Process Improvement Engineer
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Rock-Tenn is one of North America's leading manufacturers of packaging products, merchandising displays and recycled paperboard. Over the years, Rock-Tenn has outpaced its peers in revenues (an 87% increase since 2005), profitability, EBITDA, stock price (weve seen our stock go up 155% since 2005!), among many other areas. Weve done this by creating and following a bold strategy of: exceeding our customers' expectations every time, creating long-term shareholder value and encouraging and rewarding employee excellence.
Since its founding in 1936, Rock-Tenn has focused on developing packaging and paperboard products that bring high value to its customers, employees and shareholders. The Company operates over 100 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina and Chile, and employs approximately 11,000 people. Key to Rock-Tenns success has been the implementation of a Six Sigma program. Now in its sixth year, the Six Sigma initiative has been responsible for continuous improvement efforts resulting in reduced costs, increased efficiency and performance excellence.
We are looking to grow our Six Sigma team and are seeking results-oriented candidates with a history of driving change in their work environment, strong analytical skills and previous project management experience. Black Belts are expected to execute Lean-Six Sigma Projects to increase customer satisfaction and improve the bottom line. This is an exceptional opportunity to establish a reputation for exceptional performance with a career goal of moving into an operations position in 2-4 years. 50% travel is required (16 days per month); location is negotiable but must be near a Rock-Tenn facility.
Ensure the integrity of the process, tools, data and individual are never compromised and are used to drive business results. Help develop a culture of data based decision making in the company.
Collaborate with Master Black Belt and Project Sponsors to drive and sustain results focused on Voice of Customer and improving the bottom line. Identify, communicate and quickly leverage best practices across the organization.
Drive challenging, team-based projects to completion using the Lean-Six Sigma Methodology.
Bachelors degree in Engineering (ME, EE, ChemE, MET, IE, Packaging or Paper Science/Engineering)
Five years experience in process improvement within a manufacturing environment with proven results
High level of integrity and professionalism that commands respect from management, peers and direct reports
Ability to lead cross-functional teams that drive business results and make data based decisions using the Lean/Six Sigma Methodology
Passion and sense of urgency for executing performance improvement projects and leveraging best practices across the organization
Demonstrated leader who can effectively challenge, influence and build consensus within the organization.
Demonstrated ability to use, teach and coach others on statistical, analytical, facilitation and change acceleration tools
Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills (verbal and written)
Sets and achieves challenging breakthrough goals for self and projects
Norcross, GA 30003
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