Continuous Improvement Engineer - Monozukuri
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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/29/2016
NTN Bearing of America
JOB DESCRIPTIONGeneral Statement of Responsibilities:
Leads Improvement Projects throughout the facility that are driven by identified constraints within a Value Stream. Relentless approach to identifying and eliminating waste, problem solving and improving processes and people.
Essential Duties (Other duties may be assigned as necessary)
Facilitates Kaizen events throughout the Plant
Team Leader - leads project teams / people relative to NTN-Bower's continuous improvement activities.
Utilizes Lean Manufacturing / Sig Sigma principals in developing Continuous Improvement activities / initiatives.
Understands the manufacturing process using Value Stream Mapping to identify constraints.
Utilizes Continuous Improvement principals of 5S, 3D, Visual Factory, SMED to facilitate successful activities.
Facilitates in the development of Standard Work development & instructions.
Training - teaches others basic lean concepts and standard work
Possesses strong people skills and excellent communication skills.
Possesses ability to overcome objections in a positive / favorable manner.
Supports the Plant quality systems goals / improvements & productivity goals / improvements within the scope of the job.
Supports the Plant safety programs / goals within the scope of the job.
Regular and predictable attendance.
NTN Values a diverse workforce and is an EOE.