• Continuous Improvement (CI) Manager

    Job Locations US-NH-Franklin
    ID
    2019-6396
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    GrowthMindset is seeking a Continuous Improvement (CI) Manager for a direct hire position with one of our leading clients in Franklin, NH.

     

    The company is currently building out their Continuous Improvement department so there is great growth potential for this person.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Documents and works with site controller to validate achieved CI savings.
    • Assist in designing new procedures and methods for operational processes. 
    • Utilize project charters with deliverables to work with site leaders to identify, modify, and sustain desired changes including reducing waste and improving efficiencies.
    • Mentor employees to realize benefits from all continuous improvement initiatives and act as a change agent for the site/organization.
    • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement via idea generation and prioritize improvement opportunities with the management team.
    • Lead projects and initiatives from idea generation to strategic execution.  Provide strategic insight and evaluation of the organizations progression.
    • Act as a mentor for the Continuous Improvement leadership, supervisory staff and frontline personnel.
    • Participate in developing and influencing strategy, planning, and execution depending on project or initiative needs.
    • Lead goal setting, assignment of projects, and review of progress, approval, and feedback for direct report(s).
    • KPI goal setting with the site via semi-annual business assessment, reporting and leading site reporting for KPI’s.  Monthly updates on CI resource and engagement activities. 
    • Be a change agent: challenge organizational leaders to drive continuous improvements; remove organizational barriers to continuous improvement processes.
    • Develop, implement and monitor site Lean training initiatives.
    • Aid in the development of the CI strategy.

     

    Qualifications

    What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
    • 4-8 years of successful leadership in executing continuous improvement/Lean/Six Sigma efforts and enabling efficiency, effectiveness resulting in demonstrable tangible financial benefit.
    • Lean Master or Master Six Sigma Black Belt certification or equivalent.
    • Prior leadership or management experience required.
    • Hands-on experience using operational excellence and continuous improvement methods (LEAN, TPM, Six Sigma).
    • Ability to travel 25% of the time
    What are the nice-to-have skills?
    • Experience guiding team progress for continuous improvement projects/programs.
    • Proven leadership skills to coach and lead teams to fully deliver chartered objectives and projects.
    • Excellent project management skills.

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