Jacobs Continuous Process Improvement / Value Engineering Coordinator in Warren, Michigan

Continuous Process Improvement / Value Engineering Coordinator


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

Train, track to monitor progress, and advise the project office on Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) and Value Engineering (VE) initiatives, activities, and projects.

Support CPI statistical analysis of projected value and advise the CPI/VE project manager on accepted Lean Six Sigma process steps and methods.

Interface with Program Executive Office Ground Combat Systems (PEO GCS), Tank-automotive & Armaments Command (TACOM), other PEOs, Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA), and CPI/VE POCs on yearly goals, objectives, process requirements, and completion incentives.

Utilize systems engineering practices and tools to identify, analyze and evaluate Product Director Main Battle Tank Systems (PD MBTS) approaches that accelerate schedule, decrease cost, improve performance and reduce risk.

Provide process improvement and VE recommendations as related to future PD MBTS capability enhancements.

Develop and maintain PD MBTS database tracking metrics to access and report on the effectiveness of implemented approaches.

Facilitate CPI meetings with PD MBTS management.

Execute analyses using models, simulation and virtual prototypes to optimize PD MBTS performance.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Management, Logistics, Quality, Production, or other related field with extensive experience covering the specific tasks detailed in job description.

Minimum of 5 consecutive years experience (within the last 7 years) (preferably ground combat vehicle systems experience), with a business or government organization in the performance of Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Process Improvement project definition, measure, assessment and analysis, process improvement, and control.

An active/current Secret security clearance is required at time of hire.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Light- Work usually requires standing or walking to a significant degree. Exerts up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently to move objects.

Work Environment:

Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision.

Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation.


With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential.

Must be able to work within the shift hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

May be required to work outside of normal shift hours when required for mission support.

Other Essential Functions:

Must have an active security clearance at time of hire.

Must pass drug testing.

Must be able to read and write effectively in English.

Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers' safekeeping and encouraging other to work safely.

Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others.

Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.

The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the success of Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions. As a partner to our clients, we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value. We take pride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our three Core Values: We are a Relationship-based; Growth is an Imperative, and People Are Our Greatest Asset. Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Warren

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: ATE000028