Continuous Improvement Engineer (178134-950)
TIMET - Henderson, NV

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Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. PCC, a Fortune 500 Company, serves the aerospace, power generation, general industrial and automotive markets. It is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace, automotive and other markets. Precision Castparts Corp. employs over 21,000 employees in more than 113 manufacturing facilities worldwide located in 25 states and 12 countries. PCC businesses seek qualified individuals who generate energy and enthusiasm for exceptional career opportunities. Numerous career paths are available with PCC businesses as a result of our exceptional growth and market leverage and a business plans backed by quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year growth. PCC businesses seek individuals with high personal and professional standards who will thrive in a fast-paced goal-oriented work environment. Working in companies that foster personal development, support individual creativeness and lead the industry in our manufacturing processes can open up a variety of professional career opportunities. A highly rewarding career can be pursued in one of several businesses and locations according to career and geographic preference. PCC businesses provide a significant training ground for the next business leaders. If you want a high technology business complete with responsibility that you earn, then PCC is the right place for you! Job opportunities range from fast-paced production work, to business specialties, to technical and operations management.

This position will serve as a change agent by leading, facilitating, and executing continuous improvement activities using a variety of skills including Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, and Statistical Process Control. As a result of such activities, the individual in this position will enable the organization to realize measurable, sustainable improvements from both a process performance and financial standpoint.


Support the Henderson plant’s Continuous Improvement deployment.
Plan and Lead CI Initiatives throughout the TIMET Henderson plant.
Plan and Lead Six Sigma Teams.
Support other TIMET Black Belts on Continuous Improvement Projects as required.
Plan and Lead Lean Manufacturing Initiatives.
Work with Customers on Continuous Improvement Initiatives as required.
Plan and Lead FMEA teams.
Plan and Lead Kaizen Events.
Plan and Lead Waste (Lean) Workshops.
Coordinate and Lead Inter-Plant Lean Audits as required.
Identify Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for the Henderson plant processes and the application of SPC to monitor those characteristics.
Train plant personnel in the Continuous Improvements methodologies employed.
Work with Finance to track projects.
Develop cost justifications for improvement projects and corrective actions
Determine and install appropriate performance metrics that will promote long-term continuous improvement programs consistent with the operating objectives of the plant.
Provide support for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships.
Perform other related duties as assigned

Understand and practice a safe working environment in a heavy/industrial facility.
Excellent leadership skills with demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results.
Six Sigma Black Belt
Experience using Lean Tools – Value Stream Mapping, Visual Factory/5S
Experience Leading FMEA/Root Cause Analysis Teams
Ability to influence and gain commitment at all levels of the organization.
Ability to leverage best practices across the organization.
Goal oriented, data driven, with a strong sense of urgency.
Project Management experience and the ability to successfully close out time dependent programs.
Commitment to “Supply Chain” Improvement and Customer Focus
Strong facilitation, communication, and presentation skills.
The ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
A comprehensive level of computer literacy in order to handle the high demand for technical authoring, procedural documentation, reporting and analysis.
Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
Flexible/adaptable; able to work with diverse groups of people and in many different situations.
Ability to lead high performance teams and be a strong team player.
Commitment to company values.
Change management.
Ability to travel as needed (typically less than 10%), including overnight travel.

2. What specialized knowledge, education and training are required?
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or technical field.
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
Technical skills in Lean Manufacturing techniques, with 5S and TOC experience a definite plus
Proficient in PC applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Minitab, Database)
Experience with SAP a plus
Experience Required

3-5 years continuous improvement/operations/engineering experience
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Thank you for your interest in Precision Castparts Corp. Precision Castparts Corp. businesses are Equal Opportunity Employers. As required by law, we record certain information to be made a part of our Equal Employment Opportunity compliance or Affirmative Action Programs, where applicable. Only persons who meet the minimum qualifications for a position will be considered as applicants. We deal with employees, applicants, customers and suppliers without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law. Most PCC facilities are subject to U.S. export control laws. Employment in these facilities is limited to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents or persons with U.S. export compliance approval.

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