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Continuous Improvement Manager

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Yakima
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Yakima, WA Salary: 125k plus bonus Description: The Judge Group is currently seeking a Continuous Improvement Manager for a large manufacturing company in the Yakima, WA area. The right candidate for this position will have 7+ years of experience in a problem solving and continuous improvement operation. COMPENSATION: 125k plus bonus RELOCATION: Some relocation available for the right candidate MUST HAVE: BS degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing etc MUST HAVE: 7+ years of experience in a problem solving and continuous improvement operation MUST HAVE: 7+ years of experience in the multiline Food or packaging industry MUST HAVE: Strong understanding Lean principals, statistics and data analysis RESPONSIBILITIES: - Optimize plant systems, production line and equipment performance and quality - Assessing root causes - Investigate defective products, production yield loss and reduced uptime - Work with plants to develop and manage projects - Oversee all areas of manufacturing (Rapid Change-Over, Operating System, CI Element, DOE / FMEA & 8D Complex Problem Solving, Yield & Materials Kaizen) - Investigate categorize yield and uptime issues - Eliminate sources of variation - Facilitate problem solving to root cause elimination - Analyze lines for constraints - Identify production flow issues - Perform equipment or system assessments - Conduct timing and point of loss yield studies - Perform data analysis and prepare written reports - Develop a detailed root cause analysis - Formulate strategic improvement theories - Lead Daily Management processes - Utilize lean tools (5S, Visual Factory Aids, SMED concepts, VSM, VOC and Poke Yoke to improve plant safety, quality and throughput performance. - Proactively seek problems - Ensure standard work is developed and in place REQUIREMENTS: - BS degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing etc - 7+ years of experience in a problem solving and continuous improvement operation - 7+ years of experience in the multiline Food or packaging industry - Strong understanding Lean principals, statistics and data analysis - Rapid Changeover implementation experience - Experience with Lean tools, Standard Work, and Project Management tools, DMAIC or PDCA continuous improvement methodologies - Knowledge of production line flow, yield and uptime analysis

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Keywords: The Judge Group, Yakima , Continuous Improvement Manager, Executive , Yakima, Washington

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