Opportunities for Process Improvement Specialists
J.D. Irving, Limited
Chipman, New Brunswick, Canada, Grand Lake Timber
28d ago

At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results.

With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.

Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States.

We are a team of 15,000 dedicated employees.

  • Would you like to work in a growing, fast-paced environment that is technologically advanced?
  • Do you have a passion for driving improvement and a keen eye for producing quality products?
  • Do you have experience working in forestry or a mechanical environment, and want to kick-start your career?
  • If you answered yes to all 3 questions, then J.D. Irving, Limited has an exciting career opportunity for you.
  • J.D. Irving, Limited is currently seeking a motivated individual for the role of Process Improvement Specialist at the Chipman Sawmill . Key Responsibilities :

  • Identifying, developing and leading process improvement projects across various areas of the sawmill using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Data collection and analysis, including analysis of potential and active projects
  • Ensuring active projects are in control and measuring savings
  • Promoting continuous improvement through various forms of communications with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Working with the operations team to identify priority areas for improvement
  • Working with divisional process owners to implement divisional initiatives
  • Qualifications :

  • Education Required : Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a forestry, technical, or mechanical-related degree program
  • Years of Experience Required : 3-5 years of relevant process improvement experience, or 4-7 years in an industrial setting
  • Project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team-based environment with a strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Ability to coordinate work with other internal departments
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification, or willingness to obtain
  • Committed to top performance in a safe work environment
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