Continuous Improvement Coordinator
Regency Fireplace Products
Delta, BC
4d ago

In this dynamic, fast paced environment, the Continuous Improvement Coordinator is responsible for coordinating Lean Manufacturing initiatives and process improvements in areas of manufacturing / assembly processes, product design, equipment, manpower, layout, handling and materials in order to improve the efficiency of operations.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a keen interest in Lean Manufacturing principles, and be motivated to make a change.

If this position sounds like a good match with your skill set and experience, please review the full details of this position below.

Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a positive environment focusing on Lean Manufacturing strategies and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Be proactive and energetic with abilities to motivate and persuade change within union and non-union environments
  • Recommends and / or implements methods for improving worker and process efficiency by reducing waste / non-value added activities through the use of Lean Manufacturing principles, tools and techniques
  • Assist in developing Metrics - baseline our current state and to measure future improvement projects
  • Studies sequence of operations to be performed and the flow of materials, manpower and documentation by using Flow and Standardized Work tools
  • Assist with organizing and facilitating Kaizen projects throughout the shop floor
  • Works with Management in analyzing work force utilization, facility layout, and operational data, such as production costs, process flow charts and production schedules, to determine efficient utilization of workers and equipment
  • Develops and maintains shop floor process documentation and visual controls
  • Assist shop floor Supervision in developing shop floor champions and CI teams
  • Facilitates a P-D-C-A (Plan-Do-Check-Act) environment with all projects and implementations
  • Maintain professionalism and act in a manner consistent with FPI mission and guiding principles
  • Follow all Health & Safety programs; actively participate in Health & Safety training with the purpose of gaining knowledge and understanding
  • Other related duties as assigned
  • Abilities / Skills / Knowledge

  • Strong leadership, organizational, prioritization and time management skills
  • Ability to promote, motivate and manage change
  • Ability to take initiative, implement and follow through on projects
  • Ability to conduct effective training sessions to all levels of employees
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing processes and Product / Component Design
  • Strong communication skills in English (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with management and employees
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office and MS Project
  • Ability and willingness to travel when required.
  • Education / Training

  • Operations Management diploma / degree or related field
  • Green Belt Certification or equivalent an asset
  • Experience

  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a manufacturing / operations environment preferred
  • Working knowledge of and proven success using Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques
  • What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Extended health & dental benefits
  • RRSP matching program
  • Profit-sharing
  • Compressed work schedules (with short Fridays)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee events (Monthly Mingles, Summer BBQ, Holiday celebrations)
  • Team Building / Health & Wellness activities
  • Employee Purchase Program
  • Friendly environment with Peer Recognition program
  • Smart Casual dress attire
  • Free coffee and parking
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