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Quality & Continuous Improvement
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What you will do:

Implements lean manufacturing practices within manufacturing facilities. Responsible for small lean projects. Ensures the facilities obtain budgetary goals set for lean manufacturing projects through partnering with facility production teams and management. Trains production teams, plans and executes lean workshops, and documents and reports results.


How you will do it:

1. Facilitate cross-functional expert teams to drive breakthrough or Best-in-Class performance in People, Quality, Material Flow, and Cost.

2. Value Stream Analysis (Current and Future State Value Stream Mapping)

3. Collaborate with C.I. Manager to assess the Current state of the plant’s Operations; Develop Future State vision and implementation plan.

4. Drive multifunctional teams

5. Assist in locating Best-in-Class Operations processes, and then getting them into the plant.

6. Support other C.I. initiatives, including best practice implementation, while striving to improve Business Metrics.

7. Coach team members in understanding Lean principles.

8. Identify and drive to implement model Lean lines/cells, and then extend to whole plant.

9.  Assist in the gathering of JCMS Assessment data.  Collaborate with C.I. Manager to improve Lean-relevant metrics, including those in the 6 panels.

10. Using standard tracking and reporting systems, will prepare detailed plans, drive project performance, and assure timely completion and achievement of product / process quality and savings goals.

11. Collaborate with leadership to develop a plant C.I. Roadmap, bridging business metrics gaps with either:  1. Just Do It improvements, 2. Six Sigma projects, or 3. Lean Implementation projects.

12. Identifies barriers to project success and solicits help from champions when needed.

13. Assist the Continuous Improvement Manager in any strategic initiative that will help in compliance to standards, implementing new systems, and designing creative solutions that will continuously improve the plant.

14. Accountable to impact on Operational Cost.

15. Assures that safe work practices are followed.

16. Assist in relevant JCMS action items/activities as pertains to your knowledge/skill set and technical ability.

17. All other tasks as assigned

What we look for:


• Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED

•3-5 years prior manufacturing experience


• Has demonstrated high level performance in current and previous positions.

• Has shown initiative, the desire to drive change and is motivated to exceed expectations

• Has solid leadership skills and able to manage both vertically and horizontally

• Possesses basic statistical knowledge and the ability to apply statistics to product and process improvement projects.

• Has a solid grasp of manufacturing principles, including Process, Information, and Material flow.

• Possesses basic computer skills (experience with spreadsheet applications would be very helpful).

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.

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