentation.
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of healthcare data to support program management within Performance Improvement Department.
  • Developed performance improvement guidelines for staff and physicians in a multi-hospital system.
  • Participate in/conduct Performance Improvement activities Assure Performance Improvement Audits and activities are completed in a timely manner.

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10. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Coached 3 managers and 9 supervisors to adopt new management expectations around continuous improvement.
  • Acted as Human Resource/Customer Service liaison for all internal customers and management teams.
  • Shadowed production supervisor and Quality team to identify best practices for quality improvements.
  • Perform ISO internal audits and prepare associated documentation.
  • Developed ISO procedures and inspection process documentation.
  • Act as a liaison for our Legal Team, Senior Leaders, and Executive Management when dealing with confidential matters.
  • Participated in team based cost comparison and supplier selection projects that reduced tractor parts procurement costs by 30%.
  • Create charts and statistical comparisons in order to improve patient safety and satisfaction and follow Joint Commission standards.
  • Trained engineers and supervisors in how to properly use a defect reporting system in all manufacturing areas.
  • Trained as an ISO auditor and conducts periodic audits of various processes and documentation within the plant.
  • Recognized as 'go-to' resource and primary liaison between TSA, DHS, and key stakeholders.
  • Researched, tested and executed the implementation of a company-wide ISO: 9001 management software package.
  • Instituted, at sub-assembly levels, processing checks to identify and isolate special-cause processing noise.
  • Reviewed and improved all Lean Six Sigma ISO procedures to ensure compliance to the standards.
  • Served as the primary liaison between IT Leadership across Ministries for continual process improvement initiatives.
  • Conducted ISO/TS audits and process quality audits and led OSHA auditing and corrective action process
  • Trained managers, supervisors, and area leaders different lean six sigma tools.
  • Developed and delivered Supervisor training to meet state and federal requirements.
  • Worked on development of the Quality Program Plan for the Kistler Reusable Launch Vehicle program, ISO compliant.
  • Create a sustainable, automated, data-driven productivity model Managed the multi-month project in conjunction with the department supervisor.

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11. Value Stream

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Here's how Value Stream is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Value Stream Mapping champion for lean improvement activities across the plant Project responsibility for welding automation cells
  • Facilitated or supported value streams in inpatient care, sitters, pharmacy, Lab, radiology, and clinic access.
  • Value Stream Mapping, Line balancing and establishment of labor standards (MTM UAS Certified) to Improve efficiency.
  • Design and implement process improvement changes using Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma principles for the Household Products Value Stream.
  • Spin, Ergonomic and safety, Lean, 5S, Team Work, Value stream mapping, Prototyping
  • Created and maintained current state value stream map of all aspects of door assembly process.
  • Value Stream mapping of current and future state assembly and 100% leak testing operations.
  • Integrated process mapping and value stream mapping in shipping and production departments to improve productivity.
  • Conducted both training and utilization of Value Stream Mapping or Material Lead Time Analysis.
  • Led value stream projects in order to reduce part movement and ramp up production.
  • Track value stream safety KPI's and develop countermeasures for any gaps.
  • Worked on the Value Stream Mapping, and Daily Accountability Initiatives.
  • Diagnosed high-priority fault using Value Stream Mapping, LabVIEW algorithm updates.
  • Designed Value Stream Map and Department Process Maps.
  • Implement value stream mapping (VSM) and Kaizen events depending on the scope of project.
  • Facilitated workouts, value stream mappings, and Kaizen events throughout the THR System.
  • Designed Value Stream Map with employees and critical suppliers (i.e.
  • Conduct and maintain Value Stream Maps of all Letterkenny processes.
  • Led Training of 53 associates on lean tools Led numerous Kaizen Events slashing non-value added work from existing value streams.
  • Conducted Process Mapping, Value Stream mapping& Kaizen Events.

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12. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Interviewed and collected data from stakeholders across multiple agencies; performed quantitative/qualitative data analysis; developed and validated program requirements.
  • Documented organizational and process structure through value stream mapping; provided data analysis supporting key process design and re-engineering.
  • Managed and improved document control, corrective and preventative action plans and statistical data analysis and review.
  • Participate in developing and implementing data analysis tools to identify issues for improvement identification.
  • Identified process improvement opportunities and used data analysis to efficiently execute projects to completion.
  • Performed data analysis using patient satisfaction data for multiple hospital clients.
  • Conducted qualitative data analysis to determine how to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Recommend personnel decisions based on productivity data analysis and quality measures.
  • Developed and taught classes focusing on process improvement methods and basic data analysis techniques to nurses, managers, and directors.
  • Prepared and presented productivity reports to Management by using trend data analysis, providing a baseline to set monthly bonus goals.
  • Executed data analysis, reports, and presentations for senior leadership.
  • Implement testing procedures, Data Analysis.
  • Perform data analysis on Oracle-derived reports to identify trends and inefficiencies within supply chain/manufacturing.
  • Performed statistical data analysis and process capability using Minitab and SAS
  • Performed data analysis to ensure statistically significant improvements.

