Top Continuous Improvement Coordinator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Continuous Improvement Coordinator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Continuous Improvement Coordinator resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.1% of Continuous Improvement Coordinator resumes contained Process Improvement as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Continuous Improvement Coordinator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Continuous Improvement Coordinator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Formed, organized and managed teams for each process improvement event while developing execution plans for improvement events.
  • Provided direction and coordination of process improvement initiative for the manufacturing support section of Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Identified inefficiencies and made recommendations for process improvements to shareholders, managers and employees.
  • Implemented process improvements based on analysis of data distributions and process shifts.
  • Lead implementation of continuous process improvements.
  • Modified existing tooling for process improvement.
  • Key focus on process improvement, value stream mapping, operational excellence, change management leadership, and lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Executed a Six Sigma Green Belt process improvement project that delivered a sustained border side trim reduction of 23%.
  • Analyzed data for process improvement activities, amounting to $20M cost reduction across a 5 year period.
  • Facilitated Shipping Process Improvement team in reducing lead time on stock items from 3 days to 1 day.
  • Drive change and process improvement projects/programs in both the manufacturing operations and across the business.
  • Facilitated Quote Process Improvement team which resulted in reducing overall lead time by 75%.
  • Initiated and led twenty diverse Lean Process Improvement projects across nine regions.
  • Key Achievement - Cycle count process improvements.
  • Project Manager - manage small kaizen teams aimed at: process improvements, quality improvements and cost reduction.
  • Lead teams in problem solving and process improvement with the use of 8D techniques.

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2. Safety Audits

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Here's how Safety Audits is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Perform weekly safety audits to prevent incidents.

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3. Kaizen

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Here's how Kaizen is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Managed a 20-member team engaged in kaizen improvement activities in a state-of-the art production facility featuring robotics paired with manual assembly.
  • Conducted Kaizen Events documenting findings and prepare recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, or organizational changes.
  • Facilitated over 60 project teams and kaizen activities to support continuous improvement efforts.
  • Facilitated and led all Kaizen events for final assembly operations.
  • Conduct CI projects and Kaizen events with Action Plan Tracking, as well as reporting to corporate on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Integrated cross functional team responsible for 3 fold goal: organizing kaizen events, driving lean manufacturing and implement 6S.
  • Implemented and maintained programs that included 5S, Standard Work, Kaizen Events, SMED, and Cellular/ Flow.
  • Lean activities included the formation of a staff level steering committee, general housekeeping improvements and focused Kaizen events.
  • Led and participated in 20+ Kaizen events that resulted in a 20% increase in plant productivity.
  • Lead team members in kaizen events using continuous improve techniques,5s standards and 7 forms of waste.
  • Plan and lead Lean and Kaizen events, monitor follow-up activities and maintain associate event participation.
  • Led more than 85 Kaizen events in production, administration, engineering, and sales.
  • Trained and coached the Change Agent team to identify small and large scale kaizen.
  • Conducted training for and led kaizen teams and 5-S events in two facilities.
  • Led logistics kaizen activity that reduced 1.5 days of production lead time.
  • Organized the collective talents within the company to organize Kaizen Events.
  • Led training for 18 different week-long Kaizen Events.
  • Implement kaizen in all departments of the plant.
  • Team Leader in Kaizen events.
  • Lead Kaizen team to launch new product lines for GM, Honda, Ford, Nissan, and Mazda.

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4. Sigma

high Demand
Here's how Sigma is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Learned how to apply Six Sigma methodology to daily operations, improving employee efficiency and quality of product delivered to customer.
  • Involved in training over 130 engineering, manufacturing and management personnel in Six Sigma improvement methodologies.
  • Developed and participated in 6 sigma projects to achieve specific financial targets.
  • Implement and train associates in the use of statistical tools, methodologies to understand process variation and Six Sigma.
  • Acquired Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification, with 3 projects implemented and executed within the manufacturing environment.
  • Saved $2M and trained over 160 green belts by developing company-wide Six Sigma training material.
  • Attend and facilitate Lean Six Sigma and Rapid Improvement Events to identify optimal streamlines.
  • Participated in Six Sigma training in Illinois and facilitated training of the same.
  • Performed some field service and repairs and Six Sigma Green Belt projects.
  • Mentor Green Belts and other personnel on Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Led Lean-Sigma activities including cell layout, and setup reduction
  • Coach and mentor lean six sigma green belts.
  • Developed and shared best practices across the company, including six sigma analytical tools.
  • Apply 6 sigma techniques to solve transactional and process oriented problems.

