Manager Plant Cont Imprvmnt
Job Function: Manufacturing/Operations
Location: Lancaster, PA, USA
Job Summary:Leads implementation of plant ConAgra Performance Systems (CPS) implementation as the right hand of the Plant Manager.? Responsible to coordinate the CPS implementation of the site.? Works will all pillar owners to deliver needed process improvement to ach Guide CPS roll-out; lead the cultural shift to managing through pillars
Provides leadership and subject matter expertise in the ConAgra Performance System (CPS) best practices.
Coordinate and support plant pillar and platform leads (5S, Safety, Planned Maintenance, Focused Improvement, etc.)
Engage all associates through hands-on mentoring, audits, etc.
Monitor Sprint Plan timeline and engage pillar leads and plant leadership to ensure successful completion
Participate in pillar activities (e.g., Kaizen events)
Lead the Reliability Improvement Plans (RIP); establish, as necessary, action plans; and follow-up meetings
Instill a "hands-on," systematic approach to problem solving ("Gemba")
Works closely with cross functional teams (i.e. Project Engineers, Contractors, Technicians, Peers, Other CPS Pillars leads, etc.) to plan, implement, lead and/or execute actions that will assist in CPS implementation in the Waterloo facility.
Leads and engages team members to in improve systems, processes and procedures.
Coaches teams in personal accountability, giving and receiving feedback, root cause analysis, problem solving, decision making, trade-off analysis, interpersonal communications and external interactions
Troubleshoots problems and implements corrective actions through root cause analysis.
Works closely with the Operations teams to create an Autonomous Maintenance work culture and run to centerline.
Actively reinforces key CPS concepts everyday through coaching and auditing across the organization.
Facilitates and reacts to non-routine and crisis situations.
Responds to and utilizes communication tools including cellular phones Responsible for reporting any food safety issues to supervision.
Responsible for reporting any food safety issues to supervision
4 yr degree in Business Management, Organizational Development, Engineering or other related fields
Experience in Continuous Improvement environment: TPM, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and related process improvement systems.
Experience leading, guiding, and mentoring teams and individuals along with practical experience in understanding group dynamics and team development
Facilitating cross-functional teams; overseeing root-cause analysis, data collection, and problem solving utilizing key TPM/ CPS concepts such as "Why, Why/ How How", Phenomena Thinking, etc.
Working knowledge of production equipment and systems including maintenance activities.
Self-motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize one's own time consistent with the needs of the business
Excellent communication skills including oral, written and listening.
Ability to interpret a variety of technical information in mathematical and/or narrative form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.