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13. Dmaic

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Here's how Dmaic is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Optimized production using DMAIC principles and application of lean manufacturing principles.
  • Utilized Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) independently and as part of DMAIC process when working on all projects.
  • Solved several non-conformance products, by employing DMAIC method to identify root cause and implemented a solution saving over $75K annually
  • Trained staff members in Define/Measure/Analyze/Improve/Control (DMAIC) and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS).
  • Assisted in Green Belt Yield Improvement Project by using the Six Sigma DMAIC methodology.
  • Trained and mentored six sigma yellow belt teams to solve problems using DMAIC methodology.
  • Applied DMAIC methodology and developed a standalone material tracking system in Microsoft Excel.
  • Lead DMAIC Engineering team focusing on waste elimination targeting 25% reduction/department 2015.
  • Conducted complex process improvement projects utilizing Lean Six Sigma (DMAIC) principles.
  • Used DMAIC to ensure that our processes met our customer's expectations.
  • Eliminated all the ergonomic and quality issues using DMAIC approach.
  • Trained salaried resources on DMAIC process and on implementation strategies.
  • Improved pass rate of cleaned mouse boxes from 38% to 77% using DMAIC approach.
  • Use Lean Six sigma approaches DMAIC method to understand the process and develop improvement actions to optimization of transactional processes.
  • Established and facilitated projects using the Define, Measure, Analysis, Improve, Control (DMAIC) process.
  • Assisted in Six Sigma verification for a full production multi-product line through the use of the DMAIC Method.
  • Facilitate Performance Improvement project teams through the DMAIC lifecycle to deliver measurable improvements to key strategic metrics.
  • Oversee prioritization and implementation of Process Improvement projects through the DMAIC and PDCA/A3 methods.
  • Applied Six Sigma tools to obtain re- sults: DMAIC approach.
  • Facilitated cross-functional improvement teams following DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) roadmap.

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14. Key Performance Indicators

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  • Developed key performance indicators metrics / scorecard throughout the company.
  • Identified key performance indicators pertinent to rehab department.
  • Tracked and monitored key performance indicators.
  • Impact: Focus on key performance indicators to improve quality, patient experience, and financial growth.
  • Assist with the development of Key Performance Indicators and metrics supporting our Command Balanced Scorecard.

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15. New Processes

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  • Combined efforts with management for merging accounting functions for company acquisitions to create and document new processes for the Settlement team.
  • Perform interviews with process owners and managers to assist them with initiating new processes or revise and document existing processes.
  • Assisted in planning and controlling implementation of new processes across all projects, including the creation of training materials.
  • Worked with implementation teams on new software products to ensure the new processes were efficient and thoroughly documented.
  • Assist with the development and training of staff members on standard work, new processes and products.
  • Evaluate business process gaps and establish new processes to ensure alignment with business goals.
  • Project management to include design, project planning, implementation of solutions/new processes.
  • Assisted in training specific users on new processes associated with web based applications.
  • Facilitated Failure mode effects analysis for new processes and planned high risk events.
  • Monitor the use of new processes, and modifying processes for optimum efficiency.
  • Designed new processes in order to drive improvement throughout the organization.
  • Authored new processes and procedures, training team members as needed.
  • Created new processes to expedite the audits of problem accounts
  • Project lead to implement new processes and procedures.
  • Developed/implemented new processes based on industry best practices to remediate Internal Audit report findings (Financial, Operational and FCPA)
  • Designed 3 honing machines in Unigraphics to reduce production costs 20% incorporating the new processes in newly formatted cells.
  • Directed start-up of all 8-18" assets including new processes in a reduced timeframe.
  • Lead cross-functional teams through Kaizen events to improve existing and define new processes.
  • Conducted instructor-led training of new processes, procedures and workflows.

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  • Analyze statistical data to improve machine performance, product quality and identify component failure.
  • Established quantitative objectives for increasing software product quality and meeting development schedules.
  • Performed inspections to ensure product quality and conformity to company standards.
  • Managed the Continuous Improvement Team for Process and Product Quality Assurance (PPQA) to accomplish goals defined by the charter.
  • Conducted system, process/product audits according to established software development lifecycles to assure process maturity/product quality.
  • Engineer Equipment and process design for production and testing of product, in accordance to specifications for product quality and capacity.
  • Developed product lines and maintained product quality for Milliken Textured Yarn's outside sales accounts and internal woven fabric plants.
  • Advanced & implemented auditing process for Brazilian OEM onsite equipment inspection to drive product quality and production process.

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  • Provided company-wide leadership for optimal utilization of a Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) across 29 domestic manufacturing facilities.
  • Lead harvest ovens Burner Management System project to improve drying operation and reliability.
  • Initiated document change and design controls using Compliant-Pro, SpineFrontier Quality Management System.
  • Led vendor relationship management for an order management system project.
  • Developed inventory analysis and inventory management systems.
  • Developed improved site document management system which delivered over 400 operator data forms driving an 80% reduction form management time.
  • Train workforce on Quality Management Systems, Inventory Management, Work Instructions, Job Instructions and Team Performance Disciplines.
  • Determined the processes needed to meet the objectives and policies to produce the Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Traveled >75% in order to conduct end-to-end processes involved in new management system implementation and adaptation.
  • Collaborated with other site engineers to help configure the Manhattan Labor Management System for the Florence distribution center.
  • Implemented company specifications, standards, and Quality Management System (QMS) for quality assurance and controls.
  • Created a Power Management System that resulted in a 25% savings in monthly utility costs.
  • Developed effective changes in the order management system that resulted in savings over $100K.
  • Implemented an Autonomous Management system across 3 Gatorade lines which improved the C.I.L.T.
  • Coordinated and implemented an ISO 9002 Quality Management System.
  • Audited ISO 9000 and 14001 Management Systems
  • Proposed, developed, implemented, and maintained Quality Management System (QMS), CMM Level 2 compliant.
  • Define errors in the contract management system and recommend solutions File online appeals for overpaid and underpaid claims.
  • Process invoices in the order management system, assign workflows and ensure accuracy.
  • Evaluated, improved & optimized the Qmatic queuing management system.

