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Quality & Continuous Improvement
WD30082084262 Requisition #

What you will do

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt will facilitate cross-functional expert teams to drive breakthrough Best-in-Class performance in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost metrics.

How You Will Do It:

 Facilitate cross-functional teams to drive Best-in-Class performance in people, quality, material flow, and cost.
 Conduct Value Stream Analysis (Current and Future State Value Stream Mapping)
 Collaborate with Continuous Improvement Manager to assess the current state of the plant’s operations and develop a future state vision / implementation plan.
 Assist in locating best-in-class operations processes, and then applying the processes into the plant.
 Support other continuous improvement initiatives, including best practice implementation, while striving to improve business metrics
 Coach team members in understanding Lean principles
 Identify and drive to implement model Lean lines/cells, and then extend to whole plant.
 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.
 Collaborate with leadership to develop a plant continuous improvement roadmap and bridging business metrics gaps
 Identifies barriers to project success and solicits help from champions when needed.
 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.
 Show initiative, the desire to drive change and is motivated to exceed expectations
 Basic statistical knowledge and the ability to apply statistics to product and process improvement projects.
 Understand lean principles, including: Waste elimination, Pull systems, Kanban, Visual workspace, One Piece Flow, Flow Production, Set-Up Reduction, Standardized Work, Variation Reduction, Error Proofing, Total Productive Maintenance, Ergonomics, Problem Solving, and Level Loading

What We Look For:

 Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent combined education and experience.
 A minimum of two years’ experience in Continuous Improvement, or in a Manufacturing and Engineering environment.
 Demonstrated effective leadership and program management skills.
 Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and the ability to exercise influence without authority.
 Behaves with initiative, the desire to drive change and is motivated to exceed expectations.
 Able to drive change and complete project level assignments with little direction.
 Knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint software.
 Can communicate effectively at all levels.

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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