Manager of Continuous Improvement is responsible for leading and managing the continuous improvement process for all areas of the plant. This person will build teams, develop CI plans and drive continuous improvement to include operations, maintenance, warehouse, materials planning and scheduling, and quality assurance. The goal of this person is to lead continuous improvement in all aspects of the facility by utilizing the tools, methodology, and processes of continuous improvement.
Oversee all aspects of continuous improvement for the plant organization.
Develops annual plans for the CI in the facility to include QES.
Develops and implements training plans for the plant to promote growth and improvements to
the CI process.
Delivers measurable cost savings, tangible quality/safety/environmental/sustainable improvements to the plant.
Standardizes measurement metrics for the plant to include KPI’s, OEE, Maintenance, Sanitation, Warehouse, Material management, and other operational functions.
Supports development of capital plans and plant budgeting as needed to support CI.
Implements KPI’s, OEE, and other measurements across the plant.
Leads regularly scheduled CI meetings with plant leadership to review and track progress.
Trains & educates the plant personnel on methodologies of CI to include 5S, OEE, Lean, SPC, RCA, 5W and others.
Establishes and promotes a “do it right the first time” culture in the plant.
Communicates and influences change in processes and methods.
Works with plant leadership to establish recognition and celebration to promote CI involvement.
Actively pursues “best practices” to improve the plant.