Lean Technician

Nidec-KATO Engineering

Lexington, TN

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Job Summary

Job Description

Assist in collecting information and documenting processes to improve the efficiency and productivity of manufacturing operations.

• Follow up on the 6S+ program in the plant by teaching, supporting , and facilitating workshops.
• Collect data and assist to the preparation of Kaizen events (time studies, waste analysis, balance charts, define playbooks)
• Teach, implement, and support daily management system deployment and maturity.
• Focus improvements as assigned.

• Strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
• Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft office
• Exceptional technical skills, analytical ability, judgment, and strong operational focus
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Minimum of 0 - 2 years’ experience in manufacturing

• Associate degree in engineering or related field; applicable experience may be considered in lieu of degree

Additional Job Details

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Nidec
Nidec is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, genetic information, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following website: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

No Soliciting

Nidec will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Nidec Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.