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Continuous Improvement Associate

Date: Oct 3, 2021

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 


Physical Requirement: Capability to lift up to 20 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach, use hands to handle, push, assemble or feel  and speak and actively listen. Noise level is usually moderate.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
  • A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Company's website:


Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings

Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster

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