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Continuous Improvement Manager
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Global Personnel Search Inc
Posted on Aug 9
Continuous Improvement Manager
This position is responsible for deploying, implementing, and leading Continuous Improvement initiatives and facilitating for the plant. The CI Manager / Continuous Improvement Manager is a member of the plant leadership team and will be assigned additional responsibilities in other functional areas as required to deliver the plant’s annual operating plan.
Acts as a safety leader and puts safety first in all responsibilities. Works in conjunction with the EHS Manager to establish and maintain all policies and programs to assure a safe working environment.
Facilitate deployment and integrate the philosophy of Continuous Improvement and operational excellence into the culture of the plant.
Identify highest value cost savings projects and coordinate various project teams assigned to ensure proper resourcing to drive completion of projects.
As a member of the plant leadership team, you will be involved in daily production and operations issues to ensure we produce a quality product, deliver against our committed customer service goals, and optimize efficiency/productivity.
Be recognized as a leader and problem solver at the site by providing leadership and expertise that will solve problems and improve performance.
Motivate, coach, and instill good management skills in engineers, shift supervisors, and hourly employees. Establish a strong presence on the floor to set and communicate expectations, standards, and evaluate results so all employees understand expectations.
Initiate and lead employee training to further instill the continuous improvement skill set in the organization. Develop new processes and programs as need and where gaps exist.
You will lead major projects as necessary to improve plant results.
Routinely extract useful data from a variety of systems to facilitate identification of improvement opportunities.
Coordinate the work necessary to improve our overall Continuous Improvement results as measured by regularly scheduled audits.
Assist in generating reporting tools and progress reporting for assigned business areas.
Facilitate a process of best practice sharing internally within the plant as well as externally with peers and other facilities.
Management of communication process to present the status of plant improvement projects.
Lead project selection process and drive policy deployment so that all employees have a clear understanding of goals and objectives for a successful year.
Ability to drive change and overcome obstacles.
Demonstrate and foster the Company's Core Values and actively contributes to a high-performance culture.
Demonstrated ability to absorb new technologies and management techniques.
Utilize an approachable and participative style in motivating people to achieve higher standards and performance levels.
Experience implementing lean principles or other continuous improvement methodologies preferred.
Bachelors Degree is required. Prefer a major in a technical background such as engineering or industrial technology.
Prior experience in manufacturing is preferred.
Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, SAP.
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