Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Vinylbilt Windows & Doors - Vaughan, ON (17 days ago)

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  • Acts as a change agent in the organization by driving change and implementing continuous improvement processes, while utilizing and improving existing methodologies;
  • Analyzes existing business processes using various methods such as gap analysis to find opportunities for improvement as well as losses, to troubleshoot and determine root cause;
  • Evaluates business processes around various business systems, anticipates requirements, uncovers and identifies areas for improvement, and develops and implements solutions;
  • Promotes lean manufacturing practices by educating the organization in the use of lean principles and ensuring adherence;
  • Utilizes lean manufacturing tools (i.e. value stream mapping, Kaizen, 5S, Gemba walks, root cause problem solving) to identify and develop solutions that drive operational improvement;
  • Leads continuous improvement projects, including LEAN and Kaizen events to contribute to operations;
  • Documents and maintains business processes and revises processes as necessary
  • Assists team members and supervisors in measuring KPI, understanding metrics and Company's vision for operational excellence;
  • Collects and analyzes data on plant processes, procedures, and performance using evaluation tools and makes recommendations for improvement to the Leadership Team;
  • Updates and maintains Bill of Materials;
  • Develops short and long-term strategies for the organization and incorporates Six Sigma and other practices to facilitate progress and reduce costs;
  • Establishes measurable standards at the start of a project and compares actual project results, regularly generating detailed update reports for management;
  • Develops and conducts compliance audits, program evaluations and reviews to drive results with the fortitude to ensure change is permanent;
  • Conducts investigations and root-cause analysis when supplier issues are presented; takes the appropriate corrective actions using problem-solving techniques.

Qualifications:

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in a quality, engineering, project management or related role;
  • Post-secondary education in Engineering or similar discipline;
  • Advanced analytical, conceptual thinking, problem solving, planning and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work effectively with onsite and remote teams and build positive business relationships;
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions;
  • Skilled at managing multiple tasks, setting and tracking own milestones, and meeting deadlines;
  • Advanced computer knowledge of Microsoft Office and Visio;
  • ‘Can Do’ attitude with the ability to work positively in a group as well as autonomously;
  • Ability to work in a highly organized manner with detail and accuracy while meeting deadlines and balancing multiple tasks;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Continuous Improvement: 2 years (Preferred)