203900 - LEAN/Six Sigma Specialist
Industry
PRO
Region
MI-Michigan
City
Battle Creek
State
MI
Rate
$32.75 to $42.21 DOE
Duration
6 months
Description
Chipton Ross is seeking a LEAN/Six Sigma Specialist for a contract or direct hire opportunity in Battlecreek, MI.

Job Description
Assists the functional departments and specific business divisions during the planning and implementation stages of Six Sigma projects. Works with various levels of the organization to process improvement projects.

Job Summary:
Facilitate cross-functional expert teams to drive breakthrough or Best-in-Class performance in People, Quality, Material Flow, and Cost.
Identifies key individuals for team membership and secures their approval to become team members.
Provides basic Six Sigma training to project team members.
Applies Six Sigma tools and techniques to measure, analyze, improve and control project processes.
Reports on project progress to Champion and other appropriate leadership levels
Prepares detailed plans to track project performance and assure timely completion and achievement of quality and savings goals.
Identifies barriers to project success and solicits help from champions when needed.
Attends required training and acquires needed skills.
Documents improvement process learning and shares best practices with other Black Belts.
Identifies and brings forward to Champion new project opportunities.
Set strategy for the six sigma project implementation
Applies Six Sigma, Lean and KT tools and techniques to measure, analyze, improve and control project processes.
Converts gaps in BBP and other metrics into process improvement projects that deliver breakthrough results
Prepares a detailed project plan for each project including a project timeline and the deliverables at each phase of the project.
Prepares detailed plans to track project performance and assure timely completion and achievement of quality and savings goals.
Identifies barriers to project success and solicits help from process owners when needed.
Value Stream Analysis (Current and Future State Value Stream Mapping)
Collaborate with C.I. Manager to assess the Current state of the plant’s Operations; Develop Future State vision and implementation plan.
Support other C.I. initiatives, including best practice implementation, strategic initiatives that will help in compliance to standards, implementing new systems, and designing creative solutions that will continuously improve the plant.
Work with all levels of leadership - must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Complete projects in a timely manner
Train other team members on how to use six sigma tools
Perform other duties required
Complete all required and applicable training required by Adient and its customers
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The employee is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department

Requirements:
Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment in a Supervisory role.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
3-5 years leading projects
Proficiency with statistical and process management software, flow charting software
Fluent in Excel
3-5 Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment

Required Education
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Schedule:
First shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Tyler Harrell
tharrell@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.