Senior Continuous Improvement Manager

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NC, United States

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Title:

Senior Continuous Improvement Manager

Location:

Waterloo, IA 

Salary:

$120-125K + Bonus

Job ID:

23178
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Job Description:

Senior Continuous Improvement Manager - $120-125K + Bonus – Consumer Durables Manufacturing - Mentoring, coaching and assisting direct reports, CI teams and management with planning and facilitating of strategic plans, kaizen workshops, and other lean activities; Implementing proven operational best practices; Facilitating and leading change through kaizen events; Providing hands-on support and any necessary training during implementation; Engineering responsibilities
including feasibility studies, introduction of designs and drawings to Manufacturing & Quality Management systems; Creating routings for management of flow of material; Providing technical support with IT for hardware and other IT coordination.

BS Engineering degree; Mechanical, Industrial or Systems Engineering preferred. Six Sigma Certification desired (Prefer Black Belt); 5+ years of manufacturing experience in process improvement
and integration of machinery, people and processes; Experience identifying and recommending solutions for quality initiatives using ROI and business models; Design of Experiments, Root Cause Analysis, cost reductions, etc.; Knowledge and experience in 7 Wastes, 5S, VSM, Standard Work, Takt Time, Work Balance Tables, Yamazumi Charts, Work Combination table, Moving Line diagrams; Change Management principals and ability to drive and manage the change process; Working knowledge of AutoCAD or InventorPro software; Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.