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Continuous Improvement Leader

Company:
Automotive Components Manufacturing
Location:
Rockford, Illinois, United States
Salary:
$95-105K
Posted:
November 19, 2016
Description:

Continuous Improvement Leader - $95-105K + Bonus – Automotive Components Mfg - Duties: *Working toward improving the manufacturing processes; *Working with the Engineering Manager to define and scope improvement opportunities; *Executing and leading CI Projects; *Developing/applying necessary technical skills to deliver desired results; *Developing strong technical network with plant resources; *Engaging line/process/department personnel in all phases of CI work; *Will be responsible for training (Green Belts) and developing team members and other plant personnel; *Maintaining appropriate documentation from project charter to final reports.

BS Engineering degree required; Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical Engineering disciplines preferred; SKILLS: *5+ years of continuous improvement experience in a manufacturing environment (prefer automotive); *Experience looking at a process, drive for a project and manage multiple projects; *Strong Lean Manufacturing & Six Sigma experience; *Experience holding or leading Kaizen events; *Has Six Sigma Black Belt certification or Master Black Belt; *Training and mentoring skills to develop (or eventually develop) Green Belts; *The ability to travel (minimal). Minimum of 5 years experience in manufacturing and cellular assembly preferred - Experienced in lean manufacturing (Six Sigma, Toyota Production Systems, 5S, Kaizen) - Experienced in promoting continuous improvement activities throughout the manufacturing process; Preferred Skills: Six Sigma (DFSS / DMAIC / Lean); Product/process problem solving; New product development; Project / Team Management; Global experience; Customer / Supplier management