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18. Statistical Process Control

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Here's how Statistical Process Control is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Collected, analyzed and performed statistical process control techniques in projects data to make decision on critical process improvement activities.
  • Participated in ISO 9001 certification resulting in the formulation of a statistical process control procedure.
  • Engaged in statistical process control (SPC) to establish a baseline, and then monitor production processing for low-yield parts.
  • Used measurement systems analysis and experimental design, and implemented statistical process control to reduce rework by 40%.
  • Introduced and implemented statistical process controls to rotary lathe, veneer dryers, and veneer slicing operations.
  • Reduced overall thickness variance in rotary veneer by 40 percent through the implementation of statistical process controls.
  • Develop statistical process controls to identify process efficiency, scrap rates, and FTT contribution.
  • Applied the Six Sigma Methodology (DMAIC) and Statistical Process Control (SPC).
  • Adopted Statistical Process Control improving product test yield from 95% to 99.5%
  • Used Statistical Process Control techniques for improving paper yield.
  • Developed Statistical Process Control (S.P.C.)
  • Subject matter expert for statistical process control tools and Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

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  • Examine department and enterprise practices/processes and develop plans of action to streamline operations and implement CMMI and other methodologies.
  • Coordinated with the Network Enterprise Center representative to ensure proper access was given to authorized office personnel.
  • Created and maintained positive relationships with workers using interpersonal skills.
  • Developed Proposal for Enterprise Performance Improvement implementation.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints and job orders in order to construct templates and lay out reference points for workers.
  • Identify and implement process improvements across the enterprise to allow for more streamlined and efficient delivery of service.
  • Conducted enterprise-wide gap analyses for CMMI, AS9110, ISO 9001, and emerging standards.
  • Lead the ITSM and SharePoint implementation Projects to support ITIL 3.0 Services for the Enterprise.
  • Generated pick lists, packing lists and relieved inventory in our ERP system.
  • Provided direction to process improvement initiatives for IT Services across the enterprise.
  • Managed training and metrics projects for new Enterprise Facilities Maintenance System.
  • Train and mentor new and current employees on the ERP system.
  • Led Lean Sigma start up for Enterprise IT.
  • Prioritize enterprise projects to meet business strategic goals.
  • Project Manager for Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management Feasibility Study.
  • Manage plant productivity budget by developing projects, entering and tracking in productivity database (Enterprise Track/Instantis).
  • Utilized Microsoft Visio to create the flow charts and Microsoft PowerPoint to present the findings.
  • Improved use of their Lawson ERP by documenting and implementing best industry practices.
  • Created, implemented and maintained Enterprise Wide Surgical Outlook reports for Surg.
  • Help develop a repository for capturing IT Architect Enterprise level Process Maps.

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  • Oversee and specify design and purchase of production tooling, raw materials, components, create BOM and work instructions.
  • Designed and developed a solution to check fraud in purchase orders in view of illegal accounting of raw materials.
  • Implemented new electronic inventory system for tracking all raw materials, which supply entire spinning site.
  • Managed carpet manufacturing quality issues, incoming chemicals, and raw materials for Live Oak Complex.
  • Lead and coordinate all trials of process improvement, raw materials and new products.

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  • Applied systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues during new product development.
  • Provided ownership for new product development for certain business units.
  • Project was part of a business-driven new product development and commercialization program, involving process scale-up from previous pilot scale tests.
  • Created cross functional process map defining new product development process for global new product introductions.
  • Participated in New Product Development staff meetings and created a new product development process.
  • Serve as Plant Technical Lead/Coordinator for New Product Development projects.
  • Work with New Product Development (NPD) teams to launch products from preproduction to full production.

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  • Delivered measurable improvements in efficiency, data collection accuracy, and timeliness after launching a time management system.
  • Developed online reporting tools to standardize and enhance data collection to drive performance improvement.
  • Conducted a very detailed data collection and statistical analysis.
  • Standardized data collection and analysis of yield correlation tests to enable immediate failure response and early detection based on trends.
  • Implemented an automated production data collection system to make visible the components of OEE to manufacturing and packing operations.
  • Trouble shot system problems and conducted dryer analysis and trained Shop Floor Data Collection operations users.
  • Serve as a resource person for the overall quality program relating to data collection methodologies.
  • Supervised the 5 Star Associate Satisfaction Survey data collection and analysis.
  • Assisted and managed data collection, maintenance, and submission via comparative database for quality indicators on a quarterly basis.

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  • Consolidated various metric parameters, analyzed trends, identified improvement opportunities, and developed corrective/preventative action plans to drive improved performance.
  • Analyzed business processes not performing to desired expectations and developed corrective action plans to meet and exceed business strategic plans.
  • Participated in the development and modification of strategic and action plans to guide the implementation of safety management programs.
  • Developed and implemented strategic action plans to further increase process optimization on site.
  • Developed and maintained project documentation; monitored corrective action plans for progress.
  • Guided LNG Operations towards full compliance using sound controls, engineering practices, and Action Plans to address any deficiencies.
  • Conduct Tree Flag analysis on a weekly basis to determine Line Performance and create action plans for improvements.
  • Developed and taught classes on developing and using action plans effectively to nurses and nurse managers.
  • Coordinated responses for Corrective Action Plans, inquiries, follow-up, reporting and any other requests.
  • Evaluated action plans with hospital departments and medical staff to assure compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Provided the management with necessary action plans to monitor to maintain the improvements.
  • Assisted with development and implementation of action plans resulting from survey findings.
  • Managed continuous improvement, corrective, preventive action plans.
  • Investigate production issues and determine corrective action plans.

