Job Title: Continuous Improvement Engineer - Marsta, Sweden
Marsta, Sweden | MARSTA, Sweden | SWE Marsta Plant, Sweden
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
WELCOME TO SHERWIN-WILLIAMS
Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $18 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.
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
•To improve the performance of Operations by providing constant challenge of the status quo, championing lean philosophy, implementing robust measurement of losses, facilitating the development and implementation of a continuous improvement plan.
•Increase productivity within Operations by leading usage of the appropriate lean tools (e.g. value stream mapping, 5S, Kanban) to eliminate losses such as delay, duplication, unnecessary movement, unclear communication, incorrect inventory, lost sales and product defects.
•Coach the production team in continuous improvement techniques and help them cascade this approach to their teams to develop a proactive continuous improvement culture. Help ensure that ownership of work is allocated to the lowest appropriate level.
•Challenge the production team to ensure appropriate momentum of improvement.
•Manage project improvement initiatives.
•Engineering degree, Chemical engineer, Process engineer, mechanical engineer, automation engineer, or equivalent Professional Qualification is preferred.
•Demonstration of formal training in Continuous Improvement Tools.
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
•Experience of continuous improvement working using and coaching CI tools and techniques.
•Experience of working in a consumer goods manufacturing environment
•Strong financial and commercial awareness, with a good understanding of all functional areas within the business.
•Demonstration of: strong leadership through influencing and coaching; ability to communicate to all levels; energetic passion for creative but appropriate improvement; enthusiasm and patience to develop others; objective analytical style; a strong team work ethic.
•Advanced PC skills essential
Please note you will need the existing right to work in the country you apply for. Sherwin-Williams is unable to sponsor work permits or visas.
What we offer:
Please note that Sherwin Williams is unable to respond to any enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
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