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Textile Manufacturing Continous Improvement Lead
Charlotte, NC

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Direct Hire

$60,000 - $70,000 / yr

Needs someone with a yarn, spinning, or extrusion background

This position is responsible for (This is not a complete job description):

• Collecting and analyzing process data to initiate, develop and recommend business practices and procedures that focus on enhanced safety, increased productivity, and reduced cost

• Planning and scheduling CI activities to accomplish strategic goals

• Directing and training employees in the fundamentals of lean manufacturing using appropriate process improvement tools and methodologies

• Assisting in the execution of lean projects from conception to completion

• Developing and delivering presentations to all levels of employees and management

• Coaching, training and mentoring teams

• Supporting process improvements that link to the strategic operational directions of the business unit

• Recommending areas for investigation and modes of corrective action and initiate action

• Assigning, directing and assisting in the preparation of workstation and work area layout for new, revised or proposed procedures and equipment

• Recommending changes in methods and equipment deemed necessary to promote process improvement and assist the plants in its CI journey

• Supporting and administering company policies and procedures consistently

• Ensuring good housekeeping in all areas of the facility including manufacturing, distribution, and common areas

• Meeting or exceeding all performance and productivity standards

• Promoting a safe and healthy work environment on all company property to achieve the best working conditions for all employees and visitors

• Ensuring compliance with all regulatory and company policies and procedures

• Performing other assignments as requested or as business needs require


• BS in Engineering or related field with a minimum of 2 years of process improvement experience in a manufacturing environment

• Proficient with computer applications including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

• Demonstrated success coaching/training lean concepts to include root cause analysis, 5s, Kaizen, and standard work

• Proficiency in statistical data analysis and methods to reduce process variation (Six Sigma green belt or equivalent experience)

• Ability to manage multiple tasks and provide expected results

• Maintaining regular and predictable attendance

• Communicating effectively with employees at all levels of the organization

• Working cooperatively, courteously, and respectfully with all team members, vendors, and visitors

• Following verbal and written instructions

• Complying with company processes and procedures

• Successfully completing drug and background screenings


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