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5. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Managed a recognition program from the ground up, recognizing employees for successes in project completion and cost savings.
  • Cost savings from the improvement teams saved or avoided costs in excess of a million dollars per year.
  • Set up and incorporate an employee suggestion program to provide employee feedback and reward for cost savings.
  • Performed and managed over 60 process improvement events with a combined cost savings of over $100M.
  • Researched and purchased low chlorine drawing oil; cost savings of $10,000.00 the first year.
  • Project leaders are required to track cost savings that are signed off by the factory controller.
  • Led Project to automate Press Wash to machines resulting $60K in cost savings per year.
  • Created daily management tools, identifying labor discrepancies and waste overuse leading to cost savings.
  • Recommend / implement goals, cost savings, and continual improvement projects.
  • Contributed to division cost savings totaling $400,000 during 2003.
  • Provided over $675K in cost savings.
  • Submitted potential cost savings ideas to manager.
  • Track company financials to determine department compliance and cost savings opportunity.
  • Directed the plant continuous improvement projects including lean manufacturing, 5S, Kaizen, and cost savings projects.
  • Captured cost savings, established performance metrics, and benchmarked the activities of 90 manufacturing employees.
  • Facilitated over 25 Kaizen events with cost savings of over $2M.

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6. Value Stream

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Here's how Value Stream is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Coach functional teams and engage the workforce in CI and the elimination of waste Manufacturing Engineer, Radiator Value Stream.
  • Created the Value Stream Map of the area to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Lead efforts to Value Stream Map the production flow for all product distribution.
  • Provide support to individuals / Value Streams to accelerate the collective learning process.
  • Performed annual value stream analysis for shop and mobile service centers.
  • Used Value Stream Mapping to help with coordinating of plant priorities.
  • Instruct and Mentor value stream leadership in the CI Process.
  • Facilitate and execute CI activities within the value streams.
  • Use spaghetti mapping, value stream mapping and Ishikawa diagrams to help identify and eliminate wasted effort and materials.
  • Established a Continuous Improvement program encompassing Value Stream Mapping, Future State Planning, Kaizen Events and related activities.
  • Maintained plant value stream map for Accuride Erie.
  • Formulated and managed Enterprise Value Stream Map for the Accuride aluminum value stream including allNorth American facilities.

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7. Corrective Action

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Here's how Corrective Action is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Implemented preventive and corrective actions to minimize safety incidents.
  • Provided training for hourly employees on work instructions and corrective actions.
  • Head monthly safety committee, and corrective action tracker meetings.
  • Analyzed business processes not performing to desired expectations and developed corrective action plans to meet and exceed business strategic plans.
  • Coordinated and managed the quality assurance related activities, including scheduling audits, tracking corrective actions and escalating issues.
  • Consulted with clients on internal control reviews, identification of findings and implementation of recommended corrective actions.

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8. Kanban

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Here's how Kanban is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Implemented Kanbans reducing in-process inventory by 805.
  • Standardized the printer(s) for the departments that needed them and implemented a kanban to reorder and monitor usage.
  • Trained Project teams in Kanban, VSM 6S, TPM, SMED, Poke-Yoke and cellular manufacturing.
  • Facilitated Kanban team that put 25 components onto a card system which reduced outages to 0%.
  • Estimated annual savings of $100,000 per year, since the kanban was implemented.
  • Established supplier kanban resulting in a 20% inventory reduction.
  • Implemented Kanban for raw and work in process materials.
  • Implemented a Kanban office supply cabinet for 10 departments.
  • Initiated a Kanban system for raw material replenishment.
  • Implemented Electronic Kanbans which allowed for reduction of in process inventory by 50% Utilized C.I.

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9. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Trained cross-functional teams in developing production planning, safety awareness, customer service and inventory management.
  • Programmed four laser-engraving machines, working directly with Customer Service to meet customer requirements.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to optimize utilization of the Customer Service Portal.
  • Projected outcomes included a 30% reduction in Customer Service call volume and 20% reduction in average call handle time.
  • Trained Sales Reps, Management & Customer Service Reps in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
  • Improved not only my engineering but also communication, managerial and customer service skills.
  • Audited incoming calls and orders for the customer service and data entry teams.
  • Trained new employees and answered a question help line for customer service.

