Express Employment Professionals Continuous Improvement Lead in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Continuous Improvement Lead Job Summary: A leading manufacturer and machine builder is seeking a Continuous Improvement Lead to grow its team. This person will lead plant-wide efforts in lean manufacturing, 5S, Kaizen projects, and more. Schedule: 1supst/sup shift with overtime available Continuous Improvement Lead Responsibilities: ulliOptimization of the production process according to Lean Production/liliOrganization and ergonomics of workstations/liliAnalysis of assembly times and optimization/liliDevelopment and implementation of new technologies to the production process/liliImprovement of material flow and elimination of unnecessary inventory/liliAnalysis of assembly times and optimization to improve production in each cycle of production/liliOptimization of the production process according to Lean Production/liliPlan and execute the organization and ergonomics of assembly workstations/liliSupport team members to ensure they are successful with work assignments./liliParticipate in the interview process, identifying and administering employee relations and development, which includes training, along with coaching / counseling sessions./liliEncourage and involve team members to make suggestions to improve production processes/liliTraining and development of team members/liliInspect team members work assignments for quality and thoroughness/liliMaintain and actively contribute to the cleanliness and safety levels of the workstation/liliFollowing established cycle, department, and corporate guidelines and processes/liliCollaborate with all departments within the organization/liliRun the projects, Workshops, CIP’s (Continues Improvements)/li/ul Continuous Improvement Lead Qualifications:ulliAssociate’s degree in engineering, industrial technology, business, or related field/lili2+ years of experience with lean manufacturing and 5S/liliExperience leading Kaizen projects/liliExperience with time studies, capabilities studies, process improvements, etc./li/ul Location: Kentwood, MIPosition Type: Full-time with overtime available; Contract-to-hire positionPay: $18.00 - $24.00/HR based on experience and qualifications What Makes Express Employment Professionals Different?Express Employment Professionals is a local employment agency that has been helping people find great jobs in Grand Rapids since 1996. We focus on helping people find permanent, long term positions at some of the best companies in the area. Every week we are actively working with 130+ companies in the Greater Grand Rapids area. Express has a wide variety of jobs available, including:ulliLight Industrial/liliSkilled Trades/liliAdministrative/liliProfessional/li/ul Benefits of working with Express:ulliWeekly Pay/liliMedical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, and Life Insurance/lili401(K) Savings Plan/liliHoliday and Vacation Pay/liliSc