Lean Technician, Distribution Center
CVS Health is seeking a lean technician to support continuous improvement objectives at our La Habra, CA Distribution Center. In this dynamic role, you will serve as a key member of the team that will lead and drive projects and culture to improve safety, quality, delivery, and productivity. You will partner with the site expert in Lean Manufacturing and will support the team with implementations of Lean Process Improvements to meet business objectives.
You will work alongside many internal teams (Operational Excellence, Inventory Control, Operations, and Maintenance) and work collaboratively with stakeholders to provide follow through on changes to ensure success. You will be responsible for improving safety at the site through the use 5S, standard work, improved ergonomics, and process changes. In addition, you will help to deliver world class quality and delivery by supporting sites with problem solving techniques to get to root cause and problems are made visible to solve.
Additional responsibilities include:
-Supporting kaizens, supporting data / problem solving / root causing for tier meetings, establishing/improving standard work (both associate and leader), and implementing improved visual management with 5S principles.
-Support validation of new or existing standards to ensure proper and fair accountability for associates to standard.
-Work to audit processes and associates with process observations.
-Assist in LMS training to new associates.
-Work to translate data to information via reports and strive toward the creation of PowerBI dashboards to aid in decision making and problem solving.
The typical pay range for this role is:
This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above.
In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company's 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (PTO) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.
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Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing or distribution center environment
- Associates degree in technical field
- Past demonstrated Lean experience
- Manhattan or INFOR WMS system experience
- PowerBI or Tableau dashboard creation experience
- Lean Six Sigma Yellow Below certification or higher
- Experience with lift equipment / material handling equipment / powered industrial trucks
High School Dimploma/GED
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