ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Operational Excellence Manager - Print in Kansas City, Missouri
ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. We provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by four core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.
As a team member, you join a diverse mix of forward-thinking professionals dedicated to producing world-class packaging. We're always looking to bring in top-tier talent — it's one of the many keys to our tremendous success and continuing growth. Our open culture nurtures an atmosphere of encouragement and empowers the free exchange of fresh ideas and the sharing of best practices.
By joining us, you become an integral part of an entrepreneurial company in a fast-paced, exciting environment that provides varied opportunities for professional and personal growth.
This role will be responsible for driving and standardizing processes across the Press Departments in ProAmpac, including ink and pre-press. In addition, they will focus on meeting the goals of the organization by delivering business results and creating sustainable solutions aligned with the business objectives. Using their expertise, experience and hands-on-leadership, this individual will guide and strengthen continuous improvement capabilities and accelerate departmental performance.
Act as thought leader, coach, mentor for the application of CI to solve problems, manage process and develop employees across all Press Departments
Lead the development of CI fundamentals and problem-solving capabilities to strengthen operations across all Press Departments
Identify and apply CI best practices, operating standards, and metrics
Lead the Press Best Practices Team by facilitating and developing Press standards across the organization
Support the development and maintenance of each site’s CI Plan
Actively maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with operations and business leaders
10+ years of printing experience, with previous work being on Flexographic, Narrow Web Press, Offset, and/or Roto Graviere presses, as well as pre-press processes
Previous hands-on experience as a lean practitioner
Certificates in Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma strongly preferred
Experience managing manufacturing operations strongly preferred
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), Visio, and Outlook email and calendar capabilities
Ability to effectively communicate (written, verbal, presentations) across entire organization
Self-confident, self-motivated polished professional who thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment
Effective coaching and facilitating experience, as well as comfortable in collaborating to bring forward changes in an organization
Able to travel up to 50% of the month
Area of Interest: Other
ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.