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FIRSTENERGY SERVICE COMPANY Jr Business Analyst, Process Control & Continuous Improvement - Any FE Location in Akron, Ohio

FirstEnergy at a Glance We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers\' lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger. FirstEnergy(NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation\'s largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts. About the Opportunity This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FEU] This position can be located at any FE location. The Process Control & Continuous Improvement (PC & CI) group drives to enact impactful business change in the Construction & Design Services (C&DS) and Transmission organizations by actively promoting and facilitating the use of continuous improvement (CI) methods, fostering a passion for Performance Excellence, and empowering employees to make large process changes and incremental improvements. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills, ability to present to audiences at all levels in the organization and demonstrated ability to build relationships with internal teams. A history of implementing sustained improvements in industry using Lean/Continuous Improvement techniques is preferred. Responsibilities include: Building effective working relationships with assigned departments by assisting with identification and closure of improvement projects Facilitating use of CI tools through improvement sessions, documenting requirements, communicating efforts and projects, and conducting regular round table/focus group sessions Driving change to achieve higher levels of performance in safety, quality, performance, and cost every day Promoting project identification, development, and implementation within Construction & Design Services and Transmission functional areas Creating project plans, and guide peers and other stakeholders Scheduling, facilitating, and conducting cross-functional process improvement sessions Training and guiding personnel on use of Lean and other CI techniques Reviewing and publishing monthly and ad-hoc reports on process improvements Working with executive leadership, setting strategy for project identification, prioritization,development and implementation in alignment with strategic goals Coordinating with departments to develop, publish, update, and communicate the annual Strategic Business Plan Reviewing proposed PLMP changes and coordinate approval of changes with PLMP processowner Overseeing analysis of PLMP performance against goals and the establishment, maintenance, and reporting of PLMP KPIs Ensuring application of project lessons learned Conducting analyses to determine the root causes of issues Acting as a resource to management to lead others at lower levels in the job family in solving highly complex problems Assisting during emergencies and storm-related activities which may involve travel to various FirstEnergy locations, when requested. Qualifications include: Bachelor\'s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Math, Science, Finance, or a related discipline is required. In lieu of degree, minimum 2 years relevant work experience will be required. Relevant experience includes data reporting, analysis, costing, and understanding of business processes, along with an in-depth understanding of the subject matter. Experience with CI methodologies and tools (such as Lean) and applying them in industry Strong communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills Ability to lead other and challenge the status quo Exceptional relationship managem