Manager - Industrial Steel Manufacturing/Fabrication
General Manager of
leader in the manufacture of steel structures used in the electrical utility
transmission and distribution industry has an immediate opening for a Continuous
Improvement Manager at its manufacturing facility in Hazelton, PA. Reporting to
the General Manager of this facility, the Continuous Improvement Manager will
determine the most effective ways to use the basic factors of
production—people, machines, materials, information, and energy—to manufacture
the company’s products in the most efficient/cost-saving manner. The Continuous
Improvement Manager’s primary areas of focus are as follows: to increase
productivity through the management of people, methods of business
organization, and technology; to solve organizational, production, and related
problems efficiently by carefully studying product requirements and using
mathematical methods to meet those requirements; and to design improved manufacturing
and information systems. The Continuous Improvement Manager will employ Lean
Manufacturing tools and strategies to help increase plant capacity, improve
product quality, and improve process safety.
Spending at least 50 percent of his/her time on
the shop floor observing and documenting work flow, processes and procedures.
Investigating and recommending technology and/or
process changes to facilitate cost savings and continuous capacity improvement.
Assisting in the assessment of capital purchases.
Aggressively managing capital projects to ensure
their on-time completion within budget.
Troubleshooting equipment and quality issues on
the shop floor.
Working with operators to identify opportunities
Training employees and implementing continuous
improvement activities consistent with the company’s initiatives.
Optimizing work station layout and ergonomics.
Working closely with safety personnel to drive
safety awareness and safe performance.
Monitoring production to ensure products meet
company standards and working closely quality assurance personnel to implement
corrective actions, as necessary.
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BS in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering,
with hands-on experience in a metal fabricating/manufacturing environment.
Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
Demonstrated leadership capability.
Prior supervisory experience.
Working knowledge of coil processing, forming,
drilling/punching, ERW welding and arc welding.
Training and implementation background in Lean
Manufacturing principles including Kanban, 5S.
Knowledge of typical quality systems.
Strong work ethic; ability to work overtime and
weekends as necessary.
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft
Office and AutoCAD; familiarity with MRP/ERP systems.
Salary of $80,000,
plus 10-percent performance bonus and full benefit package. Relocation
allowance, as appropriate.
MRINetwork - 12 months ago