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Continuous Improvement Associate

Date: Jan 27, 2022

Location: Lewisberry, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products

Job Summary: 

This position is responsible for identifying and improving the outcomes of manufacturing and operational processes to improve efficiencies, reduce cost and increase customer satisfaction. 


Primary Duties

  • Identify and facilitate process improvement projects, training/ workshops to drive cultural change   

  • Conduct root cause analysis to determine metrics, troubleshoot manufacturing/ business and assembly issues, material flow, project plans, production capacity, facility design and create process documentation   

  • Carrying out advanced data collection and analysis for process mapping, develop budgets and cost analysis to determine project feasibility   

  • Design, Install and debug tooling and capital equipment as it relates to process improvement   

  • Drive value stream mapping to define “As-Is Analysis” and the transition to Future State   

  • Develop and conduct compliance audits, program evaluations and reviews to drive results with the fortitude to ensure change is permanent   

  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related duties that may be outside of assigned priorities  

  • Other duties as assigned 



  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, problem solving and analytical skills   

  • Training in Lean manufacturing principles and Kaizen facilitation    

  • Strong leadership skills  

  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts and overcome obstacles with change   

  • Previous exposure to a low volume high SKU environment   

  • Ability to work with and influence others in a fast-paced environment  

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft word, excel and ERP applications   


Education or experience: 

  • Engineering or related degree or equivalent experience preferred 



Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster

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