Position: Operational Excellence Coordinator
Location: Michigan (Upper Peninsula)
Support Operational Excellence initiatives and projects including training, CI Ideas, 5S, and Lean 6s.
- Lead, coach and/or participate in improvement projects.
- Manage the Continuous Improvement Idea System including project tracking and data analyses, report generation, and CI Idea recognition
- Financial analysis to determine project cost savings and justification, and compilation and charting of continuous improvement financial data
- Assist as needed with 5S and Lean 6s program development and training
- Continuous Improvement SharePoint site maintenance and development
- Other duties as assigned
Education, qualifications, and experience:
- BA/BS in Business, management, industrial engineering or relevant technical degree, or related discipline or equivalent experience preferred
- Continuous Improvement experience and process improvement skills, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certified preferred
- Demonstrated knowledge of Lean principles, Lean certified preferred
- Team leadership and project management skills preferred
- Demonstrated literacy with Microsoft Office Suite and MiniTab preferred
- 2+ years’ training experience preferred
Skills and Competencies:
- Action-oriented and produces results – tasks are accomplished within required timeframes
- Leadership – accepts responsibility and accountability
- Integrity and trust – operates by a personally defined set of ethics and values
- Decision making – correct, appropriate, timely, based on sound judgment, business sense and technical data
- Communications – clear, concise, objective, well organized, is an active listener
- Technical excellence, analysis, problem-solving – subject matter expert, researches/support proper solutions
- Ingenuity and resourcefulness – utilizes resources effectively and efficiently, thinks outside the box
- Organized – activities are logically and appropriately prepared, coordinated and conducted
- Planning and scheduling – work is planned properly, scheduled effectively, and accomplished efficiently
- Quality – output meets/exceeds standards, is accurate and complete
- Teamwork – works collaboratively focusing on team needs, provides recognition, is open and supportive
- Flexibility – accepts change and is open to and supportive of innovative ideas and methods
Everyone in the workplace is responsible for his or her own safety and for the safety of their co-workers. Employees are responsible for performing all tasks in accordance with relevant HSEC Site Procedures, so as to work safely and keep the workplace safe. Lundin Mining Company is responsible for determining steps required to ensure the health and safety of all employees, protection of the environment, and the community. Specifically, all employees must:
- Accept personal responsibility for HSEC
- Identify hazards, unsafe actions, and conditions that could result in damage to property, injury, impacts on the environment, and the community
- Obey any instruction issued to protect their own personal health and safety, and the health and safety of others, protection of the environment and the community.
- Report, as soon as practicable to their Manager any situations where HSEC requirements are not being conformed to within their work area
- Avoid endangerment to any other person through any act or omission
- Only use equipment you are trained to use and operate the equipment in a way that is safe protects the environment and doesn’t cause undue community impacts.
- Participate in HSEC training provided to them
- Report all incidents; including but not limited to injuries, near miss, community interactions and impacts, environmental impacts, spills, unsafe work practices, etc.