The BAE Systems site in York, Pennsylvania supporting Combat Vehicles is seeking a Continuous Improvement (CI) Specialist. In this role, the CI Specialist provides support to the Senior CI Specialist and Manager in planning, training, methodology guidance, communication and coaching skills to promote a culture of continuous improvement. This role will engage employees at all levels to help the lines of business improve quality levels, reduce waste, improve and simplify processes, continually reduce costs, and improve the overall effectiveness of assigned business processes and operations (with a main focus on production floor activities).
The key objective is to support the CI program to drive change that will positively affect the bottom line of the business while delivering optimum performance. The CI Specialist is responsible for facilitating and driving a broad array of CI activities including:
Supporting and assisting implementation of the plan for CI;
Coach employees in investigating Corrective Action (CAR) events, identifying valid root cause(s), and developing and implementing effective mitigating temporary and permanent process improvements focused on sustained process control;
Leading CI activities and projects within the factories that will result in reductions in the true cost of quality;
Helping to drive improvement efforts to resolve issues, internal and external, to the QMS to ensure consistent cost, quality and delivery;
Serving as a facilitator supporting Quality and CI initiatives and an adviser in generating lower level goals and targets;
Facilitating CI efforts among work teams;
Supporting efforts to achieve factory quality, cost and delivery metric goals;
Driving corrective actions to closure. Identifying errors and root cause and subsequently implementing corrective and preventive actions.