Continuous Improvement Manager

Eaton

3.9

(36)

Olean, NY

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    Position summary

    and the daily safety, quality, delivery, productivity and inventory results are achieved.

    • Act as the on-site Eaton Lean System / Six Sigma expert, trainer and mentor. Drives the development of future state plans, manufacturing strategies, cross-functional processes, and the establishment of uniform policies and procedures.

    • Lead the development and implementation of the site Continuous Improvement Program; define actions and coordinate cross-functional activities. Also, provide Lean and Six Sigma support across the organization to drive short- and long- term business improvements.

    • Utilize Continuous Improvement tools to eliminate waste, driving customer satisfaction, cost reduction, and improved working capital performance.

    • Monitor overall plant performance toward plant and division objectives for Cost Out activities, including sourcing, design engineering and labor productivity activities.

    • Work with manufacturing, quality, supply chain, finance and marketing to identify Lean, Constraint Management and Six Sigma tool application opportunities as input to the profit plan and strategic planning processes.

    • Support and provides guidance to the VSM teams to ensure all A3 actions / active bursts meet business case needs, have established plans to meet completion timelines in the business case and have identified and are monitoring progress of key metrics from the business case.

    • Facilitate kaizen/RIE events as required, especially for more advanced applications of ELSS tools or as part of training new tool facilitators.

    • Support and participate in the Gemba Walk process by developing the schedule and tracking actions for advancement. Track and communicate progress of Olean Continuous improvement deployment through the division and region and interact with other plant Leaders to share best practices.

    Qualifications:

    Required (Basic) Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

    • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in a Manufacturing or Operations Environment

    • Minimum of two (2) years' experience with Lean, Continuous Improvement or Operational Excellence

    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in Business or Engineering from an accredited institution

    • Black Belt Certification

    • Experience leading people or project teams

    • Strong working knowledge of lean concepts and principles. Certified expert in 5S, VSM and standard work

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    Why you should apply for a job to Eaton:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 72% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 73% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands
  • Strong community involvement with a donation matching program
  • Competitive compensation packages