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Continuous Improvement Manager

Sartell, MN 56377

Job Category: Manufacturing Job ID: 3B528459523 Pay Rate: $90,000 / year Jobs Office: St.Cloud

Job Description

Bring your continuous improvement expertise to this new role! Doherty Staffing Solutions is partnering with a leading manufacturing company located in Sartell, MN. We are seeking candidates for a Continuous Improvement Manager role. Compensation for this direct-hire opportunity is $90,000-130,000 per year. Interested? Read below for more information!
Continuous Improvement ManagerThe Continuous Improvement Manager plays a crucial role in optimizing processes within the organization and is the primary resource for supporting the Sartell plant in its Lean Transformation. This position delivers practical training to leaders on Lean principles and practices to eliminate waste in administrative, manufacturing, and support functions. This role ensures the development of robust Lean practices that enable a PDCA culture and a progression of the Lean journey. This role also provides high-level technical and operational recommendations and utilizes structured problem-solving methodologies to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost KPIs.
What the Continuous Improvement Manager will do:
  • Develop and implement Continuous Improvement through collaboration with Business Unit Leaders, the Director of Municipal Operations, the Plant Engineering Manager, the Plant Manager, and other department leaders
  • Lead continuous improvement projects throughout the shop to improve safety, capacity, efficiency, and throughput
  • Support new strategic initiatives and complex problem-solving efforts for selected high-priority issues
  • Implement measurement systems or management tools in the organization aimed at driving and sustaining long-term operations improvement
  • Challenge the status quo by providing best practice perspectives, methods, and solutions for implementation consideration
  • Facilitate and lead regular operational improvement report-outs to celebrate wins and communicate progress to managers and the leadership team
  • Engage with peer groups from other manufacturers to collaborate on best practice continuous improvement tools, Lean solutions, and training tools
What you need to be the Continuous Improvement Manager:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or a related field
  • 10+ years of manufacturing/operations management experience
  • Experience leading Lean improvement projects
  • Deep understanding of manufacturing processes including engineering, machining, and assembly best practices
  • Experience leading large teams across multiple functional areas
  • High technical aptitude and ability to read/understand engineering drawings and plant blueprints
  • Strong understanding of ERP and technology solutions in a manufacturing environment
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Don’t miss out on this great, direct-hire opportunity! Click APPLY NOW to complete our mobile-friendly, online application. For questions or further information about the Continuous Improvement Manager positions, please connect with our Doherty Recruiter at (952) 715-5043.
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