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Dura-Line - Continuous Improvement Specialist - North Salt Lake, UT

Company: Dura-Line
Location: North Salt Lake
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Dura-Line, we aspire to create a more connected world, because we believe every company, every community, every person deserves the chance to advance their lives through better access to high-speed broadband. We take pride in our state-of-the-art quality products and being recognized a key partner with all of the major telecommunications companies across the world. In one year, Dura-Line produced over 1.4 billion feet of digital network infrastructure. Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every time you pick up your cell phone, log into the internet, or use your i-anything, it's because our HDPE pathways protect that delicate string of glass called a fiber optic cable that carries everything from precious pictures of your puppy to the latest sports scores. Your safety, health, family, work, entertainment---your whole life; that's our connection.

The Continuous Improvement Specialist is responsible for building a sustainable competitive advantage through operations management by providing leadership, vision, coordination and functional direction to the company. They will use process improvement methodologies and techniques to analyze, identify, facilitate and manage continuous process improvement initiatives. This role will collaborate with functions internally and externally to increase efficiency and compliance across the organization. Develop Manufacturing Process Definition & Improvement focusing on manufacturing operational improvement and cost savings to improve the organization's profitability and efficiency

We are offering:
401k with 6% company match (company will automatically contribute an extra 3% of your plan-eligible pay to your 401k).

Multi-tier benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) that you can tailor for yourself and dependents which includes Employer paid Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, & Life Insurance

We also offer an inclusive relocation assistance package

Wellness Employee Assistance Program (EAP), paid parental leave, Fitness & Weight-loss Reimbursement

Additional benefits include tuition reimbursement, 11 paid company holidays, paid time off/vacation time, career development opportunities, and many other benefits in a collaborative culture that focuses on work & life balance, innovation, & teamwork. Benefits start at day one

The Continuous Improvement Specialist is a critical role and will be pivotal in making timely, relevant access to data and information. This role requires strong organizational, project management and collaboration skills. The ability to proactively identify gaps and quickly implement long-term solutions will be key to the success of this role.

Develop manufacturing vision and Path to excellence while implements continuous improvement initiatives using various Lean methodologies and principles (e.g., 5S, Value Stream Mapping (VSM), Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Kaizen, etc.).

Develop strategies and initiatives for operational efficiency

Drives complex, cross-functional processes and productivity improvement projects for the organization's strategic objectives

Manage meetings with key internal and cross-functional stakeholders to develop / deliver annual programs to optimize processes for increased productivity and quality

Develop and implement improvement methodologies and techniques, project management structure and progress reporting.

Develop and assess integrated project plans, resource projections, risk plans, and effectiveness metrics for each initiative

Lead the change management process effectively and efficiently

Communicate project progress/ concerns and actively identifies issues that potentially affect project completion and identify potential interventions or solutions to manage the issues

Knowledge of both internal and external business environments, assesses impact on the process improvement initiatives and assists in making modification as necessary

Escalate significant issues to management and identify performance and resource gaps relative to process improvement initiatives, adoption of best practices, recommend corrective action

Provide expertise in the solution to complex problems during project management execution

Manage metric reporting and presentations as needed to ensure alignment with business goals and objectives

Collaborate with management on education, training, and mentoring of personnel, including trainings on Lean tools

Build and maintain strong relationships across the organization to meet organizational goals

Maintain current knowledge of, and ensure all work activities are conducted in compliance with the full range of related internal and external systems, technology, regulatory requirements and related policies and procedures

Lead and mentor staff ensuring Operational Excellence standards (e.g. Lean Manufacturing, Root Cause Analysis) are being used for problem solving (tools and methods) and daily continuous improvement

JOIN THE TEAM: Discover how Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every day, in the little ways and the big ones, our lives depend on clear, consistent, reliable communication. Check out our products, history, and testimonials and apply today at

Dura-Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the federal E-Verify program to verify the work eligibility of all new hires.

All employees are subject to pre-employment Background Check and Drug Screening and employment is contingent upon successful clearance of both. Dura-Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the federal E-Verify program to verify the work eligibility of all new hires.



Join Our Team: Dura-Line offers all its employees an exciting work environment and provides career opportunities in a continuously growing company. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce that represents our global customer base. Check out our products, history, and testimonials at

Dura-Line is part of a community of companies, known as Orbia , bound together by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. Orbia's business groups have a collective focus on insuring food security, reducing water scarcity, reinventing the future of cities and homes, connecting communities to data infrastructure, and expanding access to health and wellness with advanced materials. The business groups include Precision Agriculture, Building and Infrastructure, Fluor, Polymer Solutions, and Data Communications, which collectively pursue human centric solutions to global challenges.

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