Director of Continuous Improvement

Laval Quebec

$100-120K CAD + Bonus

The Director of Lean / Continuous Improvement will be responsible for the day to day Lean development and development of work team cellular and line environments involved in development and support of company vision and process improvement planning. This position will report directly to the V.P. of Operations. Will work closely with manufacturing management, engineering, and shop associates. Emphasis will be facility efficiencies, establishing procedures, process and quality improvements, lead time reductions cost reductions, inventory and handling reductions, and through put improvements. Lead and facilitate Kaizen events. Provides direct leadership to lean practices plant wide. The Director of Lean / CI will have demonstrated strong lean leadership experience that follows the Toyota Production System – Lean Manufacturing quality initiatives in a fast paced, build to order manufacturing environment. Requires excellent communications, lead problem solving, as well as proven ability to work and lead in a team environment. Must have proven record in supporting plant quality and reliability initiatives as well as strong employee engagement practices. Must be excellent with partnering with various functions as well as have a sound ability for multi project management; must also be an excellent mentor, coach and able to address staffing issues.

Requirements:

  • Four-year degree in Engineering, Science or Technology related degree needed
  • 5 plus years of Lean Manufacturing experience, value stream experience ideal
  • 5 plus years in a manufacturing environment with strong experience leading continuous improvement development in a KPI visual work place environment.
  • 5S, Value Steam Mapping, Standard Work practices, Kanban implementation, material flow, visual road maping, and other lean manufacturing disciplines to create world class manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Must also include thorough leadership knowledge in line balancing, TPM, waste reduction, and SMED in an automated and assembly environment.
  • Good written and oral communication skills

Organization has an excellent career path. Comprehensive benefits and bonus provided.

If you are interested in job, please send your resume and include the position you are applying for in the Subject to: careers@courtneygroup.net.
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