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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Senior Production System Specialist

Location: 

Gray Court, SC, US, 29645

Req ID 11012 | Gray Court, United States

  

ZF is seeking a Senior Production Systems Specialist to join our Gray Court, South Carolina facility. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, propose, architect, and implement ZFPS solutions (e.g. continuous improvement and lean manufacturing methods/tools) for internal customers surrounding plant processes and related data; work closely with manufacturing engineering, operations, and related groups to align team objectives and tasks.
  • Drive and design lean management system processes, strategies and ZFPS Lean Roadmaps and ensure completion of related documentation.
  • Evaluate and development plant processes related to continuous improvement opportunities to eliminate waste in processes; serve as an escalation point and provide input on team and plant performance.
  • Coordinate projects and strategies related to ZFPS methodologies and CIP (continuous improvement) activities and develop Lean roadmaps for implementation and sustainability within the production facility (i.e. 5S initiatives, Lean Manufacturing Philosophy, One-Piece Flow, Standardized Work, Line Balancing, Pull Systems, Waste Identification and Reduction, Visual Management, etc.).
  • Analyze and lead the development and improvement of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) as required.
  • Serve as a key technical liaison and trainer/coach for ZFPS/continuous improvement projects within the plant, as well as an internal consultant to ZFPS Specialist I and II, plant personnel and engineering for developing and implementing continuous improvement activities (e.g. 5S, TPM, Line Balancing, Standardize work, changeover time analysis.  Value stream analysis, layout planning, etc.).
  • Perform high-level and complex technical analyses of shop floor procedures and processes, as well as provide production system recommendations based on best practices and ZFPS standards (e.g. value-stream design for multi-year projects); ZFPS Lean Evaluation); collaborate with engineers and analysts in other areas to synchronize/harmonize improvement objectives and corrective action measures.

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Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 6+ of manufacturing and/or skilled trades experience  
  • Proficient Lean Manufacturing tools and strategies implementation knowledge and skills in addition to problem-solving methods (i.e. Toyota Production System, Statistical analysis, Six Sigma, 5S, Kaizen, Poka Yoke, Kanban, etc.).
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and analytical problem-solving skills including statistical analysis.
  • Proficient computer skills, strong MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Flexibility to travel both domestic and international.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future. 
  • English language competency

 

Be part of our ZF team as Senior Production System Specialist and apply now!

 

 

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To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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