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Continuous Improvement Specialist

Dynamic Source Manufacturing
3.2 out of 5
6285 76 Av SE, Calgary, AB
Hybrid work
Permanent, Full-time


6285 76 Av SE, Calgary, AB

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  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking

Full job description

We are an Electronics Manufacturing Services company, supporting global businesses by bringing their products to market effectively and efficiently for more than 20 years. At DSM, you will help create innovative products for our industry-leading customers. We trust and grow with our people and do everything in our power to build a healthy and rewarding environment that gives you a sense of pride about coming to work everyday.

We have built a collaborative environment filled with highly motivated individuals who are committed to learning, growing, and getting things done. Our success has been built on trust, integrity, and delivering our customers’ unique innovative requirements

Dynamic Source Manufacturing Inc. is seeking a Continuous Improvement Specialist to join our growing organization.

The Opportunity
The selected candidate will be immersed in DSM’s day-to-day functions and work with a variety of departments to drive improvement by strategizing, developing, implementing, and monitoring projects that directly improve the organization. They will be involved in planning, scheduling, and implementing continuous improvement activities (such as Kaizen) throughout the organization.

Why Join Us

  • Great company culture; we are transparent, supportive, and empower our people
  • Challenging and rewarding work
  • Monthly Company Events
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Professional Development assistance
  • Company paid Dental, Health, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Personal Days/Paid Time off

Who You Are

  • Passionate about building strategic projects to ensure performance and process development within an organization
  • Enjoy working in high paced and changing environments
  • Focused on safety, quality, and productivity
  • Strong communicator; ability to work with a diverse workforce at all levels
  • Excited to learn, understand, and make changes to processes to drive continuous improvement initiatives and operational excellence
  • Detail oriented with a growth mindset
  • Go-Getter that can motivate diverse teams to make valuable changes
  • Practices Lean/Six Sigma in all aspects of their work to thrives in building an environment that is efficient and consistent

Work Flexibility
This is a full time position, working 40 hours per week (Monday – Friday). This position qualifies for a hybrid work model by integrating Work from Home and On-Site hours. Flex hours are permitted, as we trust our employees to get their job done and manage their own schedules and working hours accordingly.


  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement, waste removal, and cost reduction
  • Planning, facilitating, and executing continuous improvement events using Lean Six Sigma tools
  • Teaching, leading, and coaching cross-functional teams on Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology
  • Securing employee commitment (ex: process managers) for proactive change management
  • Establishing a clear and well-articulated implementation plan
  • Establishing criteria for the project’s success and preparing a sound statement of constraints/limiting factors
  • Resolving technical problems such as formulation, equipment, product, interpretation of regulations, and resource availability
  • Conducting detailed analysis of the current situation that accurately describes the issues (current state)
  • Specifying deliverables, outcome indicators, and performance-measured indicators
  • Identifying available resources (for example, people, material, and finances)
  • Mapping out in detail the desired situation (future state)
  • Accurately analyzing options including impact and feasibility
  • Regularly monitoring the implementation of solutions to achieve objectives and expected benefits


  • Diploma or Degree in Mechanical, Electronics, Industrial, Manufacturing engineering or a related discipline
  • +5 years experience in a Contract or OEM Electronics Manufacturing environment
  • Well versed with 5S, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Lean Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis and Value Stream Mapping
  • Continuous Improvement Manager certification or equivalent (i.e. LSSBB, CMQ/OE) considered an asset

How to Apply
If you are looking for a career where you truly care about what you do, with a company that rewards innovation and values contribution, we would love to connect with you. DSM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Due to the number of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Calgary, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

Work Location: In person