Company:      Sherwin-Williams
Location :      Wichita , Kansas
Post Date:      Sep 06,2019

Job Type:      Full Time


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Job Description

WELCOME TO SHERWIN-WILLIAMS
Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $15.8 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.

This position will be responsible for improving the effectiveness of the workforce by developing and implementing process improvement projects in operations and developing standard processing procedures in the plant. This role includes the use of structured problem solving and statistical process improvement methodologies. Contributes to and leads small project teams to ensure the successful completion of team objectives.
Major tasks include:
  • Collects and analyzes data, justifies procedural changes or process modifications, and establishes operating procedures for the plant throughout the life of continuous improvement projects.
  • Optimizes processes to attain lower manufacturing costs, increased productivity and reduced cycle times.
  • Identifies Improvement Opportunities in existing manufacturing operations.
  • Optimizes processes to attain lower manufacturing costs, increased productivity and reduced cycle times.
  • Contributes to project teams to ensure the successful completion of team objectives.
  • Identifies training needs and develops training and standard operating procedures for employees to ensure effective use of continuous process improvement methodologies.
  • Conducts safety audits and observations throughout the CIP’s, to ensure safe practices are not sacrificed by procedural changes or process modifications.
  • Finds solutions to problem areas in existing operational procedures.
  • Leads tactical site-level projects. Contributes to regional & divisional projects.
  • Identifies/communicates/overcomes obstacles that may prohibit site from meeting production requirements.
  • Promotes a clean/safe work place.
  • Finds solutions to problem areas in existing operational procedures.
  • Contributes to project teams to ensure the successful completion of team objectives.
  • Improves process procedures by partnering with operating employees in various departments to collect, analyze and implement results via training or capital expenditure recommendations.
  • Identifies procedural changes to improve manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Assists management team in the execution and completion of CIP Projects.

Basic Qualifications:
Must be 18 years of age
Must have a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution
Must be legally authorized to work in the country for which you are applying for employment without now or in the future needing sponsorship for employment visa status
One year experience in Engineering or completion of the GSC Trainee program
Other Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field
Advanced Degree such as a Master of Science or Master of Business Administration is preferred
Experience with Continuous Improvement processes/techniques such as Six Sigma, Lean, Transactional Lean or Root Cause Analysis is preferred
Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred


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