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Continuous Improvement Specialist

Company: Arconic Inc
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionResponsibilities:

  • Proactive role in the promotion and practice of Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement concepts and philosophies within his/her span of control and responsibility.
  • Assist in advocating, coaching, practicing and leading the implementation of various Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement techniques.
  • Collect data, prepare, and develop improvement projects
  • Sustain and utilize the Reliability Excellence (REX) and other continuous improvement systems.
  • Proactively assist in leading and maintaining central systems.
  • Develop own personal, REX and other improvement skills
  • Actively participate in teaching and coaching the rest of the plant in continuous improvement.CRITICAL COMPETENCIES:
    • Waste Elimination and Continuous Improvement activities or projects
    • Experience with one or more of the following techniques: Kaizen, 5S, Problem solving techniques, Leaders Standardized work, Standardized Work, Pokayoke (Fail safing and Error proofing), TPM.
    • Basic computer skills with knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Power Point, and analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Knowledge and understanding of a manufacturing environment
    • Time Management
    • Project Planning
    • Drive for Change
    • Critical Thinking
    • Collaboration with various levels of the organization
    • Building Ownership and CommitmentQUALIFICATIONS:
      • Associate's degree in a technical field, Science, or Business Administration
      • A minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience
      • A minimum of 3 years of Lean Manufacturing experience
      • A minimum of 4 years of experience with Microsoft Office software (power point, excel, and word)
      • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.PREFERRED:
        • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, science, or Business Administration
        • A graduate degree in business or MBA
        • Five years' experience in process optimization, operations, or business management.
        • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively deliver presentation to upper management.
        • Strong leadership and mentoring skills
        • Experience leading organizational change
        • Able to work flexible hours as requiredBenefits:
          • Strong base salary + variable quarterly bonus program
          • medical, life, dental and vision plans available
          • 401(k) + company contribution
          • Annual vacation accrual, 9 annual paid holidays, and 2 personal holidays
          • Relocation assistance You should be proficient in:
            • Troubleshooting Industrial Automation Equipment
            • Lean Manufacturing Principles
            • Six Sigma Experience
            • High-level Operations Analysis
            • Budgeting / Forecasting ExperienceSalary info:$33 - $41 / hr

Keywords: Arconic Inc, Lancaster , Continuous Improvement Specialist, Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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