Continuous Improvement Manager - Lean, Kanban, Six
Job Opportunity at J.D. Cotter Search, Inc.

Posted on Jun 13

http://www.jdcotter.com    +1 (614) 895-2065

Location: Wichita, KS
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4161578

Our consumer goods manufacturing client is seeking a Continuous Improvement Manager for their Wichita, KS location. The CI Manager position will work directly with the General Manager to improve productivity and efficiency at the plant level. 

Continuous Improvement Manager -- $80-110,000 plus excellent benefits -- paid relocation -- Growth Opportunity!
Must Have's for the Continuous Improvement Manager:
  • Bachelor’s degree in required. Master’s degree preferred.  
  • 5+ years of CI management experience in a manufacturing environment. Could include Continuous Improvement Manager, Lean Manufacturing Manager, or Value Stream Manager.
  • Must have “take-charge” personality and ability to efficiently and effectively identify and solve problems and manage the growth the company is experiencing.
  • Experience with continuous improvement initiatives such as Lean Maufacturing, Kanban, Kaizen, and 6-Sigma.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite. CAD AS400 is a plus.     
  • Six Sigma Black Belt/Green Belt desired, not reqjuired.
Key Responsibilities of the Continuous Improvement Manager:
  • The Continuous Improvement Manager works with management to implement workforce plans; oversees all production activities within the department; participates in interview process and new employee orientations as needed and appropriate.
  • Manage & participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Maintains work area consistent with 5S program and training.
  • Communicates with clients using well-developed writing and speaking skills and proven aptitude in writing business communications. Uses communication technologies efficiently.
  • Embraces and promotes culture and mission.
Compensation for the CI Manager:
$80-110,000 plus excellent benfits
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