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24. Corrective Action

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  • Conducted investigations, developed and implemented corrective actions for incidents and accidents that occur on site.
  • Maintain ISO 9002 procedure manuals by updating specifications and performing required corrective actions.
  • Participated in Corrective Action Implementation team and performed weekly floor audits to find and eliminate potential issues in the quality system.
  • Monitor all agent performance and ensure coaching, training and corrective actions when necessary, are given in timely manner.
  • Lead various Corrective Action / Preventative Action (CAPA) plans to promote production fluidity and maximize departmental throughput.
  • Reported Daily to the Plant Manager about the status (Root Cause Analysis & Corrective Action).
  • Report findings to cross functional team, propose and implement corrective actions and verify corrective action effectiveness.
  • Investigated lost product and safety incidents to identify the root cause and determine permanent corrective action.
  • Utilized proven process improvement tools such as SWOT Analysis & Six Sigma in implementing corrective action.
  • Resolved the corrective actions that resulted from the audit by updating the PPQA process documentation accordingly.
  • Support Corrective Action Program (CAP), Observation, and Self-Assessment.
  • Identified, documented, and tracked any resulting corrective actions to closure.
  • Coordinated with customers and suppliers on corrective actions for quality problems.
  • Presented corrective actions to leadership team.
  • Authored CAPA corrections and corrective actions.
  • Take corrective action as required.
  • Implemented proactive and irreversible corrective actions to prevent customer complaint reoccurrence.
  • Implemented Quality Improvement Committee workplan, corrective actions, and any other recommended action by the committee.
  • Coordinated with engineering department to reduce corrective action backlog and address INPO AFIs.
  • Trained team on developing corrective action plans to continually improve output.

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25. Process Flow

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  • Developed a detailed process flow and supporting documentation for controlling content development in multiple remote sites.
  • Identified and researched business process improvement opportunities gained from interviews and analysis of process flow models.
  • Documented process flows and developed requirements for functional improvements and enhancements.
  • Revamped existing deliverable process flows across program effectively utilizing available resources.
  • Initiated process flows for two major implementation projects simultaneously.
  • Established Manufacturing process flow and work instructions.
  • Develop validation master plans and protocols (IQ, OQ, PQ), process flow diagrams, and test cases.
  • Applied lean tools such as Cause and Effect diagram, Project charter, Process Flow and Process Monitoring.
  • Design data flow, process flow and business flow graphics of newly designed processes and procedures.
  • Obtained competitive quotes for new equipment, oversaw new equipment installation and process flow.
  • Recruited to maintain process time studies, production standards and process flow charts.
  • Maintain and update documentation of process overviews, details and process flows.
  • Interviewed workers and observed process flows, to make recommendations for improvements.
  • Determined the design parameters, process flows and managed construction contractors.
  • Apply statistical analysis of data for review to process flow.
  • Design and implement process flow for Software Change Control.
  • Implemented standard work and process flow.
  • Reduced redundancies in a process flow.
  • Mapped process flows (Visio) for over thirty unique processes within one department to support re-platforming of essential systems.
  • Improved process flow by redesigning Inventory layout of value added materials using Kanban system and 5S.

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  • Produced a 40% risk reduction plan by leading a seed process FMEA risk assessment and mitigation project.
  • Provided Quality information to engineering teams and trained in Process Capability, FMEA, DFMEA, Six-sigma analysis.
  • Led product design review and FMEA Teams for new products with sales of $1.5M/yr.
  • Develop in partnership the control plan and FMEA for the new lenses lines.
  • Developed robust manufacturing process using PFMEA technique at total 92 vendors.
  • Develop and maintain work instructions, PFMEA, Control Plans.
  • Executed a DMAIC project using FMEA, SPC, and FMEA, ANOVA, hypothesis testing, & more Six-sigma tools.
  • Root cause analysis using Value Stream Mapping, FMEA, VOC and Ishikawa diagram.
  • Train production operators on SPC, Customer returns, FMEA, and Kaizen.

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  • Co-facilitated the Quality Management Board to analyze and approve process enhancements toward pursuit of CMMI Maturity Level 3.
  • Developed organizational tools and templates to guide project teams in implementing organization's CMMI-based framework.
  • Developed new policies, processes, procedures and training materials for process areas as part of the company transition to CMMI.
  • Defined and developed quality processes and standards in alignment with Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) - Development v1.3.
  • Mentored six projects to ensure that they defined, documented, and adhered to organization's CMMI-based framework.
  • Developed and updated CMMI checklists that align with the development model to perform evaluations for model compliance.
  • Conducted informal and successful formal Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI) appraisals.
  • Involved in the final, successful stages of the CMMI effort to obtain Maturity Level 5.
  • Developed and utilized expert level skills with CMMI models in order to build a process database.
  • Served on appraisal team of Requirement Development and Risk Management CL3 CMMI appraisal.
  • Recruited to assist company in acquiring CMMI Level 2 maturity through the SEI.
  • Tailored instances to fulfill CMMI Level 2 and 3 compliance
  • Appraised project documentation using CMMI Maturity Level 3 principles.
  • Supported efforts to achieve CMMI Maturity Level of 3.
  • Incorporated ISO and CMMI best practices.
  • Established Process/Requirements Traceability Matrix, Standard Process Template elements, and CMMI/Process database in support of major US government program.
  • Reviewed and edited technical documentation, and developed and maintained a repository of information and templates for required CMMI documentation.
  • Developed CMMI models to create a business process database that resulted in cost-effective traceability analysis.
  • Prepared required materials and scheduled trainings/interviews for 90+ participants during the CMMI SCAMPI Appraisal effort.
  • Provided guidance to software project teams on using SEI CMMI to develop compliant projects.

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  • Participated in the Texas Medical Foundation performance improvement plan for healthcare facilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Invited to locations throughout the U.S. and Canada to address and consult on the innovative advantages of Lean in Healthcare.
  • Attended the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative s Perfecting Patient Care University, learning the application of Lean in healthcare.
  • Educated staff on Lean Principles in Healthcare, RPI Workshop Facilitation, and Error Prevention Skills.
  • Presented final gap analysis to staff, leadership and Institute for Healthcare Improvement Vice President.
  • Lead performance improvement activities to implement lean healthcare and improve the patient experience.
  • Earned Healthcare Reform STAR award (2014) for exceptional performance.
  • Facilitate lean healthcare training for all hospital employees.
  • Collaborated with leaders/departments and frontline employees to transform pediatric healthcare.

