• location: Booneville, MS
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $95,000 - $105,000 per year

job description


Permanent position: Plant Operational Engineering opportunity for someone to develop, lead and direct the Lean Six Sigma tools and processes for this manufacturing client located approximately 1.5 hours east of Memphis, TN. Reporting to the Plant Manager this is a hands on position will be a part of the management team with a broad Lean Six Sigma accountability for the plant. This position is bonus eligible. Relocation is available for eligible candidates.
Responsibilities for the Manager
  • Spearhead strategy deployment, problem solving, and overall Lean Six Sigma advancement for the plant
  • Interact with other Lean Coordinators across the sector in sharing / adopting Lean Best Practices
  • Manages the introduction of tools and processes to support the Lean Six Sigma transformation
  • Coach and develop leadership team to manage using Lean Six Sigma
  • Champions Kaizen process within the plant to engage associates
  • Develops and manages systems and processes to ensure compliance
  • Other duties as typical and assigned
Requirements for the Manager
  • Bachelor Degree ideally in an Engineering or related discipline
  • Demonstrated understanding of Lean Six Sigma manufacturing principles
  • Lean Six Sigma certification is a plus
  • An understanding of manufacturing plant Operations
  • Demonstrated ability to think both strategically and tactically as well as constructively challenge conventional techniques using Lean Six Sigma
  • Ability to diplomatically interact all all levels from Operators to Senior Directors
  • Comfortable working on the plant floor to identify the problem

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