Optimization Technician

Job description

NLMK USA is looking for an Optimization Technology Engineer in our Operational Efficiency Department for the Farrell, Pennsylvania location (NLMK Pennsylvania). The Optimization Technician is responsible for driving Operational Efficiency (OE) implementation and function maintenance throughout NLMK PA facilities.

Job duties

  • Manages deployment of Operational Efficiency principles and tools throughout the facility as part of an implementation and support team, focusing on continuous improvement activities.
  • Lead formal Kaizen events and other continuous improvement initiatives both pre/post implementation in the production facility.
  • Facilitates root cause/problem solving teams and corrective/preventive action activities.
  • Facilitates implementation of Production System (PS) tools; including training and auditing.
  • Coordinates Process Mapping activities, organizing materials needed to conduct the activity, scheduling and communicating the activity requirements, and training those helping in the activity as appropriate.
  • Provide technical assistance to Process Engineers and to Operations.
  • Supports all aspects of the Process Efficiency Information System (PEIS).
  • Responsible for providing weekly/monthly update reports regarding the status of (OE) activities.
  • Performs other related work, as required.

Job requirements

The individual in this job is responsible for driving Operational Efficiency (OE) implementation and function maintenance throughout NLMK PA facilities.

Preferred skills

  • Highly self-motivated, excellent work ethic, mechanically inclined, and have a degree of computer literacy and the ability to communicate in a professional manner.
  • Proficient in statistical process control. Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles preferred.

Employee benefits

  • Health, Dental and vision coverage options
  • Life, short and long term disability insurances
  • Non Union 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Paid vacation and holiday time
  • Health and wellness programs

NLMK is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.