Continuous Improvement Specialist

Northlake, IL 60164

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Na713060825 Compensation: $60000-70000 / year

Job Description

Title: Continuous Improvement Specialist

Location: Northlake, IL 

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Job Duties:
  • Implement Kaizen (Lean) terminology and methodology.
  • Oversee the implementation of the Continuous Improvement program. 
  • Participate and lead the site Kaizen and Blackbelt events.
  • Interact with different departments onsite to complete assigned goals and objectives achieved during Kaizen Events or those that facilitate continuous improvement.
  • Generate reports and analyze data from various databases to define Kaizen opportunities.
  • Coordinate a variety of action items to sustain improvements made during Kaizen events.  
  • Work individually or facilitate a team activity to perform root cause analysis.
  • Guide the Environmental Health and Safety Technician to ensure the implementation of site safety initiatives and programs

  • A college degree in business or a relevant field with lean certification is preferred. Two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Alyssa Ford

Alyssa Ford is a dedicated Technical Recruiter, driven by her commitment to establishing meaningful connections with individuals and assisting them in navigating the complexities of career transitions.

With one year of dedicated service at Sterling and a total of 2 years in the recruiting field, Alyssa has already significantly impacted talent acquisition.

Alyssa's innate ability to connect with people and understand their unique career aspirations has been instrumental in her success as a Technical Recruiter. She finds great joy in forging professional relationships and participating in candidates' journeys as they navigate the tough decisions associated with job changes.

Having experienced the challenges of job hunting firsthand, Alyssa empathizes with candidates facing similar struggles. She encourages job seekers not to lose hope and to stay persistent throughout their search. Alyssa believes that the right role will come along at the right time, and maintaining a positive attitude and determination can make all the difference in finding the perfect fit.

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