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Southwire Lean, Specialist in Florence, Alabama

Lean, Specialist

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Date: Apr 17, 2024

Location: Florence, AL, US, 35630

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: Florence, AL

Southwire Job Description

The Lean Specialist is responsible for planning and implementing programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods. The Lean Specialist will participate on multiple projects and apply continuous improvement techniques leveraging Six Sigma and Lean methodologies to solve problems (DMAIC) and build new capabilities. This position is a change agent who challenges organizational leaders to drive continuous improvements; remove organizational barriers to continuous improvement processes. Key Responsibilities: • Assist the Lean Leader and/or lead cross-functional projects designed to analyze and design sequence of operations and workflows to improve efficiencies. • Assist in controlling studies pertaining to cost, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. • Interfacing with other departments to identify improvement opportunities to drive high quality and efficient processes. • Help mobilizing problem solving teams and supporting groups to streamline processes. • Co-facilitate Kaizen events as appropriate to expand skills in driving continuous improvements in operations and office areas. • Share best practices with other site Lean Specialists and develop coordinated plans.. Education, Experience, and Skills: Required: Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Years of Experience: 1-3 Field of Expertise: Lean, Continuous Improvements Preferred: Certificates: Six Sigma Green Belt Years of Experience: 3 Competencies

Nimble Learning

Customer Focus

Plans and Aligns


Balances Stakeholders

Action Oriented

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Florence

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