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Continuous Improvement Manager in Batavia, IL at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 2/2/2019

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    Batavia, IL
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Job Description

Our client, an international leader in packaging, is searching for a Continuous Improvement Manager for their site in the western Chicago suburbs. This is a brand new role for this location as they are looking for a local leader to partner with the North American CI Director and the local Plant Manager to lead Six Sigma projects, Kaizen events, and process improvements for their location.

Continuous Improvement Manager Responsibilities

  • Identify cost savings projects and work with local and corporate resources to drive completion of Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Work with the Plant Manager on daily production and operations issues to ensure quality, safety, customer service, and productivity metrics are met.
  • Use problem solving skills to provide leadership and expertise in areas to improve performance and solve issues.
  • Motivate and train Engineers, Supervisors, and hourly employees in new CI processes.
  • Lead Kaizen events.
  • Extract data from systems to analyze performance to identify areas for new CI projects and to evaluate success of past projects.
  • Generate reports for leadership within assigned areas.

Continuous Improvement Manager Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Any Six Sigma certification is highly preferred.
  • Must have previously led Six Sigma projects, CI process improvements, Kaizen events, or other Lean Manufacturing focused projects.
  • Excellent communication abilities (written and verbal) as the CI Manager will work with corporate leadership, plant management, and hourly employees.
  • Must be high energy and willing to spend their time on the plant floor.