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Lean and Continuous Improvement Co-Op

GS Precision – Brattleboro, VT
G.S. Precision is a global leader in the manufacture of critical components for the Aerospace and Defense Industries. We are a team of 700 dedicated people in facilities totaling 230,000 square feet in four integrated locations. We leverage our 60+ years of experience along with investments in the latest technologies to engineer processes that yield consistent and competitive results with superior quality. Currently looking for Co-ops for Summer '22 and Fall '22, either one or both.
(Lean and Continuous Improvement)
Daily Responsibilities
  • Identify opportunities / initiatives to track to completion for improved efficiencies in all areas of manufacturing CNC milling, lathe, grinding, finishing, shipping, and coatings
  • Contribute to established larger company wide projects to drive improvements 
  • Spend time engaging with employees on shop floor for opportunity and improvement ideas
  • Calculate Return on Investment and/or Project savings calculations for finance buy in
  • Openly communicate lessons learned, information, and best practices with appropriate teams for read across all facilities
  • Conduct After Action Reviews for lessons learned,
Training Requirements
  • Lean and Continuous Improvement methodologies Value Stream Maps
  • Problem Solving Methods
  • Project Charters and Project Delivery Schedules
  • Maintaining RAIL (Rolling Action Item List)
Job Specifications
  • In pursuit of Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering (all) or Manufacturing disciplines
  • Analytical skills, problem solving, conflict resolution
  • Computer skills, manufacturing software, MS office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills amongst all levels of the organization
  • Attention to detail, strong follow up skills
  • Be safe. follow all procedures and best practices
  • Sense of urgency, initiative
Our culture is based on our Company Values which include Transparent Accountability, Humility, Customer Focused, Empathy, and Inclusiveness. These values guide all levels of the organization when communicating with our customers and each other. They help us to reach our goals, and grow our business and to hire great talent!