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DATE ADDED: Fri 21/09/2018

Process Improvement Coordinator

Flower Mound, USA
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COMPANY: MI WINDOWS & DOORS

Job Description

General Purpose:

Collaborate with Management to establish and manage a portfolio of process improvement projects that support safety, quality and business objectives of the facility.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify impactful, high value process improvement projects and prioritize the projects to achieve objectives.
  • Properly resource the improvement projects for timely completion.  This includes identifying and deploying project leaders, team members and financial support as required by the improvement project.
  • Manage multiple improvement projects and ensure all projects are properly planned and tracked through sustainment of improvements.
    • Identify and remove barriers to team progress.
    • Provide coaching to project leaders and teams to ensure that proper problem-solving techniques are used, and robust solutions are implemented.
    • Motivate teams to drive change and achieve results.
    • Ensure that project team members receive review and feedback on their performance.
  • Document and communicate status of projects in the portfolio on a regular basis.
    • To management:  In Que, Active and Completed
    • To employees throughout facility:  Completed
  • Actively engage and support all safety, quality and business initiatives to ensure changes are deployed using best practices.  Includes line changes, new equipment and processes.
  • Maintain the capacity to conduct improvement projects within the facility.
  • Manage the training of employees to support a continuous improvement culture.
    • Maintain inventory of trained resources.
    • Establish and conduct organic Lean 101 training process.
    • Manage training for Yellow and Green Belts.
    • Identify development areas for project leads and team members.
  • Continue to develop capabilities with external training on “best in class” continuous improvement methods and techniques.
  • Share Best Practices with other MIWD facilities.
  • Work with other Coordinators from other facilities to:
    • Identify and deploy applicable process improvements from other facilities.
    • Communicate potential improvements for other facilities.
    • Identify and conduct cross facility improvement projects.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned in support of facility objectives.

General Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Language: English required, Spanish, Chin and Burmese desirable.
  • Minimum Green belt certification, Black Belt preferred.
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree, Bachelor preferred, and 3-5 years of manufacturing experience.
  • Results oriented “change agent”.
    • Project development and management experience a plus.
    • Timely decision maker.
    • Able to manage multiple tasks.
    • Ability to work independently when directed.
    • Open to changes from internal and external pressures.
  • Understands Continuous Improvement methods and techniques
    • Experience in Lean and Six Sigma is strongly desirable
    • Strong problem-solving capabilities.
    • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
    • Microsoft Excel capabilities required.
    • Microsoft Visio capabilities desirable.
  • Effective communicator:
    • Able to develop and maintain working relationship with individuals from diverse backgrounds and varying levels of the organization.
    • Effective Influencing, negotiating and conflict resolution skills.
    • Strong written and verbal skills.
    • Microsoft Word and Power Point capabilities strongly desirable.
  • Able to travel as needed


Role: Process Improvement Coordinator
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Location: Flower Mound,

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