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Lean & Quality Leader in Elizabethtown, KY at SSW Holding Company, LLC

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

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Job Title: Lean & Quality Leader 

City: Elizabethtown / State: Kentucky                                                   




Job Description

SSW Holding Company, LLC is a multinational supplier to the global appliance OEMs.  With more than 70 years of expertise and innovation, we design and sell components and systems to the residential appliance industry (refrigeration, cooking, laundry), commercial refrigeration, HVAC, retail display and home/office organizational markets,  More information is available on our website, www.sswholding.net.

Job Title: Lean & Quality Leader

Job Location: Elizabethtown, KY

 

Strategy and Development

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice Lean vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.
  • Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Lean activities.

 

Essential Quality Management Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acts as management representative for the quality system.
  • Facilitates continuous improvement efforts for the plant.
  • Assists in training.
  • Develops, interprets and monitor quality standards.
  • Coordinates equipment and gauge calibration.
  • Works with the States Department of transportation to ensure we achieve and maintain NTPEP approval for the mesh products we produce.
  • Maintain quality documents and standards.
  • Coordinates statistical process control activities.
  • Monitors production processes.
  • Performs periodic process and product audits.
  • Provide support to the department managers with regard to questions concerning quality.

 

Essential Lean Leader Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop a robust continuous improvement strategy in partnership with the Management Team and key business stakeholders.
  • Implement and support cultural change across the organization and drive business improvement.
  • Provide project management, analytical and research skills and expertise.
  • Develop, deliver and support delivery of business improvement change initiatives.
  • Develop and contribute towards improvement standards in line with best practice.
  • Provide expertise, professional advice and guidance to the business in business improvement, drawing from proven industry practice and methodologies.
  • Report on progress of projects, understanding the risks, dependencies, budgets, resourcing, issues, critical milestones and forthcoming pipeline, and actions necessary to ensure success.
  • Define, develop and publish business improvement process documentation to reflect best practice.
  • Undertake business process analysis, statistical analysis for improvement projects and to support wider change.
  • Lead, define and develop continuous improvement activities designed to improve performance, such as the planning and running of lean events.
  • Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions.
  • Produce written reports and make presentations.
  • Undertake continuous training and development.
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems.
  • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organization.
  • Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department.

 



Job Responsibilities



Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Requires a 4-year Engineering degree.
  • 1-3 years of lean manufacturing experience, required.
  • 1+ years of project management experience, required.
  • 2+ years of quality leadership experience, required.

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Requires a 4-year Engineering degree.
  • 1-3 years of lean manufacturing experience, required.
  • 1+ years of project management experience, required.
  • 2+ years of quality leadership experience, required.