Process Improvement Specialist in Appleton, WI at ITW Welding

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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    Appleton, WI
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Job Description


We are looking for a positive professional that has the ability to work well in a fast paced, dynamic manufacturing setting. This individual will be responsible for facilitating and implementing both manufacturing and facility improvements across the division.


  • Understand, maintain, and continually improve manufacturing/assembly processes as related to safety, quality, efficiency, and delivery

  • Develop new and maintain existing facility/manufacturing layouts

  • Develop capacity and contingency plans for the division

  • Apply ITW Lean Operating Principles to the division operations

  • Lead and support divisional and company programs, i.e. Employee Involvement program

  • Collaborate with production personnel and management to effectively support safety related initiatives

  • Coordinate equipment and facility preventive maintenance programs

  • Manage external contractors and internal maintenance support resources as needed

  • Justify and procure capital equipment/tooling for existing and or new processes

  • Act as a coach/trainer for critical manufacturing/assembly processes

  • Understand & assure compliance of government regulations as related to our business

  • Work closely with engineers to ensure new product manufacturability

Job Requirements


  • BS Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, or related field

  • 5+ years of professional work experience

  • Ability to work well independently and in a team setting, particularly as part of a cross functional team

  • Proven project management and facility layout skills

  • Strong leadership, organizational, and decision-making skills

  • Excellent problem-solving capability

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize projects

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to lead effectively in a team-based organization

  • Strong computers skills including Microsoft Office and AutoCAD

  • Solid works experience is desirable