Job Description - Continuous Improvement Leader II, Chattanooga, TN
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Continuous Improvement Leader II, Chattanooga, TN

Ref: US_EN_6_914775_1041626

Posted 4 days ago
Job Location
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Contract Type
Direct Hire

Position Responsibilities 

  • Establish preferred methods & best practices for job descriptions within various business units
  • Conduct engineering studies and observations to identify wastes and redundancy for reduction
  • Identify improvement opportunities and drive necessary change using Continuous Improvement methodology, including Lean & Six Sigma
  • Maintain a strong portfolio of improvement projects; leader must meet project deadlines, communication and resource commitments
  • Collect, organize and distribute data to help prioritize projects, quantify returns on investment and other improvements and provide data regarding process performances
  • Propose and execute Kaizen events; use data to identify root-causes to issues and develop appropriate solutions and responses
  • Provide oversight and training related to Continuous Improvement tools and methods; role model and apply these behaviors and tools
  • Optimize flows of people, activities, materials, work methods, policies & procedures, systems, technology and supervisory structure to support improvement objectives
  • Help business units to measure and monitor: production activities, data analysis, trend identification and establishment of projects that drive improvement

Qualifacations and Experience 

  • Proven expertise in deploying Lean and Six Sigma programs and initiatives, and directing teams to achieve desired results using those methodologies
  • Supply Chain Optimization, Total Quality Management/Total Productive Maintenance, Operational Excellence experience
  • Lean manufacturing Certificate and/or Green Belt Certification (Black Belt preferred)
  • Experience in implementing a Continuous Improvement program within a “Green Field” environment
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