H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $25 billion. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 110,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.
H-E-B Manufacturing's goal is to achieve superior self-manufactured products through high quality, low cost products and services. We're committed to the growth, development, and training of our Partners, while continually achieving superior levels of service.As a Process Improvement Mgr I, you'll lead efforts of process improvement teams to meet project goals, and support the journey to zero accidents, zero food safety incidents, and zero manufacturing loss.Once you're eligible, you'll become an Owner in the company, so we're looking for commitment, hard work, and focus on quality and Customer service. 'Partner-owned' means our most important resources--People--drive the innovation, growth, and success that make H-E-B The Greatest Omnichannel Retailing Company.Do you have a:HEART FOR PEOPLE... interpersonal skills?HEAD FOR BUSINESS... general knowledge of manufacturing functions?PASSION FOR RESULTS... drive to foster a culture of integrated operational excellence?We are looking for:- a bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, or electrical (preferred) engineering- 2+ years of experience in engineering, operations, continuous improvement, process improvementWhat is the work?Process Excellence / Continuous Improvement:- Drives problem-solving tools and techniques for use within assigned Plant(s)- Collaborates to execute process improvement initiatives- Coordinates efforts of process improvement teams to meet project goals- Demonstrates a root cause elimination / zero loss mindset; supports the journey to zero accidents, zero food safety incidents, and zero manufacturing loss- Develops / maintains material balances and unit operation capability information- Evaluates existing capacity utilization; leads solutions based on short- / long-term needs- Drives integration of operational excellence pillars (e.g. AM, PM, E&T, etc.)Training / Coaching:- Shares lessons learned and best practices on unique applications of tools and techniques with assigned Plant operations leadership- Coaches / trains on process improvement principles and practices- Trains Partners to find / eliminate defects - Trains / coaches on deploying and maintaining systems and methods to create and sustain equipment reliability- Escalates critical training issues; provides input on corrective and preventive actionsWhat is your background?- Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, or electrical (preferred) engineering- 2+ years of experience in engineering, operations, continuous improvement, process improvementDo you have what it takes to be a fit as a Process Improvement Mgr I at H-E-B?- General knowledge of multiple job-related areas (materials, tolerances and equipment specification, fabrication, installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance)- Knowledge of Safe Quality Food (SQF)- Strong verbal / written communication skills- Strong analytical skills- Strong project management skills- Teaching, coaching, mentoring skills- Influencing and interpersonal skills- Organization and time-management skills- PC skills (spreadsheets, graphs, charts, presentations, etc.)- Ability to manage multiple priorities and shift focus between projects / tasksCan you...- Travel by car or plane, with overnight stays- Work extended hours- Work rotating / flexible schedules (including nights, weekends, holidays)- Move throughout assigned work areas- Work in ambient temperatures ranging from -20F to 100+F01-2020