Continuous Improvement Specialist- Orangeburg, SC
Zeus Company Inc.

Gaston, South Carolina

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Job Description

Job Summary

The Continuous Improvement Specialist will be responsible for identifying and implementing process improvements, increasing efficiency, reducing waste, and optimizing production processes to drive manufacturing excellence. The Continuous Improvement Specialist will work with site cross-functional teams and stakeholders to identify areas for improvement and develop strategies for implementing sustainable solutions using lean manufacturing methodology.

Job Responsibilities

  • Utilize continuous improvement strategies, tools, and techniques to optimize manufacturing processes and increase efficiency
  • Value Stream Map existing processes to identify inefficiencies, bottlenecks, and areas for improvement
  • Lead cross-functional shop floor teams and stakeholders to develop and implement sustainable solutions that drive manufacturing excellence
  • Identify site improvement opportunities based on potential impact and return on investment
  • Collaborate with production and quality teams to ensure continuous improvement initiatives are aligned, and sustained with business goals and objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of continuous improvement initiatives and make recommendations for further improvements
  • Data collection for scrap and defect cause with shop floor and quality operators
  • Site level training, coaching and support for continuous improvement tools and applications
  • Regularly monitoring the implementation of solutions to achieve objectives and expected benefits
Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree (preferred Industrial Engineering)
• Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in continuous improvement, preferably manufacturing environment
• Demonstrated experience in implementing continuous improvement methodologies such as Six Sigma, Lean, Kaizen, or similar
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and prioritize improvement opportunities
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
• Ability to lead and facilitate cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement initiatives
• Experience with data analysis and visualization tools such as Minitab, Excel, Word and Power Point.
• Greenbelt Certification Preferred
• PMP (Project Management Professional) certification a plus

About Us

Zeus Industrial Products, headquartered in Orangeburg, South Carolina, is the world's leading polymer extrusion manufacturer and material science innovator. More than 50 years of experience in medical, aerospace, energy, automotive, fiber optics, and more allows us to set the bar high.

Zeus is a great place to work. Expectations are high; our work is meticulous and very precise. Zeus offers an opportunity to join a very successful, family-oriented team. Our products are cutting-edge, our process is unique, and our quality and customer focus are second-to-none. We are a leader in our field and have great relationships with our customers and team members. Many of our team members are the best at what they do in the world. Our customers are leaders in their fields. Our products help save lives.

Continuous Improvement is a way of life at Zeus. Successful candidates will have a desire and ability to take our manufacturing process to the next level. Expectations are high; our work is meticulous and very precise. You must possess the ability to work independently; and the desire to learn a variety of skills. The ability to communicate clearly is imperative, as is the ability to manipulate data using various software packages.

At Zeus, what we do matters, and we pride ourselves in "Turning polymers into possibilities." Expectations are high; our products are cutting-edge, our process is unique, and our quality and customer focus are second-to-none.

Our employees and our customers are at the center of everything we do. Those relationships have been built on a foundation that is supported by our Mission and Vision:

Our Mission: Provide Solutions - Enable Innovation - Enhance Lives

Our Vision: Working Together - Doing It Better

Zeus is an exciting, innovative company that offers competitive pay and a great benefits package. As we continue to push the boundaries of polymer science, we're constantly in need of new ideas, new expertise, and new team members. Are you ready to join us?
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