472 N. McLean Blvd., 2nd Floor Elgin, IL 60123-3274
Continuous Improvement Leader
JOB SUMMARY: This position will lead and facilitate the organization on Lean and Continuous Improvement. Responsible for leading the organization with Lean and Continuous Improvement including implementation of lean manufacturing principles throughout the organization. Work with management, customers, suppliers and others to identify and facilitate key projects that will improve quality, reduce cost, improve cycle time and provide optimum benefits to customers and the business through waste reduction. Train production teams in lean manufacturing initiatives such as Value Stream Mapping, Kanban, Takt time analysis, Poke Yoke, Cell Design and Kaizen. Responsible for managing project activities including communication, project timeline, meeting facilitation, data gathering and processing, utilizing lean tools, solutions implementation and follow-up.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Preferred BS in Engineering, Certified Black Belt/Six Sigma a plus. At least 5 years of experience in Continuous Improvement.