Are you looking to join a well-established company where you can have a long and successful career? With over 350 years of history as a Company, Saint-Gobain’s purpose is “Making the World a Better Home.” Saint-Gobain is seeking a Continuous Improvement Leader to join our team in Buckhannon, WV.
The Continuous Improvement Leader provides guidance for implementation of the corporate continuous improvement program, World Class Manufacturing (WCM), within Saint-Gobain’s Buckhannon facility.
WCM is a global initiative that is key to the improvement and growth of Corhart. This position will ensure that the site and its employees have the appropriate skills, tools and implementation plans to deliver world-class results.
The Continuous Improvement Leader is responsible for administering all aspects of the program including, but not limited to: Program Vision (aligning the program to the site or division objectives), Program Coordination (Chairing the site’s WCM Steering Committee), Program Execution (through training, workshops, and coaching), Program Advancement (leading the site to successively higher levels of achievement in WCM audits) and Program Reporting (annual goal setting and monthly and annual reporting of results).
The Continuous Improvement Leader helps to enable the site’s objectives through project leadership, coaching of project managers, and through active participation on WCM pillar teams.
Site WCM and Improvement Leadership
Execution of Continuous Improvement Fundamentals
Environmental, Health & Safety
Technical degree with demonstrated and related experience in Lean, Six Sigma, WCM or a similar Continuous Improvement Program
Excellent foundation in data analysis, structured problem solving, Lean Principles, Leading Effective Teams and Change Management
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or similar technical discipline.
Demonstrated understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts and/or World Class Manufacturing (WCM)
Strong knowledge of ISO 9001 requirements and relevant industry standard practices
Experience in statistical analysis of data with intent to identify losses and verify process improvements
Understanding of ceramic materials and applications
Computer proficiency, including a strong command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Experience in change management and proven track record of successfully leading continuous improvement projects
Saint-Gobain Ceramics Division regroups Saint-Gobain’s businesses specialized in ceramic-based solutions for industrial clients. Our product range spans from advanced ceramic grains and powders, to specialty refractories and ceramic systems. We offer “Material Solutions That Make a Difference”, in the sense that our ceramic products and services are mission-critical to our customers’ own applications. At the heart of industry, we pride ourselves in serving segment-leading customers across the world, through long-term, trust-based relationships. At Saint-Gobain, our people are our most valuable asset so we provide competitive base salary and incentive compensation packages to reward and recognize employees for their contributions toward the company's success.
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.
Unconscious bias training
Short term disability
Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest building materials companies and manufacturer of innovative material solutions, helps create great living spaces by combining comfort and sustainability. For more than three-and-a-half centuries, Saint-Gobain has been enhancing the wellbeing of people everywhere, whether it’s by addressing climate change, delivering true ...