Continuous Improvement Site Lead

8 - 10 years experience  •  Aerospace / Defense

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
8 - 10 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Key Success Factors:

  • Maintain CI schedules for Lean/Six Sigma project implementation; provide progress updates as required, and most importantly, show documentation that demonstrates the direct link between CI implementation and process improvements
  • Develop and implement manufacturing engineering plans and schedules including process flows, test and inspection points, flow tags, assembly aides, use of automated test equipment, training needs and requirements for all electronic and mechanical components of systems for assigned programs
  • Ensure Design Documentation is in formats that are clear and accurate for assigned programs
  • Coordinate activities to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, and minimize cost
  • Design tooling and fixtures required for assigned program execution
  • Work with Design Engineering to construct testing models that are capable of meeting throughput needs
  • Ensure Capital equipment needs are addressed and are in place by time production efforts start



Attributes/Skills Required/Sought:

  • Familiarity with lean tools, including 5S, visual management value stream mapping, root cause problem solving, and total productive maintenance
  • Knowledge of GCS Premier and GCS Costpoint systems a plus
  • Basic skills in drawing interpretation that include the ability to read drawings and schematics
  • Understanding of how indented and consolidated bills of material are constructed for execution of make/buy plans for product ordering and build
  • Collaborative approach toward working with many different functional areas across multiple sites
  • Ability to work with design engineers on developmental products
  • Basic knowledge of electronics and mechanical systems a plus
  • Ability to cost estimate product build times based on standard time factor applications for types of assembly

  Experience/Education Required/Sought:

  • 8 -- 10 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's Degree (B.S./B.A.) -- Field of Study: Engineering, Operations, Business or related
  • Minimum: 3-5 years continuous improvement experience
  • Training and certification in Lean & Six Sigma methods and tools preferred
  • Minimum: Strong analytical and problem solving skills; demonstrated use of structured problem solving methods and tools
  • Strong ability to interact, influence, and direct work at multiple levels of the organization
  • Strong oral and written communications skills; strong ability to create and deliver formal presentations to senior leaders

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