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Value Stream Leader - 21-00843

Company: ESPO Corporation
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for planning, directing, leading, and facilitating lean manufacturing and continuous improvement throughout the organization, working with management and employees to achieve these goals. As a key member of the team, you will participate in operational planning to maximize company profits through a coordinated effort of driving continuous improvement processes throughout the organization.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Serve as plant administrator for the direction and coordination of quality performance system activities and initiatives.Lead and execute quality performance Summits and Kaizen events.Serve as lean culture champion throughout the organization.Create annual quality performance plans to achieve established goals and strategic objectives.Maintain required corporate performance reporting requirements quality performance systems website.Execute corporate goals for process improvements at assigned business units.Review and analysis of space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.Ensure entire team staff are properly trained, resourced, supplied and managed to attain strategic objectives.Execute data mining and evaluation pertinent to quality process enhancement related to Value Stream metrics.Conduct training of quality performance systems and programs, as needed.Manage the measurement of quality performance systems throughout the organization, track trends and drive quality improvement.Work with operations and engineering personnel on ways to improve manufacturing capabilities and qualityMonitor and manage key metrics pertaining to manufacturing operations and product performance.Recommend changes and ways to improve manufacturing processes.Work with assigned business units to improve processes, driving saving initiatives.Mentor others in Lean, Six Sigma Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement methodologies) to become future quality performance leaders in the corporation.Plan equipment layouts, workflow.Plan and oversee training programs to promote corporate quality performance goals and initiatives.Communicate with senior management regarding issues with manufacturing operations.Recommend new equipment and tooling at operations.Recommend and assist manufacturing operations and engineering during new product phase from conception to production.Recommend tool and design changes to increase overall manufacturing efficiency.Must develop a complete and thorough understanding of Company business products.Collaborates with senior management on new manufacturing processes.Work with Human Resources to establish training guidelines.Travel will be required.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Extensive experience developing and maintaining a lean culture, Domestic and global manufacturing background.Extensive background with various lean manufacturing tools and concepts such as Kaizen, 5S, value stream mapping, pull systems, Cellular Manufacturing, SMED, 6-Sigma, Quality tools standard work, Kanban, Visual Controls, Mistake Proofing, TPM and statistical engineeringProven skills and ability to mentor and train the work forceBecome the ambassador for Lean learning for the organization.Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.Must be hands on (not a consulting type role)
Education/Experience:BS degree in Manufacturing/Industrial/Mechanical Engineering or related field required, with an MS or MBA desired.10 years solid experience in manufacturing environment working with continuous improvement and lean manufacturing practices.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent of the following tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.Certificates and Licenses: Black Belt (or Green Belt with solid Manufacturing experience) certification. Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Espo CorporationWillowbrook, IL 60527
View all open jobs at: www.espocorp.com/jobs
Leaders in Technical Recruiting & Staffing since 1965We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our work force .

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