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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  5435
Location: 

ENG, GB

Date:  Nov 22, 2021

Continuous Improvement Leader - Integrations

Job Description

 

Position Title:  Continuous Improvement (ATS Business Model) Leader – Integrations
Department:  ATS Corporate
Reports To:  Vice President, ATS Business Model

 

Description:

The Integrations Continuous Improvement (ATS Business Model (ABM)) Leader is responsible for promoting and facilitating the successful implementation of the ATS Business Model within ATS Automation new acquisitions, while supporting the ABM Regional Leaders in existing businesses, as needed.  The integration ABM Leader will focus on supporting local training, and implementation of the ABM Fundamentals inside of newly acquired businesses.
 

Responsibilities

 

  • Drive ever-improving results by leveraging ATS Business Model (ABM) tools, consulting skills, and change management process. 
  • Assist ATS N/A leadership in the development and execution of an ABM roadmap at newly acquired businesses
  • Directly provide formal and informal ABM training and coaching 
  • Ensure productive kaizen events 
  • Promote and facilitate diagnosis of work flow impediments and other wastes throughout the business, and provide expert counsel on appropriate tools to eliminate them 
  • Promote and facilitate associate development in various ABM tools, transactional improvements, and kaizen leadership 
  • Driving ABM culture and building ABM excellence within the organization within the first 24-36 months. 
  • Benchmark and incorporate best practices within ATS and outside organizations 
  • Assist in establishing and achieving the Goal Deployment and Strategic Plan objectives related to ATS 

Requirements

 

Education:

A four-year Engineering degree or equivalent is required, specializing in electronics, electrical, mechanical or controls engineering is preferred.  

 

Experience:

  • 5-10 years of Operations, Engineering, Supervisory, and/or Management experience in a Lean-Driven Manufacturing Environment 
  • Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situations from a “general manager’s” point of view 
  • Ability to design, develop, and implement an ABM (Lean) roadmap for an operating business 
  • Mastery of a variety of ABM (lean) tools (or six sigma or equivalent continuous improvement tools) 
  • Superior communications skills including being able to communicate to all levels of the organization including those where English is not their primary language 
  • Superior training skills and adult learning theory 
  • Superior consulting/influencing skills 
  • Familiarity with various operational and commercial process and tools (eg. Sales, order processing, distributor management, CRM, ERP) 
  • Hands-on experience implementing continuous improvements (ABM), including Transactional Process Improvements 
  • Exposure to and participation in a wide variety of training environments 
  • Good writing and administrative skills, including computer skills (word processing, graphics, spreadsheet, etc.) 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time and project management 

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