Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume Samples

A Continuous Improvement Specialist is a master of process. The job description entails assessing the effectiveness of the business function and offering recommendations for improvement following a well-defined knowledge body. Working alongside quality specialists and project managers, these specialists undertake the following duties mentioned on the Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume – inculcating a form of project management that has deep roots in one or several different approaches to quality improvement; improving the outcomes of various processes; mapping all the inputs and outputs of a defined business process, and recommending ways to enhance efficiency, reduce cost and increase customer satisfaction.

A deep background in the industry is needed to work in this field, a solid understanding of applicable regulations is also needed, familiarity with safety protocols, manufacturing tolerances, and related data is also crucial. A firm understanding of applicable regulations is mandatory. Many employers seek candidates with a degree in engineering or business and certification in Six Sigma or a related process improvement skill.

Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume example

Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume

Objective : Dedicated Continuous Improvement Specialist accomplished in streamlining production processes, project planning, and training and development. Skilled in leading cross-functional teams to meet customer demands and deadlines. 

Skills : Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Developing SKills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the full creation and implementation of the Continuous Improvement Program.
    2. Developed Lean Six Sigma internal belting program for white to green belts.
    3. Implemented SQDCI visual management boards.
    4. Responsible for conducting and training leadership teams to conduct Gemba walks.
    5. Utilized A3 problem-solving forms to perform root cause analysis and implement countermeasures to eliminate defects and other wastes.
    6. Planned, scheduled, and led Kaizen events.
    7. Utilized of Kaizen benefit matrix and impact/effort diagram to help leadership teams prioritize projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Continuous Improvement Specialist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Good Communication Skills, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Implemented line back Lean Manufacturing principles on the major product lines.
    2. Improved supplier delivery improvement by bolstering supplier development.
    3. Coordinated production enhancements for site-wide painting operations.
    4. Reported out to management Project status and Lean Savings Initiatives.
    5. Facilitated Director Report Out meeting and provide presentation data of Project Status, Opportunities, and Progress to Annual CI Savings Goal.
    6. Improved employee safety with the use of material handling equipment and by scheduling and conducting plant-wide forklift safety training and certification programs.
    7. Streamlined the work order process for production control by eliminating unnecessary steps and paperwork that was slowing down the process.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          High School Diploma


          Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume

          Headline : As a Continuous Improvement Specialist, responsible for creating and executing a Continuous Improvement Strategy for JPMO that can be used to continue the improvement and success of the program, Coordinating and facilitating program retrospectives to gain insights, etc.

          Skills : Microsoft Excel, Supervising Skills, Process Improvement Skills.

          Description :

            1. Proposed the purchase of the new vinyl machines and change vendors for savings of several thousand dollars per year.
            2. Responsible for research of products, acquisition of equipment and supplies, installation, and the creation of the training manual.
            3. Prototyped original cart and created follow-up documentation to implement new design and retrofit including cost and time estimates.
            4. Responsible for data collection, charting, and weekly/ monthly/ quarterly reports of UV bulb life, Film weight and Finish usage.
            5. Diminished overall product lead time by implementing a best-in-class painting system.
            6. Implemented Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and filter replacements, improving equipment uptime, by performing TPM and scheduled maintenance. 
            7. Transformed 41 cells through line-back logistics, cell design, and supplier integration.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          G.E.D

          Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume

          Objective : Seeking a Continuous Improvement Specialist position, responsible for Developing and implement processes and procedures to keep the JPMO operating at a CMMI level 4 or equivalent, and also Conducting initial benchmarking, periodic reviews, and oversee the ongoing maturity of the JPMO.

          Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Process Management SKills.

          Description :

            1. Provided professional support to managers implementing Continuous Improvement (CI) projects.
            2. Led, Instructed, and Coached others in the application of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.
            3. Planned and coordinated activities related to CI implementation.
            4. Facilitated cross-functional meetings to ensure that best practices and business impacts are communicated efficiently.
            5. Provided data gathering and analysis support.
            6. Developed CI Plan and Key Metrics.
            7. Identified High-Value Opportunities.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          BS

          Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume

          Objective : Continuous Improvement Specialist with 2 years of experience in Facilitating and leading improvement teams at different sites which produced quantifiable improvements in the areas of cycle time, productivity, gross margin, quality, and cost reduction Trained management staff on how to develop and implement shared visions, missions, and values.

          Skills : Microsoft Excel, Finance, Project Management, Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing.

          Description :

            1. Coached plant staff on the proper use of process maps, Pareto charts, brainstorming, Fish-bone diagrams, data collection and analysis, identification of different types of waste, Andon, Poka-Yoke, 5-S, and other tools of lean manufacturing.
            2. Developed floor layouts for different sites that would improve their workflow and reduce work-in-process.
            3. Facilitated a team that cut the cycle time on made-to-order products from 7 days to 4 days.
            4. Assisted Center Managers and their staff in creating an environment that energized Kaizen improvement teams made up of production and support personnel.
            5. Led a broad array of project teams to solve problems and accomplish objectives Mentor trainees through industry equivalent Lean Six Sigma.
            6. Led event planning efforts for the complete implementation of Lean Transformation at the site level.
            7. Supervised a team of six manufacturing engineers.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          High School Diploma

          Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume

          Objective : Seeking a Continuous Improvement Specialist position, responsible for Capturing lessons learned and maintain a repository that can be leveraged across DHS FSM programs, and also responsible for Providing lessons learned and other best practices from industry and other federal agency financial system implementations.

          Skills : Process Development SKills., Organizational Skills., Process Improvement.

          Description :

            1. Conducted rapid improvement events (Kaizen) and leads and participates in company-wide 6s events.
            2. Led core teams in identifying bottlenecks in the aircraft phase maintenance system and takes action to break the constraint.
            3. Instructed newly hired personnel in lean six sigma and theory of constraints methodology.
            4. Conducted lean refresher training to over 2500 employees company-wide in lean and theory of constraints.
            5. Monitored and maintained the company concerto maintenance program which utilizes critical chain project management (CCPM) to schedule aircraft maintenance in a multi-project environment.
            6. Established key measures to track results over time.
            7. Assisted in the development of CI Strategy for supported departments.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              BS

              Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume

              Objective : Seeking a Continuous Improvement Specialist position, responsible for Providing industry best practices and insights from leading experts to continuously improve the effectiveness and operation of the JPMO and DHS Component FSM programs.

              Skills : Lean Manufacturing, Materials Management, Creative Skills.

              Description :

                1. Served as interim Material Handling Supervisor overseeing 40 employees while also supervising four additional Kaizen Technicians.
                2. Created aluminum supply forecasts using Microsoft Excel for the die-cast department the enhanced ordering efficiency of raw materials based on machine efficiency and customer demand.
                3. Contributed to establishing a forklift-free environment by designing material handling carts that substantially reduced the company's dependence on the use of forklifts.
                4. Enhanced the efficiency of transporting materials and finished goods throughout the facility by developing material handling routes that maximized the utilization of time, labor, and equipment.
                5. Substantially improved warehouse efficiency and space utilization by using AutoCAD Lite to design the layout for the internal warehouse and pick zones and adding gravity flow racks.
                6. Generated plant-wide savings of 30% for the material handling equipment fleet by developing new records. 
                7. Developed individualized employment plans for clients.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              MS

              Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume

              Objective : Continuous Improvement Specialist with 6+ years of experience in providing continuous improvement support to Nemours by functioning as an analyst, facilitator, consultant, and/or project manager as required, responsible for working throughout the system with a broad range of stakeholder groups in clinical, operational and enterprise systems areas.

              Skills : MS Office, Developing SKils, Coordinating Skills.

              Description :

                1. Worked with NSF to establish an audit protocol for the industry to verify they are landfill-free.
                2. Analyzed and organized all Workers' Compensation claims and paperwork.
                3. Coordinated with the insurance company and other West Liberty Foods facilities in handling Workers' Compensation claims.
                4. Reviewed and paid Workers' Compensation claimant bills.
                5. Updated and tracked all Workers' Compensation spending.
                6. Managed Workers' Compensation claimant timecards.
                7. Coordinated closely with the First Aid department and Human Resources to Ensure all Workers' Compensation claims are processed accurately.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Diploma

              Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume

              Objective : As a Continuous Improvement Specialist, responsible for Leading and assisting with problem-solving strategies with operators, leads, and table leads, and also supporting inside lead and table lead training/development training of all inside leads, table leads, and OJT's.

              Skills : Proficient With Microsoft Office, Creative Skills, Customer Service.

              Description :

                1. Answered, tracked telephone inquiries, and assigned intake calls to 12 Career Consultants.
                2. Entered client intake data into a proprietary database for tracking.
                3. Provided Resource Room orientation to clients including electronic and online career resources.
                4. Served as a liaison with schools to enroll and register clients for computer training.
                5. Assisted with outreach efforts at job fairs and community events.
                6. Created spreadsheets, letters, and correspondences.
                7. Scheduled, administered, and scored computer assessments and TABE tests.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              BS

              Continuous Improvement Specialist Resume

              Objective : Continuous Improvement Specialist with 5 years of experience in Leading the area of lean transformation and development of people through the application of lean knowledge, training, and kaizen activity. Responsible for Serving as a trainer and promoter of Contec Core Values to help orient and onboard new employees.

              Skills : Microsoft Excel, Management Skills, Developing Skills.

              Description :

                1. Directed continuous improvement for supply chain, Information Technology security, and operations processes.
                2. Directed the material acquisition approval process, component selection/standardization, incoming engineering/inspection, and all on-site material acceptance activities.
                3. Directed the operation of the technical staff of 53 involved with the specification, procurement, and verification.
                4. Developed cross-functional methodology to streamline piece part drawing maintenance - annual savings exceeding $1 million.
                5. Evolved from incoming inspection to a strategic supplier alliance to facilitate Just-In-Time (JIT) material procurement.
                6. Developed internal systems for the rework of nonconforming hybrids, in-process inspection for PWB fabrication, and authored the division's Quality Plan for the manufacture of monolithic/custom Microwave Integrated Circuits.
                7. Gathered community resources for clients.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              MS