The position will work collaboratively with employees and the management team to implement operational improvements that focus on improving quality, productivity, labor, and cost saving efficiencies. He/she ensures that initiatives are being developed and implemented consistently across the site for continually improving key performance indicators. He/she shall be a change agent, never satisfied with the status quo. Initiates action, overcomes obstacles, makes progress and drives a process or project from start to finish as an individual or within a team to achieve acceptable results. Works with aggressiveness, tenacity, persistence, and intelligent forcefulness.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the ability to be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Consult with all departments to improve Operational Excellence and ensure implementation and sustainability.
Identify, initiate, and lead changeover, cycle time, and line balancing projects.
Direct and implement activities for continuous improvement.
Act as a champion and change agent for driving positive culture change and improving operational efficiencies while deploying new techniques and tactics. Analyze work force utilization, facility layout, and operational data such as production costs, process flow charts, and production schedules, to determine efficient utilization of workers and equipment.
Recommend methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing work flow, relocating work stations and equipment, and purchase of equipment.
Design of packaging, racks, and material presentation to optimize production.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time.
Travel is occasionally required, up to 10% of the time.
Safety and Physical Requirements:
All employees are responsible for knowing, understanding and complying with the safety policies and procedures.
Wear PPE when appropriate in designated campus areas.
Customer Focus Building Effective Teams Drive for Results Informing Motivating Others Conflict Management Ethics and Values
Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree, preferably Engineering centric
Five years + continuous improvement experience
Certified Black Belt preferred
Product Flow, Lean Transformations, Manufacturing and/or process engineering experience in a production environment preferred
Ability to instruct others in Flow and Lean principles
Ability to generate clear, concise work instructions and troubleshoot assembly issues impacting productivity.
BorgWarner is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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