Safety & Continuous Improvement Leader
London, OH 43140
The Safety & Continuous Improvement Leader works as part of a team that coordinates and strategically leads performance improvement throughout the manufacturing operations using Lean, Six Sigma and other Operational Tools and Methodologies. The CI Leader will be involved in all facets of operations, safety, quality, engineering, logistics, providing project and process improvement support. The successful CI Leader is able to develop and deliver LSS training content in both workshop environments and remotely by conference calls or webinars. The CI Leader is a mentor and coach for the factory leadership teams to strengthen capability in areas of lean operations and change management.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Drive the development and implementation of CI improvement plans consistent with and in support of the strategic plan and business operating plan.
Lead local improvement teams both directly on selected projects and through other team leads as needed.
Mine and analyze data to support the project selection process.
Provide training and develop training-related materials.
Follow-up and audit project progress to ensure results are achieved and sustained.
Resolve implementation issues, creating and managing implementation communication processes, and ensuring consistency of implemented processes and programs throughout manufacturing operations.
Utilize OEE and other tools to identify gaps in performance versus best practices, and then work with all levels of the plant in establishing and executing a strategy for improving them.
Generate correspondence, host conference calls, meetings and events to launch projects, and support initiatives.
Routinely engage and support Corporate leaders and task force groups to guide and/or manage improvement efforts
Lead, assistant and develop deliverables such as standard work to sustain improvement efforts.
Using various project management tools and systems, prepare detailed plans, drive project performance and assure timely completion of goals and objectives.
This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:
Strong foundation of the Microsoft Office suite of software, Visio, Smartsheet, project software
Strong communication and presentation skills
Photography & video work
Oracle, or other ERP systems
Understanding of quality systems
Facilitation and team building
Management, Leadership and motivation
Strong interpersonal skills
Process design and improvement
Project management & multi-tasking
Leading and managing change
Coaching and training
Knowledge of Asset Management Programs
Business and technical writing
Understanding of our Safety systems, programs and engineering-related efforts
Understanding or our Machine Tool Operations
Educational Requirements & Work History:
Bachelor s of Science preferred in a field relevant to plant operations.
A minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing setting, plastics preferred.
In depth knowledge of Continuous Improvement (CI) tools and Lean Six Sigma methodology.
Displays initiative, desire to drive change and is motivated to exceed expectations.
Proven project management.
Strong communication skills shop floor through management
Experienced transformational leader.
The Position requires full range of body motion on a daily basis to including twisting, bending, and reaching
Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with extreme hot and cold temperatures
The employee will be required to travel up to 20% to various facilities in the US and Canada.
Capable of working on your feet for an extended period of time.
Our Client is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.