Operational Excellence Engineer

in Lenexa, KS

Operational Excellence Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    12153148

  • Req #

    01321072

  • Organization

    Collins Aerospace

  • Job Category

    Quality

  • Job Location

    Lenexa, KS 66215, US

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40

  • Remote

    No

HKS31: US041-Lenexa, KS 10800 Pflumm Road , Lenexa, KS, 66215 USAAt Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry - all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies- Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems - we're driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don't just get people from point A to point B. We're committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we're helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we're changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?You could be a great fit for our Quality organization if:
• You take immense satisfaction and pride in the quality of your work.
• You're the first to point out opportunities for continuous improvement (even outside of work...not at all to the annoyance of your friends and family).
• You understand the absolute importance of adhering to compliance...all while making your customers proud by achieving a zero-defect quality delivery plan.
OK. We got it. You live and breathe Quality. So do we! For us at Collins Aerospace, quality is personal. People's lives and safety depend on the quality of our products. From the child flying for the first time, to the men and women who save lives, to the astronaut exploring outer space - what we do matters, every day. If you checked the boxes above, we invite you to join the Quality organization as we work to be the best aerospace company for the world by delighting our customers with 100 percent on-time delivery and zero defect parts.

Role Overview
This position is for an established quality professional. Sets objectives in ACE/Continuous Improvement initiatives. Makes enhancements to systems and processes to solve problems and improve quality effectiveness.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Will apply Lean Manufacturing methodologies within the business to drive "best in class" processes in Operations.
• Will lead Continues Improvement activities and Assessments that enable the facility to achieve the required corporate certifications (Bronze, Silver, Gold status).
• Responsible for coordinating monthly Business Performance Metrics that focus on organization objectives in the areas of cost, efficiency, and quality.
• Ability to practice Continuous Improvement tools including, but not limited to, Kaizen Events, TPM, VSM, Kanban, Standard Work, 5S, and Problem Solving techniques.
• Assist internal staff, suppliers, customers, and partners with initiatives to re-engineer processes and methods that adequately assure the quality of the organization's products.
• Oversees internal Lean Manufacturing trainings and facilitates Kaizen events.
• Recommends process and procedural changes to ensure that company objectives in the areas of cost, efficiency, and quality are met.
• Will coach and drive teams to achieve On Time Delivery objectives.
• Lead Manufacturing teams to achieve gains in productivity by performing time studies and line balancing activities.
• Familiar with material replenishment systems and overall Manufacturing process flow.
• Drive Tier Management systems and accountability across the plant.
• Lead any team in the organization (Purchasing, Planning, Manufacturing, Sales, Materials, Quality) on Root Cause analysis and problem Solving.

Basic Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in the appropriate discipline and less than 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form - with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
• Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
• Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
• Tuition reimbursement
• Life insurance and disability coverage
• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

Additional Information

Who We Are

From service to civilian, we’ve got your next mission. At United Technologies, we value your military experience and are committed to helping you find your next mission.

<div style="text-align: justify;">Together, we can innovate and create industry-defining products to move the world. Our engines and components power military and commercial jets. Our elevators and escalators move billions of people daily, and our climate, fire, and security products keep people safe and comfortable in buildings all over the world.
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UTC offers a wide range of unique opportunities for the military community. Whether you’re a veteran, transitioning from active duty to a civilian career, a reserve member or a military spouse, we value your skills and have positions available for you.
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Join the many people that already call UTC a great place to work. Grow your career and shape the future with us.&nbsp;</div>

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