Continuous Improvement Manager - Indianapolis, Indiana United States - 44772



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44772
Title: Continuous Improvement Manager
Job Location: Indianapolis, Indiana - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Excellent Benefit Package
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Excellent client with great work environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Continuous Improvement Manager 

Our client  is a global leader in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. They produce the #1 brand in their category and the most recognized brand in the world.

Scope:

The Continuous Improvement Manager will develop and implement productivity improvement, loss elimination initiatives, and the 8 pillars of TPM (Pillars: Autonomous Maintenance (AM), Focused Improvement (FI), Planned Maintenance (PM), Quality Management (QM), Early/equipment Management (EM), Education & Training (ET), Safety, Health, & Environment (EHS), Leadership.  Functions as the subject matter expert responsible for driving highly technical, cross-functional processes and initiatives that have a significant impact on the business. Provides detailed business analysis to develop strategies to satisfy business objectives. Serves as the technical liaison offering recommendations/proposals in successfully carrying-out organizational initiatives.

Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for TPM program that will standardize, improve, and sustain equipment up time across multiple departments/plants and gain alignment with Operations and Maintenance departments with best practices. 
  • Develop Total Productive Maintenance strategy and capabilities. 
  • Plan, lead and drive TMP implementation initiatives by partnering with other stakeholders to drive standardization and improve results. 
  • Create and manage the TPM metric reporting for each of the sites this role supports and tracks milestones. 
  • Provides department leaders, business unit leaders, and the executive leadership team members with recommendations on TPM processes and implementation. 
  • Identifies business drivers using advanced statistical techniques as well as integration of competitive information. 
  • Develops programs to drive a team based and data driven culture.
  • Participate in development of strategies and in guidance of the operations to achieve objectives through loss elimination, technical capability building, and job efficiency with high team engagement. 
  • Mentor and teach the team to develop optimal skills in maintenance and the fundamentals of production. 
  • Provides leaders with decision-making frameworks, analytic guidance and business judgment to drive high-level projects. 
  • Analyzes complex process and business requirements to determine operational feasibility. 
  • Evaluates underlying operational risks; leads the development and implementation of viable plans to mitigate risks. 
  • Prepares management reports indicating solution or range of possible alternatives in rank of desirability and probability of success. 
  • Maintains an understanding on how business decisions impact different business functions. 
  • Oversees the completion of projects including planning; assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work; evaluating results. 
  • Ensures achievement of project goals, project objectives, and project timelines. 
  • Develops or approves recommendations to change systems, policies, and procedures; ensures timely and accurate implementation. 
  • Functions as a liaison with customers, other departments, divisions, and organizations to ensure functional specifications are met. 
  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
  • Develops, coaches and mentor peers, indirect and subordinate staff. 
  • If accountable for the work of others, conducts performance evaluations; reviews and communicates salary adjustments; rewards employees or takes disciplinary action, as necessary; addresses complaints and resolves issues. 
  • Responsible for training and development of subordinate staff in technical complexities of assigned work.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree plus 5 years of manufacturing engineering, product development, full-cycle project management, maintenance, or manufacturing operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Bachelor of Science degree plus 7 years of manufacturing engineering, product development, full-cycle project management, maintenance, or manufacturing operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 11 years of manufacturing engineering, product development, full-cycle project management, maintenance, or manufacturing operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Experience managing projects and ability to influence cross-functional teams. 
  • Experience working with Lean-Six principles, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project. 
  • TPM certification. 
  • Skilled in the use of MS Excel, MS Outlook, and MS PowerPoint at an intermediate level.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree plus 5 years of manufacturing engineering, product development, full-cycle project management, maintenance, or manufacturing operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Bachelor of Science degree plus 7 years of manufacturing engineering, product development, full-cycle project management, maintenance, or manufacturing operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 11 years of manufacturing engineering, product development, full-cycle project management, maintenance, or manufacturing operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Experience managing projects and ability to influence cross-functional teams. 
  • Experience working with Lean-Six principles, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project. 
  • TPM certification. 
  • Skilled in the use of MS Excel, MS Outlook, and MS PowerPoint at an intermediate level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree plus 10 years of engineering, product development, full-cycle project management, production, or operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility. 
  • Black belt certification. 
  • Two years of TPM leadership experience in industrial manufacturing. Skilled in reading, analyzing, and interpreting common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 
  • Experience developing and implementing new programs within organizations successfully. 
  • Experience writing speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. 
  • Skilled in applying advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. 
  • Skilled in applying mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, capability, sigma level, and factor analysis. 
  • Experience defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions. 
  • Experience interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. 
  • Experience working with all levels and functions within the company.
  • Must possess and apply comprehensive knowledge in this area of specialization to the completion of significant assignments, operating with considerable latitude for unreviewed action or decision.

 

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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