A&B Process Systems, a business unit of JBT Corporation, is an industry leader in the design, fabrication, automation and installation of stainless steel process systems used in a variety of industries. At A&B Process Systems, our quality stainless steel process vessels, stainless steel process modules, skidded systems and process automation systems are all developed at one location in Stratford, Wisconsin. Our advanced 175,000 square-foot manufacturing facility is distributed over five physical plants. As a member of the JBT team, you will find that you are joining a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit.
We have an immediate opportunity for a Relentless Continuous Improvement Manager.
The Relentless Continuous Improvement (RCI) Manager will be responsible for developing A&B Process Systems into a Continuous Improvement culture and as a result evolving it into a Lean Enterprise organization. This will occur through training/coaching/mentoring associates and facilitating process improvement initiatives as well as supporting continuous improvement at other JBT sites, and with suppliers and customers. This requires a self-directed leader, with effective communication skills; verbal, non-verbal, written and listening. The RCI Manager must have a thorough business and operations background and possess the confidence required to challenge the “status quo” and instill the discipline to follow defined processes. Exhibit a strong knowledge in continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, and Theory of Constraints. Having passion for idea generation, root cause analysis and a relentless pursuit of successful operational improvement initiatives are also necessary for overall success of this position. Experience required working with Suppliers and Customers on continuous improvement efforts.
Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, or Business Related field with a minimum of 3 – 5 years in a Project Management role; leading Teams through the project management life cycle is required. Experience in a Lean Enterprise environment is highly preferred; experience in an operations/manufacturing design/build to order environment a plus. Experience in training and cultural change management is highly preferred. Prior management experience highly preferred.
Excellent facilitation/project management skills required. Experience in Lean, Six Sigma, and Theory of Constraints principles required; formal training and/or certification a plus. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Project required; experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Visio a plus. Strong understanding of general business processes a plus.
The successful candidate must enjoy working with people, be creative, analytical, a strong communicator, have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, and be willing to advance the goals of the organization by demonstrating competence in relevant subject areas and a willingness to be helpful.
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