ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. CI Director in Granite City, Illinois
In partnership with the entire ProAmpac Manufacturing Services Team, the Director, Operational Excellence’s role is to provide leading expertise and experience as a member of the Operational Excellence team. The primary mission is to provide strategic and hands-on leadership and support to strengthen continuous improvement capability and accelerate business performance - with emphasis on priorities aligned to a specific Business Unit. This role serves as a sensei to other CI, operations, and business leaders at all levels. The primary accountability is to deliver business results and sustainable capabilities aligned to business goals and objectives.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Provide thought leadership, coaching, and mentoring for the application of CI as a system for solving problems, managing processes, and developing people.
Lead the ongoing development of CI fundamentals and problem-solving capability to strengthen the foundation for effective operations and sustainable performance improvement of capabilities across the Business Unit.
Lead and support identification and application of best practices, operating standards, and metrics.
Lead identification and application of problem solving and improvement initiatives along the cross-functional value streams and business processes, aligned to strategic business priorities.
Lead and support learning and development processes, activities, and ongoing coaching for CI and systems thinking capability development.
Support strategy development and deployment.
Actively build and maintain effective working relationships with operations and business leaders at all levels.
Support the above responsibilities with ongoing communications and dialogue on iConnect communities.
Facilitate the identification, prioritization, preparation, execution, and follow up of CI initiatives across the Business Unit sites.
Support the development and maintenance of each site's CI Plan.
All other duties as assigned. Requirements
5-10+ years of business experience, with significant hands-on experience as a lean practitioner, is required.
Bachelor's Degree or above from a four-year university in a related discipline.
Certificates in Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma are a strong plus.
Experience managing manufacturing operations is required.
Demonstrated success in bringing about changes in an organization consensus building and influencing all levels of an organization.
Understanding of applicable computer systems and software.Job Title: Director, Operational Excellence Job Status: ☒ Exempt ☐ Non-Exempt Reports to: VP, OpEx & EHS Department: Manufacturing Services FLSA Status: ☐Part-Time ☒ Full-Time Location: Click or tap here to enter text.
The ability to collaborate effectively across cultural boundaries.
Expected travel estimated at 50%
Excellent English language fluency is a must, additional language capabilities are a strong plus.
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), Visio, and Outlook email and calendar capabilities.
Maintains strict confidentiality and protects privacy of confidential/sensitive information.
Exceptional time management and organization skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously establishing priorities to meet deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, and presentations) with executive leadership, staff, and internal and external clients.
Proactive; exercises sound judgment and decision making; able to identify problems and needs, and develop solutions and/or options.
Self-confident, self-motivated polished professional who thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
Area of Interest: Manufacturing
Department: General Mftg Mgmt.-6901
ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.