Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Country
USA
City
Portage
Section
Other
Level
Professionals
Contract type
Permanent

The Continuous Improvement Coordinator is responsible for improving manufacturing processes, equipment, manufacturing layouts, and providing manufacturing production support. Leads process improvement activities to include: in-process defect reduction, scrap reduction, set-up / changeover reduction, productivity improvement, and overall improvement in OEE.

Your challenge

  • Coordinate new product development activities to ensure successful gate acceptance
  • Develop, update, and own the continuous improvement processes, metrics, and any associated tools
  • Participates in tactical planning for the continuous improvement work to be done in concert with CI Manager and Leadership
  • Contributes to the development and promotion of standard work and production basics across the organization
  • Coordinate and facilitate shop floor Kaizens to improve KPI’s
  • Responsible for proposing and managing projects including tracking costs, assessing resources, and achieving deadline requirements
  • Perform value stream analysis for the manufacturing plant
  • Understands and supports training of the Lean Production System
  • Supports investigation and implementation of counter measures to any internal and external quality or safety concerns
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Your profile

Education:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering or related discipline

Experience:

  • 1 – 3 years of experience related to manufacturing processing

Required Skills:

  • Lean knowledge
  • Proficient in MS Office suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Training and experience in Lean Manufacturing (Toyota Production System)
  • CAD knowledge
  • SAP
  • EVSM (value stream mapping)
  • Automotive manufacturing experience

Are you full of ideas? Are you keen to take on responsibility and really achieve something? Then our doors are open to you. This is a company that lives out its values, gives people the freedom to use their own initiative, offers many development opportunities and many exciting projects – all of which awaits you here.