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10. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinated 12 member team with Continuous Improvement projects.-Assisted Production Manager with organizing production.-Functioned as an educational liaison to floor supervisors.
  • Developed and implemented quality management system, successfully registered ISO9000 first audit.
  • Directed manufacturing and safety compliance while managing and enforcing ISO certification requirements.
  • Partner with department Leads, Supervisors and/or Managers to implement improvements.
  • Mentor new managers and production supervisors on management skills.
  • Assisted in re-certification audit for company ISO 9001:2000 certification.
  • Provided Lean Manufacturing training to supervisors and employees.
  • Create and communicate daily operation reports (DOR) to manager and supervisor to provide visibility for the process Continuous Improvement.
  • Work with site supervisors and injured/involved parties in order to best recreate incident and determine exact root cause of event.
  • Served as liaison between the Customer Service, Sales, and Support and IT Department to identify process improvement opportunities.
  • Lean Implementer for visors program witch includes GM, DCX, Ford, Toyota, Honda, etc customers
  • Served as a direct liaison between ad sales division and advertising agencies for all campaigns and programs.
  • Trained and audited supervisory staff in data- and action-driven employee follow-up to get results from hourly employees.
  • Created Lean Academy that teaches basic lean concepts to front line operators and front line supervisors.
  • Develop training programs for operations, material handlers, supervisors, floor handlers and process people.
  • Train Supervisors and team Leads on new line study methods and implement lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Lead a divisional level team at AMD Fabricating in implementing and obtaining ISO 9001:2008 certification.
  • General liaison between local and national business traffic departments and WPTV's sales department.
  • Perform at minimal 3 internal audits yearly to help sustain ISO9001 and 14001 certifications.
  • Provided training in the area of safety, TS/ISO, and Quality.

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11. TPM

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Here's how TPM is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Designed and produced illustrated PM and TPM manuals for maintenance and operator guidance to minimize equipment downtime.
  • Created TPM program which entails a Monthly, Weekly, and Daily check list.
  • Support the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) program.
  • Developed and implemented a Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)/autonomous maintenance system.
  • Facilitated multi-plant training in Lean Manufacturing (TQM, TPM, 5S, CI, SMED, etc.
  • Utilized TPM to ensure equipment safety and increase overall equipment efficiency.

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12. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Directed all project management, building expansions and system improvements.
  • Project management and procurement of equipment to improve manufacturing productivity.
  • Project Management - Brainstorming, FMEA, SWOT, Risk Analysis, Gantt Charting, Communication Plan.
  • Proposed and implemented a formal cross-functional review process and structure to insure accurate project management and implementation of process excellence groups.
  • Increased engineering projects' focus and efficiency resulting in improved teams' morale by introducing a more project management focused philosophy.
  • Demonstrated ability to advise and assist programs, projects and functions in implementation and execution of project management processes and standards.

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13. Lean Principles

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Here's how Lean Principles is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Coached salaried and hourly team leaders regarding continuous improvement and lean principles.
  • Conduct training for utilization of 5S and Lean Principles.
  • Executed roll-out of suggestion program at all organizational levels, utilizing lean principles.
  • Designed and implemented effective production processes utilizing Lean principles.
  • Standardized training methods and trained 50+ personnel on lean principles, 5S methodology, line balancing, and best piece flow.
  • Facilitated establishment of Lean principles throughout the organization, coaching employees where necessary and ensuring completion of events and projects.

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14. Training Programs

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Here's how Training Programs is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Overhauled and facilitated plant wide training programs and knowledge based learning to elevate awareness of standards and regulations.
  • Assist in training programs for key personnel.
  • Designed, evaluated and enhanced corporate training programs to maximize revenue goals and improve employee skill development supporting corporate solutions.
  • Developed, delivered and evaluated various training programs for all levels to assist in associate professional development.
  • Refined and administered measurement processes and training programs to drive continuous improvement in all areas in the Central/Southwest Region.
  • Revised, organized, coordinated and delivered statistical training programs.

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15. Dmaic

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Here's how Dmaic is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Used DMAIC tools to implement a second shift for holiday production which reduced overtime costs from previous years by 60%.
  • Created technical and operational value-added documents, templates and various SPC documents to define strategies and processes for entire DMAIC phases.
  • Organized and lead continuous improvement events using DMAIC problem solving guidelines to increase revenue and eliminate waste.
  • Tasked with training all departments in Lean Manufacturing; Utilizing the DMAIC process.
  • Project execution using a formal DMAIC toolset, Minitab statistical analysis software, and a data driven approach.
  • Optimized production using DMAIC principles and application of lean manufacturing principles.

