Lean Operations Leader

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Genie Matthews and Associates Wichita Falls, TX

Wichita Falls, TX
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Excellent opportunity to join the plant management team as the Operations/ Value Stream Leader. Strategic responsibility for developing and driving the manufacturing processes through continuous improvement to deliver and sustain profitable growth. Requires strengths in leadership, cost accounting/ financial acumen, Lean/ Manufacturing in high volume plant operations.


--- Leads Lean improvement projects and acts as the liaison between Lean improvement personnel and their respective groups.
--- Develops and leads the implementation of operational initiatives in support of Lean Six-Sigma manufacturing (e.g., department utilization improvement, process capability enhancement, customer satisfaction, employee involvement).
--- Directs and manages the overall production plan for the operation.
--- Collaborates with functional area managers on the determination of materials, space, equipment and personnel needs as well as the development and implementation of processes, procedures, assignment and execution of functional responsibilities, and determination of budget and costs constraints.
--- Collaborates with colleagues to achieve safety and environmental performance objectives for the department.
--- Sets short- and long-term production goals for the operations thru collaboration with the Plant i.e. plastics, food processing, packaging, consumer products, etc.
--- Strong organizational and planning skills
--- Change Agent experience
--- Demonstrated ability to effectively apply MS Excel and other analysis tools to real-world problem-solving
--- Polished presentation, business acumen and facilitation skills
--- Good understanding of Lean manufacturing principles
--- US Citizen or Permanent Resident (green card) is required.
--- Green Belt Certification preferred