Continuous Improvement Specialist 249 views

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

We seek for “Continuous Improvement Specialist ” who will be able to demonstrate knowledge in ABB Transformers, Core Cutting Center at Dilovası location with below qualifications;

Your responsibilities

  • To establish and maintain a continuous improvement (CI) culture in ABB focusing on Customer & Quality by utilizing Lean Six Sigma (L6S) as the CI methodology, within the area of responsibility.
  • Works with facility management on the implementation of lean initiatives and how to lead a culture change.
  • Conduct operations diagnostics to identify and recommend improvement opportunities, set priorities, launch and deliver improvement projects, and measure results with special focus on operational cost reduction
  • Implementation and tracking of Lean Shop Floor dashboard (metrics) to measure back to goals. Allow visibility to work group and/or operator level.
  • Support other departments in order to ensure realization of main production KPI’s via elimination of chronicle issues,
  • A solid background and understanding in process flow, process design, ergonomics and lean manufacturing principles and Ability to use tools such as VSM or Material and Information flows
  • Conduct root cause analysis to determine metrics, troubleshoot manufacturing and business issues, material flow, project plans, production capacity, facility design and create process documentation,
  • Carrying out advanced data collection and analysis for process mapping, develop budgets and cost analysis to determine project feasibility
  • Ensure coordination among Production and Engineering Departments
  • Material flow system improvement activities,
  • Preparation of factory and material layout plans,
  • Management of employee suggestion system,
  • Management of Kaizen activities,
  • Preparing periodical management reports.

Your background

  • University degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering,
  • Experience in Lean manufacturing principles
  • Minimum 5 years of technical experience in manufacturing (leading manufacturing improvements),
  • Advanced level of MS Office applications, Simulation or programming experience is a plus,
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills, self-motivated, customer oriented, multi-tasking, having stress management capability with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
  • Graduated from reputable universities,
  • Advanced verbal and written communications skills in English,
  • Residence in Istanbul Anatolian side or Kocaeli
  • Completed military service for male applicants.

More about us

It is an exciting time to join ABB Power Grids. ABB and Hitachi have signed an agreement to create a joint venture (JV). By combining ABB Power Grids’ with Hitachi’s complementary strengths, we plan to form a new and stronger global leader in the power sector. ABB Power Grids and Hitachi will have more than 230 years of combined heritage and experience. Together, we will be well-positioned to shape the future of energy, with pioneering technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. The transaction is expected to be completed by the first half of 2020, subject to regulatory approvals. Join us on this exciting journey.

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ABB is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB has four customer-​focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by the ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB’s Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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