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Continuous Improvement Leader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Salary: US$80000 - US$120000 per year
  • Job reference: 323311/001_1559684203
  • Sector: Strategy, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 04/06/2019

Continuous Improvement Leader for Industrial Manufacturer

  • Manager level
  • $80,000 - $120,000 + benefits
  • Woodland, CA

One of the nation's premier Machinery & Water Solutions firms is actively searching for a CI Leader to manage and standardize all CI projects.

The CI Leader will be directly responsible for developing strategic growth through a myriad of Continuous Improvement tools and methodologies (Lean, Kaizen, VSM, 3P/layout, cell design, material flow, TPM, SMED, 5S, visual management, etc.), facilitating change throughout the site, and communicating with other site leaders.

The Continuous Improvement Leader will have the following responsibilities:

  • Train and lead Kaizen, lean workshops, and other CI methodologies to site leaders
  • Manage strategy deployment and help implement goals site-wide with lean roadmap and value streams
  • Identify internal and external best practices and maintain project pipeline from all areas of the business
  • Measure and identify KPI metrics for site goals
  • Drive CI culture, act as change agent

The ideal candidate will have the following skill set:

  • Bachelor's Degree; engineering preferred
  • 5+ years of lean Kaizen, VSM, standard work, cell design, TPM, SMED, etc.
  • 5+ years of manufacturing in machining/assembly line
  • Hands-on experience in lean manufacturing, coming from strong lean culture
  • Strategic deployment experience
  • Effective leadership with the ability to train others