1+ months

Continuous Improvement Manager

Kelly Services
Aurora, IL 60505
The CI Manager provides leadership, facilitation, and education to team members to build the continuous improvement culture across operations. Implements the Operational Excellence (OPEX) road map and programs across operations, while working closely with each locations team. This position provides customized program design, using Company Performance Systems and Lean/Six-sigma (6s) tools, as well as hands-on leadership, applications and training to location team members to provide sustainable measurable improvement across safety, quality, cost, delivery and morale (SQCDM).

**Primary Responsibilities:**

+ Develop and implement customized OPEX programs for GPN team members

+ Leverage GPS, Lean Manufacturing / (6S) tools to assist team members to drive sustainable improvements across the organization

+ Ensure the use of continuous improvement tools along with assisting in project monitoring and mentoring.

+ Work to identify areas of waste and identify ways to reduce/eliminate the waste.

+ Coach and educate site personnel of all levels in Lean & Continuous Improvement tools and principles.

+ Coordinate, train, educate, lead, and facilitate teams to implement sustained improvements in order to increase the productivity and reliability of the processing operations; and assist in achieving the performance targets for each facility.

+ Diagnose and improve the productivity and reliability of the operations

+ Work with production team members to identify and eliminate bottlenecks in the plant processes.

+ Perform root cause analysis on performance opportunity areas to identify proper measurements that target sustainable improvement. Teach methodology to team members.

+ Develop operational measures / dashboards to track & trend performance for plant floor team members.

+ Responsible to develop the cost savings targets and implementation plans for the sites

+ Validate PI Plan, deliverables, and timing. Manage PI tracking system.

+ Ensure compliance with reporting standards to provide consistent measuring, monitoring, and improvement of performance.

+ Develop, design, and document processes that improve safety, quality, cost, delivery, and morale.

+ Education and coaching of site personnel of all levels in Lean & Continuous improvement tools and principles.

+ Responsible for benchmarking and best practice sharing across the organization.

+ Use DMAIC process to define Root cause

+ Develop a sustainable permanent corrective action

**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ 4 Year Bachelor of Science Degree (Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering preferred)

+ 3-5 Years of Manufacturing Experience and previous experience in project management

+ Previous demonstration in leadership in driving sustainable change

+ 6S Green or Black Belt certification a plus

+ TPM implementation knowledge a plus

+ Extensive knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and proven ability to effectively implement the principles in a dynamic manufacturing/processing environment.

+ Passion for continuous improvement and a strong drive for results.

+ Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks with continually changing objectives/priorities.

+ Demonstrated effective communication skills (including presentations and classroom sessions) throughout all levels of the organization.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2022-05-25 Expires: 2022-07-25

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