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Process Improvement Engineer SR/SPEC/PRIN

Overview
Have you ever wanted to be part of something that truly matters?
Do you have a desire to help our Military?
Are you someone who takes pride in their work?
At General Dynamics Electric Boat - We deliver the advantage that protects Our Sailors, Our Families, and Our Freedom!
Applying for a position with General Dynamics Electric Boat means you are a purpose driven collaborator that will be devoted to our mission of providing the United States Navy with the most superior nuclear submarines in the world. We consider all highly motivated applicants that strive to reach their fullest potential. Joining our team means you become part of a 100 year legacy of dedicated Americans that have left their mark on the continued freedom of this great country. We welcome you the opportunity to leave yours!
General Dynamics Etho‚ s & Corporate Responsibility
  • Commitment to Ethics
  • Commitment to Employees
  • Supporting Service Members
  • Supporting Communities
Environmental Responsibility
Job Description
Electric Boat Process Engineering is looking for motivated candidates who are eager to:
  • Solve the most complex problems currently facing Electric Boat using Process Engineering Skills
  • Use influence to challenge "the way things have always been done
  • And accelerate their development for future leadership opportunities
The Process Engineering Organization provides mission-critical support to EB leadership and their functional organizations by developing and managing the organization's improvement strategies, executing improvement initiatives, mentoring and supporting employees in executing improvement, and measuring the impact of improvement activities.
These activities are linked to EB business objectives and support our commitment to the US Navy to design, build, and deliver submarines that enable their continued supremacy. Selected applicants will receive extensive training and certification in Lean, Six Sigma, Change Leadership and Process Management in support of improving Electric Boat‚ s business processes. Candidates will be responsible for leading cross-functional projects teams to improve safety and quality, reduce cost, and improve schedule performance.
This job falls into the process engineering department responsible for supporting the Vice Presidents and Directors in Service & Support (Quality, Planning, Materials, Finance, IT, etc.); this role specifically will support the Quality organization.
This role includes the following responsibilities:
  • Work with leadership and employees on applying Lean & Six Sigma approaches to help achieve process excellence
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement at Electric Boat
  • Provide mentorship to employees while leading change
  • Identify and eliminate barriers that prevent successful attainment of the company‚ s improvement goals
Hourly MDA applicants, if selected, will remain in their current job title.
Education/ Experience
REQUIRED
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or related degree with equivalent experience.
  • Excellent project management skills with a working knowledge of the principles of analytical problem solving techniques are required.
  • An understanding of basic probability and statistics is required.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance.
  • Candidates must be capable of combining assertive initiative with professional discipline to accomplish challenging tasks, and work as change agents to remove barriers that hinder change.
  • Candidate must successfully complete company-provided Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt training, pass training course exams, and complete certification requirements to remain in this role.
PREFERRED
  • Past training in Lean Manufacturing and/or Lean Six Sigma Green/Black Belt.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, networking ability, and business acumen.
  • Prior Green Belt and Black Belt training and certification.
  • Past experience with Lean, Kaizen, or Toyota Production Systems.
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