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Specialist Kaizen

A job at Full time
Professional Level Professional experienced
We are looking for As of now
Location  Akron, OH

Are you looking for a new challenge? Is it time to arrive where you want to be? We have grown steadily as a team, would you like to grow too? Do you have what it takes to spur game-changing innovation? Do you crave being part of the solution, while receiving training and learning opportunities? If you answered yes, we have exciting career opportunities for you Get ready to join the Röchling Automotive team and become part of the next chapter in our history. At our Akron, OH location we are searching for a:

Specialist Kaizen

Where we need you

  • The Specialist Kaizen-Plant are responsible for the definition plant implementation and realization of continuous improvement processes. They implements standards and processes defined by the Plant Manager. The major goal of the position is the continuous improvement of operations processes. More specifically:
  • Continuously initiate improvement methods and tools for operations processes
  • Motivates others regarding Kaizen activities (Communication and Teambuilding skills needed)
  • Directly manage Kaizen activities in the plant
  • Collect and document lessons learned out of production
  • Provide input to improvement of RA standards and guidelines to the next level
  • Contribute to cross-plant improvement activities and know-how exchange
  • Regular check of BOM’s and Routings
  • Reporting to plant manager and functional head regarding Kaizen activities
  • Conduct plant overview Capacity tool and reply for Project capa. requests
  • Document responsibility: production layout and Material flow chart in serial production phase
  • Conduct analysis on local plant performance (e.g. bad CM analysis)
  • Set-up continuous improvement plan
  • Other duties as assigned

How to convince us

  • Experience in Automotive Industry/Manufacturing Industry
  • Experience in Manufacturing Operations Sector
  • Lean Management
  • Previous Kaizen Experience
  • Change Management Experience
  • MS Office
  • KAIZEN Methods
  • Base knowledge of controlling
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • BS Degree in Industrial Relations or Industrial Engineering or equivalent work experience preferred

What we offer

  • Röchling Wellness Program sponsoring run/walk programs throughout the year
  • Wellness Credits - Earn up to $70/month
  • Employee Discounts at Verizon, BMW, Ford, GM and more
  • Continuous Improvement Program & Safety Awards
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Family Outings

Interested in joining our team? Please send your resume for consideration.

In the Automotive division, you will shape the mobility of tomorrow. Together with our customers, we develop system solutions for enhanced aerodynamics and efficiency. This means: We protect the environment while also improving the driving experience of millions of vehicles.

In the Röchling Group you’ll be shaping industry. Worldwide. Together, we are changing everyday lives – by making cars lighter, making drug packaging safer and enhancing industrial applications. With 11,000 employees in 25 countries.

Kaitlyn Wingate
Human Resources
+1 864 486-0888

Röchling Automotive USA LLP
2275 Picton Parkway
44312 Akron, OH
United States

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