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Greater Peoria, IL
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Continuous Improvement Specialist

Advanced Technology Services

Advanced Technology Services

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Founded in 1985, ATS is a company with a presence in the United States, Mexico and the United Kingdom. We are professionals in Industrial Maintenance and we make factories run better.

Fundada en 1985, ATS es una empresa con presencia en los Estados Unidos, México y el Reino Unido. Somos profesionales en mantenimiento industrial y hacemos que las fábricas funcionen mejor.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for continuous improvement savings within assigned accounts.
  • Evaluates and oversees continuous improvement processes, identifies opportunities for efficiency optimization.
  • Leverages and knowledge shares cost savings across accounts.
  • Acts as a primary point of contact for customer supply chain continuous improvement.
  • Interfaces with customer CI databases to ensure proper formatting and classification.
  • Tracks and reports out on progress to goals & guarantees and helps share CI ideas across assigned accounts.
  • Administers ATS continuous improvement database inputs and tracking.
  • Gathers data for key performance indicators for functions being reviewed.
  • Assists in the execution of continuous improvement related training programs.
  • Understands how activities and their costs are linked to products, processes, and customers.
  • Collects data on outputs, labor costs, cost of raw materials or other overhead, and quality of service delivery and prepares reports and analysis for senior leadership.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs), & Competencies:

Essential KSAs:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to develop effective relationships with peers and leaders across an organization.
  • Advanced communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) exhibited at all levels within an organization.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.

Desirable KSAs:

  • Able to effectively build relationships by establishing trust, credibility and adding value quickly
  • Basic understanding of operationally-focused strategies and improvement plans


  • Communication
  • Business Acumen
  • Safety

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch; and talk or hear. The employee is also required to use a telephone with headset for verbal troubleshooting, frequent use of a standard keyboard and computer to document calls in a ticketing system, and occasional use of other office equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 30 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long periods and use close and color vision. Work is typically performed in a moderately noisy business office.

ATS is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of employment to all applicants and employees, regardless of age, color, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other legally protected status.

ATS se compromete a brindar igualdad de oportunidades de empleo en todos los aspectos del empleo a todos los solicitantes y empleados, independientemente de su edad, color, raza, religión, sexo (incluido el embarazo, identidad de género y orientación sexual), origen nacional, discapacidad, estatus de veterano, información genética u otro estatus legalmente protegido. Revisión de la política de privacidad aquí here.

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