82 - Continuous Improvement Specialist

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Posted: 01/07/2022 18:08
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: upon request
Location: United States
Level: Management
Deadline: 05/07/2022 23:59
Hours: 40
Benefits: upon request
Job Type: Standard (US FT)

*Position Title: Continuous Improvement Specialist

 

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Employee Group: Salary Exempt

 

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*Position Reports To: Lean Leader

 

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*Job Summary: The person in this position is responsible for using Lean Six Sigma principles to drive continuous improvement initiatives and operational excellence. This role is involved in planning, scheduling, and implementing continuous improvement activities (such as Kaizen) on the production floor of a manufacturing facility.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement, waste removal, and cost reduction
  • Planning, facilitating, and executing continuous improvement events using Lean Six Sigma tools
  • Teaching, leading, and coaching cross-functional teams on Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology
  • Working to continuously improve processes both on the production floor as well as transactional by collaborating with multiple functions such as logistics
  • Clearly defining program objectives and scope
  • Evaluating and prioritizing potential improvements based on gains and required effort
  • Securing employee commitment (ex: process managers) for proactive change management
  • Establishing a clear and well-articulated implementation plan
  • Establishing criteria for the project’s success and preparing a sound statement of constraints/limiting factors
  • Conducting detailed analysis of the current situation that accurately describes the issues
  • Specifying deliverables, outcome indicators, and performance-measured indicators
  • Identifying available resources (for example, people, material, and finances)
  • Mapping out in detail the desired situation
  • Accurately analyzing options including impact and feasibility

 

  • *Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of 5 years of experience and bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related field
  • Quality improvement methodologies such as Lean and Six Sigma

Continuous Improvement Manager certification can demonstrate professionalism



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