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16. Management System

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Here's how Management System is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Implemented Daily Management System to develop production management in improvement processes.
  • Provided company-wide leadership for optimal utilization of a Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) across 29 domestic manufacturing facilities.
  • Identified and improved process inefficiencies within the Microbiology Laboratory inventory management system in a team of students.
  • Utilized quality monitoring data management system to compile and track performance at team and individual level.
  • Restructured inventory management system in order to reduce inventory costs and misused tech time.
  • Support leadership in sustaining lean management system, providing assistance with any additional training needs.

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17. KPI

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Here's how KPI is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Managed and reported daily on the KPI tracker and reported weekly to the director of the region.
  • Implemented i-Nexus Project Management Platform to enhance visibility/project management capability for projects to improve our KPI's.
  • Participate in management review meeting to ensure that engineering is performing to KPI specifications.
  • Designed and implemented the Management Operating System revolving around KPI employee empowerment.
  • Function as single source of truth for monthly KPI summaries including a 40+ page dashboard and executive summary.
  • Implemented KPI s; their definitions and calculations to develop the business improvement plan.

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18. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Updated the OSHA 300 log.
  • Administer discipline we necessary Fifteen months with no OSHA recordable injuries
  • Train the Trainer (OSHA Forklift Safety) * Trained in Lynx * Trained in CRM
  • Provided safety training according to OSHA and company regulations.
  • Create safety standards regarding manufacturing policies and OSHA regulations.
  • Monitored inventory to eliminate inventory overflows, maintain steady levels and ensure compliance with OSHA standards.

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19. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Scheduled production runs and inventory control.
  • Worked with MP-2 for inventory control purposes.
  • Maintain files and inventory control.
  • Inventory Control Data Analyst Data / Production Entry Shipping / Receiving BOM Product Entry
  • Coordinated interdepartmental activity with Quality Assurance Manufacturing, Purchasing, Engineering, Inventory Control, Traffic, and Contract Administration.
  • Managed Purchasing department included inventory control, negotiation, conducting quality audits of existing and potential new suppliers.

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20. OEE

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Here's how OEE is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Developed Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metrics for process monitoring for focused improvement initiatives.
  • Implemented OEE reporting methods at the Bryan and Spencerville facilities and improved the accuracy of the production efficiency data.
  • Work to improve OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiencies).
  • Introduced the corporation to OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and implemented use in daily production reporting for 10 batching/filling lines.
  • Implemented Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) improvement across the machining Dept.
  • Developed enhanced PM programs that increased Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).

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21. Toyota

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Here's how Toyota is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Developed and implemented Toyota s Improvement and Coaching concepts within the global engineering organization.
  • Led the executive management team in a transformation into a business system based on the Toyota Way and Theory of Constraints.
  • Selected for Romulus Engine Operations 4.3L Start-up Project - participated in team implementation of NUMMI (Toyota)-based manufacturing system.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to achieve Operational Excellence meeting Ford Q1, GM GP3, Chrysler and Toyota requirements.
  • Received corporate office training in Toyota Problem Solving process.
  • Lean Certified in Honda, Ford, and Toyota techniques.

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22. New Process

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Here's how New Process is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Assure that new processes or changes are robust, cost effective, and documented before they are deployed in live production.
  • Modified old machines for new processes and revised their Operator Instructions Manuals and Engineering Control documents.
  • Research and implement new processes and procedures to help be more productive and efficient.
  • Created new Process and Procedure maps for planning.

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23. Visual Management

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Here's how Visual Management is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Supported integration of visual management and other L6S tools within Oscar Mayer.
  • Design and set-up visual management.
  • Lead Continuous Improvement event such as 5S, Visual Management, Autonomous Maintenance as well as otherKaizen activity.
  • Implemented Daily Management, Visual management and autonomous maintenance on critical processes to increase plant productivity and accountability.
  • Improved productivity by implementing visual management system for tracking performance against goals and highlighting problem areas for improvement.
  • Lead and defined process improvement training program and green belt training materials incorporating lean and visual management techniques.

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24. Production Floor

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Here's how Production Floor is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Led production floor efforts in implementing a team oriented continuous improvement policy.
  • Ensured production floor had current documentation for manufacturing requirements.
  • Assisted in the creation of Continuous Improvement Teams, bridging the gap between the production floor and the plant leadership team.
  • Process all customer purchase orders to create work orders for the production floor.
  • Allocate materials to the production floor and keep all raw materials fully replenished.
  • Trained production staff and supervisors to roll out change across production floor.

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25. VSM

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Here's how VSM is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Developed CI tool owners and facilitated cross-functional CI working sessions: VSM, FMEA, RACI, Why-Why, and 5S.