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29. Production Process

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  • Monitored production processes and revised manufacturing procedures to ensure safe, timely and efficient manufacture of products.
  • Balanced and optimized production process to produce 40% improvement in productivity.
  • Implemented validations, improvements of production process and chemical system.
  • Generated Corrective and Preventive Action Plans (CAPA) for manufacturing production processes in support of internal/external quality processes.
  • Ensured that production processes and practices are capable of consistently delivering high quality product.
  • Designed experiments to analyze changes in the production process.
  • Mapped and standardized over 60 production processes Reduced scrap material by over 400% totaling approximately $500/ week in waste reduction
  • Process Improvement: responsable of improving the production process and assembly of the anti-seismic walls.

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  • Assisted project planning in determining material availability, engineering specifications, construction, and testing dates on technical support line.
  • Reduced operation downtime by 32% by providing timely resolution of complex manufacturing problems and providing technical support to personnel.
  • Provided technical support to operations and engineering services during nights and weekends relating to process or control system issues
  • Provide technical support for non-conformance issues, generating root cause analysis reports and corrective action identification.
  • Provide technical support and process improvement feedback information to the engineers.
  • Provided technical support to maintenance staff and machine operators.
  • Provided technical support for assembly and manufacturing areas.
  • Provide technical support to management and manufacturing.
  • Provide technical support to sales/service.
  • Provide technical support for future laser projects as well as training for GE personal, who work with the lasers.
  • Provided trouble shooting expertise, root cause analysis training, and technical support to the beverage manufacturing facility.
  • Provided technical support to manufacturing teams and field sales engineers for smooth negotiations and execution of orders.
  • Led projects and plant technical support for innovation, renovation and cost-savings activities.
  • Provide technical support for existing dashboards, databases and other support tools.
  • Provide technical support to the outdoor and consumer product assembly lines.
  • Provide daily, hands-on technical support to the line.
  • Trained a small team to manage technical support.
  • Provided product line technical support for various MCCB lines in Arecibo, PR.
  • Provided technical support during unit's shutdowns and startup activities.
  • Direct technical support on IQ/OQ/PQ for the Validation area.

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31. Kanban

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  • Created visual board system of KANBAN cards to track WIP and to reduce WIP inventory.
  • Redesigned spare parts delivery system utilizing Kanban signal cards, which led to zero downtime due to parts availability.
  • Established a Kanban, effectively reducing part delivery time by 70% and product defects by 50%.
  • Reduced the annual Work-In-Process holding costs by $10000 with the implementation of a Single-card Kanban system.
  • Implemented Kanban system that resulted in a 10% improvement in manufacturing throughput.
  • Created automated Excel workbooks to act as lead boards and Kanban systems.
  • Established two mixed model, kanban pull systems.

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  • Maintained and updated Microsoft SharePoint Portal website for dissemination of processes, policies and training materials.
  • Devised a solution to connect real-time data from across legacy systems to a more user-friendly SharePoint site.
  • Moved cost savings reporting process from various sources (paper, PDF and Excel) to SharePoint.
  • Designed and developed the Performance Excellence SharePoint site in conjunction with the JPS Quality Division.
  • Lead the migration of process asset library (PAL) to SharePoint based solution.
  • Transformed a set of complex requirements into a SharePoint Designer/MS Access solution.
  • Created and managed SharePoint sites for teams to collaborate on the work.
  • Strengthen processes via the use of SharePoint awareness and adoption.
  • Developed, organized and maintained resources in SharePoint resource page.
  • Build and maintain AJW-145 SharePoint web pages.
  • Embedded Tableau views in to SharePoint Analyzed the source data and handled efficiently by modifying the data types.
  • Work performed: Served as PM for the launching of GK's internal SharePoint site.
  • Led the project for the development of a corrective/preventive actions system using SharePoint 2010.
  • Created approval workflows for different groups on SharePoint Designer.

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  • Support All 6 Production Lines with TPM principles, FI (focused improvement) problem solving tools, capital project.
  • Train hourly staff on Lean Manufacturing Principles focusing on Root Cause Problem Solving, Visual Management and TPM.
  • Served as member of plant team which was awarded JIPM TPM Award of Excellence in 2001.
  • Manage the activities of Safety, planning, scheduling and execution of TPM program.
  • Trained and implemented formal 5S and TPM programs in 5 press Aluminum Extrusion plant.
  • Focused Improvement Leader for site in TPM (Total Productive Maintenance).
  • Created several Visualization boards to assist in TPM/PM and Production Improvements.
  • Aided TPM Coordinator in TPM function for two manufacturing facilities.
  • Perform root cause investigations for TPM and CAPA processes.
  • Implemented TPM methodology of working at 25 vendors.
  • Delivered a 62% reduction in pre-form loss downtime on our bottle line through the use of LSS and TPM tools.
  • Head of QM pillar from 8 pillars of TPM for RE60 Received award for Excellent Daily Work Management for 2013.
  • Provided leadership and accountability, as well as onsite leadership and guidance to a TPM Team.
  • Implemented the Company's first CMMS (eMaint x3) while simultaneously introducing TPM standards.
  • Implemented TPM for Etch Room machines complying with ACE Goldrequirements.
  • Implemented TPM on 2 plants in Novi - simultaneously.

