Process Improvement Technician

Apex International Eden Prairie , MN 55344

Posted 2 months ago

Job responsibilities and duties:

1.Continuously maintain and improve lines efficiencies.

  • Verify line improvements are being utilized correctly.

  • Ensure implemented processes are still efficient.

  • Request staff as needed to analyze line efficiencies.

  • Update procedures if needed.

  • Assist with production layouts for new lines.

2.Engineer, design, and modify equipment to improve performance.

  • Ensure equipment is updated on a regular basis.

  • Work with vendors/contractors/employees to ensure timelines are maintained throughout installation process.

  • Execute improvement plan for equipment after approval.

  • Weld/machine components as needed.

3.Serve on the Equipment Strategy Steering team.

  • Evaluate any new equipment being considered based on technical expertise.

  • Provide design concepts for integrating equipment into existing cells.

  • Determine processes required to manufacture new products.

  • Participate with manufacturing engineers on equipment selection.

4.Maintain safety, cleanliness, and upkeep of equipment and maintenance areas.

  • Must administer lock-out tag-out (LOTO) and follow GMP rules.

  • Must keep work areas clean and well organized.

  • This position requires the ability to identify and correct safety issues for the benefit of all employees.

5.Understand and maintain a culture of "lean action" within the department so that we live "lean" better than any organization.

  • Implement and maintain standards and processes that eliminate waste throughout the department.

  • Apply and utilize "lean tools" to permanently implement improvements.

  • Institutionalize 5-S in all aspects of the department. (Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain)

6.Other work as assigned.

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