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Process Improvement Specialist

Department: INNOVATIONS

Job Type: Full-Time


Arrowquip is looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic Process Improvement Specialist to join our Innovation Team! This salaried position is full-time and includes a benefits plan that starts after a successful probationary period.

Arrowquip designs and manufacturers cattle chutes and system equipment. We base our designs on cattle behavior and strive to keep ranchers and their families safe. We pride ourselves on a workplace culture of open ideas and constant improvement! Honestly, it is hard to describe the positive vibes here, you'll just have to come see for yourself!

You:

  • Enjoy a good steak
  • Enjoy watching Gemba Academy & FastCap lean videos and implementing the ideas
  • Enjoy digging into the detail and step-by-step process implementation
  • Figure out how to fix it instead of who's to blame
  • Big on execution of ideas (High Say-Do ratio)

We:

  • Only eat real meat
  • Protect animals and people in the cattle industry
  • Aren't afraid to make mistakes
  • Care more about your attitude and values than your experience.
  • Think execution is everything

The Role:

  • Support shop floor associates with writing Standard Work Instructions (SWI)
  • Audit our product fabrication and build against SWI
  • Identify discrepancies in builds and be a part of standardizing the processes
  • Support Quality Inspector in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and tying solutions back to the SWI update
  • Support the shop floor with implementing and maintaining lean tools - 5S, Eliminating 8 Wastes, One-Piece-Flow (OPF), Takt Time, Just-in-Time (JIT), Value Stream Mapping (VSM), Kaizen, Root Cause Analysis
  • Qualities
    • At least 1 year experience putting together processes and standardizing them
    • Experience of applying lean tools in manufacturing
    • Create an environment of Continuous Improvement
    • Always be willing to go to the Gemba, observe and ask questions
    • Encourage strategic thinking, innovation, and ACTION
    • Be willing to stop the line to ensure quality
    • Be ethical and civil minded
    • Be effective in cross- departmental communication

Arrowquip understands that confidence gaps and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting the perfect candidates, so please don't hesitate to apply! Even if you love your current job, you might find something better at Arrowquip!

Apply Now!