Continuous Improvement Specialist

Mary River Nunavut
Jun 25, 2020
Jul 14, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Mission for this Position

Reporting to the Continuous Improvement Manager , this role will use continuous improvement methodologies to identify, develop and implement improvement initiatives across all departments at [C]Baffinland[/C] Iron Mines. The specialist will use data to develop operational insights. This information will then be communicated to senior management and leadership teams to support comprehensive decision-making, process changes, and cost saving initiatives.

Main Accountabilities

  • Lead and influence personnel at multiple levels to improve operational processes that ensure a safe work environment, maximize profitability, drive quality improvements and reduce operating costs.
  • Drive continuous improvement by conducting a thorough analysis of data and environment.
  • Implement effective measurement tools associated with continuous improvement tracking.
  • Support improvement in existing processes including eliminating variation and non-value added work.
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, and confidentiality.
  • Train/coach/mentor other employees on the principles of Continuous Improvement.
  • Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.

Perform other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Main Qualifications

  • Strong technical and analytical skill set, including ability to identify and manage data, execute quality control, build Excel models and draw correct business insights and implications (Statistical analysis).
  • Working knowledge of operations management, finance, and business knowledge.
  • The ability to effectively communicate business insights and realistic solutions (written and verbal).
  • Proven ability to organize and manage projects with positive results.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business and/or Commerce
  • From 5 to 7 years' experience with Continuous Improvement
  • Experience in mining
  • Experience working in an arctic climate
  • Formal training in Lean Six Sigma, Black Belt Certified preferred, with a proven track record of application

Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to connect and work with all levels of employees and management.

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