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Title:  Continous Improvement Leader (AP - Paint) Shelby, NC


Shelby, NC, US, 28150

Company:  Greenheck Group

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Job Description: Continuous Improvement Leader – North Carolina Architectural Products


Title: Continuous Improvement Leader – Paint                                    


Scope:   North Carolina AP           

Unit:   Architectural Products


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and assist with all paint and pretreatment processes.
  • Work with manufacturing engineer during installation of paint line through plant start-up and beyond.
  • Develop and write standard work procedures for paint in the North Carolina AP facility
  • Works with operators to troubleshoot process problems
  • Responsible for paint equipment functioning properly and chemical levels staying within an acceptable range.
  • Ensure quality expectations are met
  • Work with scheduler to ensure smooth product flow through paint line
  • Control PPE and paint line consumable inventory
  • Assist with compliance of Industrial User Permit regulations
  • Assist in developing paint hooks and hanging strategies
  • Maintaining paint hooks and fixtures
  • Work with existing and new champions to identify other improvement projects and to coach and assist them with the project 
  • Assist operators with the tools of GPS (5S, Set-up Reduction, Flow, Business Process, Total Productive Maintenance, Design for Excellence)
  • Provide leadership for the North Carolina AP facility 5S audit system
  • Participate in GPS certification courses and identify and complete a significant champion project for the North Carolina AP facility
  • Assist in identifying and completing productivity projects relating to GPS
  • Identify pit stop or quick fix projects to improve productivity, quality, flow, or other areas that will improve AP
  • Present new employee training to all required employees
  • Track North Carolina AP facility audit scores
  • Facilitate the completion of quick fixes and pitstops
  • Verify that improvements have been sustained
  • Assist with new product integration to setup effective manufacturing processes


  • Completion of GPS training program (must complete if selected)
  • Demonstrate superior GPS skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both one-on-one and with groups.
  • Ability to organize work and keep records (computer skills required).
  • Available for periodic movement to alternate shifts as needed for training and to maintain quality.
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Change Management skills
  • Ability to diagnose and find effective solutions to problems
  • Experience with powder paint guns, booths, and related equipment
  • 1-3 years of prior paint experience preferred
  • Pay is based on the CI pay structure for Greenheck.
  • Based upon demonstrated skills, abilities, and knowledge
  • Will be interviewed by AP management and Human Resources


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.



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