In-depth knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean principals including value stream mapping, problem solving, Kaizen Events, Gemba Walks, 6S, And-on-facilitation and the DMAIC process Lean principles and tools.• Practical experience with AutoCAD.• Demonstrated understanding of project and business financials.• Critical evaluation of capital equipment needs, able to prepare business case and commission. • Strong project management skills.
Provide day to day leadership for Continuous Improvement team.• Manage the capital expenditure process to include project identification, justification and completion.• Align continuous improvement activities / projects with company vision and strategy.• Partner with operational and functional leadership to identify opportunities for process improvement.• Deliver on productivity targets as outlined in the annual operating plan.• Train both leadership and frontline employees on continuous improvement methodologies and tools to engage employees in daily, sustainable problem solving, establish consistent practices, and help drive a common culture and language around continuous improvement.
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university• Minimum seven years’ experience in continuous improvement, manufacturing engineering, Six Sigma, Lean, etc. in a manufacturing environment.