Continuous Improvement Tech at Morgan Truck Body

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Orrville, Ohio

Job Description:


Lead & support initiatives and projects related to standardization, waste reduction, 5S, SQDCIT, Value Stream mapping, cost savings, flow, and process improvement. Utilize cross-functional teams to improve the business.


1.Support the CI Engineer in initiatives and projects. Support Safety as top priority.

2.Lead meetings as needed. Coach/mentor as needed. Be an advocate for Lean.

3.Maintain documentation for current status of implementation

4.Be able to conduct 5S training, lead implementation, and sustainment.

5.Be able to coach/mentor and advise SQDCIT meetings and aid in actions needed for improvement.

6.Aid in analyzing data for financial impact

7.Provide updates to overall project status

8.Lead efforts for other waste reduction or process improvement projects or as part of a team

9.Be hands on. Be able to help weld, construct, etc fixtures, tools, tables, etc.

10.Be able to order material as needed for projects, initiatives and/or events.

11.Be able to help coordinate meetings, events, people, etc.

12.Support and/or lead in collection of data and reporting out on metrics.

13.Work collaboratively with the production leadership

14.Create an environment that encourages and rewards teamwork and collaboration, both internally and externally.
15. Other duties as assigned.


•Good interpersonal skills. Ability to analyze basic data. Working knowledge of Lean

•MS Office basics for Excel, Word, PowerPoint

•Ability to execute tasks independently - Ability to construct, weld, fabricate, preferred - Hands-on

•Minimum 1 year in a Mfg. environment

•Problem solver, implementing solutions to solve root cause problems.

•Able to handle multiple, complex priorities and balance the needs of each according to business impact.

•Coaching, Motivating, and Mentoring. Good listener, compassionate to individual concerns.

•Is confident to give team members space to learn and make mistakes.

•Good written and oral communication, accompanied by facilitation skill


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.This job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms, and lift and carry objects up to 30 pounds.

J.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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