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Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $45,000.00 - $75,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 9/19/2017
Job ID: 02521590
Job Description
To be considered for this position, the candidate needs to have sole responsibility as a continuous improvement coordinator or a continuous improvement specialist or a continuous improvement engineer or a continuous improvement manager, 
  •  Facilitate multiple Lean Kaizen events, driving the cross-functional team to implement change resulting in streamlined processes.
  •  Instill the Continual Improvement/Lean Kaizen approach of breakthrough improvements throughout the organization.
  •  Proactively drive change and process improvements across all functional areas.
  •  Work with facility leadership to identify areas for Lean Kaizen events, establish goals and objectives for each event, create project charter and select cross functional team members and leaders.
  •  Participate in development of Continual Improvement/Lean training materials & curriculum.
  •  Help functional area associates periodically review their business (key performance measures, major accomplishments and significant issues & challenges) and identify improvement opportunities.
  •  Deliver/Present the Continual Improvement/Lean training courses to all levels of the organization, including facility management team; trains and educates leadership and associates on the purpose, value and application of Continual Improvement tools.
  •  Support and facilitate the development of the Continual Improvement/Lean initiative and cascading the methodology
  •  Drive associates to establish and track/monitor business performance metrics to measure results and ensure continuous, sustainable improvement occurs across company wide processes.
  •  Help associates measure results of implemented improvements and communicate successes, along with identifying training needs and resources required to support continuous improvement activities.
  •  Participate in the identification and implementation of new tools, technology and strategies to help promote continuous improvement.
  •  Provide and coordinate training on the use and application of various Lean tools/techniques.
  •  Assist associates in establishing and refining performance scorecards, including performance measures, drivers and influences along with establishing performance standards and improvement targets.
  •  Ensure Business Owners complete all tasks by acting as liaison for the Continual Improvement team and related cross-functional areas.
  •  Identify and incorporate external best practices into  Continual Improvement/Lean initiative.
  •  Perform data analysis, prep work and follow through on all open action items required to successfully facilitate a Lean Kaizen event.
  • Responsible for coordinating and participating in 30, 60, 90 day 6 month and 1 year follow-up meetings
  • for each event to ensure action items are completed and improvements are realized and maintained.
  •  Communicate cross-functionally at all levels within the company, including senior management.
  •  Foster the MSC Culture in the CFC and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of company's mission
  •  and vision.
  •  Participate in special projects and performs additional duties as required.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering or equivalent experience is required.
  • Minimum two years of Lean, Six Sigma, project management, training, and/or other related methodologies. Distribution environment is preferred.

SKILLS:

  • Excellent presentation/oral and written communications skills required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills are required.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel 20% are required




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