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Continuous Improvement Process Manager

Date Posted: 13-9-2012
Location: Storm Lake, IA, USA
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OPPORTUNITY FACTS: Smaller family-oriented community with low cost of living, outstanding educational system from elementary through college, and many recreational opportunities.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: This position will be responsible for leading the facility’s performance improvement through the design and management of performance improvement initiatives. Duties include:
• Training and coaching supervisors and personnel to accomplish performance improvement through Lean Manufacturing techniques;
• Diagnosing and evaluating performance challenges;
• Developing and implementing solutions based on Lean Production system and Six Sigma design and transformation principles, tools, and techniques;
• Leading the root cause problem solving initiatives;
• Assisting in the design of work standards, quality control charts and systems;
• Assisting in the creation of alternative methods of production control and scheduling;
• Coordinating CI activities and priorities between Corporate CI Team and the facility management team.

EDUCATION: 4-year degree required; Engineering or Business preferred.

• 3+ years of experience implementing Lean manufacturing techniques and change management;
• Experience and strong knowledge of manufacturing processes;
• Broad manufacturing experience and management roles required, with at least some experience in a farm/feed mill environment highly preferred;
• Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing Systems;
• Excellent Project Management, planning, problem-solving, analytical and organizational skills;
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
• Desires to live in a rural community and advance his/her career with the company.

Please email your resume. Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Recruiting firm.
Salary: $70-80K + Bonus


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