Continuous Improvement Specialist - Supplier Quality, Greene, New York

Continuous Improvement Specialist - Supplier Quality - Greene, New York

Greene, New York, United States
Category: Quality
  • Posted Date: 6/26/2024
    Hiring Type: Full-time
  • Requisition Number: RCS-14106
    Shift: 1st

Job Title Continuous Improvement Specialist - Supplier Quality


About our company:


The Raymond Corporation is a member of the Toyota Industries family of companies. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, innovation and growth. Our Associates are the foundation of our continued success. If you’re innovative and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.


About our team:


Do you thrive on identifying and eliminating waste? Are you passionate about driving operational excellence? Do you want to travel? If so, we want to hear from you!


In this position, you will play a critical role in optimizing our processes and maximizing efficiency of our supply chain, through the implementation of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and the Toyota Production System (TPS).


You will:

  • Identify opportunities for improvement in processes, systems, and workflows across the supply chain.
  • Lead and participate in Kaizen events to identify and eliminate waste (Muda).
  • Apply Lean Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) methodology to improve processes.
  • Develop and implement data-driven solutions to improve quality, reduce costs, and increase productivity.
  • Facilitate cross-functional collaboration to ensure buy-in and successful implementation of improvement initiatives.
  • Analyze data and create visual representations (charts, graphs) to track progress and communicate results.
  • Maintain and update documentation related to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Stay current on best practices in Lean Six Sigma and TPS.


About you:

  • A Bachelor's Degree is preferred
  • Four or more years of Project Management experience is required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

It would be great if you had:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong technical aptitude, analytical problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Strategic, creative, positive attitude, team-oriented, self-motivated, and critical thinker.
  • Ability to constructively interface with all levels of the organization.
  • Superior attention to detail and standards of quality.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Working knowledge of the Toyota Production System (TPS) principles (Kaizen, Just-in-Time, Kanban, etc.).

About the Schedule:


This position is on-site, first shift and will require the ability to travel both domestic and internationally. 

Anticipated travel - 25-50%


About the total compensation package:


Salary - $66,873 - $85,740 per year. Compensation depends on the selected candidate’s education and experience.

Relocation – This position may qualify for relocation.

Benefits - We recognize the value of a comprehensive benefits program for our employees and work tirelessly to make sure our package meets the needs of our employees and their families. Eligible employees can elect and participate in a variety of benefits including:

  • Vacation available on day 1
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Medical and Rx Plan options
  • Dental and Vision Plan options
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for medical and dependent care
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Accident, Critical Illness, and Indemnity Insurance
  • ID Theft Protection
  • Comprehensive 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Profit Sharing Plan based on annual profitability
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, & Volunteer Time
  • Tuition Aid Program

Ready to apply?