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Regional Continuous Improvement Manager - FMCG Manufacturing

Company: New Chapter Consulting Ltd
Location: Como
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Regional Continuous Improvement Manager - FMCG Manufacturing Base Location: Como, Texas.Salary and Package: Approx. $110k to $135k + 15% Bonus potentialIdeal Manufacturing Industries: Food, Dairy, Beverage.New Chapter are excited to be partnering with a FMCG manufacturer who are number one, in terms of market share and position, within their category! A well known and loved US brand are looking for a Continuous Improvement Manager. The purpose of this role for is overseeing continuous improvement planning and implementation of strategy to support overall performance improvement programs. Advise plant leadership on strategic and tactical direction. Coach and mentor manufacturing staff on continuous improvement methodology, tools, root-cause analysis and waste reduction to achieve sustainable and continued improvements in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, cost and growth. The ideal candidate will come with an extensive background of experience of production/Engineering within food/beverage or dairy manufacturing and have a wealth of knowledge across continuous improvement with a deep understanding of LEAN manufacturing and CI Methodologies.Role Profile:

  • Leads the regional continuous improvement process (e.g. behaviors, attitude and culture), working with staff and operations to develop, implement and sustain a continuous improvement program based upon lean principles that supports meeting plant goals and targets.
  • Supports operator technical training program through coordination with Training Lead and Operations
  • Helps identifies opportunities and works closely with technical resources to help drive efficiencies and best practices.
  • Teaches and models root cause analysis, problem solving, actions to prevent recurrence, standard work and follow-up. Viewed as an expert in these areas and speaks with authority and confidence when engaging others.
  • Is a change agent that challenges existing processes that create waste and non-value-added work.
  • Coaches, guides and/or leads cross functional teams to achieve resolution of assigned projects.
  • Lead focused efforts aimed at breakthrough and incremental improvements in process, department and/or line-specific opportunities that meet and exceed plant operational performance metrics.
  • Monitor data and metrics to identify areas of waste and prioritize the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Teaches and models tools and concepts of Lean Thinking and Six Sigma, facilitates kaizen events
  • Provide appropriate documentation and project update communication to Operations leadership. Collaborates with all departments and individuals affected by CI projects.
  • Share best practices and build relationships across all facilities, including external manufacturing.Leadership Expectations: --- Deep understanding of Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement methodologies and ability to teach and model them. --- Must have strong analytical and business judgment including demonstrated problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills. --- Ability to influence, mentor and coach to get results through others. --- Results driven for being the low cost producer and supporting company growth strategies. --- Have strong bias for action, while proving the ability to inspire others. --- Convey high level of optimism while setting aggressive targets to teams, finding ways to achieve them. --- Communicates a compelling vision and inspired sense of purpose. Talks about the possibilities and is optimistic. Creates strong morale and spirit within team. --- Solves highly complex problems and prioritizes actions in a timely manner. Probes all sources for answers and can quickly sense what will help resolve issues. Qualifications
    • 4-year degree in science, engineering (preferred), management or related field recommended
    • 10 years combined related work experience in manufacturing environment including a minimum of 3-5 years of successful leadership in executing continuous improvement/Lean Six Sigma efforts and enabling efficiency, effectiveness, and tangible financial benefitThis is a key hire for the company and as such applications will be progressed as soon as possible on a case-by-case basis.Please contact New Chapter directly for further information on this exciting role!

Keywords: New Chapter Consulting Ltd, Tyler , Regional Continuous Improvement Manager - FMCG Manufacturing, Executive , Como, Texas

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