• 16-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Spectralytics
  • Dassel, MN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Supp Life/AD&D, PTO, 401k, Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, EAP

Position Summary

The Operational Excellence Coordinator will be responsible for organizing and promoting a culture where improvements in operational effectiveness are applied through the application of lean principles, improving quality, reducing manufacturing costs and increasing profitability.

Essential Job Functions

  • Organize, facilitate, and measure results on key improvement efforts or projects
  • Track, report and evaluate progress against key operational metrics and project goals
  • Support and help develop a lean culture throughout the organization
  • Participate in on-boarding and training of newly hired employees
  • Develop and train employees to improve their OE and manufacturing capabilities
  • Be the subject matter expert in: Operational Excellence and LEAN programs
  • Encourage and/or lead Kaizen events
  • Monitor the application of employee OE programs
  • Partner with the other business segments: Operations, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, Engineering, Quality Assurance and Finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets served
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Support and comply with the company Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Read, understand, and follow work instructions and standard work
  • Partner with other business segments: sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Participate in required company meetings
  • Maintain an organized work area (5S)
  • Participate in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Complete all other work duties as assigned
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment

Minimum Requirements, Education & Experience (incl. KSA's and certifications)

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business-related field or equivalent experience
  • 2 years of manufacturing engineering or equivalent experience
  • Hands on experience with Operational Excellence methodologies (i.e.5S, Kaizen)
  • Strong understanding of lean philosophy
  • Ability to consistently achieve short and long-term business results
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks when needed
  • Ability to follow through on commitments and hold team members accountable
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