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 providing analysis, support, planning, improvement and implementation of business processes to meet the goals and objectives of the organization.

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

  • Manage project plans, lead project and implementation teams and coordinate with key project stakeholders.
  • Utilize engineering knowledge for project management, estimate timelines and schedules, anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.
  • Independently identify, lead and execute Six Sigma / Continual Improvement projects.
  • Utilize lean methodologies including: A3, kaizen and Six Sigma to develop improvement plans.
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions
  • Create business plans to justify capital expenditures and process improvement plans
  • Present project plans to internal and external customers.
  • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities and resolving problems.
  • Lead offsite implementation projects as required
  • Provide training, resources and documentation to support changes or new processes
  • Oversee and mentor other Solutions Delivery resources, providing mentorship, project guidance, training, knowledge transfer of processes, systems, and lean methodologies.
  • Confer with vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, specifications, service capabilities, and project deliverables
  • Conduct accurate and descriptive time studies.
  • Read and create dimensional engineering drawings. Ability to create and read a process flow chart.
  • 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; Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Industrial Engineering
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt preferred
  • 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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