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  • Designed, evaluated and enhanced corporate training programs to maximize revenue goals and improve employee skill development supporting corporate solutions.
  • Developed, delivered and evaluated various training programs for all levels to assist in associate professional development.
  • Revised, organized, coordinated and delivered statistical training programs.
  • Participate in internal or external training programs to maintain knowledge of validation principles, industry trends, or novel technologies.
  • Developed company's Quality infrastructure, including Training Programs to comply with FDA and EPA regulations.
  • Designed and instructed training programs in Total Quality Management, SPC and problem solving.
  • Map out training plans, design and develop training programs.
  • Manage training programs for finishing department staff.
  • Developed instructional objectives for department and institutional safety training programs Coordinated professional development plans with employees in Environmental Health and Safety.
  • Developed training programs and user manuals for all of Compuware's applications.

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  • Project manager or team member for Management approved process or product improvement projects.
  • Investigate and Cost-Analyze new and used manufacturing equipment.
  • Implemented standard work process in the department to improve communication between therapy disciplines, staff cross coverage and elimination of errors.
  • Completed training for Green Belt Certification with Operational Excellence group and working on project to address scheduling issues.
  • Set up SAFAN's e-BRAKE jobs by uploading the matching AutoPOL sheet metal bend sequence simulation.
  • Solved daily ECR's (Engineer Change Requests) using MQ1's Quality Management software.
  • Quantified process times for over 180 different products, allowing for automated scheduling of production.
  • E-mailed any scheduling changes or new problem solutions to the Engineering or Scheduling department.
  • Supervised unionized Team Leaders and Team Members on a progressive die stamping line.
  • Develop tables, tools and templates for monitoring internal and external customer performance.
  • Changed or updated the destination for a certain job with JobBOSS Workstation Driver.
  • Led a total rewards virtual training to a group of 120+ global managers.
  • Write or modify work instructions and train employees for new or improved processes.
  • Fabricate, machine, weld, and assemble designs per approved specifications.
  • Designed steel framing parts and rails for architectural purposes.
  • Analyze production and process capabilities per demand flow principles.
  • Instill and maintain LEAN practices.
  • Write or modify PLC programs.
  • Used AutoPOL G2 to unfold and simulate Solidworks' sheet metal press brake model drawings based on the customer's prints.
  • Design and fabricate work cells, assembly fixturing, and testing equipment per LEAN Manufacturing principles.

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36. Process Maps

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  • Created process maps entailing the organizations internal and external functions.
  • Developed business process maps for medical management department.
  • Documented 150+ detailed process maps for highly complex cross functional processes to ensure repeatable and stable process baselines.
  • Created as-is/to-be process maps, test scripts, and training manuals for business personnel.
  • Documented current and future state process maps.
  • Documented 50+ internal processes in Value Stream Maps and process maps, utilizing iGrafx and Visio.

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  • Provided long-term strategic and change management consultation, identified potential performance and operational inefficiencies and provided recommendations for process changes.
  • Developed process mapping of all licensing process to determine required system and process changes to maximize efficiency.
  • Assigned to data collection and development/implementation of process changes for quality improvement, and waste reduction.
  • Recommend and implement process changes to improve efficiency and uniformity.
  • Communicated and documented process changes to associates.
  • Performed document assessments on standard operating documentation, but not limited to document changes, system changes, and process changes.
  • Communicated process changes resulting from improvement projects to 30+ departments across eight sites, including product support and operations business units.
  • Implemented process changes for IEC-60601 and UL compliance for electrical stretchers by updating work instructions, PFMEA and controls plans.
  • Implemented new product and chemical processes into the manufacturing plant and trained production associates in process changes and control.
  • Updated checklists used to evaluate hardware, systems and software development activities to maintain consistency with engineering process changes.
  • TEAM LEADER, PROCESS IMPROVEMENT ENGINEER Collaborated on internal audits and informed hourly associates on procedure and process changes.
  • Resulted in the implementation of over seven new processes and process changes, with significant cost and quality savings.
  • Streamlined engineered labor standards for bread driver process changes and quantified the impact towards the bottom line.
  • Evaluate, plan, develop, and implement process changes to improve productivity and efficiency.
  • Trained 400+ purchasing agents on policies and spending compliance reviews / process changes as needed.
  • Recommend process changes to correct and improve product delivery, quality and reduce production costs.
  • Conducted workshops & Training sessions educating employees on newly implemented processes & process changes.
  • Managed and controlled process changes and implementation of new machinery on site.
  • Suggested process changes and presented the efficiency of future model.

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38. Capital Projects

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  • Conducted process scope development for capital projects -Reviewed proposed capital work for technical feasibility.
  • Assist with process development improvements and implementation of various capital projects.
  • Implemented capital projects and provided technical support to batch manufacturing processes.
  • Completed numerous Small Capital Projects leading to safety and operational improvements.
  • Provided capital budget coordination and manufacturing representative support on capital projects
  • Managed capital projects and process improvement initiatives.
  • Developed and tracked annual and variable budgets for Supply Chain areas and used financial information to help justify capital projects.
  • Prepare business cases and capital projects; calculate savings & return on investments for projects within plant.
  • Complete small capital projects through scope development and execution of small projects.
  • Resourced personnel for the completion of multiple capital projects.
  • Served as project leader small capital projects.
  • Support capital projects with equipment design, specifications selection and post commissioning capability validation.

