Continuous Improvement Manager
Responsible to build the vision for what Continuous Improvement means to our client's organization, train team members on how to make Continuous Improvement part of everyday operations and support the execution of action plans.
?? Facilitate Continuous Improvement activities (Kaizen Events)
?? Introduce and implement sustainable Continuous Improvement methods and best practices throughout the organization at Ken??s Foods. (5S, Teamwork, SMED, JIT, Pull Systems, etc)
?? Lead Continuous Improvement teams to identify waste across the supply chain and implement processes to improve our results
?? Promotes a Continuous Learning environment across all sites.
?? Drive performance metric improvement, goal setting and tracking across departments
?? Improve results through hands-on manufacturing involvement across all sites.
?? Show creativity and create new process initiatives to stimulate Continuous Improvement movement
?? Demonstrate successful leadership skills for both simple and complex projects/tasks
?? Successful team leadership across diverse groups to drive sustainable improvements to our systems and culture
?? Provide a high level of technical and operational recommendations for meeting productivity targets
?? Is a main contributor and change agent for our business through the deployment of the Continuous Improvement methodology
?? Is the key member of our team to educate and mentor employees on Continuous Improvement methodologies
?? Commitment to safety begins with management. Managers and frontline supervisors are accountable for creating and maintaining a culture of Safety and assuring a safe work environment.
?? to safety begins with management. Managers and frontline supervisors are accountable for creating and maintaining a culture of Safety and assuring a Commitment safe work environment.
?? Other projects/duties as assigned
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university specializing in Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing or equivalent. A minimum of four years related experience and/or training in manufacturing, operating a shift, plant, and team. A minimum of 5 years CI experience. Experience with leading Kaizen events across diverse work forces.
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