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Continuous Improvement (CI) Lead

Company: Elevate Textiles
Location: Gastonia
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Continuous Improvement Lead American & Efird (A&E), a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions, is seeking a high energy, results driven Continuous Improvement (CI) Lead to join our Gastonia, NC manufacturing facilities. This is a key position that contributes to the achievement of the facility's and company's objectives supporting and implementing continuous improvement activities. This role is focused on identifying process improvement opportunities and leading, managing and executing CI initiatives from conception to completion. The CI Lead works closely with manufacturing, -quality and product areas.This position is responsible for (This is not a complete job description): - - collecting and analyzing process data to initiate, develop and recommend business practices and procedures that focus on enhanced safety, increased productivity, and reduced cost - - planning and scheduling CI activities to accomplish strategic goals - - directing and training employees in the fundamentals of lean manufacturing using appropriate process improvement tools and methodologies - - assisting in the execution of lean projects from conception to completion - - developing and delivering presentations to all levels of employees and management - - coaching, training -and mentoring teams - - supporting process improvements that link to the strategic operational directions of the business unit - - recommending areas for investigation and modes of corrective action and initiate action - - assigning, directing and assisting in the preparation of work station and work area layout for new, revised or proposed procedures and equipment - - recommending changes in methods and equipment deemed necessary to promote process improvement and -assist the plants in its CI journey - - supporting and administering company policies and procedures consistently - - ensuring good housekeeping in all areas of the facility including manufacturing, distribution, and common areas - - meeting or exceeding all performance and productivity standards - - promoting a safe and healthy work environment on all company property to achieve the best working conditions for all employees and visitors - - ensuring compliance with all regulatory and company policies and procedures - - performing other assignments as requested or as business needs require This position requires: - - BS in Engineering or related field with a minimum of 2 years of process improvement experience in a manufacturing environment - - proficient with computer applications including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) - - demonstrated success coaching/training lean concepts to include root cause analysis, 5s, Kaizen, and standard work - - proficiency in statistical data analysis and methods to reduce process variation (Six Sigma green belt or equivalent experience) - - the ability to manage multiple task and provide expected results - - maintaining regular and predictable attendance - - communicating effectively with employees at all levels of the organization - - working cooperatively, courteously, and respectfully with all team members, vendors, and visitors - - following verbal and written instructions - - complying with company processes and procedures - - successfully completing drug and background screenings E-Verify EmployerShould you need assistance or reasonable accommodations in connection with the application or interview process, please contact Human Resources at 1-336-379-6220American & Efird is an Equal Opportunity Employer: employees and candidates are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.PandoLogic. Keywords: Continuous Improvement Manager, Location: Gastonia, NC - 28055

Keywords: Elevate Textiles, Gastonia , Continuous Improvement (CI) Lead, Other , Gastonia, North Carolina

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