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  • Advance QA by encouraging cross-functional teams to increase transparency and communication while supporting efficient implementation of operating procedures and processes.
  • Completed internal document/deliverable assessments * Project Lead for QA review of a DEA time-tracking and labor management software application.
  • Coordinate QA activities, process management/improvement, and operations analysis.
  • Support Production, QA, Maintenance, Purchasing and Accounting needs by developing and maintaining accurate process standard databases.
  • Executed AMT Assistant test scripts in the Development, QA, and UAT environments to verify application functionality.
  • Performed Quality Assurance (QA), Project Work Statement (PWS), and contract compliance reviews.
  • Supervised a team of 4 project coordinators and 1 QA analyst that supported Epic front end applications
  • Maintained and updated the PPQA process documentation based off of process usage and external evaluations.
  • Provided support Customer & Supplier QA as needed, including customer and supplier quality agreements.
  • Developed and documented SQE processes that successfully met the SQA key process area requirements.
  • Facilitated the change from a QA based program to a PI based program.
  • Support development of process, QA, and QC for the ASR-9 (FAA Radar System).
  • Implemented Compuware's QA Load application suite to identify application performance while conducting load/stress testing.
  • Represented Infineon Technologies, Virginia in the Global QA Summit to present the Virginia plant's performance.
  • Lead QA and QC on new and enhanced unit-based patient care processes and measures
  • Developed and monitored QA/QI programs CPT and ICD-9 coding
  • Edit and Maintain New and Old Process QA Models 3.

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  • Analyzed divisional quality and productivity performance trends, identified areas of improvement, identified performance gaps and performed divisional needs assessments.
  • Performed plant layout (AUTOCAD) and ergonomic work design (Work design used as example by Division Ergonomics Specialist).
  • Fostered an inclusive environment where individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.
  • Established strategic quality procedures, measures, and management reports for a $40M division that supplies the automotive industry.
  • Developed the FI and PM Leader roles for the division's 1st self-directed team of hourly employees.
  • Appointed to this newly created position for Maxim's home care division after entering CIA/DPA agreement.
  • Organized Cross Functional Audit and Regulation Compliance Team for 12 Plants in the Division.
  • Expanded the team to include 3 junior systems administrators under my direct supervision.
  • Inspected PCB surface mount components and ROBOTIC soldering operations with Vision systems.
  • Performed operator training and ensured smooth transition from old to new revision.
  • Worked on cross functional team to lead division s operational improvements.
  • Promoted efficient work flow in the entire tractor assembly division.
  • Prepare period quality charts for division plant managers' meeting.
  • Change Control for revision of Spacecraft via ECR /ECN.
  • Created Annual Strategic Plans for division.
  • Managed division-wide process improvement projects utilizing DMAIC approach from inception to completion in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Developed and delivered senior management presentations using Microsoft Power Point, Visio and PPM software.
  • Utilized Microsoft Office Visio to create map processes within the Division and ensure uniformity.
  • Work with Visio Software to map current process, and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Conducted internal audits of company divisions using CMMI-Dev and ISO 9001 standards.

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  • Developed detailed construction drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Develop Architectural Layouts using AutoCad for Admissions and Radiology departments based upon patient and staff work flow.
  • Measured and Redesigned entire floor structure of Shaw's Plant 6D in AutoCAD
  • Surveyed company warehouses; designed new layouts using Excel and AutoCAD.
  • Updated plant layouts on AutoCAD to new plant designs.
  • Provided layout recommendations utilizing AutoCAD for hardware placement and workflow visualization.
  • Train end users on the Autodesk family of products including Inventor, AutoCAD & Data Management solutions.
  • Calculated the workspace requirements and redesign strategies to utilize the workspace efficiency by changed layout using AutoCAD to reduced movement time.

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42. OEE

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  • Introduced the corporation to OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and implemented use in daily production reporting for 10 batching/filling lines.
  • Used DMAIC tools to improve machine capabilities to improve OEE by improving maintenance reliability and optimizing machine parameters.
  • Design and analysis of key performance metrics like OEE, Equipment Downtime and First time through.
  • Implemented Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metric in the manufacturing and packaging areas equipment.
  • Implemented Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) improvement across the machining Dept.
  • Developed enhanced PM programs that increased Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
  • Reduced product cost 4%, Increased OEE 5%, tool utilization 8%, and Chute yield 4%.
  • Implement OEE metric to know base line (55%) and define target (75%).
  • Coach Operation on using Lean Tools: Waste identification, 5S, KPIs, Visual Performance Management, RCPS, OEE.

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  • Reduced severe service disruptions and improved run-times through identification and implementation of operational improvements to the environment.
  • Co-facilitated/Implemented new Performance Management initiatives, through the Individual Performance Enhancement training programs.
  • Increased a critical customer measure from a 65% satisfaction level to 80% through process mapping and implementing standardized work.
  • Supported the Employee Transition Program through one on one career counseling sessions, Resume Writing and Computer Based training classes.
  • Programmed and ran parts through the shop's newest Press Brakes and fixed any dimensional, tolerance or bending issues.
  • Executed employee data reports and conducted daily audits to identify discrepancies and optimize HR practices by making suggestions for improvement.
  • Perform medical chart reviews and time lined events in chronological order for Physician Peer and Sentinel Event reviews.
  • Implemented Excel based dynamic reports that were linked to the database through pivot tables.
  • Created attendance Calendar that is used by all leads and Supervisors throughout manufacturing.
  • Measured transfer of learning through various assessment techniques.
  • Identify and create standard processes throughout the organization.
  • Developed and implemented a template to streamline operating procedures throughout manufacturing area which led to a reduction in non-conformances.
  • Monitor, trend, analyze and evaluate the implementation of the systemic performance improvement efforts throughout the Maricopa County Provider Network.
  • Designed and implemented a Kanban system for consumable inventory which has been implemented throughout the shop.
  • Conduct processing and audits of accounts payable and expenses utilizing Chrono Scan/Palette and NetSuite.
  • Reduced inventory by [ ] in manufacturing test operations through Lean Sigma Implementation.
  • Worked to improve the local communities through programs mandated and organized by M.A.N.
  • Conducted trials and pushed through the conversion from 100 ga. shrink film to 75 ga. film, saving $70K annually.
  • Led sustainable process improvements and projects through the use of Six Sigma (DMAIC methodology, Kaizen events).
  • Researched Meaningful Use of EHR technology by CMS, Predictive Modeling for 30-days Hospital Readmissions and Healthcare Analytical tools.

