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Continuous Improvement Coordinator - Amico Corporation

Richmond Hill, ON
Title: Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Operations

Based at: Richmond Hill, Ontario

Type of Employment: Full time, permanent, 5-days a week, and potentially extended hours depending on workload and priorities, possible half day Saturdays might be required.

Salary: 45k and up, depending on experience

The Continuous Improvement Coordinator is responsible for leading the development and implementation of continuous improvement projects to improve productivity, reduce waste and deliver cost savings. Implement lean continuous improvement manufacturing processes for products and plant processes. Work with variety department Managers to define the scope of improvement opportunities and supervisors / employees to implement changes.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Work with Managers, supervisors and employees to identify and develop continuous improvement opportunities
  • Lead problem-solving efforts to eliminate waste in all manufacturing related processes
  • Continually search for opportunities for manufacturing optimization
  • Identify, facilitate, implement process improvement projects to improve manufacturing efficiency
  • Hands on approach with implementation of all potential continuous improvement activities
  • Develop processes and systems to ensure sustainability, lead all sustainability initiatives
  • Develop and nurture a culture of Lean Continuous Improvement and acceptance for improved changes
  • Tracks and reports performance to plan on various Continuous Improvement  projects
  • Creating, standardizing, and improving the operational training processes
  • Mentors others in the use of process improvement tools and techniques
  • Minimum 1 year of experience implementing Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing initiatives
  • Strong knowledge and education of Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience with methods of determining value added and non-value added time during operations
  • Proficiency in problem solving skills and root cause analysis is essential
  • Must have strong time management skills with emphasis on meeting deadlines
  • Highly energetic and assertive with strong leadership skills
  • Excellent, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Hands on and ability to physically assist with making changes with improvements
  • A self-starter who is productive, takes initiative and seeks opportunities for improvement
  • Firm understanding of MS Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
for more information, please visit us at www.amico.com

*Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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