Continuous Improvement Manager in Wichita at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

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Job Description

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.  
  • 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 Manufacturing, Kanban, Kaizen, and 6-Sigma.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite. CAD AS400 is a plus.     
  • Six Sigma Black Belt/Green Belt desired.
Key Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Acts responsibly and follows professional code of conduct as set forth by senior personnel.


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