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Supplier Process Improvement Specialist

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Supply Chain Management & Warehouse

Division

Intralox
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Intralox L.L.C., the world leader in conveyor equipment solutions utilizing modular plastic conveyor belts, has a position available for a Supplier Process Improvement Specialist at our Hanover, MD location.


Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. Intralox’s conveyance solutions enhance food safety, power e-commerce, and solve challenges for industries from automotive to industrial manufacturing to consumer goods.


Together, our 3,000+ global employees are reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years. We consistently and sustainably work together to create long-term value by continuously improving products, services, and processes for our customers. Our award-winning customer service team provides comprehensive support and access to technical experts to deliver fast, reliable solutions.

 

Intralox was founded upon the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We aim as a company to practice these principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence.


We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results.  To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.


Responsibilities:

  • A highly organized, entrepreneurial, and process-driven professional, tasked with improving the Intralox Baltimore Supplier Base, in conjunction with the respective Sourcing Category Manager, to ensure suppliers continuously improve to meet Intralox’s growth (reports to the Sourcing Category Management Supervisor).
  • Plays a critical role in the execution of the Supply Chain department’s 2028 vision, specifically as it pertains to Supplier Related Processes.
  • Works to continuously improve processes on the production floor, as well as transactional by collaborating with multiple functions.
  • Process Analysis - Evaluates current organizational processes, workflows, and systems to identify areas for improvement and efficiency gains.
  • Data Collection and Analysis - Gathers and analyzes data, performance metrics, and key performance indicators (KPIs) to quantify process inefficiencies and track improvements over time.
  • Change Management - Facilitates change management efforts by communicating proposed improvements, obtaining buy-in from stakeholders, and ensuring successful implementation.
  • Continuous Improvement - Leads or participates in continuous improvement projects, employing methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma or Total Quality Management to drive ongoing process enhancements.
  • Training and Documentation - Develops training materials, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and documentation to ensure that optimized processes are effectively adopted and maintained by teams. 

Position Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, operations/manufacturing management, or related discipline.
  • At least five (5) years of direct manufacturing process creation and proven experience in process improvement, business process reengineering, or related roles.
  • Proficiency in process improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma or TQM.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to collect, interpret and present data.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities to work collaboratively across departments.
  • Change management expertise with the ability to lead and influence others.
  • Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical technical drawing packages.
  • Must be able to travel domestically 50% out of the year.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Familiarity with process automation and technology.
  • Certification in process improvement methodologies.
  • Experience in Material Handling Industry.
  • Experience in a fabrication environment.
  • Experience using a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) System.


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