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Senior Lean Specialist

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what's possible? Location:[[Carrollton, GA SCUPP]]Southwire Job DescriptionTitle: Senior Lean Specialist Location: SCUPP, Carrollton, GA Department: Lean Reports To: Lean ManagerThe Lean Senior Specialist is responsible for leading cross-functional projects designed to analyze and design sequence of operations and work flows to improve efficiencies. The Lean Senior Specialist will participate on multiple projects and apply continuous improvement techniques leveraging Six Sigma and Lean methodologies to solve problems (DMAIC) and build new capabilities. This position is a change agent who challenges organizational leaders to drive continuous improvements; remove organizational barriers to continuous improvement processes. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: --- Participate on multiple projects, and occasionally lead, applying continuous improvement techniques leveraging Six Sigma and Lean methodologies to solve problems (DMAIC) and build new capabilities. --- Assist the Lean Leader and/or conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. --- Facilitate and Co-facilitate Kaizen events as appropriate to expand skills into d driving continuous improvements in operations and office areas including effective preparation and follow-up. --- Develop and implement plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods. --- Interface with other departments to identify improvement opportunities to drive high quality and efficient processes. --- Mobilize problem solving teams and supporting groups to streamline processes. --- Facilitate Kaizen events to drive continuous improvements in operations and office areas including effective preparation and follow-up. --- Participate on multiple projects and apply continuous improvement techniques leveraging Six Sigma and Lean methodologies to solve problems (DMAIC) and build new capabilities. --- Share best practices with other site Lean Senior Specialist and develop coordinated plans.Long DescriptionQUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: --- BS/BA Degree highly preferred or equivalent experience. --- 2-3 years of successful leadership in executing continuous improvement/Lean/Six Sigma efforts and enabling efficiency, effectiveness, and tangible financial benefit. --- Green Belt certification required; Lean or Six Sigma (Southwire Lean certification for internal candidates) --- Hands on demonstrated experience with continuous improvement programs including employment of Lean and Six Sigma tools and methodologies. --- Demonstrated experience with ensuring effective Change Management development and execution. --- Facilitated or participated in at least four to two six separate week-long Kaizen events while performing proper preparation and follow up and able to plan lead and conduct at least one lean tool independently. --- Comfortable with ambiguity and able to interpret and determine a way forward. --- Share best practices with other site Continuous Improvement Lean Senior Specialists and develop coordinated plans. --- The ideal candidate will have the ability and willingness to achieve Black Belt Certification / Lean or Six Sigma within 12 - 18 months and transition into an operations / technical / reliability / lean leadership position within 36 - 48 months. --- The ability to travel up to 10-15% of the time. *PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. *WORK ENVIRONMENT: --- Work in office environment or Work in a manufacturing environment. --- May occasionally be required to perform job duties outside the typical office setting for 8 or more hours at a time. *As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)CompetenciesNimble LearningCustomer FocusPlans and AlignsCollaboratesBalances StakeholdersAction OrientedBenefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Long & Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • Parental Leave
  • & More Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Atlanta , Senior Lean Specialist, Other , Carrollton, Georgia

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