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The Industrial Efficiency Engineer is the champion and thought leader for influencing the continuous improvement culture and a culture of business agility across the plant production. This role is responsible for driving continuous improvement programs and end-to-end agile execution of projects and programs by engaging and working with employees at all levels of the organization. He/She must identify the issues related to process improvement; implement, adopt, and adapt to that change; and be successful in the change. Success is measured by the ability to actively engage teams to achieve measurable results and to educate and enroll others in waste elimination and continuous improvement. This position is located in Brooks, Alberta


·         In partnership with Senior Leadership, define prioritized process improvement initiatives complete with actions plans, resource models, project milestones and success metrics. 

·         Manage the deployment and training of the production team on new projects.

·         Develop new and maintain existing courses assigned to you

·         Champion Lean Principles and practices across the organization fostering a deeper understanding and adoption of these core principles.

·         Train and coach leaders and operations teams in the use of the Lean and Six Sigma methodologies (5S, PDCA, SDCA)

·         Work with Organizational Managers and key stakeholders to design and develop best practices and processes that utilize resources across various value streams.  Responsible for consistency and operation continuity of Lean Production Principles.

·         Anticipate and plan for process integration initiatives that support the underlying business objectives.  Creates process change by integrating new processes with existing ones and deploy these new improvements to the operations teams.

·         Facilitate teaching in both the classroom and production environments.  Serve as a role model for excellent instructional training and development of these capabilities in others.

·         Function as Work Process Improvement pillar owner

·         Develop and oversee, policies, systems and procedures necessary to support cost reduction and system utilization goals (KPI’s).

·         Help to ensure reliability systems are developed to be as robust as safety, quality and environment systems

·         Promote the lean Everyday Ideas Program through emails, articles, posters, videos, etc.

·         Create charts, graphs and presentations to communicate business process, waste and improvements for a process

·         Assists with developing and providing timely reports to all stakeholders

·         Develops comparative data from other JBS Business Units to target performance improvement opportunities in Canada

·         Must have a working knowledge of 5S, Continuous Flow Production and writing process control documentation.



·         A bachelor's degree in Engineering, Food Science or related field and three or more years of progressively responsible positions in a beef processing facility, including implementing process improvement projects and demonstrated hands on training delivery.

·         Exceptional written and verbal skills

·         Ability to understand and perform qualitative data analysis

·         Outstanding interpersonal, teaching and leadership skills

·         Role Model for change and a champion of lean production principles

·         Ability to influence across departments and various levels of leadership

·         Strong background in problem solving, planning and organization.

·         Advanced knowledge  in Microsoft Office applications including Power point and Excel (know how to use the functionality macros)

·          Lean and/or Six Sigma certification required( Green Belt or Black Belt )  at a level to successfully continue to advance the culture of continuous improvement

·         Valid driver license required

·         Willing and able to travel internationally. Travel expenses paid by employer


Earn competitive wage - $85,000 annually with a bonus potential.

Please note that Applicants will be asked to complete a pre-hire medical and drug and alcohol test.  Any offer of employment to the Applicant will be conditional upon passing satisfactory completion of the medical and passing the drug and alcohol test.  A Criminal Record check will also be performed upon meeting all hiring criteria.

Exceptional benefits include:

Competitive Wage | Relocation Assistance | Extended Health/Medical Benefit | Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance | Long Term Disability | Vision/Dental Care | Employee Beef Purchasing Program | Voluntary Employee RRSP Contributions | Employer RRSP Contributions | Medical Clinic on-site | Career Growth and Continued Training

Apply on line to: http://jbssa.com/careers/opportunities/canada/


JBS Food Canada ULC PO Box 1868, Range Road 150, 193002a, Brooks AB T1R 1C6

Phone: 403-501-2223 Fax: 403 501 2239




Job Title Industrial Efficiency Engineer
Date Posted 2017-Nov-01
Expiry Date 2018-May-01
Ad ID:11198
Post Details
Posted By JBS Food Canada Inc.
City or Province Brooks, Alberta
Location Alberta
Job Type Full-time
Classification Management