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26. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinate and maintain metrics presented in powerpoint for management review.
  • Create PowerPoint presentations used for business development.
  • Develop PowerPoint's and other forms of media to present project progress to the executive team.

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27. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Provide data analysis to assist in instructional planning.
  • Provide data analysis to facilitate the allocation of resources in the scheduling of plant equipment maintenance / repair.
  • Interviewed and collected data from stakeholders across multiple agencies; performed quantitative/qualitative data analysis; developed and validated program requirements.
  • Documented organizational and process structure through value stream mapping; provided data analysis supporting key process design and re-engineering.
  • Managed and improved document control, corrective and preventative action plans and statistical data analysis and review.
  • Provided data analysis, auditing, integration testing, and reporting assistance for system implementation.

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28. Production System

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Here's how Production System is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Lean Manufacturing & Toyota Production System.
  • Worked with multiple business units in the development and implementation of the Luvata Production System.
  • Developed and implemented company-wide Lean Manufacturing program based on the Toyota production System.
  • Reviewed and integrated new customer engineering to production systematically without jeopardizing production rates.
  • Conducted research and selected integrated estimating and production system and developed implementation.
  • Developed, implemented and currently manage United Gear Production System principles.

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29. Process Flow

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Here's how Process Flow is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Document process flows and develop requirements for functional improvements and enhancements.
  • Time studied & Process Flow Design for minimum labor and machine idle time.
  • Managed and conducted Kaizen's to eliminate failure modes and to improve process flow.
  • Developed current-state and future-state IT Operations process flows and functional requirements, conducted gap analysis and provided recommendations for improvement.
  • Develop process flow diagrams and VSM analyses to capture current operations and identify process improvements.
  • Developed a detailed process flow and supporting documentation for controlling content development in multiple remote sites.

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30. Pdca

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Here's how Pdca is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Led PDCA project to reduce order sizing defects that impacted customer product delivery, avoiding $230K in lost revenue.
  • Reduce facility and forklift repair cost monthly while creating PDCA's and 8D's to prevent future repair cost.
  • Facilitate activities to drive culture change toward the continuous improvement journey using the PDCA methodology.
  • Mentor QC Circle Leaders in PDCA methodology.
  • Utilized PDCA cycle to measure department goals.
  • Implemented PDCA Boards in 7 production areas.

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31. HR

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Here's how HR is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Maintained and assisted Continuous Improvement Manager in enforcing quality specifications throughout manufacturing process which reduced the number of incoming quality complaints.
  • Provide support and leadership to continuous improvement activities and training of candidates throughout the operation.
  • Direct customer interactions to upgrade and improve existing products through on-site installation.
  • Compose and implement new processes driving continuous improvement throughout the organization.
  • Improved Serialization process through electronic documentation thus reducing paper consumption.
  • Coached leadership through difficult conversations, disciplinary actions and terminations.
  • Increased warehouse capacity through re-configuring and implementing new layout.
  • Managed quality departments including three Quality Control Laboratories.
  • Implement continuous improvement methodology and safety throughout plant.
  • Investigate quality system violations through root cause analysis.
  • Implemented the HRMS corrugated business management package.
  • Drive continuous improvement ideas through completion.
  • Created and provided training for employees to learn 5S and implemented 5S throughout the plant and office to include monthly audits.
  • Developed process maps detailing product flow through manufacturing operations to provide visual guide during training and for subsequent value stream mapping.
  • Developed strategy and plans for headcount and skill sets required, performed searches for candidates through multiple recruiters and newspapers.
  • Established a control process for inventorying, securing, maintaining and reporting Anthrax medical counter-measures medications held by this Component.
  • Facilitated Continuous Improvement training and development of 87 managers across the region through two (2) 18-week courses.
  • Involved staffing coordinators in line scheduling process, leveling staffing requirements throughout the week and reducing temporary employee hours.
  • Received excellent feedback on customer service, follow through, communication and presentation skills by internal and external customers.
  • Design steps to change improvements in operational performance through the reduction of process Variability, Inflexibility, and Waste.

