Continuous Improvement Specialist

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Taunton, MA

Industry: Manufacturing

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5 - 7 years

Posted 118 days ago

  by    Eric Berg

Continuous Improvement Specialist

Need someone who knows all the aspects of lean and ability to support the manufacturing operation.. Someone who has dealt with all members of the Organization. They want someone who can be promoted.. Bachelors Degree is required. Particular emphasis will be placed on previous experience in driving lean transformational efforts that have resulted in sustained, on-going process improvement and culture change is required. Proven leadership competencies. Hands-on - involved in execution, not just planning of projects. Strong influencing, collaboration and partnering skills with the credibility to lead change. Ability to Demonstrate understanding of a variety of lean tools. Can come from Quality, Operations, or Continuous Improvement, Black belt or Green belt a plus

Job Duties: 

The Continuous Improvement Specialist is a key organizational associate who assists in guiding company's Lean/ TPS initiatives. This position will lead/participate the Process Excellence Team; develop and mentor a process improvement mindset and system. This person will be heavily involved in the expansion of this facility.

This position will support project leaders and teams, the organization's goal deployment process, and also provide appropriate educational opportunities and training for leaders regarding quality improvement tools and project management.

The Continuous Improvement Specialist will provide problem solving, engineering, training and technical support to all departments and other support as needed .The objective is to get candidates who have experience working in and implementing in a lean environment. Someone who can hit the ground running quickly . Provides guidance to the Process Excellence Team, including :Development of Kaizen Road maps, Planning and change management ,Knowledge development, transfer and sustainability, Progress review and evaluation, Support with issues requiring leadership and/or senior management involvement. Will develop and mentor a process improvement mindset and system oriented around: TPS Tools/ methods, Key Performance Indicators and Daily Management, ,. Will support project leaders and teams through: Value stream analysis, Kaizen facilitation, Team selection and management , Data collection and analysis ,Development and implementation of process improvements Coaching leaders on Visual Management and sustaining improvements.

Comments: 

Need a Lean / Continuous Improvement / Kaizen / TPS / Value Stream Analysis / Toyota trained is ideal!!!  

$90K - $110K