Continuous Improvement Specialist

  • Category
    Professional & executive - Consultant
  • Job type
  • Location
    Oakville, Ontario

Adecco is looking for a high performance and goal oriented Continuous Improvement Specialists for our client to assist with Continuous Improvement (lean) activity for 3-6 months. This Continuous Improvement Specialist position will report to the site ACE Manager and take direction from the recovery project lead and team lead for the cell assigned to. The Continuous Improvement Specialist must be on-site each week in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Success will be defined by the successful transformation of the production and shared resources cells, and processes, and improvement in the relevant KPI's. Candidates for the Continuous Improvement Specialists role must be knowledgeable in Lean Production Systems. This is a 3-6-month contract role and has a pay rate $50.00/hour. 

Continuous Improvement Specialist Responsibilities:
•    Engages in end to end continuous process improvement initiatives throughout the site and at key suppliers.
•    Works directly with suppliers for process improvement to drive operational excellence. This includes but is not limited to: leading Supplier Corrective Action and insuring a timely closed loop process with Control plans as required.
•    Conducts Supplier visits, as required to evaluate processes, facilitate process improvement and optimize supplier productivity, delivery and quality.
Assesses, evaluates and identifies process improvement opportunities, working closely with the various functions to develop the project plans and provide leadership to the team utilizing the appropriate approach, utilizing continuous improvement tools and assisting in training/mentoring as required.
•    Works independently to train site ACE pilots, management and their respective teams on lean, continuous improvement, project management, and business integration skill sets to enhance the capabilities of the team in reengineering initiatives.
•    Applies ACE tools and methodologies in business and manufacturing environments to drive best in class processes while working to become a recognized ACE Practitioner/ACE Master.
•    Compiles moderately complex monthly ACE Performance Metrics that focus on organization objectives in the areas of cost, efficiency, and quality.
•    Demonstrates and coaches lower level professionals on the proper application and interpretation of the ACE criteria in order to gain certification as an ACE Silver/Gold assessor.
•    Provides expertise and content for ACE training materials to ensure a successful ACE Certification Program

Continuous Improvement Specialist Qualifications: 
•    Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field required, MBA or Master’s Degree in an associated discipline a plus
•    5+ years in Operations/ACE/Lean related roles required
•    Expertise in Lean required
•    Operations/Shop Floor experience required
•    Strong organizational / project management skills required
•    Strong presentation and communication skills required
•    Strong usage of Microsoft office products required
•    IT experience (database, programming) highly desirable
•    SAP knowledge highly desirable
•    Automotive production system experience highly desirable

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Reference number CA_EN_1_026602_12054341

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.