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Continuous Improvement Manager

Company: Lyons Magnus LLC
Location: Walton
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Continuous Improvement Manager will utilize problem solving methodologies to implement process improvements - enhancing business performance and building capability. The CI Manager will provide a full range of productivity services to Operations and direct cost reduction programs for the facility.This position reports to the VP of Operations and is located in Walton, KYLead key Lean Manufacturing projects, providing leadership in developing practical solutions to complex analytical problems.Provide knowledgeable assistance as a resource to our plants and administrative departments, helping to identify, plan, and implement continuous improvement projects.Lead cross functional CI Teams (Task Forces) to problem solve issues and opportunities in the plant. Facilitate DMAIC or similar improvement process and proven CI tools to drive the teams to desired results.Improve the CI infrastructure, ensuring ongoing financial benefit and Food Safety improvements.Support corporate-wide trainings and projects implementation.Provide timely project status updates, feedbacks, and appropriate reporting for key activities assigned.Provide / support training to others in the Lean/TPS methodologies, especially to process managers, supervisors, leads, and shop floor personnel.Improve manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency using lean manufacturing and six sigma principles.Carry out follow-up programs to maintain the achieved savings, to complete additional training, to detect further savings opportunities, as well as ensure the overall continuity of the project.Develop Standard Operating Procedures and Job Aid documents to standardize best practices on all levels of the production process.Train all personnel on best practices, new standards and act as an advocate for positive change.Align strategically with corporate offices and other facilities to standardize processes across the entire company.QualificationsDemonstrable experience in leading implementation of continuous improvement projects.Demonstrable knowledge of CI techniques to solve complex problems and experience with Lean preferred - showcase previous projects, exercises and tests may be required during interview.Candidate should be results-oriented with good project management, organizational, and prioritization skills while being able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.Experience in successfully managing kaizen events in production and/or non-production environments.Must have extensive communication, mediation and facilitation skills.Advanced interpersonal skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively and maintain credibility across all levels in the business.The ideal candidate is expected to have professional qualifications in Lean Manufacturing (industry accepted certification bodies and/or training entities).Food manufacturing and/or fresh produce experience highly preferred.Experience in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) monitoring environment highly preferred.Flexible hours and weekends may be required.Must be available to travel as much as 20% annually.Bilingual English/ Spanish preferred.EducationBachelor of Science in Engineering or related field of studyMinimum 3-5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment driving a lean culture.Additional InformationOur compensation program is designed to attract, motivate, and retain the very best people. Lyons Magnus offers a comprehensive benefits plan that include: Health, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Sec. 125, 401(k) plan, and more. If you meet these requirements and are eager to join a dynamic company poised for further growth, please respond with your cover letter, and salary requirements.To learn more about Lyons Magnus, LLC its products and core values, visit or follow us on Instagram or Twitter.Lyons Magnus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.*MonPDN-99192b52-ce70-48a2-9a5f-b25195b4205b

Keywords: Lyons Magnus LLC, Cincinnati , Continuous Improvement Manager, Executive , Walton, Ohio

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