KAPS Expert
at our site in Tecumseh

KIRCHHOFF Automotive is a development partner to the automotive industry. We are active worldwide as a full-service supplier for complex metal and hybrid structures in body-inwhite, crash management systems, chassis applications and cross car beams. With 9,000 employees we are active all over the globe.

Your Tasks

  • Function objectives are to ensure the deployment and implementation of KAPS culture, policies and actions, at local level
  • Ensure the local sustainability of KAPS culture, policies and actions, through standardization of behaviours, practices and resources
  • Conduct workshops and projects relevant to KAPS implementation
  • Ensure the guidance and support to training processes, including the build – up of specialists and delegated training agents
  • Ensure the support to KAPS Manager and other KAPS structures
  • Investigates any new concepts or ideas that could improve any aspect specific to manufacturing/production.
  • Facilitate training sessions to internal employees on an as needed basis (i.e. basic KAPS).
  • Team member on various Continuous Improvement teams within the organization.
  • Any other reasonable request made by management.
  • Contributes to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment
  • Ensures he/she is in full compliance with the laws of Michigan and/or any other province or state, while representing KIRCHHOFF Automotive or during the use of any KIRCHHOFF Automotive provided equipment.

Your Profile

Work Experience (provide details and minimum # of years required)

·           Minimum 5-10 years’ experience within a manufacturing environment, preferably automotive stampings, welding, mechanical and modular assemblies

·           Worked with lean manufacturing systems


Skills (language, technical, computer etc.)

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills to facilitate, lead and build/maintain relationships
  • Sound computer skills, e.g. MS Office
  • Ability to deal with conflict and/or resistance
  • Effective use of problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to analyze information received from a variety of sources and provide recommendations



  • College Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial) or relevant knowledge in lean systems, methods and tools (kaizen etc.)



Your contact

Jennifer Roach
KIRCHHOFF Automotive Tecumseh
1200 E Chicago Blvd, Tecumseh, MI 49286, United States

My job

Your benefits

Living and working in the region