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We are looking for a CI Manager to lead process and CAPEX improvements in a manufacturing operation in Atlanta, GA. Position is responsible for working with colleagues and department leaders on accomplishing strategic objectives and delivering significant cost savings annually. The CI Manager owns the planning, execution and delivery of the CI roadmap designed to reduce waste and cost while increasing efficiency in the operation. Needs to have strong command of Kaizen, 6S, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies. Requires an organized, collaborative leader who can motivate and enhance the Continuous Improvement team through training and talent development. The CI Manager will report to the Plant Manager.

Job responsibilities for the CI Manager position include, but are not be limited to:

  • Effectively manage and cultivate the pipeline of productivity and cost savings projects and lead the organization in achieving cost savings goals.
  • Coach/mentor colleagues in the use of CI tools and methodologies to ensure timely completion of projects with positive financial payback
  • Lead, charter, participate in and drive CI projects resulting in process improvements and cost savings
  • Assist in identification and selection of potential CI projects
  • Provide guidance and support to plant personnel on CI activities
  • Coach/mentor colleagues in the use of CI tools and methodologies to ensure timely completion of projects with positive financial payback
  • Work with teams to identify problems, analyze information and develop and implement process solutions
  • Facilitate the fostering of company culture throughout organization and drive measurable business process improvement
  • Routinely interact with colleagues and department leaders to ensure that projects are on track
  • Report CI results and progress to corporate leadership team as well as plant management team
  • Assist in and conduct (as assigned) CI training for employees and supervisory level personnel

Desired Professional Profile:

  1. Hands-on experience and ability to troubleshoot complex manufacturing equipment.
  2. Good understanding of heat transfer systems.
  3. Ability to organize and interpret data to isolate manufacturing problems and determine trends.
  4. Ability to manage and supervise junior engineers and/or engineering technicians.
  5. Strong knowledge of Six Sigma, DOE and statistics.
  6. Ability to work with and lead teams
  7. Experience managing multiple projects in scope, schedule and status.
  8. Understanding of manufacturing P/L relative to cost savings realization.
  9. Experience with Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  10. Ability to conduct design and process failure modes and effects analysis.
  11. Ability to analyze problems quickly and development of corrective actions.

To be considered for the CI Manager position, candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Management
  • 7-10 years’ experience in lean process improvement within a manufacturing environment and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing a team.
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma Black Belt certification is required from a recognized certifying body or global organization engaged in lean six sigma.

About TalentStream:

Our client, located in SW Atlanta, GA, is an established manufacturer in plastic solutions for commercial and life science applications. They are currently looking for a Production Manager to join their team to manage staff, processes, procedures and policies in meeting company goals and objectives in production floor Safety, Quality, Culture, and Productivity. This position is integral to meeting customer demands by achieving on-time delivery of high quality, low cost products.

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Posted date: 28 days ago

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