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CI Manager at Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

Posted in Automotive 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: FOUNTAIN INN, South Carolina

Job Description:

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has 114 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit

Using Six Sigma, Kaizen, and VA/VE methodology, identifies and implements continuous improvement opportunities to deliver project cost, quality and time objectives established by the Plant Manager and his/her respective business unit executive.

  • Supervises the activities of the CI team

  • Identifies key individuals for team membership and secures their availability directly or with the assistance of their Champion

  • Provides basic Six Sigma, Kaizen, VA/VE training to project team members

  • Applies Six Sigma, Kaizen, VA/VE tools and techniques to measure, analyze, improve and control project processes

  • Reports on project progress to management team and other appropriate leadership levels at least on a monthly basis

  • Prepares detailed plans to track project performance and assure timely completion and achievement of quality and savings goals

  • Shares best practices with the Fountain Inn team and other CI Managers

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Management, or Accounting related field, or equivalent experience.

  • Prove experience with Six Sigma, Kaizen, and VA/VE.

  • Must have demonstrated problem solving skills, statistics, communication and manufacturing principle skills.