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Continuous Improvement Manager, Senior 56056

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Location
Cedar Falls, IA
Salary
$120,000 - $125,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
Feb 20, 2017
Job ID
2452415
Continuous Improvement Manager needed in the Cedar Falls area, up to $125K plus bonus. Client company cannot sponsor or transfer any VISA’s at this time and will relocate within the USA.

Responsibilities:
  • Leading the effort to implement best practices;
  • Coaching and training direct reports and plant leaders in lean manufacturing and problem-solving principles;
  • Assisting and mentoring direct reports, plant management and CI teams with planning and facilitation of strategic plans, kaizen workshops and other lean activities;
  • Managing Quality, Continuous Improvement, and Maintenance staff;
  • Analyzing part drawings and related engineering data to determine the operation necessary for the fabrication and assembly of product;
  • Developing and writing sequence of operations and time estimates for each operations specification;
  • Analyzing operating methods and developing new methods to improve economy and quality;
  • Coordinating the implementation of engineering change order requests for all related departments;
  • Providing technical support with corporate IT for hardware and other IT coordination.
 
Education:   4-year degree required; Business, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, or related disciplines preferred.
 
Required Skills:
  • 5+ years of experience in various manufacturing, operations and supervision roles;
  • 5+ years of successful experience with implementing Lean Manufacturing;
  • Six Sigma Black Belt;
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, problem solving, negotiation and Project Management skills;
  • Experience delivering training to large groups;
  • Experience with change management principles, ability to drive and manage the change process;
  • Facilitation and coaching skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to learn product lines and manufacturing processes;
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD or Inventor Pro software;
  • Bilingual is a plus.