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Continuous Improvement Manager

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Lear Corporation
    Published
    December 21, 2020
    Location
    Traverse City, MI
    Job Type

    Description

    Job Duties

    • Improve, facilitate and promote the growth of CI culture within the Lear Traverse city facility
    • Manage the employee suggestion system and implement process improvements based on employee feedback
    • Continually identify new employee involvement opportunities for operational improvements Mentor peers and middle management in the formulation and execution of process improvements projects.
    • Teach local personnel to apply Continuous Improvement (e.g., Lean and Six Sigma) strategies and tools.
    • Develop and implement a cultural change plan.
    • Increase efficiency by automating and improving systems.
    • Utilize continuous improvement objects to build Traverse City facility into a Best in Class (BIC) facility.
    • Achieve financial objectives as outlined each year by the Continuous Improvement group.
    • Assist each department as necessary with CI projects to assist in promotion of the CI culture within the facility.
    • Will be required to work with various countries across Europe
    • Knowledge of implementing KPIs and driving and improvement
    • Experience in the following fields:
      • Six Sigma
      • LEAN
      • IATF 16949 Auditor
      • Quality core tools (PPAP, FMEA, Control Plan, SPC, MSA)
    • Knowledge of implementing KPIs

    Lead transformation of Lear Taylor facility aligning with overall Lear Corporation culture.

    Job Requirements

    • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Black Belt certification preferred.
    • Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA);5 plus years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
    • Experience working in an injection molding or stamping manufacturing operation

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