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Continuous Improvement Manager

Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc.
Wichita, Kansas, United States
$80-110K + bonus potential
July 17, 2018

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.

Must Have:

• Bachelor’s degree in required. Master’s degree preferred.

• Minimum of 5 years of management experience in a manufacturing environment.

• Must have “take-charge” personality and ability to efficiently and effectively identify and solve problems and manage the growth the company is experiencing.

• Excellent communication skills to interact with R&D, Engineering, Maintenance and Upper Management with respect to challenges or opportunities.

• Experience with continuous improvement initiatives such as Lean Manufacturing Kaizen & 6-Sigma.

• Proficient in MS Office Suite. CAD AS400 is a plus.

• Six Sigma Black Belt/Green Belt desired.

Key Responsibilities:

• 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.

• Acts responsibly and follows professional code of conduct as set forth by senior personnel.

• Acts as a collaborative team member.