Chemical - Plant, Chemical - Process Engineering, Chemical - Quality, Chemical Engineering
4 Year Degree
This position is responsible for leading the Focused Improvements Program and supporting Business Improvements initiatives at Braskem America. The Focused Improvements Program is a systematic means of identifying and prioritizing opportunities within the Industrial area and initiating projects to capture the significant opportunities.
This position will be responsible to:
Train and develop Team Members on Six Sigma / DMAIC methodology and statistical tools. Serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Team Members working on Improvements projects.
Support Six Sigma Project Leaders with project charter development, evaluation and financial validation through regular meetings and mentoring. Assess project progress for Leaders.
Review and assess project submissions for Belt Certifications.
Develop and lead Six Sigma recognition program.
Lead cross-functional Six Sigma projects with high customer and dollar impact.
Lead business process redesign projects by training participants, developing / validating team charter, facilitating meetings and provoking new thought processes. Ensures process changes are sustainable by ensuring appropriate documentation and training is developed and communicated.
Support Site Leader on Project Reviews / Champion Review Meetings.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or MBA.
10 years of working related experience.
Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt Certification or Green Belt Certification with desire to become Black Belt Certified.
Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues from all areas, including engineering, manufacturing, commercial, supply chain, finance, information technology and members of the leadership team.
Must have good analysis skills, effective communication skills, the ability to interact well with others, and the ability to provide information to senior management in a concise format.
Advanced facilitation skills.
Strong Microsoft Excel PowerPoint and Visio skills.
Strong knowledge of statistical software, e.g., Minitab, JMP.
Braskem is one of the world’s leading plastics and chemical companies with 41 industrial plants in Brazil, the United States, Germany and Mexico. Braskem is the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas and the leading producer of biopolymers in the world, creating more environmental-friendly, intelligent and sustainable solutions through chemicals and plastics. Known for innovative... solutions such as I’m green Polyethylene™ made from renewable sugarcane and UTEC®, the company’s own trademarked Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene for high performance applications, Braskem’s products and technologies enable the automotive, packaging, healthcare, and construction industries to produce goods that enhance quality of life for people around the world. Braskem America is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Braskem S.A. headquartered in Philadelphia. The company is the leading producer of polypropylene in the United States, with six production plants located in Texas, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and an Innovation and Technology Center in Pittsburgh. For more information, visit www.braskem.com.