3M Continuous Improvement Leader- Guin, AL in Guin, Alabama
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3M is seeking a Continuous Improvement Leader for the Traffic Security Division located in Guin, AL. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.
The person hired for the position of Continuous Improvement Leader will provide strong leadership in Lean Methodology to create and reinforce the Lean Culture at the Guin Plant. The successful applicant will be expected to drive continuous improvement through utilization of tools such as the Lean Management System, Six Sigma tools and waste identification and elimination.
Responsible for wall to wall implementation of the 3M Lean Manufacturing System at the site to all employees
Mentors, teaches and coaches entire organization (shop floor to management) in the core Lean principles of the 3M Lean Manufacturing System and utilizes Six Sigma tools to implement and facilitate changes
Ensures shop floor engagement in daily problem solving and new improvement idea identification and implementation
Consistently seek, share and implement best practices
Utilizes Six Sigma methodology to lead large projects related to and in conjunction with Lean implementation and improvement projects in the plant
Facilitates “Kaizen rhythm” across plant
Support/Advise Plant Management on plant forward and integration of tools that work together to eliminate waste and improve operational speed
Mentor and coach plant management in developing their abilities to better engage all employees in daily problem solving, plus in providing continual positive reinforcement of Lean across plant
Implementation and continual reinforcement of Lean Management Tier Review System including plan versus actual production metrics, accountability boards and layered process audits
Leads continuous improvement across the site with emphasis on material flow and efficiency
Champion for deployment and support of the Lean Model Lines
Tracks Lean deployment and dashboards
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university
Minimum two (2) years of combined experience in manufacturing, supply chain and/or quality
Demonstrated strength in Leadership Behaviors
Self-starter/self-directed that leads with high energy and passion
Proven track record of leading projects in DMAIC and Lean
Ability to work with cross functional teams and across multiple functions and disciplines
Effective facilitation, communication and teaching skills
Location: Guin, AL
Travel: May include up to 10% travel
Relocation: Is authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)
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