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Business Analyst, Continuous Improvement Engineer, Los Angeles, CA at C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. in Los Angeles, California

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Job ID:  154492

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.

Primary Function 

The Business Analyst will focus on initiatives to optimize our processes and performance.  The role will provide leadership and influence through collaboration with various stakeholders. The successful candidate helps create a continuous improvement culture to gain efficiency, reduce cost and increase customer satisfaction. 


  • As member of the Operational Excellence (OpEx) team, to work with the business leaders to determine efficiency goals and opportunities for improvement, waste elimination, distribution and manufacturing efficiency and cost reduction across the Company.

  • Studies current state of the operations, facilitates designing future state, and drives the implementation of new designs.

  • Develops KPIs to drive improvement in process metrics to achieve company cost reduction goals.

  • Facilitate studies in cost management techniques for productivity enhancement and process improvement.

  • Identify the optimal OpEx projects to ensure biggest impact in shortest time. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Management, Business, Engineering or an equivalent field of study. 

  • 3-5 years’ operations experience, preferably in distribution or manufacturing.

  • Experience with Continuous improvement in a large multi-site distribution/manufacturing.

  • Ability to think strategically with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • ERP experience is a must, SAP is a plus.

  • Proven presentation skills and ability to interact successfully with multiple levels of the organization.

  • Completion of lean manufacturing training and certification programs is a plus.

  • Familiar with Value Stream and Process mapping techniques.

What CRH Americas Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

C.R. Laurence Co., a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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