Manager Continuous Improvement
ConAgra Foods - Omaha, NE

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Leads the PM Pillar & Packaging improvement strategy for ConAgra Mills. Responsible to coordinate with Directors of Technical Milling, plant managers & operations leaders the planned maintenance processes & systems essential to produce sustainable results. This role is responsible for the best practice definition and implementation of Planned Maintenance systems & packaging efficiency process across all ConAgra Mills sites. This role helps lead and coordinate implementation with the line operations leaders in the plants, develops improvement plans & manages implementation issues as support to line leadership.

Position Responsibilities
  • Defines the planned maintenance systems, processes and metrics for ConAgra Mills.
  • Key change agent for packaging CI results achievement and glide path results
  • Deliver effective short term and long term capital plans that further enable packaging strategy flexibility and improvement
  • Drive data system integrity and compliance for effective loss analysis across ConAgra Mills
  • Optimizes new equipment start up activities through effective VSU & CQV utilization
  • Leverages resources to grow capability to deliver sustaining results
  • Enables and leads the development and implementation of equipment specifications consistent with RCO & autonomous maintenance principals.
  • Provides leadership & coaching for plant maintenance personnel necessary to drive rapid results through PM completion, work order assignments, and MRO management.
  • This role will be instrumental in leveraging the asset life management portion of SAP, and fully utilizing the tool as ConAgra Mills CMMS system.
  • Leads the network team for planned maintenance to ensure standard practices, reapplication of emerging learning, and calibration of approach and effectiveness of processes.
  • Ensure effective documentation & system ownership for all standard practices in Planned Maintenance.
  • Ensures resourcing and urgency in approach in execution

    Position Qualifications
  • Proven operations leader with Planned Maintenance and structured CI skills
  • Demonstrated experience in leading change & situational leadership
  • Credibility with plant teams
  • Plant line operations experience required
  • Outstanding conceptual/process skills
  • Clear ability to relate to and motivate people
  • Clear ability to influence leadership at Plant Manager through VP level
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Likes being in plants and close to operations
  • Good project management skills
  • BS Engineering or Equivalent
  • Travel is required and could be up to 55% based on business needs.

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    ConAgra Foods fills the refrigerators, freezers, and pantries of most households. The company produces name-brand packaged and frozen...