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Continuous Improvement Manager

Company: American Bath Group
Location: South Boston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

American Bath Group (ABG)ABG has many manufacturing facilities and is a leader in the Bathware industry, specializing in manufacturing a mix of showers, tub-shower combos, whirlpool, Shower Doors, and the list goes on. ABG is always striving to improve and grow by constantly improving both processes and culture. The role of Continuous Improvement (CI) Manager is focused on collaborating with and assisting site management to eliminate waste and drive improvement and efficiency in the operation. The CI department consists of an amazing group of people at various locations across the US, as well as Canada. If you are looking for a great company and an amazing group of people to work with, apply today.This CI Leader is responsible for assisting and leading facilitating efforts to continually improve and standardize business processes, identify and implement best practices, and establish metrics on the shop floor. The CI Leader works with both shop floor and administrative employees in addressing opportunities for CI and will be expected to apply the principles of Lean Manufacturing to improve processes, product quality, and employee knowledge.Position responsibilities include: Champion, Mentor, and facilitate standardization processes. Communicate and support the strategic vision, principals, and annual objectives across the organization ensuring course correction and alignment is continuously taking place. Integrate leadership skills with Lean Manufacturing principals and expertise to guide and train employees at all levels of the organization in Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement. Develop standards for all aspects of an operation: operator training, process parameters, process supplies, equipment condition, task performance, and product quality. With input from employees and managers, assist in the identification and implementation of the best practice for each operation or process. Ensure that appropriate and adequate training of personnel is conducted and maintained. Identify and eliminate waste in processes and practices. Facilitate Kaizen events and train employees regarding the benefits of a standardized and disciplined approach to the job. Audit operations and processes for strict adherence to standard practices. Assist in the resolution of production, equipment, and system problems, including root cause analysis and corrective actions. Assist in the revision and development of standard work. Benchmark against other internal and external companies.If you are organized, motivated and can work independently and as a part of a dynamic team, please contact us. We offer excellent salary compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. For consideration, submit your resume and salary requirements.Requirements: Positive attitude and exceptional work ethic. A minimum of 5 year of experience in an industrial setting. Demonstrated ability to lead. Proven ability to work well in a team environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport with all levels of the organization. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to teach/mentor/coach others. Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel and Word) and Internet applications. Must be open to 10% travel within the USA/Canada.Additional Desired (not required) Skills: Bilingual in English and Spanish. Ability to perform line balancing activities, % loading charts, manpower calculators. Understand ideal part flow, spaghetti diagrams, FIFO operations. Experience with fiberglass resin and like-style production.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayExperience: Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred) Analysis skills: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: On the road

Keywords: American Bath Group, Durham , Continuous Improvement Manager, Executive , South Boston, North Carolina

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