TVS Supply Chain Solutions North America, Inc.
  • 27-Nov-2017 to 26-Jan-2018 (CST)
  • Solutions Delivery
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Summary/Objective This position is responsible for the design and implementation of new systems or processes to increase operational efficiency and support plant leadership with operations planning activities and problem resolution.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Manage project tasks and coordinate with key project stakeholders.
  • Perform corrective action methods and problem solving; including 5 Why and Root Cause Analysis
  • Analyze operational data, layout, material and work force utilization.
  • Utilize engineering knowledge to determine process improvements and layout optimization.
  • Prepare status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions
  • Create business plans to justify capital expenditures and process improvement plans
  • Utilize lean methodologies including: A3, kaizen and Six Sigma to develop improvement plans.
  • Lead implementation activities, provide training, resources and documentation to support changes or new processes
  • Present project plans to internal customers.
  • Confer with vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, specifications, service capabilities, and project deliverables
  • Read and create dimensional engineering drawings. Ability to create and read a process flow chart.
  • Conduct accurate and descriptive time studies.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Motivate all employees and help create a positive work environment.


  • Technical Capacity
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Initiative
  • Performance Management
  • Thoroughness
  • Adaptability 

Work Environment

Warehouse environment subject to seasonal temperatures and regular exposure to forklift traffic.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full Time. Schedule flexibility for extended or unplanned work hours Is required.


Travel between locations may be required

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Industrial Engineering
  • Formal Lean Training and Certifications is a plus
  • Lean manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Auto CAD; Microsoft Project experience is a plus
  • Experience working with a WMS and/or ERP system. SAP preferred

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.




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