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Continuous Improvement Manager

Company: fairlife, LLC
Location: Goodyear
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based nutrition company that creates great-tasting, nutrition-rich and dairy products to nourish consumers.With nearly $2B in annual retail sales, fairlife s portfolio of delicious, lactose-free, real dairy products includes: fairlife ultra-filtered milk; Core Power High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife nutrition plan , a nutrition shake to support the journey to better health.A wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola company, fairlife, LLC has been recognized by both Fast Company and Nielsen for its industry leading innovation.To learn more about fairlife and its complete line of products, please visit fairlife.com.
job purpose: Continuous Improvement leader at Goodyear manufacturing facility. Leads the implementation of a continuous-improvement program; set routines, improves policies, procedures, and processes, lead change management, and advises and assists personnel. Facilitates CI process and training to include Five S and Visual Management, Eight Wastes, Root Cause Analysis, Standard Work and other Continuous Improvement activities.responsibilities:Leads the implementation of Continuous-Improvement programs.Clearly defines program objectives and scope.Monitors and reports on plant downtime and trends.Leads Root Cause Analysis process for the site.Defines initiatives to eliminate failures and leads implementation.Establishes clear and well-articulated implementation plans.Resolves technical problems: e.g., formulation, equipment, product, interpretation of regulations, resource availability.Secures employee commitment for proactive change management.Evaluates and prioritizes potential improvements based on gains and required effort.Establishes criteria for the project success and prepares a sound statement of constraints.--Realistically defines specific project charters.Verifies the sustainability of CI initiatives.Identifies available resources: people, material, finances, etc.Provides managers with sound advice and support in developing communication strategies.Identifies training needs.Imparts relevant work methods and tools.Provides appropriate support to department managers in maintaining implementation of the continuous-improvement initiatives within their respective sectors.An active coach, leading from the front, for our Daily Direction setting process.Acts as the driving force and coach behind our 90-day plan loss tree/glide path process.Having a strong floor presence and a willingness to support all shifts as needed.skills/qualifications required:Bachelor s Degree required in engineering, business, or technical discipline from an accredited college or university10 years of proven project management and process improvement skills including;Strong knowledge of TPM, RCA, and other Lean processesCertifications preferredExperience in process improvement implementation in regulated industry preferredStrong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and writtenExcellent organizational, time management, and project management skillsDemonstrated ability to create strong working relationships driving results through influenceAbility to gather, analyze, and draw logical conclusions from large amounts of dataProficient in MS Office products (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Proficient in basic data analysis with PowerBIExperience training others in the use RCA or TPM processAbility to handle ambiguity and work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environmentExperience managing direct reportsBudget management and project justification experienceMust believe there is no finish line for Continue Improvement while daily supporting a culture that believes in betterfood safety requirements:Notify supervision of any repairs or adjustments that are required that may affect product quality or food safety.Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy while in the Production Areas.Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer and/or Government requirements/standards as prioritized by the Company.Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.Control further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.In the event of absence, another employee with the same skill level will assume the duties and responsibilities as required.position location:--Goodyear, AZreports to: Plant Directortravel requirements:--10%exempt/nonexempt:--Exempt
fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of--race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email--careers fairlife.com.

Keywords: fairlife, LLC, Goodyear , Continuous Improvement Manager, Executive , Goodyear, Arizona

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