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Continuous Improvement Specialist

Thursday September 6, 2018

By innovating and offering customized business solutions to our customers, our company has become a leader in its field. National in scope, Novatech specializes in industrial analytical instrumentation. Due to sustained growth during the past several years, our team continues to expand. We are currently seeking a Continuous Improvement Specialist.

 

The new position is under the authority of the Vice-President Operations and located in Sainte-Anne-de Bellevue, QC. This is a national role meaning that the employee will also work with our Calgary project office. The position has the following responsibilities:

  • To identify and deliver service improvement activity across the business through employing process improvement methodologies and the application of innovative thinking;
  • To work with key business stakeholders to build a continuous improvement environment to support the company's progression;
  • To lead and facilitate LEAN/process improvement-based workshops to drive ideas and solutions;
  • To support the delivery of better value and greater efficiency through the identification and elimination of waste within business processes and identification of better ways of working;
  • To work with other team members and business services departments to devise new support material based on the revised processes, to include training, reporting and systems enhancements;
  • To actively monitor project and business risks to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address in advance;
  • To complete post implementation reviews to ensure successful delivery has been achieved and to ensure that improvements can be made for future projects;
  • Manage the internal quality system per the ISO9001:2015 standard nationally;
  • Responsible for Overall IT Infrastructure working in tandem with external IT consultant;
  • Manage and review internal IT incidents and manage response times with external IT consultant

 

Core Competencies

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of proven continuous improvement experience;
  • Experience with the SO9001:2015 standard and associated quality management system
  • Excellent understanding of continuous improvement concepts ex: Six Sigma, Lean, value stream mapping
  • Very comfortable with computers and basic IT infrastructure
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Project, Visio, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Experience of hands-on implementation of continuous improvement programs and Lean solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of team members;
  • Proficient in English and French.

 

If this challenge stimulates you and you believe that your expertise will be an added value to our organization, please send your resume to rh@novatech.ca.

 

Novatech offers excellent working conditions and a competitive salary.

 

We thank all applicants but will only contact those selected.

 

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