Continuous Improvement Manager

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Fort Worth, Texas, United States Apply Now Apply until: 1 Sep 2022

Principal Responsibilities

  • Manage the continuous improvement program at the site
  • Train and coach site management and staff in leading and implementing change
  • Conduct shop-floor activity analyses, interviews, data gathering, and analysis and compile into improvement opportunities and impact
  • Support the site in action planning and implementation
  • Lead Fixed and Variable cost savings projects within the site
  • Lead process automation project & support troubleshooting
  • Drive site-wide transformation
  • Train operators and managers in tools and standards
  • Support the site leadership in improvement project idea generation, project chartering, action planning, and implementation
  • Coach six sigma project leaders within the tools and project pipeline.
  • Lead Green/Black belt improvement projects at the site for 25% of the time
  • Coordinate the site Black and Green Belt improvement projects, ensure the tracking of benefits of local projects and that projects are driven to completion and/or closure
  • Lead OEE improvement plan within all departments
  • Support self-assessment and action planning of site; organize and facilitate external assessments.
  • Physically conduct analyses (e.g. DILO observations, waste walks)
  • Conduct training for site management, middle management, and staff
  • Set up, coach, and train improvement teams; support these teams in improvement implementation

 

Candidate Qualifications

  • +3 years of experience with continuous improvement projects
  • 5 years of relevant work experience (operations, production, maintenance, logistics, (process) engineering, continuous improvement, etc.)
  • Bachelor degree (degree related to technical fields most applicable).
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills, able to identify and structure issues, run accurate (also statistical) analyses and synthesize recommendations
  • Experience in continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Lean Six Sigma, TPM
  • Black Belt certification, or equivalent, preferred. As a minimum Green Belt Certified required.
  • Prior line management or team leader experience; knows how to use the skills and knowledge of the team to design and implement solutions
  • Delta V or Process automation is an advantage.

 

Other attributes we look for

  • Visionary, able to design appealing visions of the future/thinking out of the box
  • Risk-friendly, able to take a decision quickly without mastering all parameters
  • Good with people, able to listen, manager conflicts to positive outcomes
  • Able to lead workshops and working groups
  • Good communication skills, from plant manager to line operator
  • Good team player, knows how to build his/her own network
  • Doing preferably today what could be done tomorrow, not afraid of long days of work
  • Focused on results but knows to use the skills and knowledge of the team to design and implement solutions
  • Good problem-solving skills, ability to identify and structure issues, run accurate analyses, and synthesize recommendations
  • Taking information from real-life observations, willing to spend time on the shop floor
  • Well-respected, demonstrates sound judgment under pressure. Able to support and coach colleagues
  • To develop professionally and obtain results through teamwork
  • Strong desire to improve the existing status
  • Build capabilities to grow into more senior management positions at manufacturing sites, or member of ESD core team.  This role will strongly develop change leadership and manufacturing excellence skills

 

Vacancy data
Closing date
1 Sep 2022
Vacancy number
N0006412
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
Texas
Site
Fort Worth
Business
Integrated Supply Chain
Job characteristics
Job family
Integrated Supply Chain
Hierarchy level
Professional/Experienced/Specialist
Full time/part time
Fulltime
Contract type
Permanent

Open positions in Integrated Supply Chain

See all

Open positions in United States

See all

About Nouryon

To see the video, please accept the media and social cookie. Cookie settings

Apply for this job by clicking the button. You will be asked to create a profile first.