Overview of Position :
Responsible for manufacturing process and equipment improvements.Define, plan, organize, lead and perform activities involving productionequipment and processes to support changes designed to improve safety, quality,equipment reliability, performance and manufacturing efficiency.
Key Accountabilities :
Participate in product development teams.
Perform manufacturing process capability studies, as needed.
Support the shop floor during required activities and product launch periods
Leads and executes equipment and process improvement initiatives including methods and practices.
Initiates and leads projects to improve equipment performance, reliability and cycle time, yields, including capital projects and project management.
Manages work load priorities and communicates time and cost status and changes to management, as needed.
Manages and executes engineering change control process within the guidelines of the existing quality system requirements.
Develops, maintains and deploys work standards for processes.
Engages in lean manufacturing initiatives to improve safety, material flow, cycle times, productivity and capacity.
Works with Safety, Quality and Production to help ensure operator training and proficiency.
Improves and develop competencies in core process technologies and maintains knowledge of equipment and manufacturing technology changes.
Participates in 5s Events and Kaizen related events.
Participate in or leads cross functional team meetings.
Key Qualifications :
Engineering Degree or diploma (Technologist and Technician programs will certainly be considered)
2-5 years of experience in a large manufacturing environment (automotive ideal but not required)
Knowledge of Six Sigma Methodology an asset
Effective project management skills with proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget.
Ability to understand and apply Lean, analytical, and statistical tools.
Excellent communication, problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills.