Continuous Improvement Specialist

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc. Wichita , KS 67251

Posted 1 week ago

Overview

Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia.

The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.

Responsibilities

The Six Sigma Specialist responsibilities include developing and administering the Six Sigma (DMAIC-Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) process improvement system. DMAIC utilizes data to drive problem solutions to their root cause(s) and ensures improvement implementation through a control plan to retain the gains long term.

The specialist will apply knowledge of Six Sigma policies and practices to develop, document, maintain and improve processes and procedures. He/she will apply knowledge of Six Sigma policies and governmental regulations to develop and meet long-range customer expectations, acting as agent/designee for the customer, to meet contractual and other requirements. The specialist will complete Six Sigma projects (facilitate teams that work on Six Sigma projects), build Six Sigma curriculum, and refine and teach Six Sigma theory, principles, and tools (i.e.

Central Limit Theorem, Hypothesis Testing, Correlation Analysis, Design of Experiments, Regression Modeling, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), etc.). He/she will mentor Six Sigma candidates specifically at Green Belt and Black Belt levels. The specialist will take the science of probability statistics and apply it to process management/improvement. He/she will statistically leverage the critical variables impacting customer requirements and provide education and coaching in Six Sigma processes and techniques and the Quality Management System.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree Preferred
3+ years of Industry (Aerospace Preferred) experience.
2 more Belt Projects (Green or Black Black)

Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.



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Continuous Improvement Specialist

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc.