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Continuous Improvement Specialist/TOS Specialist

Location: 

Forest, OH, US, 45843

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Performance Excellence

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Responsibilities

This role will be located at Triumph Thermal Systems located in Forest, OH. This location is a member of the Systems, Electronics & Controls Operating Company which is within the Systems and Support Business Unit. The main expectation for this position will be to champion operational excellence by leading the transformation, education and cultural change in all departments. The ideal candidate will be able to lead process improvements, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, get involved with the long term strategic and operational planning as well as drive the changes necessary to improve the performance of the overall business.

  • Champions operational excellence by leading the transformation, education, and culture change in all departments
  • Leads process improvements that meet business needs, manages complex issues within functional areas of expertise, becomes involved in long-term strategic and operational planning, and contributes to the overall performance of the business
  • Establishes a Continuous Improvement culture through the deployment of the Triumph Operating Systems (TOS)
  • Develops and executes a lean transformation plan that provides delivery of goals and metrics including Safety, Quality, Productivity, Output, Cycle reduction / Inventory Reduction
  • Leads projects, utilizing Kaizen, Lean and Six Sigma tools to drive improvements in all facets of the operations
  • Accountable for developing appropriate operations metrics, lean strategy / execution
  • Provides event follow-up to monitor the progress of planned improvement implementation to assure timely action, appropriate support, and achievement of expected tangible benefits
  • Use appropriate measurement, analysis and evaluation methods to accurately identify and document improvements.
  • Coaches and develops a problem-solving culture at all levels of the organization; implements permanent corrective actions to mitigate probability of reoccurrence
  • Serves as consulting and teaching resource for implementing new methods and processes
  • Establishes a structure for the ongoing training and development of employees
  • Leads the capital equipment planning, justification and implementation process
  • Leads Policy Deployment
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Mechanically inclined with a manufacturing, quality or industrial engineering background preferred
  • Experience working in a union facility (preferred)
  • Hands-on lean implementer that can train, lead, coach and do
  • Facilitated multiple Lean events
  • Full working knowledge of Lean Concepts with demonstrated success
  • Minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience preferred in a low volume/high mix job shop environment
  • Six-Sigma certification (Green or Black Belt) and/or Lean certification preferred
  • Proven record of implementing and inspiring continuous improvement culture in an organization
  • Ability to build teams and influence outcomes without direct line of control
  • Ability to collaborate and partner with various SMEs across the organization
  • Strong communication, collaboration, facilitation, and influencing skills with ability to interface across shared services functional areas and business operations at all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to develop teams, earn respect, gain buy-in, engage the shop floor and train others in new ways of doing things
  • High energy, determined and high emotional intelligence
  • Familiar with MRP systems (Syteline preferred) with excellent MS Office skills including advanced Excel
  • Project management experience and highly organized
  • Root cause and correction action, problem solving skills
  • Experience with Policy Deployment/X-Matrix

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability. Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay