"Lighting a Path to the Future"

Continuous Improvement Manager

Location: IA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $100,000.00 - $135,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 2/1/2018
Job ID: 02565607
Job Description
This position reports to the Plant Manager of a facility of 500+ involved in the food industry. The CI Mgr. will lead the facility in the development and implementation of a long term strategic plan to involve every plant employee in the pursuit of a lean mfg. environment that eliminates waste and lowers production costs. Essential duties:

* Develop plant CI strategy
* Manage CI resources to deliver year over year cost savings
* Facilitates kaizen events
* Implements cost savings improvement projects
* Implements 5S, SMED and Std. Work projects
* Implements corp./plant CI systems
* Manage the work of two engineers assigned to CI Dept.

This person must be able to lead people, manage cross-functional teams, introduce new concepts and train, evaluate and analyze opportunities and accumulate and disseminate accurate information for decision making purposes.

BS in Engineering/ MBA preferred. 5+ years of lean experience in a complex manufacturing environment. Past experience leading kaizen events in the areas of 5S, standard work, visual management, daily management, SMED, and OEE gap closure. 6 Sigma certified. Maint./ Operations/QA/QS experience.


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