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Plant Continuous Improvement Manager

Company: TreeHouse Foods
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: May 17, 2020

Job Description:

Employee Type:Full timeLocation:WI Green BayJob Type:Supply Chain Continuous ImprovementJob Posting Title:Plant Continuous Improvement ManagerJob Description:

Position Summary:

The Continuous Improvement Manager oversees the CI vision cascaded down from the Director of Lean and Continuous Improvement. The CI Manager assists the Director in strategic planning and implements the strategy to support overall performance improvement objectives. Coach and Mentor employees on lean methodology, tools, root-cause analysis and waste reduction to achieve sustainable and continued improvements in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, cost and growth. Coordinate training and development of all team members.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Leads the Continuous Improvement process (e.g. behaviors, attitude and culture), working with staff and operations to develop, implement and sustain a continuous improvement program based upon lean principles that support meeting plant goals and targets.
  • Leads, identifies and defines scope of continuous improvement planning and activities.
  • Primary owner in leading and/or coordinating continuous improvement activities.
  • Easily identifies opportunities and works closely with technical resources to help drive efficiencies and best practices.
  • Teaches and models root cause analysis and problem solving to prevent recurrence, standard work and follow-up. Viewed as an expert in these areas.
  • Grows the next generation of lean change agents (Lean Coordinators) to foster continued growth. Plans for training/seminars and such to keep the team energized and focused including budget planning for such activities.
  • Works with the Lean Coordinator in charge of Standard Work to ensure processes and work instructions are kept up to date and documented.
  • Works with the Lean Coordinator in charge of 5S to ensure we are sustaining and improving to be BRC audit ready.
  • Be a change agent who challenges existing processes that create waste and non-value added work.
  • Coaches, guides and/or leads cross-functional teams to achieve resolution of assigned projects.
  • Lead focused efforts aimed at breakthrough and incremental improvements in process, department and/or line-specific opportunities that meet and exceed plant operational performance metrics.
  • Monitor data and metrics to identify areas of waste and prioritize the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Teaches and models tools and concepts of Lean Thinking and Six Sigma, facilitates kaizen events
  • Provide appropriate documentation and project update communication to Operations leadership. Collaborates with all departments and individuals affected by CI projects.
  • Share best practices and build relationships with CI Consortium Members and other TreeHouse plants.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    • The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list of all tasks. Additional tasks and duties may be assigned from time to time as necessitated by business needs

      Qualifications and Requirements:

      • Deep understanding of Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement methodologies and ability to teach and model them.
      • Must have strong analytical and business judgment including demonstrated problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills.
      • Ability to influence, mentor and coach to get results through others.
      • Results driven for being the low cost producer and supporting company growth strategies.
      • Convey high level of optimism while setting aggressive targets to teams, finding ways to achieve them.
      • Communicates a compelling vision and inspired sense of purpose. Talks about the possibilities and is optimistic. Creates strong morale and spirit within team.
      • Solves highly complex problems and prioritizes actions in a timely manner. Probes all sources for answers and can quickly sense what will help resolve issues.
      • Establish clear directions, sets stretching objectives. Lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner and brings out the best in people through leveraging their strengths.
      • Speaks candidly and provides constructive feedback in a professional manner.
      • Organizes and manages projects; interacts, supports, facilitates and leads multi-functional work teams; leads teams to consensus; strong negotiation skills.
      • Able to build strong relationships across the business unit to partner with, support and fosters change.
      • Demonstrates a passion for safety. Able to develop and maintain a respectful and safe work environment.
      • Must be mobile and able to take on broader assignments for additional development opportunities within our BU and across Treehouse plants as a whole.
      • 8-10 years manufacturing related experience

        To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

        • Ability to read and comprehend instructions using good written and verbal communication skills. Has the ability to effectively present information to various departments and employees. Must be able to present in public (know your audience) and on stage if the need arises

          • Requires sitting, bending, climbing stairs, extensive standing and walking the manufacturing facility.
          • ---Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
          • ---Must be willing to work necessary hours to fulfill the needs of the job

            • Some travel
            • 60% - Office setting
            • 40% - Manufacturing floor


              Bachelor's Degree Required

              Disability Assistance

              TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

              EEO Considerations

              All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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