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Continuous Improvement Manager - Process Improvement, Lean, SPC

Company: Optello
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

Were looking for a quality centric leader from the semi-custom manufacturing world, someone with reliability engineering and/or process engineering in their background, who will be designing, testing, implementing, and documenting the processes and all associated aspects in support of our multi-plant operations.

What You Will Be Doing

This role will be responsible for the Daily leadership and management of a team of Continuous Improvement Engineers for a growing manufacturing company.

This Work Includes

" Performing time studies, evaluation opportunities for waste reduction/cost reduction:

  • Implementing LEAN techniques, and also use other well-known improvement tools to achieve our goals (i.e. Six Sigma, DMAIC, Kaizen)
  • revising processes to improve efficiency.
  • Analyzing opportunities for/solutions to reduce costs, and increase production.
    " Leading, Managing, Motivating and Training production operators on new processes:
    • Working side-by-side with operators to understand what their struggles may be, and identifying opportunity to make improvements at all levels.
    • Work with management to help set employee levels
    • Managing up to 40 ongoing projects at any given time
      " Management of building projects and other capital projects
      • Specifying, purchasing, and installing new equipment and machines.
      • Performing cost analysis and ROI calculations.
      • Ultimately planning, implementing and putting in new production lines.
        We Are Looking For Someone That Has a Strong Background Directing Process Improvement Efforts And Process Improvement Team Members/teams, And Those Who Can Perform The Following

        "Propose improvements to operations through manufacturing engineering analysis based on capacity, cost reduction and/or safety
        "Review engineering prints, select appropriate tooling, while achieving quality and cost targets
        "Work with suppliers to review existing operations to improve quality and cost profiles
        "Implement processes including equipment procurement, coordination of installation, process capability prove-out, training, process documentation and production start-up
        "Contribute to the product introduction process with respect to cost estimation, process investigation, schedule development and prototype manufacture
        "Review production problems as they are identified and implement solutions
        "Provide machining area with total technical support for each established project for the development of the total manufacturing / quality plan for introduction of assigned components
        "Assure adherence to quality control systems plan
        "Provide engineering support for key customer interface with new part introduction with design, and provide advice / counsel to less experienced process / product engineers / specialists
        "Work closely with Manufacturing Engineers, Production Manager, and others to implement processes and equipment

        What You Need for this Position

        First and foremost, we need someone with a background performing process Engineering direction/leadership in a precision manufacturing/multi-disciplined. manufacturing environment.

        On top of this, we need candidates with the following:
        " Bachelors degree in Engineering or related discipline, along with at least 5-7 years or more relevant hands on and leadership experience in manufacturing environment
        " Significant hands on experience working with and implementation of Lean Manufacturing techniques, methods, tools.
        • Six Sigma training/Certifications a plus
        • Solid experience with process improvement/continuous improvement tools (i.e. Six Sigma, DMAIC, Kaizen)
          " Significant team leadership/management experience in a manufacturing/process improvement setting
          • Ability to work in a team atmosphere and in individual situations
          • Documented and demonstrated lean manufacturing capabilities with experience on continuous improvement teams
          • Demonstrated ability to work across groups, levels, and functions within an organization
            " Strongly self driven/self motivated individuals sought, those with a passion for creating efficiencies and with both traditional solutions, and 'out of the box' thinking.
            • Excellent problem-solving skills
            • Strong organizational skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
            • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
              " Role will be very much ON THE FLOOR, and HANDS ON.
              • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds every day
              • Ability to work quickly and swiftly with equipment, machinery, and products
                What's In It for You

                We are growing by leaps and bounds and have an exciting environment and future waiting for you!

                If you have a strong Process/Continuous Improvement team leadership and project and team management background, please contact me immediately.

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                  Russ Holland - Principal Recruiter - Optello

                  Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

                  Optello is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

                  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

                  Your Right to Work - In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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