18 days old

Operational Excellence Leader

Kelly Services
Suffolk, VA 23434
**Operational Excellence Leader**

**Suffolk, VA - Relocation Considered**

**$85,000 $110,000K**

**Direct Hire**

Kelly Engineering has a direct hire opportunity for an Operational Excellence Leader to drive transformation across the organization at one of the largest coffee companies in North America! This is an excellent opportunity for a change maker to work with the support of the executive team to drive and execute continuous improvement strategies as they relate to plant operations. Email resume with OP EX in subject line to .

**What you will do:**

+ Develop CI deployment strategies to include road mapping, priorities, and success criteria

+ Review facility capabilities to develop initiatives and execute improvements in all areas of the business

+ Drive and support the development of lean manufacturing processes

+ Develop KPI performance improvements

+ Identify barriers and communicate with leadership

+ Drive CI projects to ensure the business objectives of the strategic plan are met

+ Collaborate with executive leadership to communicate risks and budget expectations

+ Drive lean training and implement lean toolkits utilizing PDCA, value stream mapping, SMED, Kaizen, problem solving 5S, DMAIC, etc.

+ Develop best practices to help teams deploy initiatives successfully while maintaining qualification standards with Quality and Food Safety teams.

**What you will need:**

+ Bachelors Degree in Industrial or Mechanical or related field.

+ 5+ years of experience preferably CPG or Food & Beverage industries

+ Certified Lean Manager or Six Sigma Black Belt Certification preferred

+ Experience with change management and influencing organizational culture change

+ Must have strong leadership and coaching experience with the willingness to offer hands on support in all departments

+ Must comply with all Federal, State, Corporate, Warehouse, and Food Safety standards, policies, and guidelines (HACCP, GMP, SQF, FDA, etc.)

If you have a passion for leading others and driving organizational change through continuous improvement, email me at .

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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: 2021-11-19 Expires: 2021-12-20

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