Continuous Improvement Supervisor in Chico, CA at Lifetouch National School Studios Inc.

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chico, CA
  • Job Type:
    Production
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    3069

Job Description

Supervises daily activities associated with the plant production management function for a Lifetouch Company or segment. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing the Lean culture, including identification of improvement opportunities at facility and coordinating/leading improvement teams with a core focus on elimination of non-value added activities.
  • Identify process improvements and support the tracking and implementation of these projects to production.
  • Lead and direct improvement teams for 5S, Kaizen, or A3 projects.
  • Partner with  other Lifetouch facilities to benchmark and compare CI activities.
  • Evaluate production and quality data to prioritize areas of potential improvement.
  • Support operational priorities - Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost Containment.
  • Analyze production problems related to equipment and system failures and identify corrective action (FMEA).
  • Help to identify takt time in order determine equipment and labor requirements to support capacity, product, or volume changes.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide supplemental support for 2nd shift coverage with Production Supervisors.
  • Performs other projects or miscellaneous duties as requested or assigned

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or other related field, or significant applicable experience.
  • Certification in Lean or Six Sigma preferred.

Experience

  • 2+ years experience with change management.
  • 2+ years utilizing Lean manufacturing techniques.
  • 2+ years leading process improvement initiatives
  • 1+ years project management experience.

Skills

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of business productivity and presentation software (Microsoft or Google).
  • Strong team player; works well with all levels of employees collaboratively and respectfully.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver against aggressive schedule pressures.
  • Ability to gather and document production requirements.
  • Ability to prioritize, delegate, track and coordinate multiple tasks.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem solving ability.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

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