Continuous Improvement Specialist

Are you ready to join our team?

Are you motivated to be a part of an industry-leading organization alongside a talented team of individuals? Are you looking to join a company offering opportunities to develop your skills and grow your career? If you join Valiant TMS, you’ll be part of a company that embraces diversity and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Valiant TMS is a global company powered by people working together to be the most trusted partner in delivering intelligent automation solutions. In order to remain at the forefront of innovation, we need skilled and determined people that deliver results.

We seek a Continuous Improvement Specialist to join our Corporate Quality group. You will play a crucial role in helping our organization enhance its processes, operations, and overall efficiency. Your primary responsibilities will revolve around identifying areas for improvement, developing strategies to address these issues, and implementing changes to drive continuous improvement.

What you’ll get to do

  • Define opportunities for improvement across the Valiant TMS group of companies through qualitative and quantitative goals and objectives for each improvement initiative
  • Apply continuous improvement and quality tools to define, measure, analyze, control and improve processes such as Pareto diagram, Fishbone diagram, Flow Diagram, Scatter Diagram, Control Charts, Brainstorming, SIPOC, Process Mapping, PDCA, SWOT analysis, 5W
  • Identify the Total Quality Management (TQM) principles applicable to the Valiant TMS internal customers, lead and coordinate cross-functional teams in the process of implementing TQM principles
  • Identify the Quality Management System (QMS) standards applicable to the Valiant TMS internal customers; promote the benefits and advantages of implementing those in operations
  • Establish, implement, monitor and report on KPIs related to quality and process continuous improvements
  • Determine and communicate critical to the quality improvement project: scope and timeline of the project, data and information, benefits to the internal and external customers, risk and mitigation actions
  • Determine the resources and skills needed to achieve the stated goals and objectives; lead and coordinate the resources and skills to continuously implement and drive changes. Determine and take necessary steps to build and facilitate a team capable of continuously improving quality and performance
  • Identify inputs and outputs of the processes; design data and information collection plan; determine and apply quality and statistical tools to measure the performance of the processes

What you bring

  • A university degree in science, engineering, management, or a related discipline or a college degree in industrial engineering, technology, or science
  • 2+ years of experience in the manufacturing/tooling industry
  • Continuous improvement certification at the Green- or Black-Belt level (an asset)
  • Familiar with quality tools, lean manufacturing principles, and continuous improvement
  • Training and experience in Six Sigma (especially on the Black Belt level) will be considered an asset
  • Work experience and knowledge in process capability assessments and process mapping
  • Experience in benchmarking, gap analysis and change management (an asset)
  • Advanced Excel skills and Mini tab (an asset)
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel to any of the Company’s work locations in North America
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

What we offer

  • An opportunity to work alongside, and learn from, a highly skilled team of professionals who are consistently recognized among the best in the industry
  • Competitive health, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness benefits, beginning on the first day of employment
  • Matching contribution 401K plan
  • Internal development and promotion opportunities, both locally and globally
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Social events and community engagement
  • Customer and other marketplace discounts
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship