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Continuous Improvement Specialist

Company: API Heat Transfer
Location: Racine
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAPI Heat Transfer is looking for people who enjoy being part of transformation. We have a new mission, new leaders, and are accelerating our path to Lean Cultural Change. Our Engineering Teams continues to be one of the best in the industry. If you like to fix things, and want to be part of a new API, we'd love to talk to you about being a Continuous Improvement Specialist on our team!What We Offer You:

  • Opportunity to learn from and contribute to a premier, global engineering team!
  • Be part of leading-edge technology for the heat transfer industry
  • Ability to impact customers across multiple industries
  • Full health & welfare benefits, 401(k), PTO, and developmental opportunities!What You Will Do:The Continuous Improvement Specialist will support the implementation of a lean culture change within the organization. The Continuous Improvement team member will need to possess knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma tools and be able to identify and eliminate wastes. Projects may be in all areas of the organization including but not limited to Production, Quality, Maintenance, and Offices.
    • Identify continuous improvement opportunities; conduct root cause analysis and implement actions to drive cost savings, yield improvement, labor optimization and operations efficiencies.
    • Support the development and execution of strategic plans for implementation of Continuous Improvement based upon lean assessment.
    • Support Planning and/or facilitate projects or events such as Shop Floor and Rapid Improvement Events, VSM, Continuous Flow, Standardization 5S, Error Proofing, Eliminating Waste, TPM, etc.
    • Support implementation of tools in lean manufacturing system; including training, planning and implementation of tools
    • Displays the characteristics of a change agent in the organization.
    • Contributes to Operation Support & Service and Process Excellence performance metrics to ensure that organization objectives in the areas of cost, efficiency, quality, and customer focus are met.
    • Supports communications with management to review and examine project progress.What You Bring:
      • 3+ years of experience in continuous improvement, process improvement, and project management.
      • Ideal: Associates or Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical discipline (Industrial, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Quality).
      • Ability to interface and communicate with team members throughout all levels of the organization.
      • A great attitude, desire to make a difference, and desire to be part of transforming a business!
      • Bonus points if you have Green/Black Belt or Six Sigma Certification!Check out the COOL things we've been up to!
        • Cube Cooling for Frac Truck
        • Turnkey Solutions for Nonalcoholic Beer & Wine
        • Heat Exchanger for Pharmaceuticals TTPZ

Keywords: API Heat Transfer, Racine , Continuous Improvement Specialist, Other , Racine, Wisconsin

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