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32. A3

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Here's how A3 is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Developed histograms, pareto charts, cause-and-effect diagrams and A3's as a part of continuous improvement for the organization.
  • Managed over 15 A3 Projects, performed time studies on machine set-ups and directed Kaizen events and lean manufacturing processes.
  • Work collaboratively with operations leaders to improve quality and inefficiencies through A3 thinking and problem solving.
  • Identified root cause and develops counter-measures using 3;1 format, A3, and Toyota 8-Step methodologies.
  • Utilize the A3 management process to plan, execute, control and communicate Continuous Improvement Projects.
  • Trained Management on use of A3's, and coached use for documenting projects and improvements

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33. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Assisted in the identification and development of integrated core processes that cross multiple business units.
  • Standardize information to be shared across business units and functional areas.
  • Provided business units with statistical services, including regression modeling/analysis, hypothesis testing, auditing, and training.
  • Managed budget data to support business units and handled fiscal budget preparation for senior management.
  • Orchestrate monthly events, supporting 1,000 seat call centers and multiple business units across 125 company locations.
  • Serve as a change catalyst by using successful project outcomes to encourage participation for multiple business units.

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34. Action Plans

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Here's how Action Plans is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Identify improvement opportunities and establish action plans in effort with specific departments for sustainable excellence.
  • Make the root causes and action plans for the break downs.
  • Develop goals,timelines, action plans, and track sustained performance.
  • Consolidated various metric parameters, analyzed trends, identified improvement opportunities, and developed corrective/preventative action plans to drive improved performance.
  • Participated in the development and modification of strategic and action plans to guide the implementation of safety management programs.
  • Evaluate production bottlenecks and develop action plans to resolve by operations by introducing state of the art continuous improvement methodologies.

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35. JIT

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Here's how JIT is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Designed and implemented operational improvements to enhance quality, improve in-house material processing and processing time for JIT production.
  • Drive business towards single piece flow, JIT, Standard Work, root cause problem solving and Quality at the source.
  • Managed over 30 Lean Operating Teams which developed JIT/TQC principles, team problem solving, process improvement and waste elimination.
  • Created JIT manufacturing system to reduce on hand inventory and create the need for one warehouse instead of two.
  • Train managers in the utilization of Economic order quantity, space utilization, JIT, FICO & LIFO.
  • Applied Lean aspects to improve part flow, and establish a JIT (just in time) to reduce inventory.

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36. ACE

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Here's how ACE is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Encouraged excessive motion reduction on aerospace production line for increasing productivity and profitability
  • Interfaced and follow-up with Engineering, Purchasing, Changeover, and Finance to collect initiative inputs, and resolve discrepancies.
  • Placed on a two-year development program emphasizing Toyota Production System (TPS) philosophies, tools, and business skills.
  • Coordinated a program sponsored by the Supplier Excellence Alliance of the Aerospace Industry to implement a Lean Enterprise System.
  • Managed order creation, product availability, shipment, and delivery detail for both pharmaceutical and vaccine products.
  • Placed and entered general national commercial spots on the USA Network and Sci-Fi Channel using the Gabriel system.
  • Developed and implemented a tooling rotation/replacement procedure which resulted in a 29.6% reduction of tooling costs.
  • Eliminate cost expenditures by conducting audits and maximizing efforts to streamline the processes in place.
  • Created macros used to locate parts within Marketplace and High Bay areas using VBA.
  • Delivered operational improvements that included: - Freeing 5,000 square feet of manufacturing space.
  • Track and report all Continuous Improvement, ACE and Lean Transformation activities.
  • Created Monthly ACE toolbox talk for distribution to all Site/Cell Leaders.
  • Created and put in place the model for Policy Deployment.
  • Celebrate successes in achieving Continuous Improvement and ACE targets.
  • Created Document for Customers showing Lean/Continuous Tools in place.
  • Coordinated and implemented ACE Business Review to leadership team.
  • Lead the site ACE Council meetings.
  • Interfaced with other company locations Continuous Improvement staff Provided liaison between the corporation and suppliers and customers as required
  • Improved operator and equipment interfaces to increase workflow.
  • Increased the pace and amount of manufacturing parts moving through the floor thus increasing thru put revenue.

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37. Process Control

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Here's how Process Control is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Applied Statistical Process Control expertise to lower production variations and improve quality which created lower manufacturing costs and reduction in waste.
  • Developed, evaluated, improved and documented manufacturing processes, including process control techniques and procedures in a manufacturing environment.
  • Managed the Statistical Process Control attributes using Process Operating Guideline system to insure adherence and improve overall line production.
  • Directed ongoing improvement efforts as Management's Quality representative on Process Control and Improvement Council.
  • Increased quality levels through process controls and documentation of quality standards.
  • Verified all process control parameters were being documented and followed.

