Eaton Corporation CI Coordinator in Havant, United Kingdom

Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Location: / HAVANT, UK /

Essential Functions:

Drive core Operational Excellence processes across the Plant to implement: Eaton Business System, Eaton Lean Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement framework to support Manufacturing strategy.

Manage, organize and lead Continuous Improvement, through Rapid Improvement Events and Kaizen programs, involving Coordinators, FLLs, support function staff and operators and report out improvements to support plant’s Cost Out objectives.

Support Plant Coordinator in the annual EBS Pull cycle, developing Site VSM along with prioritization sheet from EBS Pull event. The EBS pull projects must be regularly reviewed as part of the CI Council.

Lead the weekly CI Council as per standard agenda to ensure all actions/metrics associated with assessments and Continuous Improvement projects are completed in a timely manner and if not re-prioritized to ensure completion.

Design and execute the lean manufacturing operations, and 6 Sigma plans across the plant to drive short-term and long-term business improvements. Implement and sustain current and future VG Regional Standards.

Closely working with the management team, develop and implement system optimisation, lean culture, process improvements plan and strategies, operation excellence and cultural change plans, productivity initiatives and other programs leading to significant improvements in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and overall customer satisfaction. Define Continuous Improvement policies, practices and procedures at Plant level.

Update and maintain the CI Roadmap reflecting progress in CI metrics and key CI action

Liaison with Division CI functions to deploy Eaton Lean System (ELS) , Eaton Business System (EBS) and Eaton Lean Six Sigma (ELSS) program and is responsible for reporting improvements and plant’s deployments

Drive the change management necessary to implement effective programs in continuous improvement field, focusing on increasing organizational effectiveness.

Lead the cross functional teams to work on VSM projects, root cause analysis and corrective actions, problem solving tools application, standard work and production standard documentation (A3, 8D analysis, PFMEA’s, Control plans).

Identify and promote transferable practices and process improvement opportunities which can be imported and exported to and from the plant. Present the results of transferable practices during the monthly divisional CI call

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• Business degree ideally in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent vocational experience or qualifications

• Relevant of years of relevant experience in CI or Lean role in a multinational company or equivalent experience in technical fields (manufacturing, operations, quality or product engineering).

• Knowledge of quality assurance and continuous improvement methods, approaches and tools, including planning and project management.

• Experience as a trainer in Lean and Kaizen matters.

• Experience in leading teams and problem solving techniques and tools application

• Experience and able to work in a Corporate Matrix environment with the ability to influence across functions and hierarchy

• Excellent communication skills (ability to provide and foster effective on-going communication at all levels of the organization)

• Business acumen, learning agility, strong analytical skills, drive for results, developing and motivating others,

• Coordinatorial courage, intellectual rigor, accountability and team player attitude, proven capability to lead change in a team environment

• Must have or be prepared to achieve Eaton Lean Practitioner Certification

• Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement methods, approaches and tools; planning and project management;

• Quality Management System standards.

• Advance computer knowledge (MS Office and AutoCAD)

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Operational Excellence

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.