Kasai North America, Inc
  • 02-Nov-2018 to 01-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Corp KPS 8233
  • Murfreesboro, TN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Salary 1st Shift

Kasai North America offers a competitive salary and benefits package including paid holidays, vacation, life, disability, medical, dental, vision, wellness program, drug card and a matching 401K program in a team environment.

REPORTS TO:    Corp KPS Manager



Develop processes or systems to increase productivity using Kasai Production System (KPS-Lean) principles. Develop standard procedures on the production floor and support departments that increase efficiency and eliminate waste. Train KPS Coordinators in problem solving and the introduction of new standards.



  • Interpretation of standards provided by Kasai and then subsequent development of M-Tek Work standard documents that can include but are not limited to: Work Instructions, ISO documentation and training materials.
  • Development of training content to be used to train local KPS Coordinators and staff to the standards.
  • Obtain, organize, or develop training procedure manuals, guides, or course materials, such as handouts or visual materials.
  • Design, plan and organize the training of KPS Coordinators.
  • Deliver training to KPS Coordinators either through classroom instruction and/or shop floor training.
  • Present information using a variety of instructional techniques or formats, such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, or lectures
  • Conduct follow-up audits regarding adherence to KPS standards
  • Mentor/coach KPS Coordinators if they need additional assistance in using the standards
  • Provide on-site support when there is an issue with KPS-related activities that are preventing effective utilization of KPS practices and/or standards.
  • Participate in QC story activities across North American facilities. Identify waste and eliminate non-value added work from the process or policies.
  • Develop policy and improvement standards across North American M-Tek facilities.
  • Conduct KPS principle training courses with all members of the organization.
  • Manage and communicate information from plant KPS Coordinators to VP of operations and vice versa.


EDUCATION:   High School or Equivalent Required.  2 or 4 year degree in related field preferred.



              Proficiency with PC's and PC-based software required.

              Strong understanding of lean manufacturing principles


EXPERIENCE:   1-5 years of experience in a manufacturing leadership role and/or shop floor management.



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to train people and provide leadership in a team environment required.
  • Strong computer skills required: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft  Power Point



                •              Able to work all shifts as necessary and the flexibility to work split shifts if required

                              Able to travel 50% of the time

This job description should not be construed to imply the above duties and responsibilities are exclusive standards for this position. Incumbents should be prepared to follow other instructions and perform other duties as assigned/required by the Plant Manager, DGM-KPS Promotions (Operations) and/or SVP – Manufacturing.


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