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Process Improvement Leader 14-0186

Company Name:
Cummins Bridgeway, LLC
Job Summary:
Develop and lead the implementation of the process improvement projects within equipment maintenance business. Work plan will include interacting with various departments and branch leaders using Six Sigma to refine, improve and reduce defects in processes, improve internal and external customer satisfaction and decrease costs. Focus will be on breaking down existing processes into manageable pieces and creating documented Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for all necessary processes.
Responsibilities:
Launch and successfully complete continuous improvement projects within Cummins Power Products.
Follow Six Sigma / Lean methodology toward improvement of processes.
Lead Production Improvement Initiatives on an ongoing basis.
Manage both strategic and tactical projects using multiple partners - Suppliers, Cummins, Inc, production team members, etc.
Perform ISO9001 quality management system audits.
Ensure process improvement project results are sustained over time. Provide updates and realignment of control plans when necessary.
Coach project team members as needed to insure team members understand their roles and commitments to ensure project timelines are being maintained.
Identify, measure, and analyze problems within different Cummins Bridgeway business segments to address root causes and quantify the measurable impact of those problems.
Control and eliminate wasteful variables from within Cummins Bridgeways business segments.
Documentation of all process improvement initiatives and results.
Create all SOP documents related to any project that is led and be able to deliver all documentation that allows process owners with a turnkey solution for maintaining the improved process.
Provide project team members training on continuous improvement tools and their purpose.
Implement visual management systems within a production environment. Assist management in developing systems/processes that measure results and create accountability.
Participate in customer focused continuous improvement projects that enhance our customer experience and create value.
Manufacturing or production system engineering including: process mapping, cell design, material conveyance, tool specifications, standard work creation, etc. based on lean manufacturing principles that align with OSHA, Safety requirements, and ISO 14001, 18001 requirements.
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.
Education/Experience:
Bachelors degree in Manufacturing Engineering.
5+ years of Volume Production Experience.
Green to Black belt Certificate in Six Sigma desired.
Minimum three to five years of process improvement experience.
Knowledge of Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing principles.
Experience with Microsoft Office, (specifically, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Access), and Minitab.
Knowledge of Value Stream Mapping.
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with shop floor, suppliers and management team members.
Self starter, highly motivated, results driven, requiring minimal direct supervision.
Works well in team environment.
Strong leadership, negotiation, and presentation skills.
Demonstrated project management skills, must be highly organized and detail oriented.
Strong multitasking capabilities, must be able to manage multiple simultaneous projects.
Provide analytical support on cost savings and production improvement initiatives.
Ability to travel to other Cummins locations, suppliers and customer locations.
Travel Required (%):
Up to 5% overnight travel to other locations mentioned above.
Work Environment:
There are no extraordinary conditions that are associated with the essential elements of the job.
Physical Demands:
Standing for long period of time (50%)
Sitting (50%)
Twisting, bending, kneeling, squatting, climbing, etc. (60%)
Lifting, routinely up to 10 lbs & occasionally up to 15 lbs

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