Manager Continuous Improvement in Rancho Cucamonga, CA at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 4/20/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY: This position will lead dual facilities (San Lorenzo and Rancho) in the development and implementation of a long term strategic plan to involve every plant employee in the pursuit of a lean manufacturing environment that lowers production costs. Other responsibilities of this role would be: Implement the facilities corporate standard CI strategies to deliver significant productivity savings that lower the total plants costs of production. Develop and implement the facilities plan to engage every employee, salaried and hourly, in the CI process. Use fact-based analysis to prioritize improvement opportunities. Help establish and manage CI metrics for each department within the facilities, and monitor/manage performance against these metrics. Identify and/or provide training on lean manufacturing techniques as needed. Facilitate hourly team CI events as needed. Serve as the facilities liaison with the corporate CI team.

REQUIREMENTS: Education: BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience preferred.

Experience: 5+ years' experience in Operations, Sales, Marketing, or Shared Services; experience in Change Management or Relationship Management preferred.

Technical Skills: Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Project Manager, Excel and Word. Six Sigma Black Belt / Green Belt certification a plus.

Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to work and influence all levels of the organization.

Travel: 50% locations (Rancho, San Lorenzo and other Tyson locations as required)

Position Specific: This position will support dual locations. Strong knowledge of practical lean manufacturing principles. Abilityto teach and coach employees at all levels in the use of lean tools, presenting complex information in a clear and concise manner. Excellent project management skills. Creative in problem solving and innovative approaches to resolve complexproblems.

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This positon will also support San Lorenzo.

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