Lean Process Engineer

Make a global impact.
In Novozymes we’re working on some of the world’s biggest challenges. We have set out to improve the world around us by reducing CO2 and preserving our planet’s resources. If you want to be part of this, join our global team to make a real difference.

Lean Process Engineer
In this role, you will help lead your colleagues across Blair Operations on our Lean journey.
  • Lead projects, activities, and workshops to improve workflow delivering improvements in cost, time, and variation.
  • Be an advocate for LEAN and assist the BO management in implementing a LEAN culture
  • Develop methods and/or specify equipment that improves safety, cycle time, productivity, quality, and repeatability utilizing Lean techniques and team building skills.
  • Improve operational performance utilizing data driven project models, such as A3 and Root Cause Analysis
  • With management, ensure gains are sustained.
  • Develop LEAN and data driven problem solving competencies within Operations
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering field
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred chemical or bioprocess)
  • Demonstrated success in process improvements utilizing Lean or similar problem solving methodology
  • LEAN certification preferred, or able to achieve this within a year in role.
  • Must be a self-starter and like to take the lead, driving processes.
  • High personal energy and initiative
  • Ability to successfully build and lead cross functional teams
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
At our Blair, NE. facility, we manufacture enzymes the industrial biofuels market, using a microbial fermentation process. The Lean Process Engineer position represents a unique opportunity to gain insight and exposure, while developing your leadership and technical skills. You will have the opportunity to make a difference as a part of the Americas Operations community, as well as closely interact with Novozymes global Lean department. A person who is performance driven and results-oriented will truly enjoy the challenges presented in this role.

Rethink tomorrow
Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries we create tomorrow’s industrial biosolutions, improving our customers' business, and the use of our planet's resources. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources by offering superior and sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace.

Contact information: People & Organization
Application deadline: March 29, 2017
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Ref 3512BR
City Blair, NE
Country USA
Job Area Production
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