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Newell Brands EFO Engineer, (Equipment & Facilities Ownership) in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Title : EFO Engineer, (Equipment & Facilities Ownership)

Location : Atlanta, GA

Reports To : Director, Global Maintenance & Equipment

The evolution of the Newell Brands Supply Chain includes a focus on driving productivity through building capability in people, processes, and technology. PEAK (Planning, Engagement, Achievement, Knowledge), Newell’s branded improvement strategy, is fundamental to that goal. A Center of Excellence with a deep competency in implementing PEAK PACS (Processes, Applications, Capabilities, and Systems) in Supply-Chain and Transactional settings is a crucial element in our future success. The EFO (Equipment and Facility Ownership) Engineer works to deploy and maintain the standards for Equipment and Facility Ownership, critical components of PEAK required to drive business results.

Responsibilities :

Deliver coaching, training, analysis, and project leadership for Equipment Ownership:

o 6S

o Equipment Centerlining

o Autonomous Maintenance

Deliver coaching, training, analysis, and project leadership in the following areas:

o Preventative Maintenance

o Predictive Maintenance

o Breakdown Analysis

o Stores and Spares Optimization

o Equipment Classification


Support delivery and execution of the Master Deployment Plan for the building of capability and implementation across the organization to meet defined goals and milestones

• Support Division, Function, and Site leaders in coordinating, developing, implementing, and tracking their EFO and Master Plans

• Develop an overall understanding of PEAK and how EFO links with other PACS

• Facilitate meetings, kaizen events and workshops to solve urgent business needs

• Track key measures of success for EFO that tie directly to lagging performance measures.

• Teach, mentor, and coach Divisional, Functional, and Site leaders on how to apply the appropriate roadmaps and tools to a range of priorities

• Manage balanced performance measures Quality, Productivity, Cost, Service, Safety, People

• Ensure a clear “line of sight” is established between the Organization’s Strategy and the objectives of each team

• Establish monthly, quarterly, and annual deployment strategies, plans, and tactics for EFO (including plants, DCs, corporate, etc.)

• Assure alignment of EFO initiatives with the Overarching Strategic Plan and PEAK implementation strategy

• Build capability and deploy systems to optimize value streams and work processes

• Work with local leaders, build resident PACS teams, systems, and leaders linked to corporate strategy within the organization

• Link PACS work groups to prioritized business opportunities

• Select, coach & train “champions”

• Teach & support the teams in using problem solving & tracking tools

• Perform regular & periodic validation

• Provide guidance and alignment in support of the global PEAK Agenda

• Build the capability of the key internal resources needed to deliver on critical initiatives

• Provide analytics and business intelligence to support project selection, root-cause analysis, project validation, etc.

Ensure that PEAK work is impacting both results, and the culture change including:

o Capability building for setting, tracking and problem-solving measures

o Engagement

o Linkages of individual and team activities to losses and the business need


• Experience leading cross-functional projects and timelines

• Experience working in an organization with a Continuous Improvement methodology (TPM, Lean, Six Sigma) with a focus on Policy Deployment, Goal Alignment, Education & Training, etc.

• TPM, Lean, Six-Sigma or equivalent Continuous Improvement (2 years)

• Project Management


• Ability to motivate, develop people, communicate, listen and perceive

• Ability to work seamlessly from the Manager level to the shop floor

• Open-minded and able to learn from others

• High credibility towards all employees

• Willingness to accept change and ability to lead change

• Excellent analytical, influence, and communication skills

• Creative and flexible to support development of innovative solutions

• Well organized and proper time management

• Strong character and leadership characteristics


• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

• Maintenance and Technical Operations

• Strategic and tactical TPM or Maintenance Excellence Sigma experience


Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.