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38. SPC

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Here's how SPC is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Provided engineering support to lean manufacturing, SPC, setup reduction, environmental, safety, and Human Resource teams.
  • Develop a strategic plan and necessary procedures for the implementation of SPC/TQM within the corporate structure.
  • Develop strategies to achieve and maintain SPC Standards for Capability and Performance Standards.
  • Implemented SPC Program- Managed Injection Molding Department- Designed runner removal system- Designed part removal system- Implemented initial PM program
  • Conduct process capability studies and analyze SPC data in order to improve manufacturing activities and incoming material quality.
  • Collaborated with major customer to address quality concerns and created daily and monthly quality reports utilizing SPC techniques.

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39. Traffic Instructions

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Here's how Traffic Instructions is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Work with account executives, agencies, and delivery sources for delivery of missing spots and traffic instructions for KCOP/KTTV.
  • Provide clear, detailed written traffic instructions and needed materials to media providers for all paid and added value schedules.
  • Handle all traffic instructions and copy that come from agencies or account executives for two major FM stations.
  • Assigned copy to commercials, infomercials and billboards according to Traffic instructions.

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40. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Supervised thirty-five salaried and hourly direct reports
  • Direct Reports: 02 serving 390 plus folks
  • Provided managerial leadership, coaching/feedback and development for direct reports and business partners.
  • Coordinated and directed Engineering Department activities with 3 direct reports.
  • Oversee performance and development of three salary direct reports, including two Continuous Improvement Engineers and one Continuous Improvement Technician.
  • Supervised 33 Quality-consultant direct reports at 26 manufacturing locations throughout the US and Mexico.

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41. Product Quality

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Here's how Product Quality is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Recommended measures to improve productivity and product quality.
  • Recommend and implement measures to motivate employees and improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality and efficiency.
  • Implemented root cause for corrective actions and to improve product quality.
  • Implemented rootcause and corrective actions to remove production constraints and improve product quality.
  • Analyze statistical data to improve machine performance, product quality and identify component failure.
  • Resolved client and management concerns regarding product quality and assembly issues.

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42. New Equipment

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Installed new equipment and improve existing equipment with the electrical department assistance.
  • Used InteliCad 7.0 to coordinate plant layout changes for product flow and new equipment.
  • Focus on prospected, full scale validation as well as analytical balancing of new equipment with existing equipment.
  • Researched and recommended new equipment necessary for the operation.
  • Write Capital Appropriations for new equipment required to support Manufacturing.
  • Provided on-site troubleshooting of existing equipment and commissioning of new equipment.

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43. Plant Management

low Demand
Here's how Plant Management is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Defined annual metrics between plant management and labor.
  • Collaborated with plant management in multi-plant settings to develop procedures applied by "TPS" to sustain continuous improvement methods.

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44. Training Manuals

low Demand
Here's how Training Manuals is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Developed operation and training manuals to support introduction of new equipment and manufacturing processes.
  • Designed training manuals, training program and certification process for these areas.
  • Created training manuals, auditing guidelines, as well as weekly and daily emailannouncements.

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45. On-Time Delivery

low Demand
Here's how On-Time Delivery is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Improved On-Time Delivery by 10%, Reduced WIP by 50% while production volume doubled.
  • Contributed to and implemented Expedited Materials Program between Warehouse and Plant to insure on-time delivery of products.
  • Assisted planning with production levels and scheduling to ensure the high efficiency, and at the same time improved on-time delivery.
  • Decreased inventory by $2M (15%) and increased on-time delivery from 12% to 55%.
  • Reduced issues per tool by 70% and improved tooling readiness / on-time delivery to 100%.
  • Scheduled and coordinated $1.1M Boeing 767 Tanker interior program achieving 95% on-time delivery to end customer.

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46. Key Performance Indicators

low Demand
Here's how Key Performance Indicators is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Developed practical tools to measure, track and validate results and established departmental Key Performance Indicators.
  • Maintained key financial databases and systems to ensure accurate reporting of Parts Pricing Costs and Key Performance Indicators.
  • Manage lean projects in Driver Retention and Recruiting to analyze key performance indicators and continuous opportunities of improvement.
  • Evaluated financial and behavioral data for clients and created key performance indicators to increase company productivity.
  • Assume full accountability for developing and delivering factory cost improvement platform, including managing key performance indicators for Operations.
  • Led complex division-wide strategy project that identified key performance indicators and established the metrics cascade used by senior management.

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47. WIP

low Demand
Here's how WIP is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Manage planning for FG inventory, WIP, and raw materials for various projects and assist with planning .
  • Established and monitored MIN/MAX inventory levels, ordered and tracked raw materials and managed WIP inventory.
  • Managed inventory levels and scheduled production for WIP products used to make finished goods.
  • Determined WIP inventory levels for many of the internally processed castings.
  • Improved daily production capacity by 42.4% as measured by dollars shipped per day and reduced WIP by 97.1%.
  • Designed new WIP racks to improve material handling, space utilization and to provide an ergonomic platform for associates to work.

