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Continuous Improvement Leader

Company: Excelitas Technologies Corp.
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Your Responsibilities
Deploy Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
Provide leadership in the areas of Six Sigma and Lean to mentor Site teams to deliver results.
Assist in developing Site process improvement goals and objectives, coordinate and champion activities to meet or exceed those goals.
Coordinate the measurement, tracking and reporting of savings impact for Site.
Lead periodic Site continuous improvement reviews both internally and for regional roll up.
Partner with Site leadership team to foster ownership and buy in of CI activities within the Site.
Train Site resources in the areas of Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean implementation.
Create contingency plans where needed to ensure achievement of the Site PQP targets.
Become the "resident expert" for all Continuous Improvement activities within the site.

Your Qualifications
BS degree in engineering or a technical discipline is required with minimum 2 years of manufacturing experience.
MBA degree preferred but not required.
A solid understanding of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing philosophies is required.
A sincere belief in the viability of these concepts and the ability to communicate and demonstrate this to others is necessary.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on coaching and influencing others are required along with proficient skills in Minitab, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Certification as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Black Belt or lean expert certification is preferred along with previous experience in an operations leadership or similar role.
Be a strong technical, leader, and high-impact program management conduit between corporate Advanced Manufacturing and the local site on both local site initiatives and corporate deep-dive initiatives.
Drive continuous improvement/lean six sigma/theory of constraints management planning and execution in partnership with local leadership and corporate AM leadership using a balanced global and local optimization approach.

This position requires the use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
Visa sponsorship is not available for any position at Excelitas
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities/Females/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
Requirements
This position will have overall responsibility for Continuous Improvement efforts for Excelitas Technologies Corp. in Salem, MA. The overall purpose of this position is to drive, deploy and manager Continuous Improvement initiatives at the local level. The primary measure of success in this position will be the achievement of the savings target for the Site. Other success factors will be site engagement measured by Solo improvement projects and coordination/tracking of projects and savings, coaching and mentoring of teams within the Salem Site.
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Keywords: Excelitas Technologies Corp., Salem , Continuous Improvement Leader, Other , Salem, Massachusetts

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