Strattec Security Corp.

  • Continuous Improvement Specialist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/19/2018 2:49 PM)
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  • Responsibilities

    The Continuous Improvement (CI) Lead position will assist with lean culture change within the organization.  This individual will help our transformation into a lean culture with full support of the Continuous Improvement Manager and Senior Management.  The primary responsibility is to implement CI Projects and maintain sustainable solutions.  The Continuous Improvement Specialist will need to learn and implement lean tools, and be able to identify and eliminate waste.  Projects may be in all areas of the organization including but not limited to Production, Quality, Maintenance, and Offices. This position will be a champion in 6S, Kaizen and other CI initiatives.

    • Plan and facilitate Kaizen and 5S events
    • Sustain current and future CI initiatives
    • Analyze data and make recommendations based on the results
    • Become an expert at problem solving and help drive Root Cause Analysis
    • Perform Muda Walks and build a CI project portfolio
    • Work with cross functional teams to improve processes
    • Implement Lean methodologies across the organization
    • Maintain an Action Register and monitor all control plans
    • Develop new processes, designs or procedures to improve KPI’s
    • Manage the suggestion program
    • Other CI activities as assigned


    This position will be working on a wide variety of projects including but not limited to, process improvement, cost reduction, labor utilization, overtime reduction, increased OEE, organization, quality improvement, and engagement improvement.  Some examples of the lean tools you will learn and implement will include Poke-Yoke (Mistake proofing), Root Cause Analysis, Set up Reduction (SMED), Statistical Process Control charts, Cause and Effect tools, Optimization designs and Failure Mode and Analysis (FMEA)



    • Must have prior experience with participating in Continuous Improvement Activities
    • Above average Computer skills in Microsoft office
    • Must be able to work independently with limited direction and supervision
    • Must be an excellent communicator
    • Willing to be further educated in CI tools
    • Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with Kaizen and 6S
      • Knowledge of Minitab, AutoCAD, Visio
      • Experience in a Leadership Role

    STRATTEC SECURITY CORPORATION is an equal opportunity employer and practices affirmative action to recruit, hire, train, upgrade, transfer and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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