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48. R

low Demand
Here's how R is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Directed and designed a continuous improvement process and cost reduction programs for the manufacturing facility using Six Sigma and lean methodology.
  • Lead unionized CNC operators, inspectors, and maintenance personnel in continuously improving safety, quality, production and equipment reliability.
  • Raised the skill and ability of 26 Medical Group administrators and managers by developing and delivering Continuous Improvement leadership training.
  • Entered data into the Traffic system, contacted advertising agencies or sales executives regarding commercial copy information.
  • Lead numerous cross functional teams with operations to facilitate improvements in safety, productivity and process improvement.
  • Monitored process improvements, coordinated Task Teams, creating meeting agendas and documented opportunities for improvement.
  • Coach Managers and assist in developing the project plan for execution of continuous improvement strategies
  • Designed, developed and participated in projects to implement the continuous improvement program.
  • Practiced lean manufacturing, eliminated waste, and employed continuous process improvement strategies.
  • Assessed site conditions for organizational change identifying requirements for readiness and potential roadblocks.
  • Developed and coordinated the continuous improvement system for 5 North American operations.
  • Implemented a scheduling system resulting in improved control over production.
  • Provided methodologies and techniques to improve performance, turn-over and culture
  • Provide waste reduction, process capability and implementation cost analysis.
  • Developed systems for managing continuous improvement and black belt projects.
  • Analyze maintenance practices for improvement areas in safety and efficiency.
  • Managed Pre-Treatment Waste Water facility operations and Storm Water Program.
  • Supervised six direct reports and approximately 300 indirect reports.
  • Updated and maintained all tooling quality documentation for audits.
  • Negotiated various maintenance services with contractors and using services.

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49. Sharepoint

low Demand
Here's how Sharepoint is used in Continuous Improvement Coordinator jobs:
  • Train others on how to use SharePoint document libraries, web pages and site navigation.
  • Designed and implemented a SharePoint based pre-production operational checklist application to automate documentation retrieval.
  • Assisted development of data/reporting and project tracking dashboards, and uploaded updates and periodic management reports, using SharePoint.
  • Maintained and updated Microsoft SharePoint Portal website for dissemination of processes, policies and training materials.
  • Served as SharePoint Configurations Manager.
  • Led, and participated in, various users groups related to overall computer network, SharePoint, and Excel.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Process Improvement24.2%
Safety Audits12.2%
Kaizen12.1%
Sigma7.6%
Cost Savings6.9%
Value Stream6%
Corrective Action3.3%
Kanban2.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Continuous Improvement Coordinator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
19.1%
19.1%
2
2
Safety Audits
Safety Audits
9.7%
9.7%
3
3
Kaizen
Kaizen
9.5%
9.5%
4
4
Sigma
Sigma
6%
6%
5
5
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
5.4%
5.4%
6
6
Value Stream
Value Stream
4.7%
4.7%
7
7
Corrective Action
Corrective Action
2.6%
2.6%
8
8
Kanban
Kanban
2.3%
2.3%
9
9
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.2%
2.2%
10
10
ISO
ISO
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
TPM
TPM
1.8%
1.8%
12
12
Project Management
Project Management
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Lean Principles
Lean Principles
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Training Programs
Training Programs
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Dmaic
Dmaic
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Management System
Management System
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
KPI
KPI
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Osha
Osha
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
OEE
OEE
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Toyota
Toyota
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
New Process
New Process
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Visual Management
Visual Management
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Production Floor
Production Floor
1%
1%
25
25
VSM
VSM
1%
1%
26
26
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
1%
1%
27
27
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
1%
1%
28
28
Production System
Production System
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Process Flow
Process Flow
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Pdca
Pdca
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
HR
HR
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
A3
A3
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Business Units
Business Units
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Action Plans
Action Plans
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
JIT
JIT
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
ACE
ACE
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Process Control
Process Control
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
SPC
SPC
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Traffic Instructions
Traffic Instructions
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Product Quality
Product Quality
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Plant Management
Plant Management
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Training Manuals
Training Manuals
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
On-Time Delivery
On-Time Delivery
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Key Performance Indicators
Key Performance Indicators
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
WIP
WIP
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
R
R
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Sharepoint
Sharepoint
0.5%
0.5%

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