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44. Minitab

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  • Conducted project members training on Minitab statistical software.
  • Used Minitab to analyze statistical data.
  • Provided monthly Dashboards for management, using Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, and Minitab.

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45. DOE

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  • Utilized Six Sigma tools such as DOE, MSA's, and hypothesis testing to drive business decisions to reduce variation.
  • Experience and knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE) and Risk Analysis techniques such as RCM and RCFA.
  • Executed line trials, Design of Experiments (DOE) and determine critical process parameters.
  • Assisted computer groups to computerize SPC and DOE applications.
  • Experience with Design of Experiments (DOE).
  • Used DOE processes to improve production results.
  • Performed Design of Experiments (DoE) using Minitab 16 and analyzed various process parameters.

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Write Capital Appropriations for new equipment required to support Manufacturing.
  • Provided process improvement support on new equipment installations.
  • Proposed process safety designs for new equipment prior to installation.
  • Issued specifications for purchase of new equipment and piping systems.
  • Installed new equipment, machines, and modified existing machines.
  • Justify cost saving and labor for new equipment ROI.
  • Researched new equipment and technologies.

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47. Current Processes

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Here's how Current Processes is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Perform process improvement audits on current processes and recommend/implement improvements to increase production and reduce costs.
  • Facilitate workshops to flowchart current processes and envision opportunities for improvement.
  • Reviewed and analyzed current processes, evaluating effectiveness.
  • Reviewed current processes with 2 client teams and provided all internal process documentation for each client.
  • Worked with individual business units to document current processes and best practices.
  • Developed ASPEN models to simulate current processes in my area.
  • Created SOPs, Consulted as a certified green belt to assist team in adapting Lean Six Sigma principles to current processes.
  • Observed current processes and rebalanced work, leading to re-layouts and work order splitting.

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48. Current State

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Here's how Current State is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Supported discovery efforts to understand current state through collection and analysis of baseline data.
  • Collected data to prepare current state map and analyzed it to develop future state map.
  • Developed current state map of 5 sites nationwide for 12 programs and 6 work groups.
  • Documented Current State IT processes.
  • Conducted mock interviews Analyzed client process improvement current state, recommended improvements, and planned actions to implement identified improvements.
  • Analyzed practices, data, and current state workflows while providing team members with guidance and training.

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49. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Participated in design of call monitoring formats and quality standards.
  • Developed Quality Standards, for Distribution Center inbound and outbound loads, as well as Production.
  • Participate in weekly walkabouts to reinforce safety and quality standards on the floor.
  • Examine supplier quality standards and documentation control per ISO/TS.
  • Completed laboratory analysis compliant with international shipping quality standards (ISO 9001, World Health Organisation Codex Standard 150).

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50. Analyze Data

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Here's how Analyze Data is used in Process Improvement Engineer jobs:
  • Compile and analyze data, report findings and makes recommendations for improvements to Quality Improvement team and Senior Management team.
  • Excel Proficient; creating pivot tables to analyze data for either planning purposes or creating charts.
  • Collect and analyze data, controlling project costs through accurate cost savings projections.
  • Establish and lead cross-functional teams to collect and analyze data for numerous business studies and strategic projects.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Process Improvement Engineer

Process Improvement

15.6%

Sigma

13.6%

Cost Savings

7.3%

Project Management

6.3%

Kaizen

5.5%

Business Requirements

5.0%

Customer Service

4.5%

Audit Procedures

4.4%

Performance Improvement

4.3%

ISO

3.8%

Value Stream

3.7%

Data Analysis

3.6%

Dmaic

3.4%

Key Performance Indicators

3.4%

New Processes

3.1%

Product Quality

2.7%

Management System

2.6%

Statistical Process Control

2.5%

ERP

2.3%

Raw Materials

2.3%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Process Improvement Engineer

Rank Skill
1 Process Improvement 11.0%
2 Sigma 9.6%
3 Cost Savings 5.2%
4 Project Management 4.4%
5 Kaizen 3.9%
6 Business Requirements 3.5%
7 Customer Service 3.2%
8 Audit Procedures 3.1%
9 Performance Improvement 3.0%
10 ISO 2.7%
11 Value Stream 2.6%
12 Data Analysis 2.5%
13 Dmaic 2.4%
14 Key Performance Indicators 2.4%
15 New Processes 2.2%
16 Product Quality 1.9%
17 Management System 1.8%
18 Statistical Process Control 1.8%
19 ERP 1.6%
20 Raw Materials 1.6%
21 New Product Development 1.6%
22 Data Collection 1.5%
23 Action Plans 1.5%
24 Corrective Action 1.5%
25 Process Flow 1.4%
26 Fmea 1.4%
27 Cmmi 1.2%
28 Healthcare 1.2%
29 Production Process 1.2%
30 Technical Support 1.1%
31 Kanban 1.1%
32 Sharepoint 1.0%
33 TPM 0.9%
34 Training Programs 0.9%
35 R 0.9%
36 Process Maps 0.9%
37 Process Changes 0.9%
38 Capital Projects 0.9%
39 QA 0.8%
40 Visio 0.8%
41 Autocad 0.8%
42 OEE 0.8%
43 HR 0.7%
44 Minitab 0.7%
45 DOE 0.7%
46 New Equipment 0.7%
47 Current Processes 0.7%
48 Current State 0.6%
49 Quality Standards 0.6%
50 Analyze Data 0.6%
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