Operational Excellence Coordinator
MeadWestvaco - Mebane, NC

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Position Title Operational Excellence Coordinator

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Business Unit Description
MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group. We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications ( Dosepak ®, and Shellpak ® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens ( Mixor ® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities ( Evotherm ® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.
With about 15,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.
MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Description
CAREER OPPORTUNITY The Process Excellence Manager will serve as the local Mebane champion for the systematic application and deployment of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies at our Folding Carton manufacturing facility. Key areas of focus are problem solving, process improvement and driving expansion and institutionalization of these concepts at the plant level. HOW YOU WILL IMPACT MWV As a member of the Plant Manager’s team, you will be responsible for project leadership across a range of plant operational activities. This entails successful management of 2-3 concurrent projects as well as the plant diagnostic and implementation process to support our productivity initiative. You will also be expected to provide local leadership in developing a data driven, process focused approach to problem solving and train team members on these concepts.

Preliminary project assessment, development analytical/problem solving plan.

Implementation of project plan. Data gathering and analysis using six sigma tools, concepts and methods. Identification of process improvements/problem solutions/cost reductions, utilizing DMAIC process.

Preparation of project reports and presentation of project results. Implementation of agreed upon actions. Continued project championing to institutionalize changes.

Development and delivery of training. Training may be necessary to support successful project completion and/or for institutionalization of six sigma concepts.


Bachelors degree in business or engineering related discipline

5-7+ years of process improvement leadership experience in a manufacturing environment.

Six Sigma Black Belt certification strongly desired. Will consider equal years of experience in related process improvement methodology.

Advanced proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) as well as project management software.

Demonstrated ability to lead and create positive change.

United States of America

North Carolina


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MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled...