About the Role
We are seeking a talented Continuous Improvement/Lean Engineer to join our team. If you're passionate about driving innovative strategies, optimizing processes while upholding high safety standards, and contributing to a workplace that values both professional excellence and a healthy work/life balance, then this opportunity is tailor-made for you. Join us in shaping the future of construction by bringing your process improvement expertise to a company that thrives on progress.
As the Continuous Improvement Engineer at Hall Irwin, you will play a pivotal role in spearheading our company's Lean transformation within the industry. Your primary responsibilities will involve conducting thorough assessments of our current construction processes, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and utilizing Lean methodologies to optimize workflows. You will be at the forefront of driving a sustained Lean culture, contributing to our long-term strategy, and making a significant impact on the efficiency and success of our construction projects. This is not just a job; it's a chance to be a key player in revolutionizing the construction industry while enjoying a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
Emphasizing the importance of this role and the accompanying transformation, this position will report directly to the President of the organization.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Serve as company Lean expert and mentor to both field and office personnel, including project managers, estimators, foremen, and leadership
Gather, compile, and analyze data on project execution metrics to implement Lean practices and enhance the execution of all construction and slurry wall projects, conducting special studies where directed
Identify opportunities for schedule and cost efficiencies while monitoring and reporting on cost savings
Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization to promote initiatives, creating reports and presentations appropriate to all stakeholders
Ensure that Lean practices align with the continuous improvement of safety standards
Foster a team approach to problem solving and implement frameworks for problem resolution
Lead and facilitate process improvement workshops including Root Cause Analyses, Process Mapping, Value Stream Mapping, planning and execution of Kaizen events, etc., to address specific construction challenges
Create and maintain value stream maps to visualize and analyze construction processes
Conduct training sessions for project teams on Lean concepts and tools
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, industrial engineering, or a relevant field with a minimum of 5 years of continuous improvement experience
Proven experience implementing Lean principles and methodologies, with experience in the construction industry being highly desirable
Lean Six Sigma certification is highly desirable
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
Motivated self-starter who is willing to take ownership in challenging environments
Strong communication skills both internally and externally
Technologically savvy, able to communicate challenges and successes through meaningful metrics
Travel as necessary across the front range to conduct Kaizen events on site as well as other training and continuous improvement projects
Knowledge of construction safety standards and a commitment to integrating them into Lean processes
Current driver’s license with an acceptable Motor Vehicle record
Familiarity with Microsoft, Bluebeam, and related construction project management software
*All applications will be collected and reviewed on February 7, 2024.*
About the Company
Hall Irwin—a dynamic, mid-size general contractor—is undergoing a transformation, building on 60 years of history in land development, water storage, and vertical construction. We are improving the way that construction projects are executed, and we want you to be a part of it! Established in 1963, our team takes pride in a forward-thinking culture both in the office and the field. We are a family-oriented company that is focused on making sure all our employees feel appreciated, supported, and respected.
Hall Irwin has invested in our community throughout six decades of construction. Our purpose is to add value by providing quality, reliable, and innovative construction solutions. We manage the challenges of construction through transparent communication so our clients can focus on their business operations.
Hall-Irwin’s Core Values:
Hall Irwin is an equal-opportunity employer. Hall Irwin does not discriminate in employment with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service or any other characteristic protected by law.