Intern - Manufacturing Support
Cessna Aircraft - Wichita, KS

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Description

Job Summary:
Facilitate and lead continuous improvement initiatives.

Duties include planning, organizing, executing continuous improvement activities and events to achieve business unit key performance metrics.

Responsibilities:
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Sets and maintains the lean manufacturing and fulfillment strategy for key initiatives to make process improvements, reduce inventories, and improve responsiveness to customer demands through the optimization of resources.

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Works with Purchasing and Quality to develop and implement procedures to maximize output, maintain or improve quality, and reduce overall cost. Coordinates and facilitates operational excellence tool training for suppliers, as necessary.

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Reduces costs by implementing Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing techniques and fostering a continuous culture throughout the organization.

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Enhances and employs operational performance metrics to gauge manufacturing and distribution process improvement progress.

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Oversees and manages productivity events to assure projects deliver the expected cost reduction results.

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Drives core functional excellence in implementing: Lean, Value Stream Mapping, and other world-class operation management techniques, such as APQP.

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Responsible for the performance and training/mentoring of the Lean, Manufacturing Engineering and Project Management functions.

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Works within a cross functional product development team to improve product and process engineering capabilities of the organization.

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Effectively communicates at all organizational levels and across functions to enhance relationships at the operational and executive levels.

Qualifications

Requirements:
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Minimum of 60 credit hours towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or Manufacturing Technology.

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GPA minimum of 3.2 for undergraduate or 3.5 graduate required

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Excellent analytical, project management and organizational skills with keen attention to detail.

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Strong written and verbal communication, and presentation skills.

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Experience in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma desired

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Must possess technical knowledge and consultative skills, and communicate fluently about the company, competitors, technologies, solutions, product strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

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Ability to analyze and solve complex problems using analytical and creative problem solving skills for design, creation and testing. Ability to anticipate problems, resolve ambiguity and take decisive action.

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Must be flexible to work overtime

Job Field

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Manufacturing

Primary Location

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US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company

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Cessna Aircraft

Schedule

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Full-time

Job Level

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Entry Level

Shift

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First Shift

Job Posting

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Feb 4, 2013, 1:21:33 PM

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