Continuous Improvement Specialist at Lincoln Industries (Lincoln, NE)

| Lincoln, NE
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Position at Lincoln Industries

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Specialist

SUMMARY: Support the identification, execution, and implementation of continuous improvement activities throughout the organization. Develop sustainable improvements through engagement of a team-based improvement approach and proper use of continuous improvement tools.

WAGE TYPE: Hourly

FLSA Exemption: Non-Exempt

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Facilitate internal problem-solving program with members and corresponding documentation process
  • Provide assistance to production personnel in implementing improvement ideas and other resources they may need
  • Support improvement events directed toward productivity improvements and waste reduction
  • Ensures follow-up on improvement events are completed and realized gains are maintained. This includes scheduling and facilitating on-going status reviews with all vested parties.
  • Participate in the identification, development and implementation of process improvements and best practices focused on improvements in Safety, Quality, Delivery and Productivity (Labor and Material).
  • Coach people in lean methodology and continuous improvement mindset utilizing daily interactions and improvement events.
  • Support daily needs of business identified through Managing Daily Improvement (MDI) process
  • Could potentially come in contact with hazardous chemicals.
  • Environmental responsibility is our commitment to our communities.
  • Proper disposal of waste such as recyclables, standard waste, hazardous waste, etc. is expected.
  • Any other tasks as required fulfilling Lincoln Industries' Beliefs and Drivers.


ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE:
  • Reports to: Manager, Continuous Improvement


QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted for the expected levels of education and experience required.

Education and/or Experience:

Expected: High School Diploma and 2-4 years applicable manufacturing experience.

Preferred: Associates Degree and knowledge of lean manufacturing and process improvement.

Communication Skills:
  • Must be able to read, write and comprehend the English language.
  • Ability to foster relationships with internal customers to support desired outcomes.


Other Skills:
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must have strong technical capabilities.
  • Must have excellent technical writing skills.
  • Candidates must be able to work both independently and in a team oriented environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to ask questions to complete assignments on-time and with attention to detail.
  • Candidates must be able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week with a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


Physical Requirements:

Job Category C - Low Labor Intensive Category

Must be able to perform physical functions equivalent to Category C.

Rarely

Occasionally

Frequently

Constant

0-25% of work activity

26 -50% of work activity

51 -75% of work activity

76 - 100% of work activity

Regular Exposure To Uncomfortable Conditions

X

Personal Protective Equipment Required

X

Frequent Indoor Work

X

Outdoor Work

X

Machine Interfacing

X

Computer Interfacing

X

Hot Weather

X

Cold Weather

X

High Humidity Indexes

X

Electrical Hazards

X

Dirty

X

Dusty

X

Steam

X

Fumes-Vapor

X

Noisy

X

Chemical Exposure

X

Toxic Chemicals

X

Fire Hazards

X

Potential Confined Work Space

X

Awkward or Minimized Work Space

X

Walking

X

Stooping

X

Bending

X

Sitting

X

Typing

X

Balancing

X

Reaching

X

Continuous Standing

X

Climbing (catwalk, steps, ladders, etc.)

X

Carrying < 50lbs

X

Lifting < 50lbs.

X

Twisting

X

Turning

X

Pinching

X

Gripping

X

Vibration (including but not limited to)

X
• Hand Tools
• Polishing Lathes
• Equipment Usage
• Pipe Bending or Cutting Equipment

Squatting

X

Pushing < 50lbs.

X

Pulling < 50

X

Static Work

X

Pulling

X

Working at Waist-Shoulder Level

X

Working Above Shoulder Level

X

Working In High Far (Reach) Position

X

Working Below Shoulder Level

X

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

Training requirements as defined in the Learning Management System based on the role.

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More Information on Lincoln Industries
Lincoln Industries operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Lincoln, NE, Pine Island, MN and New Berlin, WI. Lincoln Industries was founded in 1952. It has 1001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 2 open jobs at Lincoln Industries, click here.
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