Kforce Process Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Kforce has a client seeking a Process Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa (IA).Essential Functions:

  • Develops and leads redesign initiatives that encompass end-to-end analyses and future state redesigns within fast-paced environments, utilizing process expertise for multiple business groups

  • Completes and/or leads integrated process analyses, identifying procedural and control deficiencies, opportunities, and recommending solutions

  • Integrates vertical and may integrate horizontal solutions into the strategy

  • Overcomes barriers related to cultural shifts, silo mentality as required

  • Ensures effective relationships among the design team(s) and partners

  • Manages assigned complex problems involving multiple, possibly competing, business processes/process segments to identify risks/ impacts/opportunities and where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variance factors, conceptual thinking, and problem-solving skills

  • Applies intermediate process engineering tools such as determining Sigma level, Takt Time, Value Stream Analysis, Regression, Hypothesis Testing and techniques that can be used to enhance processes for teams, departments and business units identified as inefficient or costly

  • Process reviews may impact vertical or horizontal business units

  • Creates key indicators (metrics) for future state assessment

  • Drives business awareness of quality/process methodology

  • Consults with leaders and front-line team members to understand, influence, adapt analysis, and create alternatives for consideration, drive results, and bring issues to resolution

  • Leverages business acumen effectively to impart relevant information to business partners and matrixed leadership

  • May coach teams in LEAN/Six Sigma or Enterprise Process Engineering, process and tools

  • Provides training and mentors less experienced individuals

  • BS/BA degree or higher in a quantitative field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Engineering, or Physics

  • Experience in one or a combination of the following: Process engineering, military (supply chain, analytics and/or engineering)

  • LEAN/Six Sigma experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of Business Process Management Notation (BPMN) software such as iGrafx

  • Knowledge and understanding of Statistical Analysis software such as Minitab

  • Facilitation skills such as Helix

  • Change Management skills such as Prosci/ADKAR

  • Knowledge and understanding of Rapid Process Automation software such as Blue Prism is a plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours