Continuous Improvement Leader Resume Samples

A Continuous Improvement Leader takes responsibility for monitoring and improving organizational processes to make them as efficient as possible. A well-written Continuous Improvement Leader Resume indicates the following core duties and responsibilities – mapping out all workflows, removing waste and low-value activities, recommending solutions; taking the lead in implementing changes; acting as leaders, managers, and mentors; analyzing business processes; driving changes across the organization; developing strategies for the organization and implementing six Sigma, and Agile practices; coordinating and leading key projects, supervising several teams directly; and monitoring progress to check if the changes yield desirable results.

These leaders are expected to be highly analytical and experienced with project coordination; they should be excellent mentors and be able to express clearly their ideas. A firm understanding of process improvement techniques and experience in using all relevant tools is mandatory. Employers seek candidates with an engineering degree or a management qualification.

Continuous Improvement Leader Resume example

Continuous Improvement Leader Resume

Objective : As a Continuous Improvement Leader, responsible for Developing a Lean and Six Sigma strategy for the plant to include specific goals, objectives, timetables, action plans, and key leader enlistment strategies, etc.

Skills : MS Office, Training skills, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Led an initiative to streamline the plant's initiative to create a central stockroom for all production product lines delivering parts to production lines by the hour removing $2 million in inventory overhead.
    2. Led an initiative to kit wood parts making to assembly removing 15 days of inventory out of the system.
    3. Assisted the corporate team from design to production state on a new product line.
    4. Led and participated in many improvement teams across the corporation.
    5. Trained new employees and team members on Continuous Improvement concepts Member of the Safety Committee.
    6. Investigated incidents, implemented safety policies, and implemented ergonomic improvements.
    7. Led a setup reduction team on the roll-forming sub-assembly for kitting by order initiative in Carroll and Murray plant.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Continuous Improvement Leader Resume

Summary : Results-driven Continuous Improvement Leader with over 25 years of global leadership experience directing a variety of dynamic activities that provide innovative technology, staff development, and customer service solutions.

Skills : Welding, Fabrication, Inventory Control, Safety.

Description :

    1. Motivated employees for A3 thinking and coach through PDCA cycles.
    2. Implemented the Hoshin Steering process with business leaders and generated CI projects to improve site-wide metrics.
    3. Implemented the usage of leadership standard work (LSW) for frontline leaders and higher.
    4. Experienced in working in a team environment in building cooperative relationships.
    5. Implemented Standard Metric and dashboard across different sections of the facility.
    6. Shared lessons learned and best practices globally with all sites.
    7. Worked knowledge of blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Science


Continuous Improvement Leader Resume

Objective : To obtain a Continuous Improvement Leader position where I can maximize my multilayer of technical skills, quality assurance, proto type development, training experience, customer service skills with a successful track record in the industrial environment.

Skills : Managing Skills, Coordinating Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Managed a Beverage Anti-Foaming Technology Project that resulted in increased production rates of 20% on slow running products.
    2. Led a multifunctional team in the Ice Cream department that made design and equipment changes to the Pint Production Line.
    3. Led a multifunctional team that improved syrup batch making consistency and reduced water alkalinity variability.
    4. Developed strategies to drive transformational change and improve customer experience. 
    5. Served as a change agent with frontline staff and managers, coaching and guiding stakeholders, and cross-functional team members in adapting to and understanding how to translate continuous improvement tools and methods into practice.
    6. Facilitated Rapid Improvement Events (RIEs) from project scoping, analysis, planning, design, implementation, and evaluation.
    7. Clearly, concisely, and effectively presented recommendations to department leadership and county executives aimed at resolution of organizational, management, and resource utilization problems and/or opportunities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Continuous Improvement Leader Resume

Objective : Seeking a Continuous Improvement Leader profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team, etc.

Skills : Financial Analysis, Financial Services.

Description :

    1. Assisted all teams with goal-setting and tracking for all Continuous Improvement measures within the plant.
    2. Chose and applied appropriate Continuous Improvement tools in a way that will improve production lines efficiency, capacity, and line reliability.
    3. Applied TPM tools and lean manufacturing methodology to complete projects with savings and safety in mind.
    4. Enabled, coached, and guided effective teams to solve any problems that may arise and eliminate waste.
    5. Participated in all relevant aspects of plant project initiatives and capital project initiatives.
    6. Created presentations and administer Continuous Improvement training for all manufacturing levels within the plant.
    7. Established, communicated and reinforced best practices agreed upon within the plant.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Continuous Improvement Leader Resume

Objective : Continuous Improvement Leader experience in the manufacturing industry. A progressive action-oriented Business Builder with successful experience leading people, project teams, administering budgets; while building strong customer relationships.

Skills : Team Work, Leadership, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for daily continuous improvement by coaching and mentoring all levels of the facility in Lean concepts and problem-solving to reduce or eliminate waste from processes.
    2. Monitored daily value stream efficiency to set priorities for improvement focus.
    3. Updated standard work, work instructions, and training agendas.
    4. Monitored programs/systems for compliance and understanding in the area.
    5. Recommended inventory levels and point of use storage for first in first out.
    6. Served on a Global team to recommend the structure and responsibilities of the Continuous Improvement Leader position.
    7. Served on a Global team to identify gaps in the labeling process from supplier to in house procedures and set up.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Continuous Improvement Leader Resume

Summary : Skilled Continuous Improvement Leader professional with over 29 years of experience in print production operations. A strong and passionate change agent who employs Continuous Improvement and Lean thinking to identify and eliminate waste to reduce costs, drive profitability, and prosperity.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Welding, Break Press, Supervisory, Problem Solving, Word Processing.

Description :

    1. Developed KPIs with small business unit leaders in support of the annual financial plan, tracked actual performance, reported results to the plant leadership, and facilitated projects to meet or exceed financial goals.
    2. Utilized Toyota Production Systems (TPS) techniques to implement daily departmental and plant barrier resolution meetings, MDI barrier boards at all production equipment, and daily plant management team Gemba walks.
    3. Led a daily meeting with the plant leadership focused on safety, customer quality, internal quality, product flow across the value stream, on-time delivery, equipment uptime, and costs.
    4. Facilitated regular training needs analysis meetings and SWOT analysis sessions with production departments to develop focused training programs and projects to drive success.
    5. Utilized Standard Work, One Point Lessons, Training With-in Industry - Job Instruction techniques, and vendor training programs to maximize business partner job skills and qualifications. 
    6. Consulted with and advises management at all levels on complex operational, organizational, and resource problems.
    7. Identified and maintained a project hopper of improvement opportunities.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Continuous Improvement Leader Resume

Objective : Accomplished Continuous Improvement Professional and Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with an MBA in International Management. To apply strong analytical skills to define a situation, to identify key issues, to develop and test hypotheses, and to make sound business decisions.

Skills : Training Skills, Coordinating Skills, Developing Skills.

Description :

    1. Conducted monthly six-hour Continuous Improvement overview training sessions on multiple shifts to increase the percentage of employees trained.
    2. Worked with the Continuous Improvement Director to schedule, organize, and conduct a two-week lean practitioner training session with 25 participants.
    3. Trained consists of classroom training in CI tools followed by teams of participants conducting a virtual kaizen event to allow for the practice of the tools.
    4. Created current state and future state process maps to reduce the time required for account payable transactions from 60 hours per month to 25 hours per month in Montreal facility.
    5. Set-up a reduction event to reduce time to set-up lathe from 1.75 hours to 18 minutes with the number one supplier to Montreal facility.
    6. Developed process to replicate results on all product assembly lines. 
    7. Identified and reported the impact of improvement results and trends for cost reduction and improvement within an existing service.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Continuous Improvement Leader Resume

Objective : To obtain a Continuous Improvement Leader position where I can maximize my multilayer of technical skills, quality assurance, proto type development, training experience, customer service skills with a successful track record in the industrial environment.

Skills : Training Skills, Planning Skills, Designing Skills.

Description :

    1. Monitored, evaluated and recorded training activities and program Assess training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, focus groups, or consultation with managers, instructors, or customer representatives.
    2. Developed alternative training methods if expected improvements are not seen.
    3. Organized and developed, or obtained, training procedure manuals and guides and course materials such as handouts and visual materials.
    4. Presented information, using a variety of instructional techniques and formats such as role-playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, and lectures.
    5. Evaluated training materials prepared by instructors, such as outlines, text, and handouts.
    6. Designed, planned, organized, and directed orientation and training for employees or customers of industrial or commercial establishment.
    7. Selected and assigned instructors to conduct training.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Continuous Improvement Leader Resume

Headline : Seeking a  position offering an opportunity for growth using my knowledge and experience in administrative management, project development, and client relationship. Dedicated operations manager and effective leader who excels at using proven methods and cutting-edge technology to successfully cut costs, streamline operations and increase productivity.

Skills : Change Management, Inventory Management, Team Building, Safety Management, Communication Skills..

Description :

    1. Scheduled classes based on the availability of classrooms, equipment, and instructors.
    2. Supervised instructors, evaluate instructor performance, and refer instructors to classes for skill development.
    3. Provided direct CI support to a large scale greenfield digital printing operation that was established in the plant, assisting in developing KPIs, equipment layouts, product flow, training plans, and standard operating procedures.
    4. Provided support for CI events at five other Quad Graphics plants in the region.
    5. Provided mentoring and technical expertise.
    6. Tracked KPIs and matrices within the plant.
    7. Implemented standard work throughout the facility.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Continuous Improvement Leader Resume

Objective : Action-driven Senior Manager with expertise in process development and improvements, cross-functional team leadership and delivering positive outcomes with strong and sustainable gains. Able to identify and implement strategies to reduce costs, increase revenue, strengthen customer relationships, improve business practices and drive profitable growth.

Skills : Training Skills, Organizational Skills, Customer Service Skills.

Description :

    1. Led 90-day continuous improvement teams dedicated to increasing productivity, reducing poor quality costs, and eliminating wastes.
    2. Solved technical problems using data-driven techniques such as the design of experiments (DOE), fishbone diagrams, 5 whys, and root cause analysis.
    3. Organized run-to-recipe (RTR) efforts for all operating units.
    4. Recognized opportunities for improvement and present business cases to the leadership team.
    5. Managed the facility's employee suggestion program.
    6. Educated and aligned employees with the principles, practices, and philosophies of continuous improvement.
    7. Formally trained in internal auditing and a current member of the plant's food safety team.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Science