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New Boston

Continuous Improvement Manager

As a successful family-owned company on a path to global growth, the Brose Group offers challenging responsibilities and exciting career opportunities to performance-driven, skilled specialists with solid professional knowledge and proven career expertise who wish to contribute to our company’s success.

Your tasks

  • Train and support Brose personnel in Brose Productivity System implementation
  • Planning, execution and moderation of workshops and improvement projects
  • Lead & foster a continuous improvement culture within the plant at all levels that is value stream mapping and lean driven
  • Train personnel in all aspects of Brose Production System tools (Value Stream Mapping, Standardized Work, Shop Floor Management, 5S, Visual Management etc.)
  • Ensure proper reporting of Brose Production System KPIs to regional and central functions
  • Coordinate with other plants to obtain a network for best practice sharing and benchmarking activities
  • Conduct structured problem solving on the shop floor with shop floor personnel to drive scrap, technical availability, and other issues to meet overall plant targets
  • Coordinate and network with regional and central functions to obtain global Brose production systems award
  • Train, coach, and mentor all internal Industrial Engineers in lean methodologies to ensure lowest cost manufacturing and materials concepts are being introduced to the shop floor

Your Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years experience in manufacturing/assembly environment
  • MTM training preferred
  • Experience with productivity and manufacturing systems
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Powerpoint