Process Excellence Engineer

Posted 3 years ago Metro Supply Chain Group Full Time


  • Identifies process gaps, analyze, recommends, and implements process improvement through effective facilitation and execution of projects using Project Management, Lean, and Six Sigma tools and methodologies
  • Works with business and site leadership to conduct diagnostics and assessments of critical site and business needs. Assists in the development of a thorough, effective, and timely CI plan to address the top business needs at sites.
  • Drive process improvement projects to achieve dramatic improvement in the key business metrics of safety, quality, delivery, and, cost.
  • Develop labour standards by analyzing work samples, work flow, methods of production, and operator techniques; assessing the techniques, staffing, and equipment utilized to determine production rates and capacities.
  • Provide formal and informal training, coaching, mentoring to Metro site leadership and associates; must be able to translate concepts to local situations and help individuals and team progress in understanding and applying correct problem-solving methods for sustainable business improvements
  • Lead and supports continuous improvement projects using fundamentals of lean that lead to improved business results; perform audit compliance to lead plans to prevent from backsliding.
  • Provide Project Management support during the implementation of CI projects/initiatives.
  • Develop presentations, reports, post-mortem, project close-out
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 5+ years experience in leading Six Sigma projects in Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Experience in CPG, Retail, eCommerce, Automotive
  • Degree in Industrial Engineering or similar or Supply Chain Management
  • Lean and/ or Six Sigma Black Belt certified and hands-on experience using expert level command of lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Proven facilitation, negotiation, and influential skills and entrepreneurial approach
  • Prior experience leading projects incorporating 5S, Kanban, Visual Management, and other Lean methodologies
  • Must have thorough understanding of cycle time reduction, waste reduction, yield improvement productivity, and throughput improvement
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Builds and manage effective project team
  • Warehouse Engineering knowledge (proficiency with slotting, labour standards – time studies, DC layouts and optimization flow, KPIs/metrics, headcount rationalization and forecasting)
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Flexible and self-driven to excel in a fast paced-environment
  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
  • Software expert (MS office, Smartsheets, Visio, Mapping analysis, etc.)
  • Ability to travel

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