* Plan, direct, and coordinate the operations, work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with continuous improvement initiatives driven by Autosystems; * Implement and maintain Lean Manufacturing Techniques and assist with Risk Assessments; * Setup and work with teams to improve overall process and waste; * Ability to learn new concepts and effectively pass this knowledge on to others through classroom training or the design of practical experiences and exercises. * Other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Education
* Post-secondary school (university or Community college) education required. Preference will be given to applicants with training in Lean Manufacturing, 5S, Kaizen, Kanban, etc.; *
Minimum of three (3) years progressive experience in a manufacturing environment required. Supervisory and Lean implementation experience an asset. * RedX: 6 Sigma experience, preferred
Skills and Competencies
* Excellent interpersonal skills; * Ability to communicate with all levels within the organization as well as with external Customers; * Ability to negotiate; * Ability to multi-task, set priorities and delegate tasks; * Self-motivated, ability to initiate and follow tasks through to completion; * Strong organizational skills; * Ability to gather and analyze information; * Proficiency with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project); * Ability to work independently and also as part of a team; * Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail; * Able to travel and manage flexible work schedule requirements;
* Normal amount of sitting and standing; * Ability to move around an office environment and on the production floor; * Ability to work at a computer workstation; * Ability to bend, twist, lift, reach. * Required to carry out job duties and responsibilities in a work environment that may include, but is not limited to, varying levels of noise and/or temperature. * Ability to lift max. 50lbs periodically.
Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.