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Lean Implementer

United States - MI - Highland Park

Job Description

Cut plant costs by creating projects
and working with teams to collect data, evaluate the outcome and implementing
the changes. Run kaizen events and use Lean Manufacturing tools to eliminate
waste and shorten lead times.

 

1. Conduct kaizen events, identify
key individuals for kaizen team membership and secure their availability
directly or with the assistance of their supervisor/manager.

2. Facilitate High Performance Teams.

3. Identify and eliminate waste
within processes based on a Gemba approach, using key process metrics as
drivers, and a thorough knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles.

4. Conduct time studies and line
balancing to improve efficiency in assembly operations.

5. Prepare detailed plans to track
project performance and assure timely completion and achievements of quality
and savings goals using the CI track improvement project tracking system.

6. Identify barriers to project
success and solicit help from process owners when needed.

7. Document improvement process
findings and share best practices with other YF plants, manage the sharable and
best practice submission / implementation process.

8. Identify sustainability savings
to reduce utility and other fixed costs, work with the EHS and Maint/Facility
managers.

9. Use six sigma methods and advanced
problem solving (Kepner Tregoe) as required, participate in the Q-loop process
for closing out issues with the 8D problem solving tool with the 8D problem
solving tool.

10. Update YFIMS system w/ evidence
of completed principles for CI and Tech-responsible YFIMS pillars.

Your Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in
related field, preferably Industrial Engineering Work Experience: Layout / AutoCAD
experience ideal, as well as lean improvements, time studies, line balancing,
value stream mapping and waste elimination, team leadership skills.

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Published: 06/03/2019
Job Field: Quality & Continuous Improv
Location: United States - MI - Highland Park
REQ. NO.: 19001475
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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