Continuous Improvement Tech (Entry Level) - Mebane, NC
7411 Oakwood St Extension, PO Box 408
Mebane, North Carolina, 27302
We are seeking a performance improvement technician for our healthcare folding carton plant. The candidate will work with production team members, pillar teams, and members of the leadership team to assist or lead on process improvement projects. In this role you will learn problem solving techniques from the lean manufacturing and six sigma methodologies, participate in our pillar based improvement system, and be given the opportunity to utilize them as we develop solutions to reduce effort and variation.
What you need to succeed:
A BA/BS degree from a technical discipline is preferred, but not required
Current students with schedule flexibility will be considered (We are a 24/7 facility)
Willingness to work alternate schedules when project success needs it
Prior work experience with lean manufacturing, kaizen teams, and six-sigma are a plus
Ability to be a valued team member on improvement teams
Ability to develop and extract data from databases
Proficiency on computer systems, including Excel and PowerPoint is a must
How you will impact WestRock:
Work with Green Belts and Black Belts on their process improvement projects
Work with production team members to document current processes
(process mapping, value stream mapping, time study, video analysis, spaghetti diagrams)
Work with production team member to implement changes to make us more effective
Creating work instructions as part of the 'control' phase
Auditing new processes to ensure they are being followed
This is an exceptional opportunity for motivated candidates to learn about our company, develop a network and establish a reputation for exceptional performance. Candidates should have the desire and potential to advance within the organization. We encourage recent college graduates, former interns, and current degree program students with a flexible schedule to apply.
If this sounds great to you and you think you fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!