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Location: 

Vance, AL, US

Continuous Improvement Manager

 

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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.

 

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT (CI) MANAGER
VANCE, AL - TUSCALOOSA PLANT


Incumbent in this position is primarily responsible for developing CI culture, leading impactful projects to improve plant performance, and completing required CI deliverables.


The Role:
Your work will include, but not be limited to:

•    Manage CI activities and drive culture by cultivating the use of CI strategies and tools
•    Work with departments to establish  CI objectives that align with strategic goals
•    Lead and establish priorities for CI personnel
•    Create, Evaluate, Communicate and share best practices 
•    Apply statistical principles to evaluate and improve processes
•    Build and lead cross functional process improvement teams
•    Meet deadlines and manage multiple projects
•    Work well in teams and make daily decisions with minimal guidance
•    Effectively lead others and maintain the trust and cooperation of others

 

Advantages of working at Lear in the CI group:
•    Opportunity to work with cross functional teams.
•     Ability to make a positive impact on work environments. 

 

Your Qualifications:
•    Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience. 
•    BS Degree and a minimum of five years progressive experience.
•    Subject matter expert in Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing topics
•    Black Belt certification

 

Bonus If You Have:
•    BS in Engineering, Business, Quality, or related field.

 

 

 

Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.

 

Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.