Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT LEAD

Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain
ID
2022-1408
Category
Continuous Improvement

Overview

As Continuous Improvement Lead, you will drive continuous improvement efforts throughout our manufacturing facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute Lean strategy to support business objectives
  • Lead and coach other leaders in Kaizen Events and improvement projects
  • Follow up with leaders post-event to ensure improvements are sustained
  • Provide Lean training and mentoring for employees at all levels of organization with a focus on operations leaders
  • Assist with new process introductions: process change implementation, new equipment and/or processes from Quality/Safety/Lean/CI drivers
  • Improve Visual Management throughout the organization
  • Lead and participate in Problem Solving activities
  • Assist with training and implementation of “MyIDEA” System
  • Participate in relevant conferences and seminars through attendance and review of presentations
  • Ability to travel to other facilities

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or Associates with relevant work experience
  • Formal Lean training/certification desired
  • Minimum of five to seven years of hands-on Lean experience in a discrete manufacturing environment
  • Previous team leadership experience preferred

SKILLS

  • Strong understanding of Lean principles and practices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills
  • High level of Emotional Intelligence
  • Must be a team player while having the ability to work both independently and in partnership with others
  • Ability to lead and teach others
  • Strong computer skills

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