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Especialista de Mejora Continua

Mission:

Managing the development of continuous improvement activities in the unit's manufacturing processes, by analyzing the performance of the various lines, providing technical support to other sectors in the industrial area, as well as through research, tests and making innovations viable, with the aim of contributing to the achievement of productivity, cost and quality objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the continuous improvement and development of manufacturing processes by managing the identification, research and analysis of machinery and equipment and constantly proposing changes and new applications, in accordance with defined objectives and priorities.
  • Guarantee the quality of the development of projects carried out by external partners, providing technical support in the operation and warning of critical points in the area.
  • Encouraging increased productivity by seeking alternatives to optimize processes, by coordinating automation and/or mechanization projects, rationalization, simplification or outsourcing, among others. 
  • Coordinating the installation and start-up of new equipment/technology in order to ensure that the new technology is absorbed without impacting on the area's operational efficiency.
  • Ensuring that technical and economic feasibility studies are carried out for the implementation of new processes and technologies, taking into account the acquisition of new equipment and investments in general.
  • Planning and coordinating studies to eliminate deviations and operational problems and identify opportunities for improvement and/or cost reduction.

Background:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Production, Process, Industrial Engineering or related fields. 
  • 5 years of experience in continuous improvement processes
  • Advanced/Fluent English.
  • Knowledge of Lean Methodology.
  • Knowledge of quality tools, operating systems of the area, project control/monitoring software, process simulation software and statistical analysis.
  • Green Belt certification is desirable
Location Dosquebradas, Risaralda, Colombia
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Quality Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-17
Reference number R0042903

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