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Oceaneering Senior Operational Excellence Engineer, Grade I in Chandigarh, India

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Job ID14696 LocationChandigarh, India

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Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Position is responsible to support site functions with the management and implementation of Operational Excellence (OE) initiative. Facilitate adoption & implementation of Lean Six Sigma methodology, principles and mindset.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Act as a change agent. Creates strategy to drive cultural change towards Quality and efficiency.

  • Lead Kaizen workouts to eliminate Muda and reduce cycle time. Improve the process efficiency and drive ODC towards operational excellence.

  • Analyze KPIs using statistical methods / tools like Microsoft Excel, Minitab, SAS, SPSS etc and create a review rhythm with management

  • Analyze defect data and devise a corrective and preventive action plan using RCA principles.

  • Utilize various quality and lean tools to improve Quality of ODC deliverables.

  • Implement Quality Training Plans and act as Quality/Six Sigma/Lean coach for the engineering and non-engineering functions.

  • Coach and train the team on Lean, DMAIC & DFSS methodology. Develop training modules as required.

  • Facilitate the development of project charters, including the problems statements and defining improvement targets

  • Allies with respective function stakeholders to drive Green Belt/Black Belt Six Sigma projects.

  • Drive customer feedback process and analyze the data on regular basis.

  • Create communication strategy to keep staff and leadership informed about OE initiatives.

  • Implement a formal Quality Management System at ODC, develop key performance indicators and drive Continuous Improvement process

  • Ensure that processes needed for the quality management system are established, implemented, and maintained across the site

  • Use risk management tools to identify improvements and mitigate risks associated with Critical to Quality Characteristics.

  • Maintain and develop quality system documents, records etc.

  • Liaison with various function stakeholders / business units and provide support for implementing QMS requirements, Quality Policy, Manual and standard procedures.

  • Devise QMS and Six Sigma training plan for new hires.

  • Schedule and conduct Operations Review Meetings on periodic basis with General Manager and leadership team

  • Schedule and conduct QMS audits and coordinate with certification body for external certification or surveillance audits.

  • Perform QMS effectiveness assessment / Gap analysis and develop the improvement action plan

  • Identify, develop, and report QMS metrics on a periodic basis

  • Identify areas of opportunity and support continual improvement of the Quality Management System

  • Maintain the Communication channel to Oceaneering different Business units - Quality Managers / Project Managers / Engineering Managers to meet their expectations on quality.

  • Implement best practices for ODC Team.

  • Spread Quality culture across all the project/ functions

  • Other assignments or special projects as required by Quality Manager and Site Manager.


  • Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to so far as is reasonably practicable in order to ensure a safe working environment.


  • Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.

  • Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems on the Company.

  • Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities however person is required to mentor junior team members.

Reporting Relationship

Senior Engineer Operational Excellence Grade - I

Manager - Quality

Sr. Manager - Programs & Services (Engineering)

General Manager - Engineering Services


  • Bachelors in Engineering (preferred in Mechanical Engineering or allied branch) with minimum 6 years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • 6+ years of practical experience in Design / Manufacturing / QMS.

  • Experience in both manufacturing and service related fields is desired

  • Proven track record in lean/six sigma implementation

  • Familiarity with Lean Six Sigma methodology (DFSS / DMAIC / A3 Thinking) and Statistical Tools viz. Minitab etc.

  • Familiarity with ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

  • Internal Auditor ISO 9001

  • Self-driven, Passionate for process excellence.

  • Has at least 2 years of experience with a leading organization in Quality / Operations Excellence / Six Sigma GB / BB role.


  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification.

  • Lead Auditor ISO 9001

Additional Information

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFICE WORK which is characterized as follows.

  • Almost exclusively indoors during the day and occasionally at night

  • Occasional exposure to airborne dust in the work place

  • Work surface is stable (flat)

Physical Activity/Requirements

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

This position is considered LIGHT work.




  • Lift up to 20 pounds

  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching

  • Lift up to 10 pounds

  • Standing

  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands

  • Sit with back supported

Closing Statement

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to advance in an international company. To apply, click 'Apply Now'.